[Observer] Legislators opposed to the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, 2012 say government should increase the budget for agriculture instead of introducing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) to counter food insecurity and other climate change challenges.
[Monitor] Kampala -Less than half of the close to two million children who enrolled in Primary One in 2010 completed their primary education in the Primary Leaving Education (PLE) exams released yesterday.
[CAF] Zambia confirmed their superiority over Uganda with a 3-1 win in their Group B clash on Sunday in Marrakech.
[Nation] The country’s most popular football teams are in financial crisis in the wake of Tuesday’s decision by SportPesa’s to abruptly withdraw separate multi-million shillings worth of sponsorship deals.
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda has denied partnering with Israel to host thousands of African migrants who have been ordered to leave the Middle East country within 90 days.
[Africa Renewal] When a woman rises to the top rung of the traditionally all-male corporate ladder in Africa, it’s front-page news because women’s progress in business leadership on the continent continues to be achingly slow.
[Observer] Umeme, Eskom, UEDCL, UETCL and UEGCL have submitted investment plans for 2018 to the Electricity Regulatory Authority, all of them signalling an increase in capital expenditure. The investment is expected to be recouped from power tariffs to be charged, suggesting that the cost of power will remain high next year, writes JEFF MBANGA.
[Monitor] President Museveni has declined to sign into law the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, 2012.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Frenchman Sebastien Desabre started his reign as new Cranes coach by visiting the national team’s training camp for the CHAN 2018 qualifiers.
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Saturday 16/12/2017 French Defense Minister Florence Parly in presence of Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedki Sobhi.