Nile, Uganda Newswire

Nile, Uganda Newswire

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  1. Museveni appoints army General Court MartialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | New Vision

    By Vision Reporter The Chairman of the High Command of the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces , General Yoweri Kagutu Museveni, has appointed members of the UPDF General Court-Martial following the expiry of the last instrument in June 2015. Maj Gen Levi Karuhanga has been reappointed Chairman of the Court-martial.

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  2. Hacking into campaign data 'poised to rise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | New Vision

    As Uganda readies for general elections due early next year, a Makerere University senior law lecturer is concerned that cyber hacking into information related to campaign strategies is poised to increase. Dr. Kakungulu Mayambala said candidates will seek to know what is happening in the rival camps.

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  3. NFA: support co-management of forests with cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | New Vision

    Members of AUPWAE look at tree species in Lyamunda during their tour of Mbazi forests owned by Mbazi farmers association. Photos/Oyet Okwera By Oyet Okwera The National Forestry Authority has welcomed the idea of co-managing forests with different communities in Mpigi district.

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  4. Rotarians to address youth unemployment challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Vision

    The Bugolobi Rotary club, Kampala under district number 9211 have pledged to address the challenge of youth unemployment in the different communities. The Rotarians attribute vices like; crime, drug abuse among others to unemployment as the youths struggle to earn a living.

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  5. Support co-management of forests with caution-Forest officia......Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Vision

    Members of AUPWAE look at tree species in Lyamunda during their tour of Mbazi forests owned by Mbazi farmers association. Photos/Oyet Okwera By Oyet Okwera The department of forestry has welcomed the idea to co-manage forests with different communities in Mpigi district.

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  6. Arrested for trying to be too cleverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Vision

    The Police have arrested Alfred Guma, a former student of Victoria University Kampala , for allegedly opening an institution and recruiting students, claiming it is affiliated to Victoria University Kampala. According to Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Guma opened Nile Petroleum and Management Educational Centre in Arua, claiming it will offer training in oil and gas.

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  7. DRC deploys at Vurra borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Vision

    THE Democratic Republic of Congo has deployed more policemen near the disputed border point with Uganda at Vurra in Arua district following a three-week standoff that led to the closure of the border. The standoff was triggered by a group of Congolese youth early last month after they extended the barrier at Vurra customs border post by 300 meters inside Uganda.

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  8. Rural men resist family planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Vision

    By Vivian Agaba Most men in rural areas still refuse their wives to use family planning methods claiming that they may make them too fat or thin and also make them bleed for longer days during their menstrual periods. The men also believe that a woman is supposed to produce as many children as she can and it is only God that should stop her from producing.

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  9. President Museveni emerged triumphant as opposition camp fur......Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Vision

    President Yoweri Museveni has emerged triumphant after a week of dramatic political events in northern Uganda. There was excitement in Gulu town when NRM supporters conducted a mock burial for John Patrick Amama Mbabazi along the Main Street on June 29, 2015.

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  10. Engineers want law on construction contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. Local construction companies risk being pushed out of business if government does not quickly pass the Uganda Construction Industry Commission Bill, 2012, engineers and builders have said.

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  11. Former trade minister Okui dead...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | New Vision

    By Godfrey Ojore A former minister of trade in the late President Godfrey Binisa's government, Mzee Charles Omoding Okui, has died of a massive heart attack. Solomon Osiya, his son in-law, told New Vision that Okui died Monday night at his village home in Ngariam in Katakwi district.

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  12. West Nile region told to tap oil dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Daily Monitor

    Non-governmental organisations and local government leaders have come up with strategies to help residents of West Nile to benefit from the Oil and Gas industry. The executive director of Rural Initiative for Community Empowerment , Mr Pax Sakari, said last Friday that communities should be ready to take up employment and business opportunities from the oil companies that are to be licensed to carry out explorations.

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  13. Natusinguza crowned Miss Tourism KigeziRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | New Vision

    She was announced by Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Maria Mutagamba, who was the guest of honor at the event. Dianah beat off competition from eight other girls that were unveiled to the audience.

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  14. US criticises govt on rights abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Daily Monitor

    Torture, violation of civil liberties and unlawful killings top the list of the gross human rights abuses the US accuses the Uganda government of having committed on its people, according to a new human rights report. The 2014 Country Report on Human Rights Practices released on Friday by US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington indicates that government agents committed arbitrary killings.

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  15. EAC states root for digital TV contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. After beating the June 17 global deadline for digital migration, East African countries are now preparing to tap into the wide range of digital content divided by cross-cutting local content that appeals to television consumers in all the four countries.

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  16. Bishop calls for truth, reconciliationRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Daily Monitor

    ARUA . The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese, John Baptist Odama, has called on the government to establish a truth and reconciliation commission similar to the one of post-apartheid South Africa, to heal the country's dark past.

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  17. Colour blue may stop sleep illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Newsday

    Scientists trying to eradicate the insect which spreads sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa, have found that the tsetse fly has a weakness for the colour blue - and it could be the key to making the disease disappear. The waters of the River Anyau in northern Uganda appear beautiful in the afternoon sun, while children play in the shallow water, but they also act as a breeding ground for a small fly that spreads a deadly disease.

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  18. Obote takes over president Muteesa's powers after attempted coupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Daily Monitor

    Mr Speaker, it is providence that has willed that I and my colleagues should be alive today after the meeting of this House on the February 4 this year [when Kabaka Yekka former secretary general Daudi Ochieng tabled a motion to impeach prime minister Obote, ministers Felix Onama, Adoko Nekyon and Col Idi Amin for their alleged involvement in the plundering of gold, ivory, coffee and money from Congo]. During the time that has elapsed from that day until today, this country has gone through a most difficult period.

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  19. VIDEO: Blue targets reduce sleeping sicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Newsday

    The lure of a bright blue target is tempting a killer insect towards its own demise - thanks to scientists working in Uganda. Up to 60 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are at risk of catching sleeping sickness which is caused by a parasite passed on by biting tsetse flies.

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  20. Uganda: Do Something About City TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    The accident that also claimed the rider of the boda boda on which Jude was riding happened near Hotel Equatoria, along Kaggwe road. The 11-year old Primary 5 pupil was rushing to school.

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