Educationist Fagil Mandy notes that he recently conducted calculations that indicated that Ugandan children spend approximately three-quarters of their time at school. According to Fagil, even if teachers and schools are not the learners' primary caregivers, their effect and role in fostering the modern-day situation cannot be disregarded.
Uganda is Kenya's biggest trading partner with trade volumes of almost 4 trillion Uganda Shillings with almost half being Kenyan exports to Uganda. Uganda also provides a quarter of the business at Kenya's Mombasa Port, on top of being the country's biggest source of food imports.
It has been estimated that 31 per cent of the world’s 430 types of oak are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species. And 41 per cent are of conservation concern, mainly due to deforestation for agriculture and fuel for cooking.
Addressing the country last evening at State House Nakasero, Museveni insisted that contrary to popular calls, it would be a mistake to subsidise or cut taxes on fuel. Museveni said that the ultimate solution to the high fuel prices lays in shifting away from petroleum to electric motor vehicles and motor cycles and using the railway.
While the prices of cereals, oil, spices, sugar, vegetables and other several other food items and basic necessities of life have gone through the roof, the rates of petrol and diesel have increased to above 6,000 Shillings a litre, an all-time high for fuel products in Uganda.
"Take notice that Matovu Francis alias Butto being dissatisfied with the ruling of Honorable Justice Ssekaana Musa which was delivered on the 27th day of July 2022 in the High Court of Uganda at Kampala Civil Division intends to appeal to the Court of Appeal against the whole decision and orders made therein," reads the notice in
Most of the affected persons are the elderly, children and Persons living with HIV and AIDS, many of whom have now abandoned the regimen that is used to slow the rate at which HIV multiplies in the body. The treatment which prevents HIV from replicating and boosts the immunity of patients has to be taken with food, according to medical experts.
Mohammed Nawaz Ateeq, the President of the Pakistan Community in Lira, says that the eye camp is part of the cooperation and Social Responsibility to the community of Lango that has for long supported their business.
Recently, Kabale municipal authorities started constructing a channel to drain water from the former Kabale Municipal Cemetery, which was leveled to accommodate the Mwanjari business center where the council relocated vendors too to paveway for the redevelopment of Kabale Central Market.
The Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft, told bishops from 165 countries gathered at the Lambeth Conference that the world will see the ‘greatest changes in science and technology ever seen in human history over the coming decades.
Fighting counterfeit electronic gadgets is a global campaign, and it is estimated that phone manufacturers lost up to 48 billion dollars to fake phones, when they sold 184 million devices fewer in 2015, according to the European Union Intellectual Property Office, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union.
Minister Kania is optimistic that the ongoing projects like the 2 kms Kampala Road, Lugard Avenue (0.123 kms), Auxillary Lane(0.387 kms) and 0.13 kms Market Street and the newly commissioned projects will be completed without major defects.
Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Eden Tamwenya 54, Enock Ochieng, 24, Samuel Rotich, 28, Samuel Simatia, 17, and Moses Tamwenya, 24. They are all residents of Cheptakol village, in Lokales sub-county, Amudat district.
Culipa Ltd and Absa Bank Uganda Ltd are the latest to receive approval to test their respective innovations under the Sandbox arrangement. Culipa will test a payment processing and money transfer service that allows individuals and or small businesses to receive mobile money payments with ease by taking advantage of social media platforms.