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Museveni to open Kampala biosciences conference

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to preside over the opening of the 2nd National Biosciences (NABIO) Conference in Kampala next week.

Arthur Makara, Co-chair of the NABIO organising committee, told a press conference this week that the President had been invited for the event to be held November 23 -24, 2015, at Makerere University. 152 more words


Thanks to UNMISS, SPLM-IO will rest in peace in Juba

UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has expressed its readiness to create what it calls a ‘conducive environment’ for the SPLM-IO by offering to host and accommodate some 500 of their members who are expected to visit Juba as part of an advanced team to prepare for the reception of their leader Riek Machar. 498 more words

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Kenya regrets ‘teaching’ South Sudan corruption

President Uhuru of Kenya has publicly come out to regret the role his country has played in teaching South Sudanese former rebels-turned-government officials how to manipulate opportunities to benefit themselves and their relatives at the expense of the state – Saakam has learned. 312 more words

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Some conversations and thoughts

I went to a village called Lwanyi  today to produce biochar with a farmer, Edgar,  who is giving me some of his land for experiments. He purchased a used barrel for 25,000UGX but it was stolen the following night. 744 more words


Picture of the Month

Mugabe, Museveni, and Kagame — seen here witnessing the handover of power in Tanzania — are de facto presidents for life.


SPLA gifts UPDF two South-Sudanese-made airplanes as gratitude for their support

The South Sudanese military – SPLA – has awarded two ‘sophisticated’ lightweight South-Sudanese-made air-crafts to the withdrawing Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) as a token of appreciation for their military support of the Kiir regime in Juba during the conflict, a reliable source has told Saakam. 478 more words

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A few weeks back on the Sunday evening news, i watched as the national boxing team, falling short of the usual kneeling that has recently characterised such incidents, thanked and praised President Museveni for coming to their rescue with a “donation” to enable them participate in an international sporting event. 775 more words