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In the News (Sun 20 May 18)

  District Information Portal :: Luwero District
Luwero borders the districts of Masindi in the north-east, Kiboga in the west, Mukono and Mpigi in the south and Lake Kyoga in the north.
Health sector in Luwero district is one of the best performing areas and has made many achievements since the end of the liberation war of 1981-1986 that devastated the area.
Livestock is common in the northern areas of Luwero particularly in Ngoma County, while subsistence agriculture and commercial horticultural farming is undertaken in the southern parts of Luwero including Wobulenzi, Nakaseke, Bombo and Bamunanika.
www.luwero.go.ug   (431 words)

 The Roots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Luwero was rationalized as a war launched because the 1980 elections were allegedly rigged in favor of the UPC.
The important considerations were to conceal NRA atrocities in Luwero, retain the goodwill of the Baganda and be seen (in Buganda) as punishing the "criminal Northerners".
The Luwero war, therefore, becomes the key in finding a common factor, and for the identification of which force, in the Luwero war, had the obsession as in the on-going wars.
www.upcparty.net /corner/genocide.htm   (21627 words)

 The Bull Missed Because M7 Is A Fox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
President Yoweri Museveni was wielding the auctioneer's hammer at a fundraising in Ngoma, Luwero district, when a bull that was waiting at a distance to be brought to the floor, broke loose.
Luwero is where Museveni based the five-year guerrilla struggle that brought him to power in January 1986, after he took to the bush in February 1981 to protest the election theft of December 1980.
The people in Luwero are quite angry with Museveni, accusing him of riding to power on their backs, then cheating them when he got to State House.
www.africanews.com /article323.html   (632 words)

 After Bigombe, it's time to close the Acholi `Bantustan'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
When the task of rehabilitating Luwero after the NRM came to power turned out to require the level of economic and political investment that the government couldn't bring itself to put up, it was (like the rebellion in the north) contracted out of mainstream politics.
When some politicians grumbled about the NRM doing nothing for Luwero inspite of its great sacrifice during the bush war, the retort was that it was Baganda politicians who stole their own people's reconstruction money, who should be blamed.
In Luwero's case, the issue is atrophied, to leave out neighbouring districts like Mubende and Mpigi which were affected (though admittedly by a far lesser extent) by the NRA vs. UNLA war.
www.africanews.com /article1.html   (1178 words)

 FoodNet | Agro-enterprises | Case studies
IITA in collaboration with PLAN International submitted a proposal entitled "Micro-Projects for Increased Rural Based Cassava Processing in Luwero District Uganda" The aim of this proposal was to introduce cassava based technologies at the farm level and set up a small scale cassava processing centre in Luwero district, Uganda.
In the Luwero district many villages were unable to grow local varieties of cassava but still purchased cassava flour which is made in other parts of the country.
Although there were some doubts about the Luwero project from collaborators at first, the introduction of the equipment and the profitable developments generated has met with much interest, from NGOs, national programmes, research institutes and community based organisations.
www.foodnet.cgiar.org /agro_ent/case/case_Luwero.htm   (2092 words)

 Luwero Women's Development Association
To strengthen and expand a network of communication, among women in Luwero and to facilitate easy access to information.
To equip women, and youth with skills of conflict resolution and peace building, as a means of curbing domestic violence in their homes
LUWODA community attending a seminar on Peace and Conflict Resolution, organized by Luwero Women Development Association.
www.wougnet.org /Profiles/luwoda.html   (206 words)

 The EastAfrican
Luwero is where Museveni based the five-year guerilla struggle that brought him to power in January 1986, after he took to the bush in February 1981 to protest the stolen election of December 1980.
The president had just finished talking about the thousands of cows belonging to the Luwero people which his rebel army ate during the rebellion, but which his government has failed to compensate them for till today, 14 years after he took power.
At about the same time as the bull n chased Museveni, a short distance away in the same Luwero district, a game officer named Jonathan Harusi was killed.
www.nationaudio.com /News/EastAfrican/060999/Opinion/Opinion14.html   (639 words)

 Healing in the Killing Fields - HealthServe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
That atrocity was one of many perpetrated during the bush war in the Luwero Triangle in the 1980s.
Luwero, Uganda's 'Killing Fields', was a byword for violence and inhumanity.
Government surveys a decade ago in Luwero found that five out of 10 waterholes for domestic use were contaminated and only half the households had a properly constructed pit latrine.
www.healthserve.org /pubs/a0036.htm   (1245 words)

 >> Luwero Florists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
By using our Luwero Florists pages you will be avoiding the delays and charges associated with another national service provider.
Luwero Florists will also add an expression of thanks card free of charge which we will give you your confirmation of delivery without having to call back.
If you are a local retail florist in Luwero and would like to be a part of the Directory click here to join.
www.florist-directory.net /Uganda/Luwero/Florists.htm   (194 words)

 Social Finance Unit: Microfinance in Post-Conflict Countries: The Case Study for Uganda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The experience in ‘’Luwero Triangle’’ has also shown that self-employment is especially important for income generation in a post conflict situation and the major constraint is limited resources for the micro entrepreneurs to expand their businesses.
In the ‘’Luwero Triangle’’, Soroti and Kumi districts and Pakwach in Nebbi district (P-C districts), there was clear absence of grassroots financial intermediaries (FIs) to facilitate resource mobilization and lending.
Is part of the former "Luwero Triangle" bordering with the districts of Masindi in the north east, Kiboga in the west, Mukono and Mpigi in the south and Lake Kyoga in the north with an area coverage of 9,198 sq kms.
www.ilo.org /public/english/employment/finance/papers/uganda.htm   (14248 words)

 Bioline International Official Site (site up-dated regularly)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The study was conducted in Mpigi and Luwero, two districts in central Uganda that border the capital city Kampala.
The highest yield recorded for the two seasons for both Luwero and Mpigi districts was for cultivar 52 while the lowest was for cultivar 316 (Table 1).
Sweetpotatoes produced from Luwero showed a higher number of root tubers per plant in the long rainy season while those from Mpigi had a higher number of tubers per plant in the short rainy season.
www.bioline.org.br /request?cs01062   (3007 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Working in the districts of both Luwero and Nakasongola, the Strengthening Decentralization in Uganda (SDU) activity provided technical assistance to both districts to organize their books of accounts and tax registers.
The new tax register that was compiled showed a record 4,115 taxpayers in Luwero Town Council and 893 taxpayers in Nakasongola Town council, two of the sub-counties where the new graduated tax system was implemented.
A total of 43 accountants, sub-accountants and other officials with the responsibility for administering the graduated tax system were subsequently trained in the use and maintenance of the new graduated tax registers.
www.usaid.or.ug /SO9%20annexes/Decentralization%20Capacity%20Building%20Improves%20Local%20Government%20Tax%20Collection.doc   (435 words)

 Medicine College Admissions Essays - Admissions Essay - Ugandan Culture and Medicine
The Bishop of Luwero was kind enough to have a guesthouse ready for us.
Though we were originally supposed to be stationed at Kiwoko Hospital, roughly 8 miles from Luwero, the Church of Uganda made last minutes changes in the program.
Having developed strong friendships with the bishop's family and other members of the community, it was hard saying good-bye to Luwero after such a short period of time.
www.123helpme.com /view.asp?id=12953   (805 words)

 Luwero - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Like other Ugandan districts, it is named after its 'chief town'.
Luwero was the site of a fierce insurgency and brutal counter-insurgency that left many thousands of civilians dead before the National Resistance Army of Yoweri Museveni came to power.
This page was last modified 08:15, 31 July 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Luwero   (66 words)

 CESNUR - Tragedy in Uganda Updates, May 2-20, 2001
Followers of Wilson Bushara, a self-styled prophet, have re-grouped in Luwero district, sparking off fresh fears among the residents.
The case was dismissed after state attorney David Ndamurani told the presiding judge, Mary Maitum that the case could not continue because two principal witnesses were lacking.
Bushara who attracted Media attention when he proclaimed that the world would end on June 30, 2000 and reportedly convinced his followers to sell their property and buy places in heaven revealed his connection with his said victim and his future plan for his cult.
www.cesnur.org /2001/uganda_may01.htm   (963 words)

 Uganda Society for Disabled Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This glowing tribute is from Susan Nanjobe, USDC's Field Coordinator in Luwero District.
The Abraham in question is Abraham Wamahe, the District Health Inspector who has worked in Luwero for the past 15 years.
Luwero District was ravaged by warfare between 1980 and 1985.
www.charitynet.org /~usdc/uganda11.htm   (263 words)

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It was formed by a group of five widows with a view of pulling resources together in order to be able to earn a small income collectively from their own proceeds.
The aim was to bring together isolated and small women groups in that particular area of Luwero district to collectively address the problem of poverty and all the evils associated with it including environmental degradation, diseases and illiteracy.
The main goal of WODREC is to enhance the capacities and capabilities of rural women groups, to develop and implement programmes aimed at improving the standards of living of their communities through sustainable use of the environment and the available resources.
www.wougnet.org /Documents/WODREC/WODRECprofile.doc   (2040 words)

 2005 Population Figures for Luwero, Uganda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On February 2, a UPDF soldier was lynched in Luwero district after being...
28,108 for Luwero, Uganda is based on a number of factors and sources.
Please bear in mind that this is only an estimate of the number of people in a given city -- actual figures can be obtained from the U.N. and government sources.
travel.synabu.com /cities/L/Luwero,_Uganda.html   (167 words)

 The EastAfrican on the Web
Major-General Mugisha-Muntu, who was in the Luwero Triangle with President Museveni during the latter’s five-year guerilla war, told the press recently that all the atrocities there were committed by Obote, who was not in Luwero.
Nevertheless, the truth is that one or the other must be lying about the Luwero massacres — the one who was expected to protect the Uganda Constitution and operated in Luwero by remote control, and the one who rebelled against the Uganda Constitution and was based in Luwero.
Both Obote and Museveni have a moral duty to accept their responsibility for the Luwero massacres — Museveni for initiating it and Obote for failing to extinguish it, thereby presiding over a country that was a killing field.
www.nationmedia.com /EastAfrican/25042005/Opinion/Letters1.html   (302 words)

  Luwero (population 20,000) and Lugazi (population 35,000), have been served for 6 months and 1 year respectively by Kalebu Ltd.   Lyantonde (population 6,000), Kalisizo (population 10,000) and Rakai (population 5,000), have each been served for one year by WSS Services Ltd. Both of these companies are Ugandan owned and managed.
It seems that the main limitation to the Public-Private Partnership in Luwero and Lugazi is lack of education, communication, and the time for all four stakeholders to clarify terms, roles and responsibilities.
However, in these apparently early days (though in fact half-way through several of the contracts) the private operators appear to be having a positive impact in terms of efficiency, value for money, quality, service delivery, customer care, and financial sustainability.
www.lboro.ac.uk /garnet/tncist5.htm   (1834 words)

Until April 1985, the war was fought exclusively in Buganda, primarily in the Luwero Triangle (named for the area included within the roads between Kampala, Hoima, and Masindi) to oust the UPC government headed by Milton Obote.
NRA soldiers were taught the reasons for their struggle, to respect the villagers among whom they lived, and to pay for food and goods they needed.
The Ten-Point Program, written during the guerrilla campaign, reflects the principles with which the NRA created a disciplined army, organized popular support through RCs, and, in particular, developed a coherent political and economic explanation of why the NRA was fighting against the Ugandan government.
www.countrystudies.us /uganda/54.htm   (1118 words)

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The total area of Luwero District is approximately 5773.53 sq.kms of which 5625sq.
The District Headquarters are in luwero town,a road distance of about 64kms from Kampala along the Kampala-Gulu highway.
Vegetation: Three quarters of Luwero District is covered with Savannah associated with hyparrhenia.
www.ugandadish.org /luwero.doc   (1193 words)

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We provide a large range of Luwero coffee supplies and coffee making equipment.
Try our Luwero coffee beans that come in organic, decaf or flavoured coffee varieties.
However, some information is maintained by other organisations over which we have no control and therefore we cannot accept any responsibility for errors or omissions.
www.freshly-brewed.com /Country/Uganda/Luwero   (122 words)

 Seek Rich Wife? Some Ugandan Men Make Shs 7.8bn From Their Wives!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ever since his story was published in The Monitor, in which he said he was looking for an older and richer woman to marry him and pay bride to his parents, the line of candidates with various offers is the longest queue in that place since the 1996 presidential elections.
Now there is even a Luwero Association for Marriage Affairs (LAMA) in which Ntale, and other young men like him seeking older rich women, has been formed.
The difference between Ntale and his Luwero friends, and the majority of men who have normal marriages is that the Ntale's are asking for their money upfront.
www.africanews.com /article412.html   (1269 words)

 The Official Website: State House, Republic of Uganda
He further revealed that he has created a fund to be used as bank for Luwero War Veterans and in case the affected veterans have died, the bank will give loans to their surviving children.
The President was today meeting members of the Luwero War Debt Verification Committee, Luwero War Veterans Association and officials of the Ministry of Luwero Triangle headed by State Minister for Luwero Triangle Ms.
Museveni also directed Luwero War Veterans Association to verify the association's membership so that those who have not received anything from government can be given akasiimo for their contributions.
www.statehouse.go.ug /news.detail.php?newsId=399&category=News+Release   (2149 words)

 The News
President Yoweri Museveni will today be the main preacher at Kirema church of Uganda, Semuto subcounty Luwero district, Sunday Monitor has learnt.
The service is organised to commemorate the president's first appearance at this church from where he camped to launch his five-year old guerilla campaign against Obote II regime from 1981.
When contacted Luwero RDC Edward Masiga confirmed the president's visit but was reluctant to comment on the church sermon.
copies.anglicansonline.org /monitor.co.ug/rec359.html   (208 words)

 Uganda National Agricultural Advisory Services
In addition, an Internal evaluation of NAADS is concurrently being undertaken and as part of the process, Members of Parliament (MPs) —Sessional Committee on Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries visited Luwero and Mukono, Districts on the 25th February 2005.
The visit to Luwero and Mukono follows an earlier field trip by members of Parliament to Tororo, Soroti and Lira District.
The changes NAADS programme faces in Luwero are varied: the political leaders in Luwero District strongly believe that the NAADS programme should go beyond advisory to giving support to the farmers in form of funding, small grants and handouts in order to apply the knowledge and skills acquired.
www.naads.or.ug /news.php?id=52   (348 words)

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