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TikTok CEO, Kevin Maye Resigns

TikTok CEO, Kevin Maye Resigns

The Chief Executive Officer of the Chinese-owned video app, TikTok, Kevin Maye  on 26th August 27, 2020, announced his resignation. Mayer’s surprise resignation cames as a result of sustained pressure from the Trump administration over ties to China. In a letter to  TikTok staff, Mayer said that as the political environment has “sharply changed,” he has […]

Deforestation and Encroachment on ecosystems remains a big environmental challenge

Deforestation and Encroachment on ecosystems remains a big environmental challenge

Water resources, wetlands, biodiversity and ecosystems and forests are what make up a great environment. To preserve and protect them, the NRM government has put strong policies, laws and regulations on how people can manage them. In the Manifesto, the NRM government promised to do the following to preserve the environment. It promised to focus […]

What is store for the house managers?

What is store for the house managers?

In 2019, the Ugandan parliament suggested that the government should pass the minimum wage bill into a law. The private members’ Bill passed by Parliament seeks to provide for the determination of a minimum wage based on the different sectors of the economy. Luckily, the bill was passed into a law. Although he previously said […]

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

It is every brand’s dream to stay on top of the publicity game and reach as many people as possible, hence the need to employ different avenues of communication – print, broadcast and online. With all this, it is important to know how your communication efforts are doing and the yields therein; and that’s where […]

Understanding ‘Ethics’ towards ‘Bioethics’

Understanding ‘Ethics’ towards ‘Bioethics’

‘Bioethics’ as derived from ‘Ethics’ In our day-to-day lives we encounter words like ‘you are right’, ‘you are wrong’, ‘that is the best’, ‘that is the worst’ plus others that you may mention. These ideas and words believe me make up our life. They add up a lot to the way we relate to each […]

Ugandans advised to stock food as locusts advance from Kenyan side

Ugandans advised to stock food as locusts advance from Kenyan side

Ugandans have been advised to stock food as a precautionary measure to counter the effects of desert locusts that are a mere 166 kilometers from the Uganda-Kenya border in the north eastern region of Karamoja according to Uganda’s  Ministry of Information and National Guidance. Turkana is about 166km from Karamoja, meaning the locusts can reach […]

Bahati chairs ministerial consultations on draft National Development Plan 2020/21-2024/25

Bahati chairs ministerial consultations on draft National Development Plan 2020/21-2024/25

Minister of State for Planning David Bahati yesterday chaired the Ministerial consultations (January and early February 2020) on the draft third National Development Plan (NDP III) 2020/21- 2024/25 which is expected to be finalised by June 2020. The National Development Plan (NDP III) priorities remain Agriculture, Tourism, Minerals, Petroleum and Manufacturing in addition to Human […]

Finance Ministry presents National Budget Framework Paper 2020/2021 to Parliament.

Finance Ministry presents National  Budget Framework Paper 2020/2021 to Parliament.

Ministry of Finance on Wednesday 22 January presented the National budget framework paper (NBFP) for FY 2020/21 to FY 2024/25 to the Finance Committee of Parliament. The National BFP is prepared in fulfillment of section 9 of the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act 2015. According to the NBFP, Uganda’s economy grew at 6.5% in real […]

Uganda on high alert over an imminent desert locusts’ invasion

Uganda on high alert over an imminent desert locusts’ invasion

Uganda’s ministry of agriculture has announced that it is on high alert over an eminent threat of desert locusts that have invaded the East African Region especially the neighboring Kenya. The revelation was made on Friday by Aggrey Bagiire, the State Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries during a press briefing at the Ugandan […]

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