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  1. Four super Canadian comics get loads of laughs in new albumsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Now Toronto

    ... then sarcastically calling out a smug female Lululemon employee who's just come back from "helping out" in Uganda. It's a great bit fuelled by anger and pride, and where he goes with it he's not above selling out his country to get laid makes it ...

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  2. KCCA needs the urban poor so they should not harass themRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... with our society's need and particularly our people. We must acknowledge that in bottom billion societies like Uganda, small income businesses are what one would call a nursery bed for entrepreneurship. And you don't just kill this sector; in many ...

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  3. We must document the rich oral history of our great cityRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... stories - a stark contrast from Manhattan anchored on ancient rock. As we drove from Rubaga to important business at Uganda Coffee Development Authority's Quality Centre, we debated the driver's point of approach to Kampala East. My parents still ...

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  4. 'I change cars every year'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... it. After selling, I would top up a few hundred dollars and buy a brand new car. As opposed to Europe, here in Uganda, we get used cars from Japan. So what I do is buy the car, drive it for one year or less, buy a new number plate and sell it.People ...

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  5. Museveni should lead family planning driveRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... more than 57 years. This means uptake of the service has remained poor. Yet high fertility rate continues to raise Uganda's high population growth. And this poses risks as Uganda's Total Fertility Rate at about seven children per woman in the rural ...

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  6. His proposal in this magazine plunged them into the spotlightRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... time for ourselves later in the evening." people's reactions From the rumor mill, there are quite a few young men in Uganda, who'd like to clobber Emmanuel Tugume, for outshining their future proposals and exciting the women. One Cokedaemon posted ...

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  7. Four die in Mbale accidentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... It just crushed them," Mr Akim Lubega,a witness, said. Call for humps Mr Jamada Mukoba, a resident, urged the Uganda National Road Authority to erect humps on sections of the Mbale-Soroti road near trading centres to curb accidents. Ms Diana ...

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  8. One held as army caps found on busRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... one person after they intercepted more than 300 UPDF military police berets that were being transported from Kenya to Uganda by bus. The police spokesperson, Mr Fred Enanga, confirmed that the Force got information of the incident but it was the ...

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  9. Singer wants to meet Museveni over pay for songRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... million payment for a song he composed to popularise him. But to date, Mr Bosmic Otim, a musician based in northern Uganda, is still demanding for Shs200 million which he claims was payment for the 'Mzee Wakazi' song. Mr Otim alleges that in 2006, ...

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  10. Everyone is entitled to their choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... had gone to the dogs. If the things we see as important are people's dresses and sexual orientation, may God help Uganda. If a girl has confidence in her good body, why can she not dress up as she wishes as long as it is appropriate for the ...

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  11. Blackstone Backs Black Rhino to Invest in African Infrastructure and Power DevelopmentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... lead investor alongside the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development in the 250 MW Bujagali Hydropower Plant in Jinja, Uganda on the Nile River. The facility has reduced the cost of power for Uganda's national utility by two thirds, nearly doubled the ...

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  12. Federal international venture fund helps yield clean drinking water in Uganda, KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the Dispensers for Safe Water project, of which the container is the star, should reach more than 5 million people in Uganda and Kenya, organizers said. The hope is that its use then will spread into other countries. To get this far took complex ...

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  13. Uganda Cubs reach safely in Kigali, relaxed ahead of CAF Youth qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Uganda U-17 travelling contingent that includes a 14 year old player Ezra Bida arrived safely in the Rwandan capital of Kigali on Wednesday evening.

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  14. Machar says Martyrs Day a reminder for change in S. SudanRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The former vice-president, Riek Machar, who leads the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , said Martyrs Day has reminded the people of South Sudan and their leaderships about the obligation to uphold the ideals for which the nation's heroes and heroines sacrificed their lives.

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  15. Uganda activists launch legal battle to overturn notorious anti-gay lawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... court seeking to overturn tough anti-gay laws that have been condemned by rights groups as draconian. Signed by Uganda's veteran President Yoweri Museveni in February, the law calls for homosexuals to be jailed for life, outlaws the promotion of ...

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  16. New chief of Kaohsiung's AIT begins term in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... or consulates in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenyang in China, Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, Dar es Salam, Tanzania; Kampala, Uganda; Mogadishu, Somalia, and Quito in Ecuador. According to the AIT, DeWitt has also worked as an instructor at the Foreign Service ...

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  17. Uganda Court Hears Challenge to Anti-gay Law, Could Rule As Early As TomorrowRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Towleroad

    The Constitutional Court of Uganda opened arguments today on a challenge to the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act that was passed by the country's parliament late last year and signed by President YoweriMuseveni in February.

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  18. Otafiire cautioned over party comparison remarksRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Dr Besigye said Gen Otafiire and the like minded Ugandans ought to know the contribution made by the opposition in forcing the government to act according to the will and interest of the people KAMPALA Opposition politicians have described as "ridiculous, laughable and contemptuous" the last Friday comparison made by Justice and Constitutional ... (more)

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  19. RWANDA : Mutokambali Eyes Zone V Afro-Basket FinalsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Basketball in Africa

    ... finals of the Zone V Afro-basket tournament. The Zone V Afro-basketball championship scheduled to be held in Kampala, Uganda from September 21-30 will act as a qualifying platform for the African Championship as well as the All Africa Games. The ...

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  20. Ugandan Catholic Bishops elected to AMECEA committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... Episcopal Conference of Eastern Africa whose member countries are Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia Djibouti and Somalia. According to Fr Phillip Odii of the Uganda Communications Secretariat, Nsambya, the committee ...

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