He was addressing security officials from the ten Eastern Africa Standby Force partner states and Ugandan public to mark the EASF 6th Open Day that was today hosted by Uganda at Hotel Africana in Kampala.
Milton Karisa scored in the 46th minute to give Vipers SC a 1-0 win over visiting Platinum Stars FC in a CAF Total Confederations first round tie played at the new St Marys Stadium, Kitende on Saturday.
Central Bank Governor Mutebile said when the late Mayanja-Nkangi became Minister of Planning and Economic Development in 1989, the economy was suffering from triple digit inflation, acute shortages of foreign exchange and the collapse of production in key sectors of the economy. The Governor names the sectors as the coffee industry and other export industries which had been rendered noncompetitive by a grossly overvalued real exchange rate.
Caterpillars have invaded sweet potato gardens in Luweero district creating fears of food insecurity among the farmers. James Abbo, a farmer at Kyabugga village in Bamunanika Sub County is among those affected. He has since has uprooted three acres of his sweet potato gardens after the caterpillars proved resistant to insecticides.
Uganda will play against seven teams including Egypt, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, South Sudan and Kenya in zone five and they must be among the best two if they are to qualify for the for the Afrobasket finals 2017 in Brazaville.
Ghanas Leader of the Majority and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Bonsu, advised the Opposition to be relevant and ensure that the citizens have value for money through the oversight function. Bonsu said that the Opposition needs to attend to major issues to give themselves relevance and to expose the weaknesses of the system. He cited a need for opposition leaders to be resolute and principled to attack major policy issues.
In 2003 Joshua Okonya, a researcher with International Potato Centre CIP worked with other researchers to come up with GMO Irish potato varieties under confined field trial at Kachwekano Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute KaZARDI in Kabale. The varieties are highly resistant to late blight disease. Late blight disease causes over 60 yield loss if not sprayed with fungicides.
The Chairperson of Uganda Bankers Association has defended commercial banks against claims that they make abnormal profits at the expense of their customers. Fabian Kasi, also the chief executive of Centenary Bank, Ugandas third biggest bank, said the so-called huge profits made by Ugandan banks are only three to four percent of their assets, meaning they are not abnormal in real terms.
According to a four-year Crime report compiled by the University Police, a total of 56 motorcycles belonging to students and staff have been taken out of Makerere University and none has been recovered. In 2013 alone, 30 motorcycles were stolen from the university. Another 11 were stolen in 2014; four in 2015 and 11 in 2016. In the same period, 48 vehicles have been stolen in and around Makerere.
Bee keepers across the country are struggling to make a living out of honey despite availability of a big local and international market. A study comparing household economies of farmers in Arua, Kitgum and Soroti districts found that honey adds to household incomes of beekeepers yet this impact is still limited.
Wadri, a seasoned civil servant, represented Terego in parliament for three terms, from 2001 to 2016. He was defeated by Moses Angundru, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement and former driver of Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority - PPDA.
Striker Geoffrey Sserunkuma scored an important away goal last night as KCCA FC lost 2-1 to Mamelodi Sundowns in the first leg of the 2017 CAF Total Champions League at Luca Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Kanyogoga village in Kyamulibwa sub county to send off a man who epitomised humility, transparency, and courage in a career that spanned more than 50 years. Uganda Radio Network brings you the pictorial of the event.