LEAVE MY LAND ALONE – MUSEVENI

The president of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has decried to Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to save him from land-grabbers who have taken over his land in Gomba district.                       The land in question is part of the one square mile of land that the president alleges to... Continue Reading →

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UGANDA’S INCOME STATUS AFFECTS THE NATURE OF FOOD CONSUMPTION

 People's income levels determines the kind of food they consume  Restaurants and hotels prepare and serve meals according to their financial stand as well as that of their customers. The high poverty rates in Uganda has led to increased malnutrition. Decline in agriculture has escalated both poverty and malnutrition The worrying poverty levels in Uganda... Continue Reading →

2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

General elections were held in Uganda on 18 February 2016 to elect the President and Parliament. Polling day was declared a national holiday. Presidential candidates included incumbent Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, Kizza Besigye,[ who had run against Museveni in 2001, 2006 and 2011, former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, Abed Bwanika who has also challenged Museveni in 2001, 2006 and 2011, former Makerere University Vice Chancellor Venansius Baryamureeba, retired Army General Benon... Continue Reading →

UPS AND DOWNS OF MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

This is the year that saw widespread school strikes in the country, but for some reason,   Universities such as Makerere and Kyambogo also experienced unrest, largely premised on issues related to remuneration and management. On a more positive note, however, this is the year that saw universities, especially Makerere, take international accolades for home-grown scientific... Continue Reading →

THE GOOD AND BAD OF MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

Established in 1922 as a humble technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious English Universities in Africa. In January of that year, the school, which was later renamed Uganda Technical College, opened its doors to 14 day students who began studying Carpentry, Building and Mechanics. Makerere university is made up... Continue Reading →

MUSEVENI FIRES KAYIHURA AND TUMUKUNDE

The president of Uganda yoweri kaguta musvevni has fired Gen. Kale Kayihura from the office of Inspector General of police and reinstatated Okoth Ochola into the police while minister of security, Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde was replaced with Gen. Elly Tumwine. “In exercise of powers granted to me by the Constitution, I have appointed Gen... Continue Reading →

UGANDA- GAUGE RAILWAY TO COST MORE THAN KENYA’S

  The proposed Uganda-Kenya railway is to cost over $0.5 million per kilometer more than kenya’s speed railway. A month after kenya’s official launch of its high speed railway linking Nairobi to Mombasa port that scooped over 327 billion Kenyan shillings  leaving Kenya highly indebted, Uganda government has approved a loan of 10.3 trillion Uganda... Continue Reading →

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