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Did we over rely on good luck?

President Yoweri Museveni

The rains stopped coming on time; China stopped growing; South Sudan went to war; DRC learned how to manage its affairs better; donors became broke and closed the taps; commodity prices fell; and our relatives ‘sweeping’ abroad had very little to send home!             Uganda’s economy is in crisis. That much …

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Passion fruit farmers get marketing skills

Growing Passion Fruits as a business

The Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB), Senior Export Marketing Executive, Brenda Katarihawe, has advised horticulture farmers to always do market research before engaging in production of any crop. At a one-day passion fruit farmers training at the National Crop Resource Research Institute (NaCRRI), Namulonge last week, she said that it …

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Tragedy as SACCOs succumb to poor governance

President Museveni handing over a dummy check to members of Mulago SACCO which was not registered by the time they got the money

SPECIAL REPORT: When President Yoweri Museveni donated one billion shillings as seed capital to the National Leaders  Empowerment  Cooperative  (NALECO), a Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisation SACCO, with one hundred NRM MPs who had lost elections in 2006, he probably meant well. With such big guns as Capt. Mike Mukula, …

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Nkangi’s Unfinished Business

The late Joash Mayanja Nkangi

Joash Mayanja Nkangi, one of the most prominent, and perhaps one of the most consequential politicians of our time, passed away at Nakasero Hospital on Monday March 6. He was aged 87. After dedicating his life to the service of his country in different high profile Civil Service positions, in …

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Using fame to reach out to the needy

Children dance to music during the occassion

“Musician Muserebende gives hope to vulnerable children” Music is everywhere. If it’s not on the Radio at home, you’ll hear it playing in the shops, on television – or even in the background of our favourite soap operas! There is no escaping it. Hytham Ssali Muserebende who is one of …

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Parliament and You

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga meeting with persons with Albinism during the Parliament week

There would be no Parliament if there were no people. Put differently, Parliament exists to serve the aspirations of the people. In this special edition of Parliament and You, we pick on just a few of the activities that the 10th Parliament has been involved in with the aim of …

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