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  1. This 'eco-stove' does more than cook your dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    ... art sculptures. The company sells its fantastical creations to zoos, stores and aquariums across the globe. As Uganda tries to tackle a surplus of plastic bags in a bid to reduce its acute waste management problem, entrepreneur Andrew Mupuya founded ...

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  2. African Union Summit opens in Ethiopia todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Monitor

    ... Ababa yesterday and was received at Bole International Airport by the Ethiopian Sugar Minister, Shiferaw Jarso and Uganda's State Minister for International Affairs, Henry Okello oryem. The issues to be discussed include the South Sudan conflict, ...

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  3. Use ICT to help fight HIV/Aids, youths told...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Vision

    Uganda's First Lady Mrs. Janet Museveni has asked youths to use ICT to fight HIV/Aids as well as harness technology to create business and entrepreneurial skills for development. While closing the annual National Youth Conference this week, she called upon the youth to use all means available to influence their fellow peers to adopt risk-avoidance behavior and desist from engaging in practices that may predispose them to the risk of acquiring HIV/Aids.

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  4. S.4 results to be released on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Vision

    Results for last year's Uganda Certificate of Education examinations will be released on Tuesday February 03, according to Maj. Jessica Alupo, the Minister of Education and Sports.

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  5. Uganda: URA Boss Takes Tax Gospel to Kikuubo HubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General Doris Akol last week braved the hustle and bustle of downtown Kampala as she courted Kikuubo traders, telling them that their full taxable potential is not being realized. The meeting was arranged for Akol, who only got the job less than three months ago, to interact with the traders at a personal level.

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  6. readmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Vision

    ... if we could know. They are more disastrous than Ebola - slowly but significantly they ravage the nation. They are Uganda's transformation silent enemies: closed / rigid mindsets; negative self-perception; poor or complete lack of security ...

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  7. Uganda to target America for tourism and sector investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Vision

    In the wake of development, Uganda is proactively looking for new source markets and investments for the emerging hospitality and tourism sector. In November last year, John Ssempebwa, the deputy CEO of Uganda Tourism Board announced that public relations firms will be used to market Uganda starting with UK, Germany and the USA.

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  8. Electricity tribunal hits snag over absence of energy minist......Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Vision

    ... clawed back $14.6m (about sh37.827b) on account of excess energy sales and income taxes which Umeme did not pay to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) but which consumers had paid in the retail tariff. In the past, the practice has been that ERA would ...

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  9. Saccos to face tighter regulation in new lawRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. Savings and credit organisations will be regulated under the Micro Deposit Taking Institutions Act, 2003, once Cabinet approves and Parliament endorses amendments to the law, according to Bank of Uganda.

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  10. Ugandan rowers and para-rowers welcome equipment from FisaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    ... after Fisa (International Rowing Federation) donated eight competition oars and two ergometers to them. According to Uganda Rowing Federation (URF) president Hamza Kahwa, the equipment that is pertinent to preparations ahead of the 2016 Olympic ...

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  11. Review tax on private schoolsRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    On Wednesday, officials from Uganda Revenue Authority, ministry of Finance, ministry of Education and Kampala Capital City Authority convened a meeting to update the proprietors of private schools on the latest developments on the tax. In the 2014/2015 National Budget, government announced it would impose an income tax of 30 per cent on private schools.

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  12. Complaints emerge in Bushenyi police recruitment exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    ... seeking to serve our country but it is not fair to us who are genuine residents." The head of recruitment in western Uganda, Mr Denis Odongpiny, however, said it is hard to identify non-residents in the five districts at his level. He added they ...

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  13. CAA unveils master plan to create four new international airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- Civil Aviation Authority has unveiled a 20-year plan that will create four more international airports, three regional and six local airports in addition to expanding the Entebbe International Airport. Currently, Uganda has only one international airport.

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  14. FAO advises government on natural resource exploitationRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    ... and under the customary tenure system and we are using this as a pilot and we hope it will be a lesson to the rest of Uganda," he said.

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  15. E. African Cooperatives Bill to open up regional marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    The East African Legislative Assembly has passed the East African Community Cooperative Societies Bill 2014, giving regional farmers something to smile about. Uganda National Farmers Federation's lobby and advocacy manager Caleb Gumisiriza, said: "The passing of this Bill by Eala was a great milestone to farmers organised through cooperatives across the region as it will ease market access."

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  16. Ex-UEDCL workers petition Museveni over compensationRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    Former employees of the Uganda Electricity Distribution Company have asked President Museveni to intervene into what they described as 'mismanagement' of their compensation for terminal benefits. Over 1,500 retired workers accuse their former employer of delaying the process of final payments to deny their right to pension.

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  17. Former Northern Virginia cab driver added to 'Most Wanted Terrorists' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    The FBI on Thursday announced it was adding a taxi driver with Northern Virginia ties to its "Most Wanted Terrorists" list, saying the 29-year-old was suspected of providing support to al-Shabab and al-Qaeda and was believed to have fled to Somalia to join up with a terrorist group. Liban Haji Mohamed, a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in Somalia, was charged in a complaint unsealed Thursday in federal district court in Alexandria with providing material support and resources to a designated terrorist organization.

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  18. .com | Uganda: Mass trial over alleged terror ties to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | News24

    A dozen suspects have appeared in a Ugandan court to face charges, including murder and terrorism, amid what local officials say is the budding threat of Islamic in the east African country. At least six of the suspects also face murder charges for their alleged roles in the violent deaths of two rival clerics late last year.

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  19. Primates hit the streets at Saturday's Gorilla RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Austin American Statesman

    ... Proceeds from the event will help fund the new Ruth Keesling Wildlife Health and Research Center in Kampala, Uganda, where local Africans can learn wildlife health and management. The center will also house a laboratory dedicated to the study of ...

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  20. NRM executives yet to assume office...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | New Vision

    ... He revealed that the Secretariat would be working on NRM matters for 12 hours daily adding that opposition MPs in Uganda had now become an endangered species. He attributed this to the reactivation of the Secretariat with young blood and the ...

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