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5 hrs ago | New Vision

Museveni to pay 10% tuition hike for Makerere students

By Innocent Anguyo President Yoweri Museveni will shoulder the burden of paying the additional 10% fees slapped on the first year privately sponsored Makerere University students.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

TrekEarth

Sunrise above Lake Victoria

It was a delight to leave the airport of Entebbe at the first light and ride towards Kampala in the early morning coolness.

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New Vision

Ethiopian Airlines' Entebbe-Juba route promising

Two weeks after Ethiopian Airlines launched a daily direct route from Entebbe to Juba, frequent flyers between Uganda and South Sudan seem to be embracing the development rather fast.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Winneba fishermen accuse officials of Fisheries Enforcement Unit of assault

Fishermen in Winneba,Central Region are accusing officers of the Fisheries Enforcement Unit of physically assaulting them following seizure of their fishing nets.

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Daily Monitor

Government to establish marine school to curb water accidents

KAMPALA The government has said it is in its final stages of establishing a marine institute to train vessel operators a measure that seeks to curb water accidents.

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Watford Observer

This summer, 16 pupils from St Helen's School, in Eastbury Road, embarked on a trip of a lifetime.

At Nankhufi School in the Upper Shire Valley, one team helped create thousands of bricks which will be used to build new classrooms.

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New Vision

Vivo Energy trains boda boda cyclists on road safety

Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell branded fuels and lubricants in 16 African countries, will hold road safety training for boda boda cyclists in the districts of Mukono, Wakiso, Entebbe, Masaka, Mbarara, Kabale and Kasese.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Parliamentarian Assures Constituents of Steady Development

Member of Parliament for Mangochi West, Geoffrey Meleka Chiwondo has assured people in the constituency that he would strive to live on his campaign promise to bring meaningful development to the area.

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New Vision

Uganda steps up surveillance after Ebola scare

GOVERNMENT has stepped up screening services at all border points to prevent an outbreak of Ebola virus disease that has killed over 1,415 people in West Africa since March this year.

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Daily Monitor

Rebel MPs apologise to Kanyeihamba, Shs300m legal fees case withdrawn

KAMPALA. Four expelled NRM 'rebel' MPs have apologised to their lawyer and retired Supreme Court Judge Prof.

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Sun International cuts African interests

The Palace of the Lost City is a Sun International hotel and casino that will not be sold to Mint.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Monitor

Kampala traders demonstrate over increased fees

Businesses have been closed and Police heavily deployed down town Kampala, following a Monday morning demonstration by traders over increased rent fees.

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New Vision

IGAD envoys call for standby mediation team

By David Lumu KAMPALA - Envoys from IGAD member states meeting at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort hotel in Uganda's capital Kampala have called for a standby mediation team to boost early warning mechanisms and also diffuse conflicts within the member states.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Month of dollar-a-day feedings for Malawians

MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Colin Vandenberg volunteers his time to raise money and awareness for the New Life Center in Malawi.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Al Bawaba

Kia expands 'Green Light Project' in Malawi, Africa

Kia Motors Corporation today announced the expansion of its ongoing global corporate social responsibility program, the 'Green Light Project', during celebrations for the grand opening of a new Green Light School in Malawi's capital, Lilongwe.

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AllAfrica.com

Malawi: MP Refuses to Sign Agreement With Mota Engil Contractor

Independent Member of Parliament for Machinga East, Esther Jolobala refused to sign a Memorandum Of Understanding on repairing of Mtalala -Nayuchi road with Mota Engil currently working on Liwonde Nauchi railway line.

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Malawi: Malawi to Tap Experiences From Veteran Mining Countries

President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika Saturday told Malawian journalists covering the 34th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community that Malawi would learn from countries with vast experience in mining industry to benefit the locals and the country as a whole.

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An Evening With The Modern Maori Quartet

An Evening With The Modern Maori Quartet is a fresh take on classic Maori showbands.

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Connecticut Post

Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel danger

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, a 26-year-old gay Ugandan man, who insisted on anonymity because of fears for his safety, poses for a photograph after speaking to The Associated Press, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Development tops agenda at SADC summit

United we stand: Southern African Development Community leaders at the opening ceremony for the 33rd SADC heads of state and government summit in Lilongwe, Malawi, last year.

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