Industrialize in order to secure the Nile, says Museveni

Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni has said. The President made the remarks yesterday (Thursday) at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State House, Entebbe. The summit that brings together all countries along the River Nile was attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, South Sudan Vice President Joseph Wani, Burundi’s 2nd Vice President Joseph Butore and Sudan’s Vice President Hasabo Mohammed Abdul Rahman. Kenya, Rwanda, DR Congo and Tanzania...

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Photos: Egypt President in Uganda for Nile Basin Initiative Summit

By Watchdog reporter Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is already in Uganda for Nile Basin Initiative Summit. Sisi jetted into Entebbe on Thursday morning for the summit, one of several leaders who flew in for discussions on sharing River Nile that has divided the region for years. Today’s meeting sought to ensure that all Nile states sign and ratify the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA), also known as the Entebbe Agreement. Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya signed the framework on the use of the Nile waters in 2010 while Burundi signed it in 2011.   Have something to add to this...

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Soroti bosses inspect controversial university construction site

By Watchdog reporter A team of Soroti district and university bosses have visited the site where the construction of the university is ongoing to assess the progress of the ninth public tertiary institution. A team comprising the Resident District Commissioner of Soroti district Kawooya Isaac, DISO, University Vice Chancellor, University Engineer, and University Security Officer visited the constroversial construction site on Thursday afternoon. According to the RDC Kawooya, the team was assessing the progress of construction of Soroti University infrastructure which should be ushering in its first bunch of students this academic year starting in August. However Soroti University...

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Ugandan woman in London blasting ‘fake’ friends becomes social media sensation

By Namugerwa Martha A trending video of a Ugandan woman going by the name Faridah Nassozi has become viral. In the video posted her facebook page, the London based Ugandan blasts her friends accusing them of wickedness, envy, hatred and hypocrisy. Nassozi accuses her friends; Susan Namubiru from West Green road and Barbra Sebuliba from the North London of disrespecting her and spreading gossips about her relationship with her boyfriend Joseph Lubega, a boxer but reportedly deported from London back to Uganda. “I don’t normally talk or quarrel via social media but I am up to it, stop being...

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Now & then meme of Jennifer Musisi excites social media

By Watchdog reporter I know many of you have been yearning to see how Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director looked like before assuming big positions in government. Well look no further as we have managed to secure a photo Musisi took some time back in 1990s when she was still having the ‘survival for the fittest’ mentality. During that time she had no dream of ever enjoying taxpayer’s money like she does now; she really looked so miserable probably in a sorry state. But all in all when Jennifer Musisi of 1990s meets the present Jennifer Musisi,...

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