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The Lumbuye ideology and our opposition

  Its purpose is to support political goals and catch attention of those few people who are easily being misled COMMENT | MICHAEL WOIRA | We are now in August and our elections were held in February and the swearing ceremony for the rightfully elected president was also concluded some …

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LGBTQIs and the bogeyman of Uganda

Homosexuality has become a very explosive social issue that has invaded the politics of the day COMMENT | ROSE WAKIKONA | For a country which in 2020 scored 73 points out of 100, putting it at a rank of 142 out of 180 countries, on the Corruption Perceptions Index, which …

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Poverty undermines Uganda’s public education

How the incidence, depth, duration, and timing of poverty together influence a child’s educational attainment COMMENT | HAMZA WAMONO | March 2020 will forever be remembered in the education community as the month when all schools in the country shut their doors. The government instituted nationwide school closures due to …

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This is our time to get food systems right

Following the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s food systems approach to tackling hunger and poverty COMMENT | HAILEMARIAM DESSALEGN |  For many decades, it has been perceived that the solution to food insecurity in Africa is increased agricultural productivity. While this is part of the solution, it is not …

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Wage bill management in local governments

Leveraging information technologies is crucial in mitigating challenges posed by new normal of COVID-19 COMMENT | PHOEBE ATUKUNDA | The Government of Uganda decentralised human resources management and development to Local Governments (LGs) under Section 126 of the Local Governments Act Cap 243. This legislation gives LGs powers to determine …

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