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Wikipedia’s Article of the Day November 19, 2019: Odaenathus

Odaenathus (c. 220 – 267) was the founder of the Palmyrene Kingdom. Born into an aristocratic family of Palmyra, Syria, he became the lord of the city in the 240s. By 258, he was a consularis, a position of high status in the Roman Empire. In 260 the Roman emperor Valerian was captured by the Sassanian emperor Shapur I, leaving the eastern Roman provinces at the mercy of the Persians. Odaenathus fought the Persians, reclaiming the entirety of the Roman lands they occupied. By 263, following a successful campaign in whichRead More


UGANDA: MPs should learn English; it is the official language

UGANDA: VOA Interview of Zaake. @MugishaMuntu @HeBobiWine My deepest apologies to People Power and Zaake.  Please ignore my earlier advice on taking seminars and workshops in Presentation skills and Public speaking and Communication.  It was preposterous of me to think that one needs to be articulate in English to be in a leadership position. In fact, a friend just reminded me on a different thread that most of the legislation in Uganda is translated in our local languages and there really is no need to emphasize English. (Yatuha, if IRead More


NTVUganda has added Oil companies should work with us – King Oyo video

Oil companies should work with us – King Oyo Toro’s King Oyo Kabamba, says that Oil exploration firms and other players getting to commercial production must devise a formula of working with cultural institutions in the areas of their operations on key issues such as youth employment. King Oyo in whose Kingdom area of Semiliki basin in Ntoroko District, renewed exploration for oil is underway, says the challenges of efficient programmes and projects across the country, is piling enormous pressure on communities due to joblessness of the youth. #NTVNews SubscribeRead More


NTVUganda has added Teso cultural leader dissolves cabinet video

Teso cultural leader dissolves cabinet The former deputy spokesperson of the Iteso Cultural Union has denied reports that the head of the Union Augustine Osuban dissolved his cabinet over the weekend because of attempts by the cabinet to oust him.Speaking to NTV earlier, Jonathan Maraka said the cabinet should have been dissolved 4 years ago, but the end of its term conincided with the national election period. #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 https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO –Read More


NTVUganda has added Expert says Botanical gardens land is home to hundreds of plant, bird species video

Expert says Botanical gardens land is home to hundreds of plant, bird species The Botanical Gardens was established in 1898, primarily as a research centers and a collection of a species of plants many which are of medicinal value. The garden is also home to bird species and primates. Dr. Perpetua Ipulet of Makerere University’s Plant Sciences, Microbiology and Biotechnology says any disturbances to the gardens disrupts the ecosystems #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 https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm ——Read More


NTVUganda has added How to get value for money video

How to get value for money Over 50% of Uganda’s budget is spent on public procurement, a high level of efficiency is required in this practice as it is central to achieving value for money in public expenditure and service delivery. The secretary general the institute of procurement professionals says ensuring sustainable procurement is critical helping deliver the country’s Second National Development plan aspirations. #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 https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (HalifaxRead More


NTVUganda has added NARO boss says Botanical gardens land was not leased to an investor video

NARO boss says Botanical gardens land was not leased to an investor #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 https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: November 18, 2019 at 02:28PM


NTVUganda has added COSASE to summon UNBS officials over product standards video

COSASE to summon UNBS officials over product standards The chairperson of Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises Mubarak Munyagwa has said he will summon the Uganda National Bureau of Standards to explain the importation and manufacture of substandard and fake goods on the market. #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 https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: November 18, 2019 at 02:28PM


NTVUganda has added Anti-corruption caravan goes to northern Uganda video

Anti-corruption caravan goes to northern Uganda ActionAid Uganda is calling on the government to expedite the witness protection law whose proposal has been in the pipeline since 2015. It has also reiterated its opposition to the creation of parallel corruption-fighting institutions saying that such undertakings are weakening the existing institutions created by law. This as ActionAid flagged off the anti-corruption caravan to northern Uganda #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 https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (HalifaxRead More


NTVUganda has added Private schools want exam policy on parents’ financial obligations video

Private schools want exam policy on parents’ financial obligations Debate on what to do about private schools that refuse students to sit exams if they have not paid all their tuition, rages on. Now, the National Private Education Institutions Association says, the ministry should introduce a policy that compels parents to meet their financial obligations to private schools. #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 https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: November 18,Read More