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  1. Uganda: Gulu Warned On Sacking of Hospital BossRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A commissioner in the Ministry of Health has advised Gulu District chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi and Gulu hospital board chairperson Michael Ocan to consult the ministry if they want the hospital director to step aside to allow their committee to investigate the alleged irregularities at the facility. Dr Jackson Omone, the assistant commissioner in charge of clinical service, said there is no way Dr Nathan Onyachi can relinquish his position unless the line ministry has given approval.

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  2. Uganda: Press Parliament Hard, Saleh Tells FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The head of Operation Wealth Creation Programme, Gen Salim Saleh, has asked Ugandans to put pressure on Parliament to pass laws for the agriculture sector, saying the unexplained delays have crippled production. Addressing sub-county and parish chiefs from the South Western Region about their roles and terms of reference in coffee production in Mbarara last Friday, Gen Saleh said "Parliament has sat on many bills for so long."

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  3. Uganda: Legislator Petitions Over His Trial in Army CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The remanded Nakawa Division MP has appealed against the recent High Court ruling which upheld his trial in the military court despite being a civilian. Mr Michael Kabaziguruka is on trial in the General Court Martial on charges of treachery.

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  4. Uganda: Royal Family Fights Over Ssekabaka Chwa's LandRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The administration of the estate of the late King Daudi Chwa II has been embroiled in a fresh dispute after a section of the royal family members asked court to change its managers. The land measuring 450 square miles was the centre of a dispute between the Kabaka against the administrators but on May 27, the Kampala High Court dismissed an application that sought to stay the attachment and sale of the part of the estate.

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  5. Uganda: Bishop Drandua's Sisters Injured in Cathedral ScuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Two sisters of late Bishop Emeritus Fredrick Drandua were injured in last week's fracas at Ediofe Cathedral, the seat of the catholic church in Arua, this newspaper can reveal. Ms Ann Juu, the elder sister of Drandua, said: "That night I was outside the church at the fireplace and there were policemen guarding.

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  6. Uganda: Uganda to Import Chinese TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The National Curriculum Development Centre has also approved the Chinese language as part of the school curriculum and "very soon" Secondary School students will be given the choice of studying Chinese as a language option. The Ministry of Education has also announced that the government is working with the authorities in China to bring in Chinese tutors as the country prepares to teach Chinese in government Secondary Schools across the country.

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  7. South Sudan rebel chief urges armed resistance to Juba govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    ... General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) Photo Credit: AP KAMPALA, Uganda - (AP) -- A top South Sudanese opposition leader called Saturday for armed resistance to the government in Juba -- a stance that ...

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  8. Uganda takes on the 'world's most dangerous road' Mpigi (Uganda)...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... in the late 2000s, then widened with extra lanes to reduce accidents. Kristian Schmidt, who heads the EU office in Uganda, this month demanded action after a government-commissioned report found that more than a billion US dollars had been ...

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  9. Press Parliament hard, Saleh tells farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    The head of Operation Wealth Creation Programme, Gen Salim Saleh, has asked Ugandans to put pressure on Parliament to pass laws for the agriculture sector, saying the unexplained delays have crippled production Gen Salim Saleh addresses sub-county and parish chiefs and OWC coordinators last Friday at Ntare School in Mbarara District. Photo by Felix Ainebyoona The head of Operation Wealth Creation Programme, Gen Salim Saleh, has asked Ugandans to put pressure on Parliament to pass laws for the agriculture sector, saying the unexplained delays have crippled production.

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  10. What to do when you give birth to a premature babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    ... babies'. Globally, 15 million babies are born too soon annually. About 210,000 babies are born too soon every year in Uganda according to Dr Gelasius Mukasa, the chairman of the national newborn steering committee. Since a preterm baby may not be ...

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  11. Unmasking Queen of Katwe's NalwangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    From Ugandan slum to Disney heroine', is a phrase used in one of many articles describing Phiona Mutesi, whose character is brought to life in the Walt Disney movie Queen of Katwe. Before January 2015, Madina Nalwanga was relatively unknown outside her class and dance performances.

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  12. AIDS Pageant in Uganda Seeks to Stem Stigma, DiscriminationRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... fuels discrimination is for more people living with HIV to open up about their status rather than conceal it. "In Uganda , many young people die not because they do not take their medicine. It's just because the stigma and discrimination around them ...

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  13. Uganda: Uganda in New Search for Refinery InvestorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the shares and the private developer takes a smaller share," Abeinomugisha said. Abeinomugisha was speaking at the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) member's annual general meeting at Kampala Serena Hotel last week. In the previous ...

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  14. 6 arrested over lack of valid driving permits, 40 cars impoundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    The officer in charge of traffic Jinja Police Station, Mr Francis Onen said the operation was a directive from Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of traffic and road safety, Dr Stephen Kasiima in a bid to reduce on road carnage A local government vehicle whose driver was arrested for lack of a driving permit among the 40 cars impounded during operation .Photo by Denis Edema The officer in charge of traffic Jinja Police Station, Mr Francis Onen said the operation under the theme "Fika Salama" is a nationwide police campaign in partnership with Uganda National Road Authority among other road safety bodies to reduce on number of accidents.

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  15. Uganda: Police stop gay pride parade deemed illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    Members of Uganda's gay and transgender community yell "we want peace" after police forced them to leave the gay pride festival in Entebbe, Uganda, Saturday, Sept.24, 2016. Ugandan police have prevented organizers from holding a gay pride parade on the orders of a government minister who says such an event is illegal.

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  16. 'We don't need to grow more food to cut hunger in Africa' - activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    As a young university student of agriculture, Edie Mukiibi believed the latest hybrid seeds which promised bumper crops were the answer to improving the lot of maize farmers in his part of Uganda. He persuaded many to buy the seeds, while working part-time promoting them in Kiboga district in central Uganda.

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  17. Ugandan police block gay pride paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    ... time the LGBTI [lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex] community has tried to hold gay pride celebrations in Uganda this year. In August, the authorities broke up a beauty pageant and arrested activists. The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga ...

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  18. 'Queen of Katwe' star David Oyelowo calls the film a 'life-affirming African story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    'Katwe' stars Madina Nalwanga as Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl who overcame obstacles to become a chess champion. It co-stars Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo.

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  19. Chamber of commerce elections in Arua flopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    According to the incumbent chairperson, Peter Jurua, there were different parties registering members like the standing committee which he heads that had registered 38 members Uganda chamber of commerce elections that was planned this Saturday was yet again postponed due to the chaos that surrounded the organization of elections which was due to differences by members of the chambers According to the incumbent chairperson, Peter Jurua, there were different parties registering members like the standing committee which he heads that had registered 38 members He says the Uganda national chamber of commerce gave the different parties registration books together with receipts which confused the two parties, with his committee that is supposed to be the authentic committee that is eligible to receive the 40% The elections shouldn't have flopped according to Jackson Atima the leader of the ... (more)

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  20. Africa: CNN Magazine Proramme Projects Expressive ArtistesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The 30-minute magazine programme, African Voices, sponsored by Globacom on CNN International will this week beam its spotlight on Performing Artistes who, through their expressive arts, contribute to the development of the entertainment industry in Africa. The programme sponsor, Globacom, said in a statement released from its headquarters in Lagos that the programme will feature Seyi Ajeigbe, a Nigerian dancer, Uganda's Jonas Byaruhanga, founder and artistic director of Keiga Dance Company based at the National Theater in Kampala, and Rwanda's Eric Ngangare, an oral artist and poet known as Eric One-key.

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