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Seed shortage; a hidden crisis limiting Uganda’s prosperity

  The ongoing rains in most parts of the country will likely go without being optimally used because farmers are unable to access sufficient quantities of quality seeds for the important staple foods like maize, beans, bananas, cassava and sweet potatoes. The latest blow comes from the government’s failure to …

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Busulwa chooses Art for war against FGM

With many parents thinking that Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), is a cultural rite of passage and a necessary step for transition of a girl to womanhood, it becomes difficult to eliminate it. It is seen as the girl’s availability for marriage. FGM is a procedure where the female genitals are …

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Milk consumption in Uganda still low as Fresh Dairy tips women on benefits of milk

    The dairy sector in Uganda has responded positively to agricultural sector liberalisation policies that took effect in the 1990s with total national milk production growing from 460 million litres in 1990 to 1.6 billion litres in 2011, with per capita milk consumption growing from 16 litres in 1986 …

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Are you ready for Uganda’s top Corporate Fashion Awards?

  When people talk about the fashion industry as a teeny-tiny, insular world, they aren’t being glib. Although fashion plays a major role on the world stage, both culturally and financially, Fashion has the parallel characteristic towards our lifestyle. Some people always get confused with which or what type of …

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Art in the bedroom as the Magobas say …I DO.

The Magobas on the wedding

  Psychologists have variously suggested that partners in the same profession have a worse work-life balance than those in different professions. However, putting aside all sorts of theories, Love is Love, and that can be explained by mutual consent and happiness put together. Still, we have to note that being …

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Meet Jenneth, Northern Uganda’s musical heavyweight

From a Sewing Machine to a Musical Star   When the two-decade war in Northern Uganda ended, social development took over with music taking centre stage in a land where it had completely gone quiet. Music has always spoken the same language and with its resurrection in the North, many …

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Why the IMF is impressed by Uganda’s economy

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF has praised Uganda on its substantial economic process. Lagarde concluded a three day visit to Uganda on Saturday, during which she hailed the East African country on poverty reduction, inclusive growth, public investment transparency in the oil industry and financial inclusion. In a …

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Kyabazinga issues directive on early marriage

The Kyabazinga of Busoga William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope IV has issued a directive to political leaders at the district and sub county levels to make regulations and bye laws aimed at prohibiting early marriages in Busoga. The Kyabazinga who is furious with his area leading in cases of early marriage …

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Warning! The following will ruin your festive season

  The New Year and Christmas is supposed to be fun, but anyone who has visited Kampala streets over the last two weeks will know what Festive stress looks and feels like. To stop you from blowing a gasket, here are some suggestions to help take the frustration out of …

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End 2016 in Fashion with Phaneroo Cross over Night

For those planning to end the year in fashion with splendor and Fun just chill the hustle and get assured with a divine solution. Phaneroo is organizing a night of prayer filled with great signs, miracles and wonders in blissful Night of prayer set to be held at the UMA …

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