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Parish Development Model: A Testimony for Improved Livelihoods in Kalungu District

By Male Solomon Grace The Parish Development Model (PDM) has brought about significant positive changes in Kalungu District, benefiting more than 4205 individuals who received financial support in the previous year. During a recent on-site assessment conducted by local leadership, it...

Eacop’s Positive Impact And The Need For Informed Discourse

For the last two years, I’ve been hearing a lot of noise from various activists, often called environmental activists, who are opposing the EACOP project. This project is transforming many lives and empowering countless people, but a few individuals,...

Protecting Uganda’s Wetlands: A Collective Responsibility

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) of Uganda has embarked on a mission to restore the country's wetlands to their former glory. Wetlands are vital ecosystems that provide numerous benefits, including rainfall formation, biodiversity conservation, water quality improvement, flood...

Uganda Privileged to Host the Global Symposium for Regulators 2024

The United Nations’ International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is hosting its annual Global Symposium for Regulators in Uganda this year. The event will take place from the 1st-4th July 2024 at the Convention Centre, Speke Resort Munyonyo under the theme:...

Economic transformation: Ensuring a bright future for Mpigi district’s population

By Solomon Grace Male Revolutionising the Infrastructure In the early 2000s, the Ugandan parliament contemplated relocating the capital city from Kampala to Nakasongola. However, instead of relocating, the decision was made to expand the current capital city, encompassing Mpigi, Wakiso, and...

Aliko Dangote: A Colossus of Steadfast and Pure Patriotism

On Saturday 8th June 2024, i was listening to “Capital Gang”, Uganda’s most popular political radio talk-show and the host, Mr, Oscar Semweya Musoke posed a question to panellists; ‘Do we need to be reminded to love Uganda?’. As part...

Promoting Mental Health Awareness: A Call to Action for Understanding and Support

Mental health is the pivot of human life. However, despite its importance, it is often the least prioritized amongst health conditions. In Uganda, mental, neurological and substance use disorders are a major public health burden. Depression, anxiety disorders, and...

The adoption of Islamic banking presents a promising opportunity for the growth of Uganda’s financial sector

H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni recently (Wednesday 27, March 2024) launched Salaam Bank; Uganda's first-ever licensed Islamic Banking institution. In 2016 the government of Uganda amended the Financial Institutions Act (FIA) 2004 to make provision for Islamic Banking. In September last...

Digitalisation is the only medicine for corruption

On 4 April 2024, I witnessed the launch of URSB’s Online Business Registration System (OBRS) which was held together with the Registrar General’s mid-year stakeholder engagement at the Bureau’s headquarters. The OBRS is a fully-fledged electronic system that facilitates seamless...

Uganda Celebrates Tarehe Sita: A Day of Unity, Patriotism, and Progress

Uganda, a nation with a rich cultural heritage and diverse history, commemorates Tarehe Sita on the 6th of February each year. This day holds special significance as it marks the anniversary of the then National Resistance Army's (NRA) and...
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NEW VISION KING OYO CALLS FOR COMPULSORY VOCATIONAL SKILLING Page: 2 Summary: “Integration of vocational skills training in secondary schools is the...
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