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Gifted Uganda set to spread to the world

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
I had never seen such a number of thrilled tourists at the announcement that we were visiting Kibale National Park for chimp tracking. The park was a 45-minutes drive from Crater Safari Lodge

The doctrine of separation of powers

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
While I was still in the Judiciary, the President summoned a meeting to be attended by Members of Parliament, Cabinet ministers and judges of the courts of judicature.

Eala is latest bonanza for Uganda’s political elite

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
On February 7, pandemonium broke loose at State House, Entebbe, which was previously known as “Government House” when it was the official residence of the British colonial governor of Uganda protectorate.

Had the oil tax vampires forgotten the national anthem?

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
In our day to day negotiations, when someone introduces the “I am Born-Again”, “I am a Muslim”, or “I am a Catholic” phrase to win my trust, I instinctively double my guard. I could be facing a top level thief.

Of one-dollar weddings and other sunny stories

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Bad news sounds like this: 65 pupils admitted over suspected food poisoning, as the online page of the Daily Monitor reported on Friday.

Trump proves America great in spite of him

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
The United States has become a laughing stock since the shock election in November of the New York businessman Donald J. Trump

Prevention is better than cure: Famine can be averted

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Uganda is currently faced with famine in districts scattered in all regions of the country. Parts of Ankole, Teso and Karamoja are devastated by famine

Get serious about the South Sudan conflict

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Over the past six months, at least half a million South Sudanese fleeing insecurity in South Sudan have arrived in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda, joining the thousands of South Sudanese who had relocated to Uganda earlier.

Losing a job helped Mutenyo find livelihood in vegetable growing

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Mutenyo, a resident of Malukhu Adra, Industrial Division in Mbale Town, says he started growing the vegetables in early 2013

Livestock farmers battle drug-resistant ticks to boost yields

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Ticks are one of the leading vectors of diseases in the livestock farming community in Uganda and elsewhere. Farmers across the country are faced with the challenge of resistant ticks that are failing

Farmer turning banana to wine

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Eden Kamugisha, mainly a poultry farmer in Kisagazi Village, Mukungwe Sub-county, Masaka District, has been growing bananas for quite some time

How many birds are recommended to be kept in a room?

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Because they are reared for meat, they do not need much exercise because of the weight they should have at the time of sell

Knowledge gaps affecting beeswax trade

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
It is one of the most versatile products for secondary usage. Beeswax is harvested from the comb that bees use to construct their hives and just like it is the case for honey

Agribusinesses to benefit from Shs46b investment fund

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Agribusinesses searching for credit finance to scale up their operations can now benefit from a newly launched fund

Agosto-KCCA: Mutebi puts trust in forwards

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
KCCA coach Mike Mutebi’s gesticulations on the team’s technical bench at times leave him failing to acknowledge any good deeds by his players

Saddam: We want to win Uganda Cup for Express

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
There is a growing belief in the Express camp that the Red Eagles can lift this year’s Uganda Cup despite their indifferent form in the Azam Uganda Premier League

Onduparaka strike late to beat Kirinya

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Onduparaka’s sensational debut Azam Premier League season got resuscitation on Friday with a late winner to beat visiting Kirinya-Jinja SS 1-0

Ugandan midfielders could do with proactive approach

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Geoffrey Sserunkuma nodded KCCA FC to a 1-0 win over Clube Desportivo de Agosto at Phillip Omondi Stadium in a showing that owed more to the stumbles of the Angolan outfit than audacity of the hosts

Another top South Sudan army official resigns

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:05
In a letter released Saturday evening, Gen Nyagn accuses President Kiir's government of presiding over tribalism in favour of the Dinka ethnic majority which he belongs to

Drama as Makerere students storm council meeting

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 18:00
Sources say the students had received information that their issue [of missing names on the graduation list] was not on the agenda