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Thursday, June 6th, 2019

 

Wikipedia article of the day for June 7, 2019 History of aluminium

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 7, 2019 is History of aluminium. The history of aluminium in human usage goes back at least 2,500 years, when its compound alum was used for dyeing and city defense. During the Middle Ages, alum was traded in international commerce. In the Age of Enlightenment, the earth of alum, alumina, was shown to be an oxide of a new metal which was then discovered in the 1820s. Pure aluminium remained scarce until industrial production began in 1856; since the 1886 discovery ofRead More


UGANDA: Set up news alerts to get breaking news from around globe

About 4yrs ago, I posted something for Ugandans. I was being asked by many people how come I share news before their own media even publishes the stories. Naturally, I felt like telling them I hold a Masters Degree in Information Science.  Which they would have abused me for any way. But what is interesting is you can set up news alerts via Google, Yahoo, Hotmail.  I use Google and Yahoo but then rely on EIN News Wire.  They never fail.  Every day at 4:00am, I get the Google alertsRead More


CANADA must cut off funding to Uganda – @JustinTrudeau

CANADA FUNDS UGANDA’S DESPOTIC MILITARY REGIME OF YOWERI MUSEVENI Justin Trudeau House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Phone: 1 613 992-4211 Dear HE PM Justin Trudeau What is going on in Uganda ought to concern every Canadian Tax Payer. Your government is bank rolling a killer regime.  This is not my first letter to you.  I have written to your office many times. Today, I write to you about the vanishing opposition members.  President Yoweri Museveni declared Kampala as a Militarized zone.  This came after #Arua which I hadRead More


CANADA must cut off funding to Uganda – @JustinTrudeau

CANADA FUNDS UGANDA’S DESPOTIC MILITARY REGIME OF YOWERI MUSEVENI Justin Trudeau House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Phone: 1 613 992-4211 Dear HE PM Justin Trudeau What is going on in Uganda ought to concern every Canadian Tax Payer. Your government is bank rolling a killer regime.  This is not my first letter to you.  I have written to your office many times. Today, I write to you about the vanishing opposition members.  President Yoweri Museveni declared Kampala as a Militarized zone.  This came after #Arua which I hadRead More


CANADA must cut off funding to Uganda – @JustinTrudeau

CANADA FUNDS UGANDA’S DESPOTIC MILITARY REGIME OF YOWERI MUSEVENI Justin Trudeau House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Phone: 1 613 992-4211 Dear HE PM Justin Trudeau What is going on in Uganda ought to concern every Canadian Tax Payer. Your government is bank rolling a killer regime.  This is not my first letter to you.  I have written to your office many times. Today, I write to you about the vanishing opposition members.  President Yoweri Museveni declared Kampala as a Militarized zone.  This came after #Arua which I hadRead More


Today in History – D-Day the end of WWII – LIBRARY OF CONGRESS (photos)

D-Day Journeys: A Sneak Peek Behind the (Map) ScenesJune 6, 2019 by Megan Harris June 6, 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allies’ famed invasion of the beaches of Normandy. In honor of this momentous occasion, the Veterans History Project (VHP) is publishing a special series of blog posts revealing hidden facets of D-Day illuminated within VHP’s collections. This post, a guest post by Library Technician Sam Meier, is the final post in our series, and explores the hidden curatorial/archival labor that went into the “D-Day Journeys” StoryRead More


Today in History – D-Day the end of WWII – LIBRARY OF CONGRESS (photos)

D-Day Journeys: A Sneak Peek Behind the (Map) ScenesJune 6, 2019 by Megan Harris June 6, 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allies’ famed invasion of the beaches of Normandy. In honor of this momentous occasion, the Veterans History Project (VHP) is publishing a special series of blog posts revealing hidden facets of D-Day illuminated within VHP’s collections. This post, a guest post by Library Technician Sam Meier, is the final post in our series, and explores the hidden curatorial/archival labor that went into the “D-Day Journeys” StoryRead More


UGANDA: You are judged by the company you keep

He used to say “Birds of the same feather”. He did not live to see social media. Ugandans need to know the importance of social media. Surround yourself with people you learn from. Some of you put me in Tupid groups. Do you want me to become stupid like them all? On FB, I block everyone who cannot write Lutsungu. Do you know how embarassing it is for me to read ineligible comments? Come on, my parents did not send me to Canada for school so I could read rubbish.Read More


NTVUganda has added Roads authority plants trees on Entebbe expressway video

Roads authority plants trees on Entebbe expressway The Uganda National Roads Authority has today planted 2,000 trees along the Entebbe Expressway, as part of its campaign towards improving climate change in the country. Officials are looking to escalate their campaign and plant 10,000 trees along roads. #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://bit.ly/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 06, 2019 at 03:32PM


NTVUganda has added Govt seeks to remove children from city streets video

Govt seeks to remove children from city streets Over the years, government agencies have developed measures to reduce the number of children on the streets of the country’s major urban centres. These measures have had limited success and the number of street children appears to be increasing. Now, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has launched a new multi-pronged approach to permanently get children off Uganda’s streets. #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://bit.ly/1bbEIWm ——Read More