President urges Church leaders to set example to rid poverty at household level


President Yoweri Museveni has challenged Ugandan communities that there can not be a successful fundraising drive for any developmental venture if the homesteads within the communities are poor and living in abject poverty. “When the bishop invited me to come here for the church fundraising drive, I thought the church and community would contribute tremendously, which has not come true. I had prepared for a contribution of Shs.200 million for this ceremony but I am now prompted to raise Shs.400 million to reduce the load for refurbishing the house of…

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Inter-Religious Council shun parliament invitation on Age Limit presentation


The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda-IRCU turned down an invitation to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of parliament where they were requested to share views on the proposed ‘Age Limit’ Bill. The Council, an umbrella for all religious denominations, now joins the Makerere University Law Dons and former Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi who wrote to the committee declining to appear as requested. Instead, they have written back to the committee advising that members make use of a press release issued on September 12, and a petition to the Speaker of…

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UCU registers 1,992 new students


This Advent Semester, Uganda Christian University has registered 1,992 new students. Of these, 1,644 were admitted for the undergraduate programmes at Mukono campus while 264 were admitted at Kampala campus. Eighty-four students were admitted for postgraduate studies, and a total of 3,424 continuing students have been recorded in the registration of the new and continuing students that started on August 31. The undergraduate courses have registered students in the faculties of Business and Administration, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Law, Education and Arts and the Bishop Tucker School of…

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ESOM the best audio production and sound engineering school in Uganda

sound instructors take a snap in the "Esom Records Studio"

Research as carried out by KreamZone Media Ltd in Audio Production program that allows for the study of sound synthesis and studio management has ranked Esom School of Music number one. Through specializations in sound and music, students can take courses in audio mastering, music history, digital imaging, harmony and musicianship. Esom School of Music also offers Video Editing, Piano, Voice Training, Violin, Guitar, Drums, Deejaying (DJ Academy) and Saxophone lessons with specializations in satisfying Uganda’s musical requirements. Students in this audio production and sound engineering program take emphasis in…

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Esom School of Music Answers the Question: WHY MUSIC? WHY BAND?


So many parents do not understand the extended value of learning music. OR may ask, Why the study of music if my child isn’t going to be a musician? There’s far more to this than investing in an instrument. The discipline of music making is transferable to every learning situation in and outside the academic community. Esom School of Music has pointed to music students as “the smartest and most responsible students in the nation.” We now understand it is really the study of music that puts them in this…

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The bishop of Ma’di and West Nile diocese, Rt Rev Joel Obetia, criticises government over its inordinate delay to buy cancer treatment machine


The bishop of Ma’di and West Nile diocese, Rt Rev Joel Obetia, has criticised the government over its inordinate delay to buy cancer treatment machines and instead planning to spend on lawmakers’ luxury vehicles and hefty allowances. Speaking yesterday at Ediofe Cathedral during the burial of the bishop emeritus Frederick Drandua of Arua catholic diocese, bishop Obetia said: “Why should the government fail and take ages to buy cancer machine yet we are under siege of the cancer disease? Why don’t we suspend the purchase of cars for MPs and…

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