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By Komakech Jimmy Gulu – The Cross Cultural Foundation Uganda [CCFU] has come up with some of the strategies aimed at restoring the lost pride and glory of Acholi women and their culture through the use of video documentary, engaging and empowering them with cultural knowledge, converging in a meeting with men under different Acholi Chiefdoms. …

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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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On Saturday, 13, July 2019, Uganda’s contemporary online newspaper, TND News published an article titled: “Lango: Late Obote’s Clan Oyima, predicted to die of political intrigue”. In that article, some clan members have come out to deny that the once popular clan, disciplined as in the past, won’t die as predicted. Soon after it was …

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The former minister for tourism, wildlife and antiquities Jovino Akaki Ayumo has said politics is to blame for the leadership squabble which is currently threatening to tear apart Oyima clan. ADVERTISEMENT It should be recalled that Oyima, a clan to which former President, Dr. Apollo Milton Obote belonged, was one of the most peaceful clans …

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As Ramadan Kareem kicks off on Monday, Pakistan Business Community in Uganda – Lira havetold TND News of their plans to carry out a number of Cooperate SocialResponsibilities (CSRs) and acts of charity. Agha Aslam is the media coordinator of Pakistan Association of Uganda. He told TND News desk that they will extend donations to …

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By Rackara Emmanuel The reigning 22 year old Miss Uganda 2018/2019 Quinn Abenakyo, and other former holders are on a road through towards promotion of girl child education across the country.  The campaign started from Gulu under an umbrella of Role Model Foundation. It is a worldwide campaign that shall reach other districts in the …

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By Komakech Jimmy The Acholi tourism cluster is grappling with acute challenges that is hindering their effective operation in the sub-region. Kotina Rose Mary, the coordinator miss tourism northern region, comprising of Lango and Acholi sub-regions says. Ms Kotina expressed that in several occasions they are not being supported by both leaders and community in …

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Dubbed Plus Size or Miss Curvy Contest 2019 – the event is expected to be flamboyant, exciting and above all rewarding. Since its launch in Kampala – nearly two weeks ago by State Tourism Minister, Godfrey Kiwanda and Annie Mungoma – the CEO, some Ugandans, including top Man of God – said it should be …

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Tourism State Minister, Godfrey Kiwanda is doing a good job – Uganda’s Ambassador to United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Julius Peter Moto has said. Mr. Moto’s statement comes just a few days after Minister Kiwanda launched Miss Curvy Contest 2019 in which Uganda’s curvaceous – Big Size plus women, aged 18-35 years will compete. After …

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The Lira Grade One Magistrate Simon Peter Odoo has been installed as the new clan chief of Atek Odyek Owidi. He was conferred with cultural mandates and blessings by Tekwaro Lango head, Won Nyaci Dr. Eng. Michael Odongo Okune. The cultural event took place on the 15, December, 2018 at Abili primary school, Otwal sub-county …

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