Nile, Uganda Newswire

Nile, Uganda Newswire

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  1. 34 years later: more questions than answers on Ombaci...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Vision

    As victims, their families and leaders in Arua came together this year to commemorate the massacre in which the Uganda National Liberation Army soldiers-in pursuit of Uganda army rebels- killed more than 100 innocent civilians- concerns over reparation, reconciliation and the plight of several poor survivors still linger. "We hope that finally something can be done to address these issues," Stephen Acidri, the coordinator of a recently founded Ombaci Massacres Survivors Association said.

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  2. Uganda: Using Farm Waste for Biogas As Alternative Source of EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Demand for wood fuel for energy use has resulted in trees being cut for wood and charcoal, which has had damaging effects on the environment. Smoke from burning of fuel wood is a hazard to human health and, in addition, the cost of domestic fuel is high.

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  3. Using farm waste for biogas as alternative source of energyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Demand for wood fuel for energy use has resulted in trees being cut for wood and charcoal, which has had damaging effects on the environment. Smoke from burning of fuel wood is a hazard to human health and, in addition, the cost of domestic fuel is high.

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  4. TB patients decry shortage of drugs...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New Vision

    Tuberculosis patients have expressed worry over the shortage of TB drugs for the last two months. "We fear for our lives because we are not accessing drugs as we are supposed to; this is a threat to our lives as well as the nation," Henry Kizito, the Chairperson Kalangala District forum oF People Living With HIV explains .

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  5. Parliament commends Museveni for prioritizing infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | New Vision

    The Executive Director, Uganda National Roads Authority Allen Kagina inspecting the ongoing construction of Kampala-Entebbe expressway on 21/05/2015. The expressway is one of the major infrastructural projects prioritised by Museveni.

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  6. Uganda-DR Congo talks hit snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | New Vision

    EFFORTS by Ugandan and Congolese officials to solve the border dispute have again hit a snag. This was after the two countries failed to agree on a common position.

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  7. Pope's visit: Lubaga community tidies up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | New Vision

    Ahead of Pope Francis' expected visit in November, the community of Lubaga is not waiting for last-minute patch-up work. A tree-planting drive has been launched in the area to add a sense of beauty there months before the papal visit.

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  8. Scottish students donate school items to Arua schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | New Vision

    The group was led by Katie Barclays, a student of mathematics from Kilmarnock, Scotland . They were at the northern Ugandan school for their teaching practice.

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  9. South Sudan's Nyuong-Nuer community accuses members of blackmailing rebel leaderRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Nyuong-Nuer community of Panyijiar county in the oil-rich Unity state in South Sudan has accused members of the community of greed for positions and attempt to blackmail the rebel leader, Riek Machar, in order to give them assignments in the armed opposition faction. According to the community leadership based in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, they claimed that a group of individuals they did not name, including a former minister in Unity state who comes from the Nyuong-Nuer community, met in Nairobi last week and demanded from the rebel leader, Machar, that they should be assigned to positions in the rebel movement, or else their community may decide to stay neutral in the current war against president Salva Kiir's government.

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  10. The untold story of Sarah Kyolaba AminRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | New Vision

    On June 11, former First Lady, Sarah Kyolaba Tatu Namutebi Amin died at the 839-bed Royal Free Hospital founded by Surgeon William Marsden in London. She was later buried in Sanda, Wakiso district.

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  11. Voters frustrated by missing names on registerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Daily Monitor

    Disappearance of names and poor turn up, characterised the first two days of the Electoral Commission's voter register display in various parts of the country. At polling centres visited by Daily Monitor in Kampala Central and Makindye Municipality, there was confusion as EC staff did not show up while a total of 109 villages were removed from the register in Makindye Municipality following a July 9 court ruling that ordered the alteration of boundaries and creation of new administrative units and their leaders as illegal.

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  12. Communities must have ownership of dev't processes, projects...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | New Vision

    Cabinet recently approved a comprehensive National Community Development Policy, 2015, to guide on identification of inclusive projects in communities to improve citizen participation in Uganda's development process. This new policy has the potential, if well implemented, to redeem the failures of the Decentralisation Policy, 1992, which was operationalised by the Local Governments Act, 1997.

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  13. West Nile demands special needs schoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daily Monitor

    Arua- Parents of children with hearing impairment and their advocates in West Nile sub-region have asked government to establish a special needs secondary school in northern Uganda. They argue that lack of such a school with special needs has forced many to drop out after Primary Leaving Examinations.

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  14. CECAFA Kagame Cup: Ssimbwa goes for new planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | New Vision

    KCCA Football Club's assistant manager Sam Ssimbwa expects to make changes to the team in the CECAFA Kagame Cup game against Ethiopian side Adama City today. Uganda's representaives are seeking their first win after going down 1-0 to Tanzania giants Azam on Sunday.

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  15. FDC's Fungaroo hails president MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Daily Monitor

    The Obongi County MP Kaps Hassan Fungaroo caused excitement in Moyo district when he openly praised President Yoweri Museveni for what he described as 'his good leadership and work that has greatly developed the country'. "Although I belong to the opposition Forum for Democratic Change, am impressed and is always supportive of the president's views on national development as well as his Pan-African agenda.

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  16. Motocross: Van Pee ready for Garuga testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | New Vision

    After taking over the arm-band of captaincy, Maxime van Pee takes center stage in the heat during the fifth round of the National Motocross Championship in Garuga this weekend. The meet due at Garuga racing track on Sunday also doubles as a preparation for the Africa Championship due in Zimbabwe next month.

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  17. Weight issue: Will Inzikuru ever fully recover?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | New Vision

    Dorcus Inzikuru can still compete on the big stage. But that will only happen if the Arua Gazelle sheds off some weight.

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  18. Uganda: Masaka Muslims Walkout On 'Campaigning' MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | AllAfrica.com

    Dozens of Muslims walked out of Eid-Al-Fitr prayers at Masaka Central Mosque claiming that the religious gathering had turned into a political campaign. They walked out as President Yoweri Museveni delivered his speech to the congregation, gathered to commemorate the end of the holy month of Ramadhan yesterday.

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  19. Uganda: Experts Warn of Slowed Growth Ahead of ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | AllAfrica.com

    "The foreign direct investors are holding back their investments because of the election year. In my sense, we can't expect a big improvement now," he said.

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  20. East Africa: Grexit - What Lessons for the EAC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | AllAfrica.com

    The East African Monetary Unit - the much anticipated EAC single currency - is expected to come into operation 10 years from now. But what lessons can we draw from the ongoing Greek debt sustainability saga? A cartoonist in one of the leading newspapers in the region recently captured the Greek misfortune: Atlas of Greek mythology could bear the burden of the world on his shoulders, only to be crashed by the weight of a Euro coin in the economic tragedy currently playing out in the country.

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