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  1. Canada, Oman pick wins in World Cricket League Division 3 event in UgandaRead the original story

    30 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Canada, Oman and Singapore made wins at the 2017 International Cricket Council World Cricket League Division 3 in Uganda on Tuesday. Hosts Uganda failed to stop a hungry Canadian team at the Lugogo Oval losing by 66 runs.

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  2. UCC orders telecom companies to re-connect unregistered SIM cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The Uganda Communications Commission has ordered telecom companies to re-activate all unregistered SIM cards that were disconnected last week. The UCC directive comes two days after President Yoweri Museveni said he agreed with the decision of the ruling National Resistance Movement Parliamentary caucus members that the deadline for SIM card registration deadline should be extended beyond May 19, 2017.

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  3. Nostalgia as expelled Asians returnRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Gita Kotecha Watts was only six years old when her parents hurriedly prepared her for exile. She looked on as her father and mother panicked to find their way out of Uganda; the desperate, endless phone calls and the pressure that dappled on their faces.

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  4. Women Dominate the African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town This YearRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... Director, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company, Kenya Water Utility of the Year Winner: Lilongwe Water Board, Malawi Large Scale Renewable Energy Project (10MW+) Winner: Bokpoort CSP Power Plant, ACWA Power, ACWA POWER, South Africa Small-Scale ...

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  5. It takes only a villageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Border Mail

    OUT OF AFRICA: Wodonga's Libby Frankel will return to Tawonga Community Based Orphanage in Malawi in August with money for school uniforms. Picture: MARK JESSER A former travel agent who runs her own horticultural business, Libby Frankel said children in Malawi thought of school as a privilege and a chance at a better life.

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  6. Global aeronautical conference opens in KampalaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New Vision

    The global conference on aeronautical data opened Tuesday with discussions revolving around the latest trends and changes in the aeronautical profession. The conference is hosted by the Civil Aviation Authority in conjunction with the International Federation of Aeronautical Information Management Association .

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  7. O U O O Uso Uoeu U Uso U Uoeu UOEO2USO Usu OaU O2O U Uoeo ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Students from Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar experienced the challenges of delivering healthcare in a low-income environment when they spent a week in Tanzania where they had the chance to work on public health projects. First-year medical students Zaid Shahrori, Fawzi Zghyer, Abivarma Chandrakumaran, Sudarshan Srivats and Saad Sameer, and fourth-year student Zahra H. Rahman spent a week in Mwanza in northern Tanzania, where they worked alongside local medical students and medical residents from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in the US.

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  8. Portrait of Myanmar's 'Buddhist Bin Laden' chills CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Barbet Schroeder spent months with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin at the height of his power, when corpses would wash up every morning on the shores of Lake Victoria and Kampala was rife with rumours that he was eating his opponents. But in his decades of documenting evil, the veteran Swiss filmmaker says he has never been as scared by anyone as he was by a Myanmar Buddhist monk named Wirathu.

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  9. NSSF starts sale of Mbuya housing unitsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Daily Monitor

    The National Social Security Fund has started pre-selling 40 high-end apartments in Mbuya, an upscale suburb of Kampala, at Shs650 million to bridge the housing deficit and lack of adequate and well-planned real estate in the city. NSSF commissioned construction of the Shs14.5 billion housing project in June 2016 and it reinforces the Fund's strategy to diversify its investment portfolio as well as implementing planned real estate projects to deliver value to its members.

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  10. KCCA increase property tax rates, landlords threaten to close shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. Kampala Capital City Authority has increased the amount of money by three times what it charges in property tax, a move that could lead landlords passing on the burden to tenants through rent.

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  11. Uganda: Kampala Landlords Threaten to Close Shops Due to Tax IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    Kampala Capital City Authority has increased the amount of money by three times what it charges in property tax, a move that could lead landlords passing on the burden to tenants through rent. A landlord, who has been paying Shs15m property tax for a building, will now pay Shs45m by June 1, 2017.

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  12. Malawi: Mayor Accuses Suspended Lilongwe City Boss of Inciting StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    The suspended Lilongwe City Council chief executive officer Moza Zeleza is being accused to have allegedly coaxed juniors workers to stage a sit-in strike protesting against Zeleza's forced leave and removal of Mayor Desmond Bikoko. Zeleza was sent on forced leave for three months by the Ministry of Local Government and Riral Development last week to pave way for an investigation into the council's "gross underperformance" There was heavy police presence at the Civic offices in the early morning but after some discussions between the Mayor and members of the striking officials, the strike was quickly called off.

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  13. VIDEO: Asians return to Uganda 45 years after 1972 expulsionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Monitor

    So you could understand the emotions when Ramesh Kotecha touched down at Entebbe International Airport. As he was disembarking, he stopped for a few seconds, took a deep breath then took in the breeze off Lake Victoria's fresh waters, his eyes tearing.

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  14. Rwanda: China Road and Bridge Corporation Committed to Timely...Read the original story

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    Having completed about 70 percentage of existing tarmac roads in Rwanda , China Road and Bridge Corporation signed a new contract in February 2017 with the government of Rwanda to upgrade Kigali city roads under which 54 kilometres will be covered within 32 months. The entire project is expected to cost about $76 million.

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  15. Malawi: After 46 Years of Suffering, Fistula Survivor Finds ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | AllAfrica.com

    For 46 years, she had suffered from an obstetric fistula, a stigmatizing injury caused by childbirth complications. Fistula causes incontinence and can also lead to infections, chronic pain and other problems.

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  16. EU injects over 2m into sustainable fisheries development.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | GhanaWeb

    The European Union has committed more than two million Euros to the implementation of a four-year sustainable Fisheries Resources Development Programme. Dubbed "far ban bo" , the programme is being implemented by a consortium of Non-Governmental Organisations including Care International, Friends of the Nation and Oxfam in collaboration with the Fisheries Commission, Fishers Association and Fisheries Alliance.

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  17. Tanzania: Preps for Lake Victoria Vessel Tender in High GearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Tenders for the purchase of a new passenger vessel to ply between the Lake Victoria ports of Mwanza and Bukoba will be opened next month, as the old vessels are in different stages of massive rehabilitation. The Acting General Manager of Marine Services Company Ltd , Mr Benedict Hamisi, said yesterday that the opening of the tenders will signal a preamble to the assembling of a brand new and specialized vessel that will improve maritime transportation in Africa's biggest lake.

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  18. East Africa: Railway Set to Revive Forgotten Lake Victoria TransportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Rwanda's decision to pull out of the Kenyan standard gauge railway in favour of Tanzania's Central Corridor could have just been the saving grace for the collapsed Lake Victoria transport system, after both Kenya and Uganda indicated that they will be building new ports to carry cargo across the lake. In April 2016, Rwanda pulled out of the Kenyan SGR route after it realised that Uganda was not prioritising the Kampala-Kigali connection that would have seen it transport its goods through Kenya.

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  19. East Africa: Uganda May Join Tanzania As Kenya Weighs Options of Extending Rail to MalabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Uganda is considering abandoning the Kenyan standard gauge railway route and joining the Tanzania one if Kenya does not commit to building the Kisumu-Malaba section of the railway project. On Monday, Kenya announced that it was seeking a $3.59 billion loan from China to extend the SGR from Naivasha to Kisumu, leaving out the details of the last phase to Malaba.

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  20. .com | Schoolgirl 'rises, from the dead', police investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | News24

    Lilongwe Police in Malawi are investigating a case in which a schoolgirl was said to have risen from the dead, reports say. Accoding to Nyasa Times , the girl, who was believed to have died in 1997, was found wandering about at Namulenga in Mulanje district on Wednesday.

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