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By Rackara Emmanuel Gulu – Government in September allocated Uganda shillings 150 billion for salary enhancement of primary school teachers and lectures in public universities. It was also reported that a 35 percent salary increment would be effected starting this October. However during the World Teachers Day celebration held in Gulu last week, a section …

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By FIONA LAKER Kampala – On Wednesday 9th October, Uganda celebrated her 57th Independence Anniversary with national function taking place in Sironko district. Five-decades and half (ago) after gaining Independence, questions are still being asked wheather we are really independent; if there are reasons to stay at home and celebrate or not. That day, our …

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By RACKARA EMMANUEL Gulu – State Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has noted that the “absurd poor roads, sub standard accomodation” are the major challenges frustrating tourism industry in Uganda. The Minister highlighted this last month during the World Tourism Fay celebration held in Gulu town. Mr. Godfrey Suubi Kiwanda told TND News in …

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Masaka – The Chief Executive Officer of Ngetta Tropical Holdings [NTH] Limited has implored government to inject more money in Uganda Development Bank [UDB]. Mr. Paul Omara says UDB is where private sector could have access to affordable credit in order to accelerate meaningful economic growth. He emphasized that the 100 billion recapitalization of UDB …

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Lira – The Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Lira is one man committed to protecting government in power – NRM. Mr. Milton Odongo, also, is not new to issuing what many say “controversial statements with biasness”. Early this year, he ordered for the clouser of “all local radio stations” in Lira after the sudden killing of …

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Zombo – It’s too false that tea in northern Uganda is still an imagination to many. The reality is that it exists, many hectres now planted and small scale production has started, in recent months. All these are attributed to one man, Edwin Atukunda Beekunda whose passion for tea farming in the region is high. …

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Kole – The Acodonyor village LC1 chairperson, Mr. James Okello said the area still lacks safe water sources and because of that it’s causing domestic violence in the households. “We are appealing to the government and its partners to give us safe water if possible. Because we have so many people here including young children,” he told TND News …

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Lira – Our body or skin are two key body parts one must take care of it quite often to maintain general body health. This is done by keeping it clean and applying healthy body products like lotion, jelly, perfume, or soap. For very many decades now, people have been used to using “old cosmetics” …

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United States of America – Africa’s first ladies, led by Sierra Leone Fatima Maada Bio brought their campaign to ban early child marriage and sexual violence against women and girls before a global stage in a passionate appeal for the world to support their “Hands Off Our Girls! Campaign. In a no-holds barred conversation organized on …

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Kampala – Based in Northern Uganda, Ngetta sub-county, Lira district, Ngetta Tropical Holdings (NTH) Limited, the producer of Virgin Gold Cooking Oil, and farmers’ supporter has been recognized. NTH, a fast excelling company was awarded “Avantage Award” as 2nd runner up by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for the entire Northern Uganda for paying its taxes …

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