Nile, Uganda Newswire

Nile, Uganda Newswire

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  1. DPP withdraws treason charges against 25 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New Vision

    By Betty Amamukirori The Director of Public Prosecution , Mike Chibita has withdrawn treason charges against 25 people, after failing to adduce evidence pinning them to the crime. "Take notice that the government of Uganda intends that the proceedings against the accused persons shall not continue," reads his letter addressed to High Court, dated August 28, 2015.

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  2. Walk, Rosaries on offer in Vision fundraising for the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New Vision

    TWENTY THREE people have already paid to book Holy Rosaries that Vision Group is selling to raise money for the redevelopment of Namugongo. The crusade was announced by the Chief Executive Officer, Robert Kabushenga, to spread the opportunity of contributing to this noble cause to all Ugandans.

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  3. South Sudanese flee to UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Daily Monitor

    More South Sudanese have entered Uganda fleeing fighting in Western Equatorial State over the past weeks, officials have said. Information at the Refugee Desk Office in Arua shows that 1,179 refugees have arrived since the beginning of August.

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  4. Aga Khan, NGO open schools in West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Daily Monitor

    Koboko/Arua- The Aga Khan Foundation in partnership with a Canadian NGO, the Institute for Rural Education and Development , have commissioned three newly-built Early Childhood Development Centres in Arua and Koboko districts. The ROEL centre in Wani, Arua, the Hajee ECD Resource Centre in Deku, Koboko, and Mary's Shining Stars centre in Padrombu, Koboko, are three of the 40 ECD centres in Uganda with caregivers trained by the Madrasa Early Childhood Programme, Uganda , an arm of the Aga Khan Foundation.

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  5. Good start for baseball playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | New Vision

    By Kasozi Balikuddembe East Africa Elite Camp It was a good start for the Uganda baseball players as they took part in the opening day of the East Africa Elite Camp at Gayaza baseball field on Sunday. Sixty-five baseball players from Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania were taken through some work-outs by Andy Burglund and Mike Randall from Major League Baseball.

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  6. City tycoon Dick Kizito convicted of sh25m theft...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | New Vision

    By Barbra Kabahumuza, Norah Mukimba & Michael Odeng Kampala tycoon Dick Ssekalala Kizito has been convicted of theft of sh25m that belonged to his former tenant, Moses Bemire. Ssekalala, 50, also proprietor of Kizito Towers, was convicted of shop breaking and two counts of disobedience of lawful orders by the Chief Magistrate's Court at Buganda Road.

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  7. Crowds don't lead to victory - MuntuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Daily Monitor

    The Forum for Democratic Change party president Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu has said pulling crowds at rallies does not necessarily lead a candidate to victory. Maj Gen Muntu said Opposition candidates have always had huge crowds since the 2006 general elections but this has not translated into victory.

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  8. Thugs raid NGO, take property and cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | New Vision

    POLICE is hunting for unidentified thugs who raided the premises of Feel for Health Uganda an NGO in Rubaga division, Kampala District and stole property including cash Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said the stolen items include; three cars, two Toyota double cabins registration numbers UAT 364J and UAW 779J and a Ford Ranger registration number UAH 088P. Security guard Moses Okello who was on duty, when the robbers struck, narrated that at around 1am unidentified persons jumped over the fence and rushed to one of the rooms where one Emmanuel Sseguya slept.

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  9. Ulga Agm commences in LiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | New Vision

    THE 21st Annual General Meeting of Uganda Local Government Authority opens in Lira on Friday with cleaning exercise in Lira Municipality and exhibition at Lira Hotel. The Secretary General of the association Gertrude Rose Gamwera said the two day event will involve a series of activities including a partnership forum, annual Local Government Dinner, Annual General Meeting under the theme, 'Renewing our commitment and unity to improve local service delivery in Uganda.

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  10. Bamasaaba delegation sets off for Scouts Jamboree...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | New Vision

    THE Bamasaaba cultural leader Sir Bob Mushikori has urged educational institutions in Bugisu sub-region to promote extra-curricular activities as one way of instilling discipline and patriotism among young people. Mushikori made the call at his residence in Mbale town on Tuesday while flagging off a team of 16 boy and girl scouts from Nabumali Boarding Primary School who are representing Mbale district at the Uganda Scouts International Centenary Jamboree at Kaazi Camping Site in Wakiso district.

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  11. How safe water provision can prevent diarrhoeal disease outbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | New Vision

    In 2015 alone, we have had several outbreaks of diarrhoeal diseases in Kampala, Kasese and Arua. These have been mainly typhoid and cholera.

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  12. readmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | New Vision

    By Richardson Mafigiri Although tuberculosis is curable and drugs are accessible free of charge, there are many cases which still go untreated amongst the population. In Uganda, TB and HIV dual epidemic has been observed overtime, with resultant catastrophic public health consequences and economic loses.

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  13. JEEMA finally holds Delegates' conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | New Vision

    Asuman Basalirwa , the new party president for the Justice Forum with Muhammad Kibirige Mayanja, the new party National Chairman during the 5th National delegates, conference in Ntinda on Aug 18, 2015. Photo/Nicholas Oneal By Farooq Kasule The National delegates of Justice's Forum have okayed a proposal by the National Executive Committee to work with the Democratic Alliance .

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  14. Accountant on the run over sh335m fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | New Vision

    Arua referral hospital Director, Dr. Odu Bernard sips from a bottle of water as his accountant, Okise Anthony, looks on after appearing before the public accounts committee of parliament on August 18, 2015. PHOTO/MARIA WAMALA By Moses Walubiri The former head of accounts Arua referral hospital, Joseph Omoding, is on the run after sanctioning fraud to the tune of sh335m under the nose of the hospital director and accounting officer, Dr. Barnard Odur, MPs heard Tuesday.

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  15. Besigye and the crowds: Is it the unfinished revolution?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Daily Monitor

    Crowd puller. Name any place and invite Besigye there; from Kampala to Gulu, Masaka to Agago, Arua to Mbarara... the story of his crowds is largely unchanged.

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  16. Aspects of Amin's life that you missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | New Vision

    August 16 marked 12 years since former President Idi Amin Dada died in exile at the 985-bed King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia. His journey to exile emanated from the 1978 counter-attack by Tanzanian army against Operation Magulugusu orchestrated by Amin's soldiers like Lt.

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  17. Government urged to partner with civil society organizations to fight against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Daily Monitor

    ARUA Arua residents have implored government to join civil society organizations in sensitizing Ugandans against cancer which is one of the most costly and dangerous globally. Mr Alex Atiku, the Uganda Non Communicable Diseases Alliance chairman Arua district, said Ugandans will not stop smoking and over drinking if government fails to join the cause of sensitizing Ugandans about cancers.

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  18. International friendly: Simba 2 URA 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | New Vision

    Ugandan defender Juuko Murshid scored the winner as Tanzanian side Simba SC beat visiting URA FC in an international friendly at the National Stadium in Dar-es-Salaam. Simba went ahead early through Kelvin Ndayisenga before the Ugandan side leveled thanks to a Frank Kalanda first half strike.

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  19. More S. Sudan refugees arrive in northRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | New Vision

    More refugees from South Sudan are settling into camps in Arua and Adjumani in northern Uganda, fleeing recent conflict in the Western Equatoria State. The clashes are reported to be between the Dinka nomadic cattle keepers and mostly Moru cultivators in the region.

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  20. Miss Tourism finalists unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | New Vision

    By Edward Nimusiima The 33 Miss Tourism finalists were unveiled yesterday at J&M Airport Road Hotel in Bwebajja. These beauties hail from Uganda's 11 regions: Ankole, Buganda, Kigezi, Tooro, Karamoja, Bunyoro, Teso, Busoga, West Nile, Northern and Bugisu.

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