Why Aquaculture

Jun
12
Thomas R Omara-Alwala

The cultivation of aquatic organisms such as fish, shrimp and seaweeds under controlled conditions is what aquaculture is about in the modern world of food production.  Aquaculture covers the rearing of both the marine and freshwater species and can range from land-based to open-ocean cultivation and production

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The Last American Census and the Coming American Election

Jun
12
Angelo Faria

In any country a national population census is a major event. By convention it takes place once every 10 years in most countries. However it is not in every country that it is done correctly and objectively. In the past in some countries the release of population census results has been the occasion for heated controversies. Properly conducted, a national population census generates wide-ranging data which when taken together provides a unique mirror image of the nation and the changes taking place within its boarders; socio-political and economic.

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Rare Honor for former Makerere University Head

Jun
12
John Otim

Sentrza KajubiTwice he was the Vice Chancellor of the prestigious Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Twice he took over the leadership of the college at a time of great upheaval on campus and in the country at large. The first time was in the heyday of 1977 towards the chaotic end of the eight year rule of Dictator Idi Amin.

 

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International Intrigues, Africa, and the Age of Impunity

Jun
12
John Otim

Following the armed seizure of power in the Mountain Capital (read Uganda) strange things occurred. The International Press and some Diplomats in the Capital appeared festive. The Press competed for headlines and fought for scoops. Whatever they got they hurled with the fury of Ogun, the ancient Yoruba god of iron. Death and destruction spread like wild fire

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London Notes: The Other Obama

Jun
12
Ramnik Shah

The race for the office of President of the United States is clearly well under way. It is a matter of wide concern, because of the global reach of American power, though the rest of the world will have no say in who gets to the White House.

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Kilimanjaro Today

Mar
17

Mt. Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro straddling the land boarder between Tanzania to the south and Kenya to the north, Kilimanjaro is one of Nature’s most stunning artworks. At 19,341 ft (5,895 m) above sea level Kilimanjaro is the summit of Africa and the World’s tallest free standing mountain. A major focus of world tourism, for years the Kilimanjaro has been loosing is glorious snowcap that on moonlit nights bathes for miles the entire neighborhood in neon lights. Lately magically the mountain’s snowcaps seem to be on the rebound as these photos show. How long it will last! 

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Memories of a Nigerian Campus

Mar
17
Fred Kamara

One night as I lay in my bed reading, a text message arrived from John Otim that read: Kamara write 1000 words on Memories of a Nigerian university campus. For many years Otim and I lived and worked in Northern Nigeria at the Ahmadu Bello University in the city of Zaria located in the north central savannah.

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Yesterdays Superlative Northern Uganda Schools

Mar
17
David Ongom

By the end of second decade of the twentieth century missionary education in Northern Uganda was well under way. This was especially so in the Acholi Sub Region. Two missionary bodies were engaged in opening up educational space throughout Northern Uganda, one Roman Catholic, and the other Anglican Protestantism. The education system they set in motion was within the circumstances and the limitations of the time, a model any country would have been proud of.

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