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  1. Local councils trying to survive in a legal limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Daily Monitor

    Voters line up as they wait for polling materials at Old Bus Park Polling Station in Arua last year. PHOTO BY CLEMENT ALUMA Although the current village chairpersons' terms in office expired on May 12, 2006, they have continued in their areas of jurisdiction.

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  2. Minister Okello Oryem meets TROIKA representativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | New Vision

    The team endorsed the ongoing efforts by IGAD and praised Uganda's peace initiative which aims at bringing South Sudan's warring parties to the negotiating table. PIC: Troika representatives meet minister Okello Oryem The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Henry Oryem Okello, has held talks with Representatives of the South Sudan peace-guarantor, Troika, member countries .

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  3. HIV transmission still high among key groups - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | New Vision

    HIV prevalence remains highest among female sex workers at 31%, people with multiple partners , people who use drugs and refugees . Transmission of HIV remains high among key groups and could undermine Uganda's efforts to tame the scourge by the year 2020, a new report reveals.

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  4. Target women at grassroots level - Microfinance institutions toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | New Vision

    PIC: The Ambassador of Netherlands to Uganda, Henk Jan Bakker, speaking at the event at Makerere University in Kampala Microfinance institutions have been advised to target women groups at grass roots when giving out loans to help them start up income generating activities and improve their livelihoods. The institutions were also told to move out of Kampala and take their services closer to the people so as to save them the burden of coming to Kampala.

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  5. Francisxavierbbosa 162x162Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | New Vision

    By Francis Xavier Bbosa Allow me respond to all that is currently making news in media claiming knowledge, authority and proving mastery over religious rites. Most especially those that have come up at a time around and after the consecration of the newest and young Evangelical Orthodox Catholic Bishop in the history of this Church in Uganda-The Most Reverend Bishop Jacinto Kibuuka.

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  6. Uganda:Country Will Have Its Zimbabwe Moment Soon - Retired GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | AllAfrica.com

    Rtd Maj General Benon Biraaro, one of bush war generals who helped bring President Yoweri Museveni into power in 1986, has said Uganda will have a new president come 2021. Weighing in on the age limit bill that seeks to remove the presidential age limit currently capped between 35 and 75 years, Gen Biraaro said he's seeing signs of a coup happening in Uganda soon because of extant dictatorial conditions.

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  7. We shall fire striking doctors, says MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... doctors demand a pay raise, citing wage disparities in the country. On November 6, doctors under their umbrella body, Uganda Medical Association (UMA), laid down their tools after government failed to respond to their grievances. The doctors argue ...

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  8. Museveni should not leave power, says Tanga OdoiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... (MP), Monicah Amoding, asked Mr Odoi, whom the committee had summoned to give his views on the bill, if he thought Uganda would come to a standstill if Mr Museveni exited the stage. Kasilo County MP, Elijah Okupa, said just because Mr Museveni is ...

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  9. Kenya:Kenya Electricity Imports From Uganda Triple to U.S.$33.7 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | AllAfrica.com

    Kenya's payment to Uganda for electricity imports more than tripled to Ksh3.5 billion in the first eight months of the year, driven by a higher tariff and increased purchases from Kampala. Nairobi is now feeling the pain of a higher tariffs pact the two countries inked in 2014 that puts cross border purchase of electricity at Ksh21 per kilowatt hour , up from between Ksh8 and Ksh10 .

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  10. Uganda:Opposition's Besigye Charged With Assaulting Police OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | AllAfrica.com

    Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has been charged with assault, malicious damage and inciting violence. Dr Besigye, his Kato Fred, his aide Ronald Muhinda and FDC secretary for mobilization Ingrid Turinawe on Thursday appeared in Mbarara Chief Magistrates's Court where they were charged with assault of four police officers, causing malicious damage to five police vehicles and inciting violence on November 14, 2017.

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  11. Insurance institute embraces digital proficiencyRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    The Insurance Institute of Uganda has partnered with the International Computer Driving Licence to train insurers in various digital skills to transform the industry. Speaking during the IIU chief executive officers' breakfast meeting at Pearl Of Africa Hotel-Kampala recently, the Institute's chief executive officer, Mr Saul Sseremba, said improving digital skills seeks to enable insurers develop competences of using the different IT tools to grow the industry.

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  12. New financial reporting system to start in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... Eliot Mwebya, last week during the seventh edition of Financial Reporting Awards in Kampala, deputy governor Bank of Uganda Louis Kasekende said good financial reporting contributes to the growth of a modern business sector. "To maximise the benefit ...

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  13. Kaveera ban: Government must stop running in circlesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... have warned against eating food boiled in polythene bags commonly referred to as kaveera. The Ministry of Health, Uganda Cancer Institute, and the National Management Authority (Nema), have said the continued use of kaveera only accelerates one's ...

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  14. The African state is fast resizing, weaklings likely to be strangledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... represents the challenge of colonial borders. In the greater lakes region, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Zambia are landlocked. The DRC is also landlocked if you take into ...

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  15. Age limit is heart of the matter and matter of the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... and smooth transfer of power since independence. Does the age limit Bill have to come through a private member for Uganda to see the light as to where we are heading? Why this frenzy of activities over the Bill when there is a minister of Justice ...

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  16. Fishermen demand five-month ban over dwindling speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    Mukono. Fishermen on various landing sites in Mukono District under their umbrella body, Association of Fishers and Lake Users of Uganda , have asked government to impose a five-month fishing ban to save the dwindling Nile perch and other fish species in Lake Victoria.

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  17. Was Pioneer bus case study for Kampala city transport?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... the Comesa region. However, shortly after entry into the market, their first disappointment was a Shs6 billion tax Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) slapped on Pioneer bus because of importing buses from China, which is outside the Comesa region. ...

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  18. UNEB cancels S.4 German paper, moves it to TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Daily Monitor

    ... after finding differing sections in the paper, the school filed a complaint through their chief invigilator and the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) communicated to them announcing that the paper had been rescheduled. "For us, we found that ...

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  19. How Can Companies Help Human Trafficking Survivors? Give Them JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Racked

    ... n bondage. Today, her organization has four sanctuaries for women affected by trafficking: in Mumbai, India; Kampala, Uganda;

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  20. Kenya's Korir leads elite at France's cross country meetingRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Xinhuanet

    ... make it to Kenya team in the 10,000m races at the Commonwealth Games in April," Korir said on Thursday in Eldoret. Uganda will be hoping that Jacob Toroitich will be in top form to wrest for the title. It will be Toroitich' s first outing after ...

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