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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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A local adage widely used by Lango people says “a stick far away can’t kill a snake” and indeed it’s very true. Some wise people have always said “start with what you have and grow big”. Now, with two above adages appearing to be one or two of the only options, Lango people have started …

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To survive in Uganda, it’s not just about physical strength one possesses but how financially strong or connected one is. This survival works best for those with both money and connections where if one is arrested for a crime, he or she is released ‘quicker’ than a poor criminal suspect. One man in Lango sub …

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Had it not been for the legal opinions of Uganda’s Solicitor General, (12 square miles) parts of Maruzi Ranch in Maruzi County, Apac district would also be taken by another investor(s). Alongside Maruzi, other ranches like Aswa, Nahaara and Ruhengye would also be affected. This is contained in President’s letter dated 10th March, 2017 to …

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Speaking at the Annual Bankers Conference (ABC) 2019 in Kampala Tuesday, Uganda’s Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija has defended why, until five years ago, government was not focusing much on agriculture. Mr. Kasaija – who says he’s a farmer himself – with a small farm in Kibaale, explains how he lost over 6,000 pineapple fruits because …

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In recent years, many Ugandans got concerned, questioned manner in which lands in the country are given to investors, especially foreign! Often, responses from authorities (government) has been that investment triggers economic growth and reduce on unemployment. This explanation has vehemently been denied by most Ugandans, many of whom say government is targeting people’s land, …

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The manner in which part of Lira airfield located in Railway division, Lira municipality was sold by section of leaders made the headlines between 2015 and 2016. It soon went mute during political campaigns in 2016 and to date. The investigations instituted by Inspectorate of Government (IGG) in 2017 following the fraudulent sale of piece …

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Did you know?: 10403 deaths are recorded in Nigeria According to recent findings by World health body, cervical cancer is likely to kill more than 443,000 women yearly worldwide by 2030. Shockingly again, most of them (these deaths) are in sub-saharan Africa, according to expert review of anti-infective therapy. The reports also reveals that over …

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Uganda Crane’s exciting 2:0 win against Democratic Republic of Congo at the ongoing African Cup of Nations 2019 (AFCON2019) in Egypt has brought excitements among Ugandans. This was after strikes from Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi sealed Crane’s first match victory against DRC, allowing them stay atop of group A’ with 3 points and (+2 …

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