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READY TO ROLL: “Deliver Or Be Pushed Out”, Minister for Presidency

READY TO ROLL: “Deliver Or Be Pushed Out”, Minister for Presidency

By Milly Babirye Babalanda KAMPALA, Uganda-SHIFTMEDIA-  In Government, we always talk of service delivery and the public always expects service delivery, but what exactly is “service delivery” and what does it involve in actual terms?…

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WARNING: Did You Know That Damage Caused By Stunting Is Irreversible?

WARNING: Did You Know That Damage Caused By Stunting Is Irreversible?

By NAMPWERA CHRISPUS ZANZIBAR- SHIFTMEDIA- Every June, governments, NGOs, and international organisations across Africa gather to discuss the challenges facing the full realization of the rights of children in Africa. Of those not yet realized by…

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GOLD: President Museveni Tapped On Gold By Appointing BABALANDA As Minister

GOLD: President Museveni Tapped On Gold By Appointing BABALANDA As Minister

  By Andrew Baba Buluba KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA-President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni released a new list of ministers on Tuesday 8 after over a month since the dissolution of the old cabinet on May 3. The new list…

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BLACKLIVES MATTER: Why the “White” Animosity against “Black” People?

BLACKLIVES MATTER: Why the “White” Animosity against “Black” People?

By Bazira Henry Mugisha KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- For a long time, I have contemplated why “White” or Caucasian or is it “pink” people exhibit high levels of animosity against “black” or is it “dark” or “chocolate” people.…

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WARNING: “East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline A Threat To Livelihoods”

WARNING: “East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline A Threat To Livelihoods”

By JANET NKASIIMA KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- There has been a tendency by the investors and other stakeholders to focus on the benefits of the project as opposed to the risks. The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)…

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Agrochemical Use Still Remains A Risk To Public Health

Agrochemical Use Still Remains A Risk To Public Health

By LUBEGA JONATHAN KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The agricultural sector is the bedrock of Uganda’s economy. Statistics track agriculture as the primary sector that serves as the main source of livelihood and provides employment to about 66% of…

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EXPOSED: The Real Truth Behind Prof Barya And Ssempala Property Rift

EXPOSED: The Real Truth Behind Prof Barya And Ssempala Property Rift

𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧𝗦 𝗦𝗨𝗥𝗥𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗘𝗡𝗖U𝗠𝗕𝗘𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗧𝗬 𝗧𝗛𝗔𝗧 𝗕𝗘𝗟𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗘𝗗 𝗧𝗢 𝗛𝗢𝗡. 𝗡𝗔𝗚𝗚𝗔𝗬𝗜 𝗡𝗔𝗕𝗜𝗟𝗔𝗛 𝗦𝗘𝗠𝗣𝗔𝗟𝗔 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗠𝗥. 𝗜𝗦𝗔𝗔𝗖 𝗦𝗘𝗠𝗣𝗔𝗟𝗔 𝗦𝗦𝗘𝗕𝗔𝗚𝗔𝗟𝗔 I had hoped that the issues surrounding the property, Leasehold Register Volume 4004 Folio 8 situated in Kyadondo Block…

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Continued Use of Agro Chemical Fueling Death Due to NCDs, Time to Crack The Whip

Continued Use of Agro Chemical Fueling Death Due to NCDs, Time to Crack The Whip

BY: JONATHAN LUBEGA- KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- NCDs are rising at a terrific rate in Uganda; according to the WHO, poor-quality diets are now the leading cause of disease worldwide. In Uganda, NCDs are estimated to account for 33%…

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WOMENS DAY: Let’s Challenge Abuse Of Women’s Rights in Uganda’s Investment Schemes

WOMENS DAY: Let’s Challenge Abuse Of Women’s Rights in Uganda’s Investment Schemes

By OBBO GEOFREY. D KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- On the 8th of March, the world reminds itself of the strides that have been achieved in attaining human rights and dignity for women around the world. The day is…

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Social Justice In Food Is A Silver Bullet To End Malnutrition, Ill Health & Premature Deaths In Uganda

Social Justice In Food Is A Silver Bullet To End Malnutrition, Ill Health & Premature Deaths In Uganda

By JANET NKASIIMA While Uganda is considered the food basket of East Africa, families are still going hungry, many children are malnourished, and diet-related NCDs are on the rise. The World Day of Social Justice…

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