It is believed that agro-ecology also known as eco-farming could deliver nutritious, environmentally friendly food for a growing world, increase farmers earnings and make farms more resilient to climate change.
Herbert Solomon Kaddu, the man who was arrested on Sunday while attempting to harm Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira, has been remanded to Luzira Prisons. Kaddu, 34, today appeared at Lubaga Magistrates Court where he was charged with two counts of threatening violence contrary to Section 81 of the Penal Code Act and one count of disturbing a religious assembly contrary to Section 119 of the Penal Code. Grade One Magistrate Julius Mwesigye remanded Kaddu until April 23, 2018 as investigations into his three charges continue.
Dr. Samuel Sejjaaka, Uganda Development Bank Board Chairperson, says while trust and transparency lie at the heart of social life and are key to building a healthy economy, they have been lacking among many Ugandans that have set up family businesses.
Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA has been ordered to halt demolition of illegal structures in the city. The order issued today in a KCCA council meeting convened by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago comes on the heels of accusations that demolitions are being carried out without prior notice.
Charles Rutaremwa, a teacher at Kamwenge College School in Ganyenda parish in Kamwenge District, was today morning picked from 002 Guest House in Ibanda town where he had reportedly spent a night with a 16-year-old girl who is a student at the same school.
The KCCA budget for the coming financial was prepared by the technical wing and submitted to parliament without the approval of the authority councillors contrary to Section 49 of the KCCA Act. In a council meeting convened by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago today at City Hall, councillors noted that the document submitted to the parliament went through an illegitimate process.
The National Resistance Movement NRM Vice Chair for Eastern Region, Captain Mike Mukula, has appealed to parliament to allow President Museveni resolve a conflict between the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and Minister Persis Namuganza.
The number of those who died has been changing over the last two days with president Yoweri Museveni giving his own account of eight UPDF soldiers dead alongside 36 al-Shabaab fighters. The international media agencies, meanwhile, reported higher figures of up to 59 UPDF casualties. On Tuesday, Brigadier Karemire revised his figures, once again, stating that the UPDF killed as many as 130 al-Shabaab fighters in the Easter Sunday attack.
Godfrey Omara Dbekas, the council speaker says Tuesdays council business was a protest against unfairness and acts of corruption consuming the district. He revealed that the choice of venue was informed by the mess where 200 million shillings was paid to the contractor without completion of work.
Makerere University management on Tuesday clarified to Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Education that the University is not scrapping off evening classes, but merging unsustainable evening classes.