Uganda, a nation with a rich cultural heritage and diverse history, commemorates Tarehe Sita on the 6th of February each year. This day holds special significance as it marks the anniversary of the then National Resistance Army’s (NRA) and now Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) that launched an armed rebellion against the government of Milton
The battle against corruption requires multifaceted strategies, and the media is a potent ally in this fight. On November 29, 2023, in an event graced by the Minister for ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, the Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies (ACAs) in Uganda, led by the Inspector General of Government Beti Kamya Turomwe, engaged
The President consistently reveals in his speeches, or anywhere he has a platform, that his wealth creation gospel started long before he held any office. He just knew that it was important for a society to push the poverty circle as far from them as possible. He also knew and still knows that this can
UGANDA AT 61, FROM THE BRINK OF A FAILED STATE TO A GLOBAL PLAYER: A JOURNEY OF ENDURANCE AND TRIUMPH.
Every 9th October is Independence Day, we celebrate the defeat of the British rule that lasted from 1894-1962.Unlike some African countries that had to go to war, Uganda negotiated her independence. However, a negotiated independence left us very divided, in fact Buganda had almost negotiated her own separate independence. I am not saying war was
The Presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job Creation (Emyooga) was launched in 2019 as part of the broader government strategies to transform 39% of homesteads from subsistence to market-oriented production. This program has gained significant traction in the Rwenzori Region, where its impact can be seen through the remarkable success stories of individuals and groups
PRESIDENTIAL INITIATIVE FOR SKILLING YOUTH THRIVES AT LUZIRA PRISON, EMPOWERING 800 STUDENTS WITH LIFE SKILLS
Luzira, Uganda – September 20, 2023 – In a heartwarming display of transformation, Luzira Prison has become the epicenter of a remarkable initiative aimed at equipping young people with essential life skills. The Presidential Initiative for Skilling the Girl/Boy Child, hosted within the prison’s confines, has seen the successful training of 800 students in various
Last week, we embarked on a journey of inspiration as we visited several skilling centers under the Presidential Initiative for Skilling the Girl/Boy Child in Kampala. This initiative, which began in 2017 with a focus on girls and expanded to include boys in 2019, is making a tangible impact on the lives of Uganda’s youth.
It is my pleasure to present the Uganda Police Force Annual Crime Report for 2022 as a form of accountability to the population on how the Uganda Police Force is fulfilling its mandate as stipulated under Article 212 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. In 2022, we note that there was an 18%