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MP Aja calls for peaceful electoral campaigns

By Naboth Niwagaba The Kabale Municipality Member of Parliament Andrew Ajja Baryayanga has called for peaceful electoral campaigns for the continued development of Kabale municipality. Baryayanga was speaking to the media last evening at Kigezi gardens in Kabale municipality immediately after his nomination as an Independent candidate to rerun as Kabale municipality MP. He was […]

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Government provides Hand washing equipment to Kabale schools

By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba Government aided Schools in Kabale District have started Receiving hand washing equipment. The equipment was flagged off today by the Kabale District Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Edmond Timba in a function that was attended by Head teachers from Government aided Primary and Secondary  Schools, at Kabale Municipal Yard. Following the return […]

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22 nominated in Kabale including 14 Independents.

By Naboth Niwagaba Fourteen independent candidates are among the twenty two candidates who were nominated by the Electoral commission vying for different parliamentary positions in Kabale district. According to the Kabale district returning officer Ahamed Naduri Musisi, 4 candidates were nominated to contest on the National Resistance Movement ticket, 3 were nominated to contest on […]

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About French language

By Richard Akandwanaho France’s strategy for French language and multilingualism is to promote teaching, communication and creation in French. With over 300 million speakers worldwide, majority (59% in 2018) being in Africa and aged below 30 years, French, the 5th most spoken language in the world, is no longer a property of France but a […]

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France supports the training of teachers of French in Uganda

By Richard Akandwanaho The Embassy of France in Uganda has today signed a 25,000 euro Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of Teachers of French in Uganda (APFO) for the training of teachers of French on the new UNCDC French language syllabus for “O” and “A” levels.  Yves Mercier, Head of Cooperation at Embassy […]

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Five nominated for Rubanda East race

By Richard Akandwanaho Five candidates have today been fully nominated by the Electoral Commission to contest in next year’s general elections for the Rubanda East constituency Member of Parliament seat. The five were nominated today the first day of a two day nomination exercise by the Electoral Commission for Members of Parliament. For Rubanda district, […]

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Kabale, Rubanda school heads decry lack of funds ahead of reopening

By Richard Akandwanaho Heads of schools in Kabale and Rubanda districts have decried lack of fundsto help them fully prepare towards reopening of operations on candidatesand finalists ahead of re-opening tomorrow. President Yoweri Museveni allowed schools and other educationalinstitutions to reopen for finalists by October 15 after closure sinceMarch to avoid the spread of the […]

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MP Kabafunzaki, RDC clash over government face masks

By Moreen Kukundakwe The Rukiga Constituency Member of Parliament Hon Herbert Kabafunzaki has clashed with the Rukiga Resident district Commissioner Pulkeria Muhindo over government face masks which were recently delivered at the district headquarters. In June this year, the government of Uganda promised to deliver face masks to each district as a preventive measure against […]

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Kigezi NRM losers form coalition to fight against NRM flag bearers in general elections

By Richard Akandwanaho 16 losers of the recently concluded National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary party primaries from Kigezi region have formed a coalition to fight against NRM flag bearers in the forthcoming general elections. A section under their pressure group Kigezi NRM Flontliners accuses the flag bearers of robbing them of their victory by especially […]

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ANT leadership criticizes move to construct roads in Congo

By Richard Akandwanaho The leadership of the Alliance For National Transformation (ANT) part has criticized the government’s proposal to construct roads in neighbouring DR Congo, calling it a total waste of tax payer’s money. On Tuesday this week, Uganda’s Minister for Works General Katumba Wamala said that Uganda’s government shall allocate at least 246 billion […]