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Ugandans from different political, and religious groupings have joined Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party is mourning the demise of her former leader, Joseph Bossa. Mr. Bossa, who was the UPC Secretary General and later Vice President during Dr. Amb. Olara Otunu reign, passed away from The Netherlands at the end of last month. Unconfirmed report …

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Lira – Uganda Police Force’s spokeperson for North Kyoga region has told TND News they are too “small to object” the directive and orders of big people – “our bosses”. David Ongom Mudong, speaking to this contemporary online newspaper on Wednesday afternoon, says he has got a copy of the Tuesday, October 1, 2019 directive …

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Northern Uganda – To demystify is simply to make something easier to understand; and this is what has been taken up to promote tea farming in northern Uganda. History tells us that in the 1950s, until independence on 9th October 1962, British Colonial Office Policy encouraged the development of co-operatives for subsistence farmers to partially …

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Nebbi – West Nile region is moving higher as far as tea growing is concerned. After Zombo district now excited to have processed and packed “Zombo Tea”, Nebbi leadership have quickly come openly to join the ‘tea race’. In his letter dated 16, August, 2019 to northern Uganda State Minister, Grace Freedom Kweyocwiny, the Nebbi …

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Apac, Kwania – Education is without doubt the only tool to good life and prosperity. With quality education, you may still lack basic needs but not for too long! In Uganda today, to obtain education (be trained in any skill, course) or right from Kindergarten, it’s never cheap anymore. Even with ‘available’ educational scholarships and …

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ZOMBO – In a letter dated 19, August 2019, Zombo Tea Growers Cooperative Society Ltd’s chairman, Mr. Okello Jimmy communicated the society’s desire to work with The Edwin Foundation Tea Initiative Limited. Titled: “Authority to work with the Cooperative Society and its members“, he wrote: “Following our earlier meeting with you at the district Farm …

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Kampala – Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party has partly blamed passengers for the continued road accidents in the country. UPC, in its weekly press briefing held at Uganda House on Wednesday, says she is “very much concerned about lives of people that we continue to lose in fatal accidents, every now and then.” The opposition …

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‘Tea talk’ has become a big debate in greater northern Uganda. The greater north was known for farming cotton, tobacco, simsim, millet and sorghum, to mention but a few. In less than a decade, talks are now focusing on tea farming, multiplication, processing and value addition. Who is making people talk? The Edwin Foundation Tea …

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With science subjects government’s focus in recent years, learners are expected to drive their attention towards it. Science teachers too, are promised high pay. However, with revised pay to these teachers minus facilities to support both learners and them, government’s directive shall benefit few – creating minimal impact. In nothern Uganda’s district of Dokolo, Dokolo …

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Uganda’s economy has in recent years performed much better and is expected to be stable, thanks to tourism industry. Advertisement As a proof, a data by Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities’ yearly tourism sector performance report for fiscal year 2016/2017, shows that tourism was country’s foreign earner, bringing in United States Dollars (US$1.4billion). ADVERTISEMENT …

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