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Kudos on recovery of stolen funds but what next?

Uganda, Dec. 8 -- A man convicted of stealing Shs700m was fined Shs800,000. The news was one of the most trending items on social media for what many saw as "mockery of justice." Basically, an officia... Read More


Biodiversity collapse shouldn't be ignored

Uganda, Dec. 7 -- The 15th conference of the parties to the United Nations belatedly gets underway today in Montreal, Canada, with the consensus view that we are now living in an age of extinction. U... Read More


December: A time to reflect, ask questions

Uganda, Dec. 6 -- Now that we are fully settled in the month of December, the Christmas festivities will begin, with families, companies, organisations and other forms of associations holding as many ... Read More


Formulate proper plan on mental health in schools

Uganda, Dec. 5 -- Now that schools are closed until February 6, according to the 2023 school calendar that was released by the Ministry of Education and Sports, it is time to retrospectively review th... Read More


We must protect our wildlife resources

Dar es Salaam, Dec. 4 -- ON Thursday, President Samia Suluhu directed the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) to resolve cases of elephants invading villages and destroying properties in Lin... Read More


Do more to protect farmers from counterfeit agro-inputs

Uganda, Dec. 4 -- This week, police arrested five people in Kyotera District for allegedly selling fake and expired agro-inputs to farmers. This followed a tip off from informants in the area. Accord... Read More


Kudos to frontline health workers on Ebola fight

Uganda, Dec. 3 -- On Wednesday evening, the last batch of four patients at the Mubende District Ebola treatment unit received their discharge letters. While releasing the patients, Dr Paskar Apiyo, a... Read More


Let's address new HIV/Aids infections among young people

Uganda, Dec. 2 -- Yesterday, December 1, Uganda joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Aids Day under the theme, "Rock the Ribbon". According to the Uganda Aids Commission (UAC), about 1.4 mi... Read More


Don't put brakes on HIV/Aids fight

Uganda, Dec. 1 -- Uganda will join the rest of the globe in commemorating World Aids Day today, but in order to maintain the hard-won victories, the nation must step up its efforts to combat HIV/Aids.... Read More


Don't treat Moody's grim outlook lightly

Uganda, Nov. 30 -- The downgrade of Uganda's debt status from stable to negative by credit rating agency Moody's is a jolting reminder of the extent of the country's deepening economic gloom. Moody's... Read More