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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Barclays Ready to Fund Uganda's Infrastructure

At a meeting at Kampala Serena hotel with the minister of Finance, Maria Kiwanuka, the bank officials presented cases of projects in Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia and South Africa, which they had financed.

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6 hrs ago | New Vision

UCU ready for EA university games

By Johnson Were and Shafik Ssenoga Uganda Christian University Mukono Vice Chancellor Dr John Senyonyi has cautioned Institutions that will participate in this year's Eastern Africa University Games against the use of mercenaries.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Monitor

From real estate to greenhouse farming

A remark from his schoolmates got him inspired to invest in farming. Kagga told Fred Muzaale how this led him to the best decision he ever made.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Africa

Daily Monitor

Want first class hospitals in Uganda? Do absolutely nothing with the hospitals

A Ugandan with Shs60 million will figure that he can buy three matatus, and with that his wife will educate his children and keep the family fed.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Kenya, Medicine, Opinion

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Digital Migration At Crossroads

With the Dec.31 deadline for Ugandan TV owners to switch to digital television looming, the level of ignorance in the population about the issue is unbelievable.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, World News, Africa, Malawi

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Behind Air Uganda Grounding

On December 5, 2013 President Yoweri Museveni flew to Paris to meet one of his favourite investors, Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini otherwise known as the Aga Khan.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

ABC News

Amid Poverty, US Surgeons Saving Lives in Uganda

The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement when she raised her hands.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Duke University, Medicine, Nursing

AlertNet

New Uganda HIV law jeopardizes health of women, men, and children

A doctor draws blood from a man to check for HIV/AIDS at a mobile testing unit in Ndeeba, a suburb in Uganda's capital Kampala, May 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Foreign Policy

Forgotten Missions

Remember the nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in April by Boko Haram? They're mostly still missing.

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Related Topix: Prison, Joseph Kony, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Terrorism

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Monitor

I am ready to work with Museveni - Jinja mayor

Kampala. It is possible for a leader from the Opposition to work with President Museveni, lead an NRM-dominated council and still deliver services to his electorate, the mayor of Jinja has said.

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Related Topix: World News, Malawi, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Africa

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: MPs Fail to Account for NRM's Sole Candidacy Cash

After hours of discussion, President Museveni, the day's chairman, shockingly learnt that the flowery report that purportedly showed that his 2016 sole candidacy bid was endorsed by over 1,000 sub-counties was deeply flawed.

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Related Topix: Africa, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Daily Monitor

Kadaga warns government against oil curse

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said having a good legal regime to ensure proper natural resource management is not enough to save Uganda from suffering a 'resource curse'.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Embrace New Guidelines for Procurement

First, the company that supposedly won the deal to build the 74-kilometre road is reported to have dissociated itself from the company in Uganda - with the same name - which signed the contract with the Uganda government.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: MTN Dominates Digital Awards

For instance, in 2006, tweeting was something that only birds did, but now, it's our number one way to insult celebrities and corporate brands without getting punched in the face.

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Daily Monitor

Is the school curriculum to blame for joblessness in Uganda?

Mr Patrick Kaboyo, an educationist and chief executive Coalition of Uganda Private Schools Teachers Association, says all Ugandans should be rallied to discuss the education status quo.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Museveni - Army to Lead Poverty Fight

Launching a fundraising drive for the re-development of the Uganda Martyrs' Shrines at Namugongo on Friday, Museveni said this would complement the army's role in the National Agricultural Advisory Services programme.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Agriculture, Science

Sun Aug 24, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Ugandan Street Children Refuse to Return Home

Gulu Town in northern Uganda has an increasing number of street children, some as young as age seven, who are unable to return home - or simply refuse to.

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Daily Monitor

named among top 10 brands in Uganda

To be selected, the brand must be committed to the well-being of Ugandans by providing employment, innovating to expand economic and social well-being, contributing taxes and demonstrating consist quality Kampala.

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Daily Monitor

100,000 Ugandans to convert to Yaka by December

Kampala. About 110,000 Ugandans are projected to convert to the Yaka prepaid billing system by the end of this year, Umeme has said.

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Daily Monitor

Source local solutions to Ugandan problems

That's how development should be managed. Sustainable development is about building local capacity so that development can come from within a country and not just through foreign donors, NGOs and aid agencies.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Opinion

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