After the National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) endorsing Jacob Oulanya as the ruling party candidate for the speakership of the 11th Parliament, a section of leaders in Busoga have advised the outgoing Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, to honour the party's decision.
Oulanya’s endorsement came as a shock to Rebecca Kadaga and to some leadaers in Busoga sub-region.
Some leaders who the New Vision talked to on Sunday, expressed mixed reactions over CEC’s decision as some requested President Museveni to consider Kadaga for a bigger job.
The Jinja district NRM vice chairperson, Majid Dhikusoka, said much as Kadaga was her favourite candidate but CEC’s decision as a party was paramount adding that no individual is more powe...
According to Butembe chiefdom Prime Minister, Mr Munaaba Paul, he explained that all along Basoga are known of sugar canes farming neglecting other short term plants that can yield a lot of Money, foods and Jobs to Communities around Busoga. He explained that Busoga has a very good soil with humus that can support Fruit Planting, Aquaculture as well as tree planting. He went ahead to urge all Communities to use the opportunity brought in by Million Trees National Initiative Uganda, MTNi-Ug to end poverty, unemployment, hunger while growing more Million Trees in every county.
Chief Munaaba Paul, showing his Aquaculture Project to Chief Executive Officer of Million Trees National Initiative Uganda, MTNi-Ug Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha. He explains how much he's growing fish in his H...
Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) while receiving the MTNi-Ug Forest Development Plan For Rukungiri District For the Period of 2019 to 2029. MTNi-Ug is abroad based Organization that also improve Household income, Food Security and Agro-industrialization by donating short term plants like Vegetable seeds, Organic fertilizers and pesticides to peasants, Fruit plant Seedlings for Agroforestry in Uganda.
District leaders lead by Chief Administrative Officer Mr Byamungu Elias, Ass. RDC, Production Officer, all in place for the launch
Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) growing a Fruit tree at Rukungiri District Headquarters.
Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) ...
NAIROBI, 9thApril 2021, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta has joined other world leaders in mourning Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh who passed away Friday.
Prince Philip, 99, was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the longest serving royal consort in British history.
In his message of condolence and comfort to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Family, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the British people, President Kenyatta said the Duke of Edinburgh has been a global unifying factor.
“His Royal Highness Prince Philip has been a towering symbol of family values and the unity of the British people as well as the entire global community. Certainly, we mourn a great man who cherished and worked for peaceful co-existence of the human race,” Presiden...
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has suspended campaigns for both Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the 11th Parliament.
Uganda's Deputy Speaker Of Parliament says he has waited for so long to takeover as Speaker.
The President issued the directive on Monday at State House Entebbe while meeting Hon Rebecca Kadaga, her arch-rival Jacob Oulanyah and other contestants vying for Deputy Speaker who include Robina Gureme Rwakoojo, Thomas Tayebwa, Anita Among and others.
The meeting which began at 3pm ended late in the night with Museveni telling the candidates that their campaigns had sucked the party into the fights which have since painted a bad image of the ruling regime.
A source privy to the details of the stormy meeting revealed that Museveni told Kadaga and Oulanyah that th...
First ever international virtual exhibition for Madinah dates organised under Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States (AfTIAS)JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, January 19, 2021/ -- Under the patronage of HRH Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Governor of the Madinah Province, the Madinah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), in cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDBG), the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org) and the International Trade Centre (ITC), will organize, in the period 6-8/6/1442 (19-21/1/2021), the "International Virtual Exhibition for Madinah Dates" under the Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States (AfTIAS), which is supervised by ITFC.The virtual exhibition aims to promote trade and investment in ...
As you are aware, the Electoral Commission, received the first delivery of ballot papers and Declaration of Results Forms for District Woman Representative to Parliament, on Wednesday 9th December 2020. This has since been followed by the delivery of ballot papers and Declaration of Results (DR) Forms for other elective positions, namely, Presidential, Directly-elected Members of Parliament and Local Government Councils (Chairperson and Councillors in partial consignments.
Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon, Chairperson, Electoral Commission examines the ballot Papers soon after the packing process started.
To-date, the Commission has received the complete delivery of ballot papers for Presidential and Parliamentary (Directly-elected and District Women Representative...
By Dr Mohammed Kirunda Nkutu
KK was born in an aristocratic family that traced its origin from the ancient kingdom of Bunyoro Kitara. He was born at the height of British colonial occupation of Uganda.
Undertook Islamic instruction before formal education that took him to India,a newly independent nation.
Changed his life career path from human medicine to a political calling because of the influence of Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s founding prime minister who encouraged him to fight for his country’s independence.
Formed a comradeship with John Kakonge, Wadada Musani, Kintu Musoke and Bidandi Ssali to infuse their energies and organize a party linked to the Indian National Congress as a vehicle for independence aspirations.
At that tim...
THE Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director Kisaka Dorothy recently paid a courtesy visit to the Kyabazinga of Busoga, William Gabula Nadiope IV on his call at the Budhumbula Palace in Kamuli district.
Kisaka, a daughter of the soil from the late Dr. Bulamu family, who was accompanied by her family members, had a private interaction with the Kyabazinga aimed at lobbying for Busoga and developing the region.
Kisaka and her entourage were later taken on a guided tour of Kyabazinga's vast land filled with various model agricultural projects.
"We held a cordial meeting where we agreed that we continue with developing Busoga in terms of promoting education, health and culture among the Basoga," Kisaka said
Some of the main takeou...