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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016


Sugar prices to go down – Trade Minister

The minister of trade, industry and cooperatives, has met with sugar distributors in Kampala to discuss the recent hike in sugar prices. The retail price of sugar, which was at an average of Shs3,500 per kilogramme mid this year now costs between Shs3,800 and Shs4,500 and the wholesale price of 50-kilograme bags of sugar ranges between Shs172,000 and Shs175,000. Amelia Kyambadde decried the gradual increase of sugar prices over the past couple of months as she blamed hoarders and speculators for creating artificial shortages, which have led to the increaseRead More

President Museveni Directs the Development of New School Curriculum, Subjects to be Reduced

President Yoweri Museveni has directed that each public university second a lecturer to work with National Curriculum Development Center on the proposed reforms of the Lower and Secondary education Curriculum. The President was yesterday meeting officials from National Curriculum Development Center (NCDC), Education Ministry Officials as well as Vice Chancellors of all Public Universities in Uganda. The meeting, which was attended by the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet Kataha Museveni, took place at State House Entebbe. The President emphasized the need to reduce the numberRead More

Give Peace and Democracy a Chance- President Museveni to Salva Kirr

President Yoweri Museveni has said that the warring parties in South Sudan should stop and give peace and democracy a chance. The President’s remarks were made in a brief address to the press this afternoon in Juba, the South Sudanese capital following a private meeting with his South Sudan counterpart, Salva Kiir, at Juba State House.   President Museveni, who was in South Sudan for a one-day official visit on invitation of President Kiir, said the people had fought for self-determination and they should be given chance to exercise itRead More

Slain Russian ambassador to Turkey Karlov buried in Moscow

Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov who was assassinated in Ankara while in an exhibition at an art gallery, was buried on Thurday at the Khimki cemetery in northern Moscow. He was gunned down by a Turkish off-duty police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas on Monday. He was buried with a military honours and a military orchestra took part in the ceremony as the coffin in which his body laid was covered with the Russian flag.   More people were injured in the shooting. This was considered a terrorist act by theRead More

Know the differences between skin brightening, whitening and lightening plus their side effects

Whenever someone appears lighter in skin colour with time, most individuals would think its bleaching. The way someone’s skin appears will depend on the method used to achieve it. Was it skin lightening, skin brightening or skin whitening? With all of the different products available on the marketplace, choosing the right one can be difficult Each person is born with a specific skin shade. When the skin is exposed to sunlight, it naturally darkens and creates a tan. With the help of certain products, people can return their skin toRead More

Here’s how you can effectively improve on your resume/CV writing skills

A resume is a summary of one’s academic and work history. It’s also known as a curriculum vitae (CV). Here are some easy tips to write it. Use bullets to make your resume more reader-friendly. This appears easier to read. Remember that most employers take a few minutes to read resumes due to a big number of resumes heaped before them Information on a resume should be listed in order of importance to the reader. Therefore, in listing your jobs, what’s generally most important is your title/position. So list inRead More

Businessmen Import plastic Rice For Xmas, public warned

About 2.5 tonnes of “plastic rice” smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, has been confiscated by the customs service. Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was intended to be sold in markets during the festive season He said the rice was very sticky after it was boiled and “only God knows what would have happened” if people ate it. It is not clear where the seized sacks came from but rice made from plastic pellets was found in China last year. The BBC’s Peter Okwoche saysRead More