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  1. Madera2 318x200Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | New Vision

    ... organization that has been constructing boreholes for schools and communities in the Central, Teso and Northern Uganda regions since 2006. The Soroti RDC, John Stephen Ekomu and LC5 chairman, George Michael Egunyu attended the function. A pupil ...

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  2. Women 633x393Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Vision

    They argued that matrimonial property law is important in delivering a just system for sharing of property equally between husband and wife when the marriage is dissolved. Dr. Sylvia Tamale and senior lecturer at Makerere University School of Law Patricia Atim during a national dialogue on the evolving status of divorce law in Uganda.

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  3. Uganda: Health Ministry Nearly Wipes Out MalariaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Health ministry has asked Ugandans to continue using recommended malaria safeguards as the country begins to register pockets of where the disease is being eliminated. Speaking at the annual health camp organised by Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries for Ntinda, Nakawa, Naguru, Bukoto and Kisaasi at Ntinda market at the weekend, Mr Jimmy Opigo, the programme manager of the National Malarial Control programme at the Ministry of Health, said it is possible to eliminate malaria because the country is moving towards a stage where the disease will be finally eliminated.

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  4. Uganda: Activists Want Tougher Laws Against Cutting TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... he added. Dr Naluwairo made the remarks while presenting a report titled; "Legal Reforms for Forest Justice in Uganda: Some Lessons from Kenya and Tanzania" at a meeting hosted by Care International in Kampala last week. Dr Naluwairo said the ...

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  5. Uganda: President Warns on ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... International Labour Day celebrations held at Duhaga Playgrounds in Hoima yesterday under the Theme: "Strengthening Uganda's competitiveness for sustainable job creation and inclusive growth," the President warned that during his five-year tenure, ...

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  6. Today in History: Osama bin Laden killedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2012 | New Vision

    ... From the 1960s to 2000, William Senteza Kajubi contributed significantly to the shaping of the education system in Uganda through advocacy of his theory of education, policy formulation and leadership. Kajubi was born in Kampala in 1926. He studied ...

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  7. Police tighten security at Uganda - S.Sudan borderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Gulu. The Uganda Police Force says it will tighten vigilance on the numerous porous points along the Uganda - South Sudan border in Atiak Sub-county, Amuru District to prevent the continued entry of illegal guns into Uganda. This follows the recovery of two guns in less than a week in Gulu and Amuru districts believed to have been stolen from South Sudan and sold to thugs in Uganda.

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  8. Youth vow to protest against MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    KABAROLE. FDC members in Kabarole District insist they will beginning May 5, join other Ugandans in peaceful party demonstrations to show dissatisfaction against the manner in which President Museveni won the February 18 election.

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  9. Why are so many dogs roaming free without collars?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... practice for some dogs owners to release their dogs at night to loiter about at night. I find it disturbing that in Uganda, most dogs that loiter around in city neighbourhoods and yet they have owners who do not put collars on their dogs. The ...

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  10. Border demarcation should be conclusiveRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Last week, the governments of Uganda and DR Congo commenced the process of demarcating the disputed Uganda-DRC border near the West Nile District of Arua. The four-day exercise, which started with meetings between officials from both countries in Aruu town, eastern DR Congo last Tuesday, was expected to end with a symbolic demarcation on Saturday.

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  11. SMEs certified to access regional marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... enable them access the regional markets. The minister was officiating at the awarding of certificates to MSMEs by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) with support from the Trade ministry and the Quality Infrastructure Standards Programme ...

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  12. Singapore tells Uganda to forget oil, concentrate on agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. The Singaporean minister of state for trade and industry has advised Uganda not to be excited by the potential prospects the oil industry seems to present.

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  13. Trade ministry takes over investment authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. The activities of Uganda Investment Authority are now going to be overseen by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Daily Monitor has learnt.

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  14. Milestones in war against poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... clear end in sight. However, this is fast changing with the different measures employed. In December 2015, CNN named Uganda among the top 16 emerging travel destinations in the world for the year 2016. Among the attractions that the country boasts ...

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  15. Nazziwa needs ShsI68m for bone marrow transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Mercy Nazziwa, a resident of Ntinda, a Kampala suburb, is seeking for support of about Shs168m for a bone marrow transplant in an Indian hospital. Nazziwa, 36, was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia in November last year and she is receiving supportive care treatment at the Uganda Cancer Institute.

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  16. eHealth has potential to create 700,000 new jobsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    More than 700,000 new jobs will be created in Uganda if eHealth private-public partnerships are adopted, a senior ministry of Health official has said. Speaking at the fourth Vodafone Power Talks at the Kampala Serena Hotel recently, Mr Andrew Kibirige Lutwama, the Ministry of Health eHealth Adviser, said, "The estimated socio-economic potential for eHealth is approximately $63m per year in the next five years with more than 600,000 new jobs in a private public partnership."

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  17. Tororo Malaria project gets continental nodRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    A Malaria prevention and treatment project piloted in Tororo District has won the African excellence award, given to the outstanding campaigns and projects in the field of public relations and communication in Africa. The project, masterminded by the Malaria Consortium-Uganda, a global NGO, committed to reducing the burden of malaria and other communicable diseases, was chosen for the change communication category award, at the ceremony held in Cape Town South Africa on April 21. According to Dr Godfrey Magumba, the country director of the Malaria Consortium-Uganda, the Shs7.2bn three year project funded by the Comic relief funds has been running in Tororo District since 2014.

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  18. Orthodox Christians Mark EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Vision

    The Holy Liturgy was presided over by the Metropolitan of the Holy Metropolis of Kampala and All Uganda, His Eminence Archbishop Jonah Lwanga. Archbishop Jonah Lwanga gives a Christian Holy Communion during the Orthodox Easter Mass at Saint Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral Namungoona on May 1, 2016.

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  19. Vitafoam proprietor passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... he left Madhvani and started the Good Year Associate Tyre Company but during Idi Amin's regime he also served at the Uganda Custodian Board. On Saturday, a burial service followed by burial at Pageya-Lukome, Bungatira sub-county in Gulu district ...

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  20. Uganda: Gulu Residents Rush for Free Diesel As Another Fuel Tanker OverturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Gulu residents rushed to siphon free fuel following an accident in which another fuel tanker over turned along Gulu-Juba Highway Sunday morning. The Diesel fuel tanker registration No.

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