Uganda - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
Reconsider travel to Uganda due to crime and terrorism.
The Republic of Uganda is a country in East Africa, bordered on the east by Kenya, the north by Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of Congo, on the southwest by Rwanda, and on the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, within which it shares borders with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala.
Students cheer as online translation tools add more African languages
Ugandan IT student Andrew Njuki spent years hunched over English-language textbooks, often grappling with material that would have been easier to grasp in his mother tongue Luganda. As of May, the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Aug 2022 02:34:00 GMT
Africans can?t keep using translators
In his piece, Mhaka was alluding to, and praising a decision made by the Uganda?s Cabinet on July 5, to adopt Kiswahili (Swahili), as an official language ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 04 Aug 2022 11:53:00 GMT
Where does Kiswahili leave our native languages?
The cabinet was only approving the implementation of the 21st East African Community (EAC) summit directive making Kiswahili an official language of the community. What is astonishing perhaps is why ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Aug 2022 00:59:00 GMT
MPs can give ?maiden speeches? in languages they undearstand
Learning different languages is actually a good thing. But how many people actually speak it? How many teachers in Uganda can teach Kiswahili beyond the kamata, karibu and asante sana? Even in the ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 02 Aug 2022 19:34:00 GMT
Monitor at 30: Editing a newspaper is like a daily exam- Chekwech
If the newspaper comes out error-free, he gets patted on the back. Likewise, if there are errors, he is the first to feel the heat ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 04 Aug 2022 21:23:00 GMT
Trillions in Uganda?s gold? How about banking oil billions first?
A bird in hand is worth two in the bush, so the English of old said. The saying is worth revisiting at this time when our imaginative ambitions and ambitious imaginations are running in ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 30 Jul 2022 01:29:00 GMT
?I am encouraged when I see strong faith in the face of rampant evil and great distress?
They were loving, and nurtured us all in the Christian faith, for which I am very thankful. How and when did you come to faith? I cannot remember a time when I did not believe in God, but as a child I ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Jul 2022 16:00:00 GMT
De Pere resident among first Peace Corps volunteers to return to service overseas
De Pere resident Michael McMorrow said his desire to volunteer and give back to the community goes as far back as he can remember.
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Jul 2022 07:00:00 GMT
A godfather from Uganda called Kizito
It is called Friends School Kamusinga or simply FSK. It is a national boys? school of great fame with eminent old graduates, such as the poet Kisa Amateshe of Kenyatta University. The famous literary ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Jul 2022 19:00:00 GMT
Shrieking populists will never know the emotional cost of leaving your home country
I have flourished in the UK after my family was expelled from Uganda, but a life in two parts feels fragmented and fragile ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 04 Aug 2022 09:01:00 GMT
Commemorative event on Sept 18 to mark 50 years of arrival of British Asians from Uganda to UK
The British Asian Trust has announced that a national commemorative event marking the 50th anniversary of the arrival of British Asians from Uganda in the UK will be held at The Guildhall in London on ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 04 Aug 2022 08:32:00 GMT
Uganda: Gulu pupil shot dead in school protests over Manchester derby TV ban
A Ugandan student was shot dead on Sunday when security forces dispersed a school protest over the screening of an English Premier League football match. High school pupils threw stones at the school ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 07 Mar 2022 10:01:00 GMT