Women in quest to stop serving cooked millet to land grabbers

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It was exactly one month Saturday (15, May, 2019) since Ethics and Integrity Minister Fr. Simon Peter Lokodo fell sick. Mr. Lokodo, one of President Museveni Yoweri’s tough and hardworking ministers, especially on moral and homosexuality matters, has been ‘sickly’ since the start of this year, fellow colleague minister, who spoke on condition of anonymity …

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By Jimmy Komakech Following a planned rally by a popular northern Uganda musician Bosmic Otim at Gulu main market on 4, June 2019, security men are yet to locate his whereabout and finally arrest him. Otim and over 50 people were putting on red clothes  with writing “People Power” and red ribbons. Police immediately on …

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By Jimmy Komakech The national athletics activities that have been centrally organized in Kampala for the last three months has now been shifted to upcountry  (regional championships). According to Namayo Mawerere, Publicity Secretary  Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF), the national calendar activities have been balanced to include six championships  organized at regional levels namely; Kyabazinga (Busoga), …

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By Williams Moi Heavy rainstorm recently destroyed crops in Oyam district thus affecting entire agricultural sector, with famine among locals highly expected. Reports show that rainstorm which returned a fortnight ago – and still ongoing, lasted for two weeks is affecting crops. The damaged crops would have been a remedy to the existing famine. ‘’If climate change persists, then there will be no any other remedy for our …

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By Williams Moi Some Ugandans are said to be exchanging family food with locally manufactured potent gin, the waragi. Despite over production of children, resulting into overpopulation, some Ugandans do not have silos (food store) to wait for any disaster, but most of them exchange harvested food from their gardens with drinks. Local waragi is …

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More than 30 motorbikes (boda bodas) and 20 bicycles have been burnt after a fuel tanker burst into flames in Lira town. On Tuesday, the said vehicle failed to beat the corner (round about) on main street; in front of Lira Central Police station and fell down. It was full of fuel – some good …

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In a bid to bring service delivery closer to citizens, government seems unable to stop creating as many as possible, new administrative units (districts). And with now existing 127 districts, seven more are to be operationalized in fiscal financial year 2019/2020. The new districts, according to Local Government Minister, Tom R. Butime, were approved by …

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Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited has announced all its services will go off tonight. In a statement via SMS to its customers dispatched Saturday evening, all systems will be off from 11:45pm today. “Planned system maintenance from 8-9/06/2019 between 11:45pm to 5:00am. Mobile Banking, Internet Banking, ATMs, & POS will be unavailable. Inconveniences regretted,” bank’s …

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With government yet to consider northern Uganda as potential tea farming region, dozens of farmers have taken on the enterprise seriously. This was after The Edwin Foundation Tea Initiative Ltd, taking the gospel to the once war ravaged region. After decades of LRA wars, farming, both subsistence and commercial purposes was gravely interrupted, as hundreds …

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The Uganda–UK Business Forum 2019, organised by Uganda High Commission, London in conjunction with Uganda’s Honorary Consul to the Midlands, was held at College Court Hotel, Leicester on 30 May 2019. The Business Forum, under the theme ‘Partnering for Development: Trade and Investment Opportunities’, brought together over 100 business executives, representatives of companies and firms interested in doing business as well as investing in Uganda. In his Keynote address, Uganda’s High …

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