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By Justine and Jonan President Yoweri Museveni has asked farmers to diversify from the traditional tea to other high commercial value crops. In his address during the National Labour’s day celebrations held in Mukabura playground in Fort Portal Tourism City, Museveni said tea doesn’t have high global market to compared

Iddi World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Uganda has launched a green school projects in the Rwenzori sub land scape to reduce the impacts of climate change. The initiative is in collaboration with WWF-Denmark.  The four-year project is focused on children and youth becoming change agents for sustainable resource

By KRC FM Reporter Rainforest Alliance and her partners has launched another three-year project aiming at eliminating child labour in the coffee growing communities in Rwenzori Sub Region.  Titled, Rwenzori Education Livelihoods and Gender project, it will benefit communities in the three sub counties of Maliba, Kilembe and Bugoye targeting

A 2021 learning assessment report conducted by Uwezo has revealed concerning literacy levels among primary school students in Fort portal. The report which focused on the illuminating the Covid-19 learning and gains in Uganda indicates that only 7% of pupils in Primary 3 have the proficiency to do the work

How Government is Losing billions to Ghost students in Capitation Grant. By KRC FM REPORTER Shivan Bonabana, the Deputy Headteacher at Kako primary school in Kyegegwa district during Class hours. When the government introduced free primary education in 1997 with the Primary Education Development Program, it came with a particularly

The state minister of ethics and Integrity Akello Rose Lilly has said that men should also be taken into consideration as different actors in the country continue to fight for the rights of women. The minister said this on Friday as she officiated as the chief guest at the belated

Uganda’s coffee exports face a tough huddle following demands that exports to the European Union come from registered farmers, the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) has said. This will not only be a challenge to the authorities to have this met due to the nature of the country’s chain but

Coffee growers in Kyenjojo district are struggling to earn from the business due to pests and diseases that attack the crop. The farmers say the most common type of disease is the coffee berry disease which attacks the plants until they dry up and the berries fall off before maturing.

The Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee of Parliament chaired by Mr. Abdu Katuntu resumed the hearing of misconduct allegations brought against Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake on Monday morning. The Committee took a brief break following a request by Zaake’s legal representative Erias Lukwago to allow him attend to engagements

Judges at the International Criminal Court – ICC in The Hague have withdrawn the arrest warrant against Vincent Otti, the Second-in-Command of the Lord’s Resistance Army – LRA rebels, who is now assumed dead. The court found that the only reasonable conclusion is that Otti is no longer alive. The

Liberian President George Weah has called his challenger in the presidential race, Joseph Boakai, to congratulate him on his victory. In an address to the nation, he said “the Liberian people have spoken and they have heard their voice”. The opposition candidate holds an unassailable lead of 28,000 votes with

President Yoweri Museveni says the terrorism in Africa is either created or conserved by some of the actors that he says try to be global policemen. In yet another missive addressed to Ugandans most of whom he refers to as the Bazzukulu (grandchildren), the president asserted that the terrorism conservation

The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has threatened to invoke provisions of the constitution that could potentially have the protesting members of the opposition lose their seats. Among, who returned to Parliament today after a brief maternity leave says she will take the decision when the MPs miss the dictated

Masaka High Court has released the passport of ailing Kawempe North legislator Muhammad Ssegirinya to enable him travel abroad for further medication. Justice Lawrence Tweyanze granted the application that had been filed by Ssegirinya’s lawyers requesting for his passport so he travels to Amsterdam, Netherlands for better treatment as recommended

This Tuesday evening brings an electrifying Champions League clash, with group leaders Manchester City hosting the third-placed Young Boys. City, boasting a perfect record in Group G, have already booked their spot in the knockout stages, but the stakes remain high for their Swiss opponents. Manchester City‘s last Premier League

Security has been beefed up at the border districts of Bundibugyo and Ntoroko to prevent Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels from crossing into Uganda. The development follows a Sunday night attack by suspected ADF rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The incident, which occurred in Kichanga, Watalinga County

A man in Mbale district has been arrested by police for allegedly trying to sabotage the Busoga royal wedding on social media. The suspect is said to have called the father of Jovia Mutesi, the bride-to-be, demanding for Shs200 million to conceal information that he said could potentially stop the

Mali’s army has seized Kidal, a key town in the country’s north that the ethnic Tuareg rebels have held for nearly a decade. Kidal has been a bastion for the Tuareg, one of the rebel groups at the centre of the country’s long-running political and security crises. The army, reportedly

As preparations intensify for the upcoming Busoga royal wedding between Kyabazinga William Nadiope IV and Jovia Mutesi, a rift among cultural leaders in Busoga Kingdom has emerged concerning a traditional practice that prohibits married couples from consummating their marriage on the wedding night. Patrick Mudungu, the leader of traditional healers

The second day of the 2023 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations is underway, accompanied by a reminder to candidates and invigilators to adhere to the stipulated time schedule. Jennifer Kalule, spokesperson for the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), emphasized the importance of candidates arriving promptly at their exam

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is making significant progress in its census mapping efforts in preparation for the upcoming enumeration exercise scheduled for May next year. Dr. Chris Mukiza, the executive director of UBOS, has reported that 87 percent of the mapping exercise, covering villages and households, has been