Uganda is one of the few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa making significant
progress progress in reducing child mortality, the latest report from UNICEF shows. According to the report, the infant mortality rate, which measures child deaths before the age of one, improved to 99 deaths per 1000 live births in 2010,
Preparing to keep a small flock does not have to take much time or money.
Almost every farm and rural home has a place that can be fixed to keep 25 to 100 chickens. Building a separate brooder house is rarely necessary. Anyone who can use a hammer and a saw can make feeders, waterers, and other equipment.
Pineapples are in an off season. This explains why prices have drastically gone
up from an average sh1,000 for a medium sized fruit to around sh2,000 in most markets around the city. Even at farmers selling points like Kasana and Wobulenzi in Luwero district, there are hardly any pineapples for sell.
The National data transmission backbone infrastructure and
e-government project will become operational in October, a top official has said. Dr. James Saaka, the head of the National Information Technology Authority (NITA), told MPs on the parliamentary committee on ICT that the
Sixteen-year-old golfer Ronald Otile, a student of Mpanga SS in Fort Portal,
could become the youngest player to win the Uganda Open that tees off tomorrow at Uganda Golf Club.
1997 champion Stephen ‘Tiger Woods’ Birungi, who was 17 when he won his first of three back-to-back titles, still stands as the youngest
The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology is to
build a science park to enhance scientific and technological innovations. The council secretary, Dr. Peter Ndemere, recently said they had secured a 5-acre piece of land at Namanve in Mukono district where they
KAMPALA Capital City Authority (KCCA) has allowed newspaper vendors
to stay on the streets a meeting with media owners. KCCA executive director Jennipher Musisi said the decision to allow newspaper vendors on the streets was because of the need to avoid information black out.
Bride and Groom Expo, was action-packed with a showcase of fashion
and glamour. It attracted over 100 exhibitors.
The adorable child models looked stunning in pretty eye-catching white frocks. Some bubble dresses were enhanced with petal detail on the hemline to add a punch of colour.
LACK of marketing of Uganda’s tourism potential is one of the factors
preventing the sector from developing, MPs have said. Last week, MPs on the committee on tourism quizzed wildlife minister Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu over the lack of marketing of the country’s tourism potential.