CORRECTION – Harvard Kennedy School Establishes Fellowship for Students from the Middle East and North Africa

OSLO, Norway, April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DNO International ASA (“DNO International”), the Norwegian oil and gas company, notes that the Harvard Kennedy School has today issued the following press release. DNO International ASA Corporate Communications Queries: Bjorn Dale (bjorn.dale@dno.no or tel: +47 911 57 197) Media Contact: Doug Gavel 1 (617) 495-1115 CORRECTION […]

Mourinho tactics under spotlight against rampant Atletico Madrid

London- Jose Mourinho’s tactical nous will once more be under the spotlight when Chelsea meet rampant Atletico Madrid in the Uefa Champions League at Stamford Bridge tonight. Chelsea manager Mourinho was accused of “parking two buses” by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, as Chelsea triumphed 2-0 at Anfield on Sunday to reinvigorate their Premier League title […]

Punish NSSF officials, IGG directs

KAMPALA. The Inspector General of Government has asked Finance minister Maria Kiwanuka to reprimand two officials including former National Social Security Fund managing director, Richard Byarugaba, over several deals, where the Fund lost Shs100 million. However, Mr Byarugaba, who is indicted together with former corporation secretary, David Nambale, accused of misusing his office telephone line, […]

Farmers linked to input dealers

Farmers growing crops ranging from fruits, cereals, legumes and vegetables now have the benefit of getting agro-input services directly on their farms. This could be quality seed as well as application of fertilisers and herbicides and spray pumps. Under an initiative by Usaid’s Feed the Future Agricultural Inputs Activity, the project is being implemented in […]

Patch up holes on your floor

Do holes keep forming on your floor and make your house look ugly? You might at times feel like concealing them with a carpet. However, when you do this, the holes will still form. Therefore, all you need is to patch them up so that you can have an even levelled floor. According to Jamilu […]

Rugby: Elgon Cup on verge of extinction

Kampala- After a decade of power imbalance in the annual Elgon Cup, record winners Kenya want out. Although Uganda still want to be a part of it, eight-time winners Kenya say it is no longer of value to their side. This development should not have been particularly surprising, though, given that Kenya seem to have […]

Road to Morocco 2015: Who will make the cut?

KAMPALA- A grueling quarter of the year awaits Uganda when Morocco 2015 Nations Cup qualifiers begin next month. The Cranes face Madagascar away on May 16-18 before the return leg end month. MauritaniaEquatorial Guinea lurk in the third round, with Ghana, Togo and Guinea waiting in Group E. Micho Sredojevic names his 30-man-plus provisional squad […]

Kenya’s Kemboi Victory Dance Excites USPA Gala

Bobi Wine, Nubian Lee and Khalifa AgaNaga were lined up to perform at the Uganda Sports Press Association (Uspa) gala 2014, held last Saturday at Imperial Royale hotel. Bobi stole the show by mixing and mingling with the guests who sang along to his songs. The best part was when kickboxer Moses Golola, muscle man […]

Electronic Cargo Tracking to Start

Electronic tracking of goods imported to Uganda or passing through to other countries will start on Friday, Uganda Revenue Authority has said. In a statement, the revenue body has listed nine products which they will start with. These are cigarettes, wines and spirits, beer and beverages, sugar, rice, textiles, motor vehicles imported by individuals, tyres, […]

Leaked Tapes – Bishop Attacks Gen Kayihura

Police chief Kale Kayihura has come in for sharp criticism from an unlikely quarter, the Catholic Church. Bishop Paul Ssemogerere, of Kasana-Luweero diocese, said recently that Gen Kayihura lacked the will and commitment to fight corruption. Speaking on Easter Sunday, about the leaked recordings of Kayihura’s conversations with several NRM youths, and more recently Deputy […]

A Year Later, Has PVOC Locked Out Fake Goods?

The Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVOC) was seen as magic bullet to save Ugandans from sub-standard imported goods – especially from Asia. But nearly a year later, Simon Musasizi finds that opinion is divided on whether PVOC has made any meaningful impact. To fully demonstrate what he sees as the futility of PVOC, […]

Dire World Where Pregnant Women Stand No Chance

With the 2015 deadline for the millennium development goals (MDGs) fast approaching, Uganda still lags behind in its targets. MDG goals four and five provide for the reduction of child mortality rate by two thirds and maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by three quarters. However, a 2011 report by the Ugandan demographic and health survey (UDHS) […]

Fashion – Women Take Over Hats Too

Hats were made for men, just like trousers. But like we have taken over and revolutionalised trousers into high-waists, leggings and now jeggings, we have also taken over hats. One thing is for sure though, women look extra sexy in a masculine look. So, how can you wear the different hats to fit a dress, […]