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Manila Bulletin
East Africa nations to cooperate on e-waste managementstates for recycling and refurbishment purposes,” Simiyu said. The EAC groups
East Africa nations to cooperate on e-waste management
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 minutes ago
states for recycling and refurbishment purposes,” Simiyu said. The EAC groups Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan. Kenya is currently in the process of enacting an e-waste law as the country is operating on... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Café offers a taste of the world and a chance to help N.J.’s newly arrived refugeesher husband and four children. Kalinda was born in the Democratic Republic of t
Café offers a taste of the world and a chance to help N.J.’s newly arrived refugees
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted an hour ago
her husband and four children. Kalinda was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and moved to New Jersey from Uganda a few months ago. She is among the workers at Global Grace Café. It is at the cafe where Kalinda mixes salad, cooks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Firm Partners With Farmers to Boost Supply of Seedsbelieve that this engagement will reduce poverty and improve the quality of lif
Firm Partners With Farmers to Boost Supply of Seeds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
believe that this engagement will reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of the people," he said. Bidco Africa Ltd has manufacturing units in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and a footprint in 16 African countries where it sells its p... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
At N.J. cafe, Syrian soups and salads raise money for refugeesher husband and four children. Kalinda was born in the Democratic Republic of t
At N.J. cafe, Syrian soups and salads raise money for refugees
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 hours ago
her husband and four children. Kalinda was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and moved to New Jersey from Uganda a few months ago. She is among the workers at Global Grace Cafe. It is at the cafe where Kalinda mixes salad, cooks... Read more
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Super Sport
Aucho completes Baroka move Uganda Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho has joined promoted South African Premi
Aucho completes Baroka move
Super Sport / Posted 6 hours ago
Uganda Cranes midfielder Khalid Aucho has joined promoted South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) side Baroka FC on a three-year deal, supersport.com can reveal. Aucho, who recently attended trials in Scotland with... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Zika FAQsand yellow fever. It is transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Zika FAQs
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 7 hours ago
and yellow fever. It is transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. The virus is named after the Zika forest in Uganda where it was first isolated in 1947. 2.) Why is there a concern for pregnant women? Zika can be spread by a pregnant... Read more
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Quartz
The first five years of Tim Cook’s reign as CEO of Apple, in chartsstory when it comes to the profitability. Apple’s quarterly earnings in recent
The first five years of Tim Cook’s reign as CEO of Apple, in charts
Quartz / Posted 9 hours ago
story when it comes to the profitability. Apple’s quarterly earnings in recent quarters have come in close to the GDP of Uganda, but Cook and company will have to look to new sources of income if they are going to be able to keep up the massive... Read more
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New Now Next
LGBT Group In Uganda Launches WineryIn addition to providing emotional support for Uganda’s transgender community,
LGBT Group In Uganda Launches Winery
New Now Next / Posted 9 hours ago
In addition to providing emotional support for Uganda’s transgender community, LGBT-rights group Rainbow Mirrors is now attempting to provide some economic support as well with a surprising new venture: a winery and farm. Abdul Jamal, the group’s... Read more
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DW
Ugandan circumcision ceremony becomes a tourist attraction |the authorities are trying to enlist the help of traditional leaders to make th
Ugandan circumcision ceremony becomes a tourist attraction |
DW / Posted 10 hours ago
the authorities are trying to enlist the help of traditional leaders to make the practice safer. Tourist attraction? The Uganda and Kenya Tourism boards are looking to turn the tradition into an attraction. They have agreed to jointly promote... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Two women lynched set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flareon fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare The government blames the massacres
Two women lynched set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 hours ago
on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare The government blames the massacres that have killed more than 700 civilians on Ugandan Islamist rebels. FILE: Demonstrating crowds on 20 January 2015 in Kinshasa.Picture: AFP. Democratic Republic of... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Counting down to 'Hamilton': Your guide to the Broadway season at ASU Gammagesmash from the creators of “South Park” tells the story of two Latter-day Saint
Counting down to 'Hamilton': Your guide to the Broadway season at ASU Gammage
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 hours ago
smash from the creators of “South Park” tells the story of two Latter-day Saint missionaries sent to preach the Gospel in Uganda, where “culture shock” doesn’t quite cover what’s in store for them. Read or Share this story: http://azc.cc... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: Trust continues to fund charitable projects near and farwas an overview of our club's three smaller global projects: Clean Water Projec
Rotary Happenings: Trust continues to fund charitable projects near and far
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 11 hours ago
was an overview of our club's three smaller global projects: Clean Water Project/Artibonite Valley-Hati, Micro Finance Loan/Uganda Women's Co-op-Uganda, and Micro Finance Loan/ Guatemala Coffee Co-op. San-Cap Rotary Club has been involved in Haiti... Read more
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The Jewish Week
A Summer At Camp Exposes Ugandan Jews To America’s Food And KidsNEW YORK (JTA) — Growing up in Uganda, Sarah Nabaggala would often have to walk
A Summer At Camp Exposes Ugandan Jews To America’s Food And Kids
The Jewish Week / Posted 11 hours ago
NEW YORK (JTA) — Growing up in Uganda, Sarah Nabaggala would often have to walk to a well to retrieve drinking water. Shoshana Nambi, from the same village, Mbale, remembers a childhood where they had little and wasted nothing. So Nabaggala was... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Paper Beads, Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry And Earn A Living Wagethe long bead necklaces are made of scrap materials-- metal discs, melted glass
Paper Beads, Melted Glass: Texas And African Women Make Jewelry And Earn A Living Wage
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 hours ago
the long bead necklaces are made of scrap materials-- metal discs, melted glass, bone and cow horn. Four hundred women in Uganda work on the project-- carving the pieces and hand rolling the paper beads Each of them care, on average, for seven... Read more
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redOrbit
New algorithm can detect poverty- from spacesigns of poverty such as poor nighttime lighting and poorly-maintained roads in
New algorithm can detect poverty- from space
redOrbit / Posted 12 hours ago
signs of poverty such as poor nighttime lighting and poorly-maintained roads in five African countries (Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Nigeria, and Rwanda). “If you give a computer enough data it can figure out what to look for. We trained a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Heading Deep Into Eastern Africa with a Pocket-sized UltrasoundFrom its dynamic urban environment to its proximity to Lake Victoria, Africa's
Heading Deep Into Eastern Africa with a Pocket-sized Ultrasound
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
From its dynamic urban environment to its proximity to Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, Uganda's capital of Kampala has much to offer. Some might say its people are the most enjoyable part of the city, and Dr. Mumoli would certainly agree. Born... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Two women lynched, set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flareradio. Dozens have died in tit-for-tat killings by ethnic militia this year.
Two women lynched, set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
radio. Dozens have died in tit-for-tat killings by ethnic militia this year. Ethnic rivalries, invasions by Rwanda and Uganda and competition for land and minerals among eastern Congo's dozens of rebel groups have stoked conflict over the last... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Two women lynched, set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flareradio. Dozens have died in tit-for-tat killings by ethnic militia this year.
Two women lynched, set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
radio. Dozens have died in tit-for-tat killings by ethnic militia this year. Ethnic rivalries, invasions by Rwanda and Uganda and competition for land and minerals among eastern Congo’s dozens of rebel groups have stoked conflict over the last... Read more
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iol.co.za
The forgotten story of the DRCto the UN Security Council (UNSC), more than 700 civilians have been killed in
The forgotten story of the DRC
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
to the UN Security Council (UNSC), more than 700 civilians have been killed in Beni, close to the border with Uganda, since October 2014. Local civil society organisations however say the number is closer to 1 300. It is widely... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nyangatom's Untold Heritagesknown legend about their origin. It 'is said that the Nyangatom came from a pla
Nyangatom's Untold Heritages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
known legend about their origin. It 'is said that the Nyangatom came from a place between the periphery of Kenya, Sudan and Uganda. During that time there was a conflict among the 'Karmajong of Uganda, the Toposa of 'Sudan and the Turkana of Kenya.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Is HIV-Related Stigma Still Rife?More than three decades since the first case of HIV was diagnosed in Uganda, it
Why Is HIV-Related Stigma Still Rife?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
More than three decades since the first case of HIV was diagnosed in Uganda, it is inexcusable that stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV still rear their ugly heads among us. In one way or another, many Ugandans have either been... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can Satellites Learn to 'See' Poverty?and governments agree. The data that the team fed into their model came from fi
Can Satellites Learn to 'See' Poverty?
The Atlantic / Posted 14 hours ago
and governments agree. The data that the team fed into their model came from five sub-Saharan countries—Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, and Rwanda—that all face unusual “data scarcity.” Jamon Van Den Hoek, a geography professor at Oregon State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dutch Airline Hopes to Lure Tourists to Namibia(Angola), Johannesburg and Cape Town (South Africa), Nairobi (Kenya), Kilimanja
Dutch Airline Hopes to Lure Tourists to Namibia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
(Angola), Johannesburg and Cape Town (South Africa), Nairobi (Kenya), Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Entebbe (Uganda), Kigali (Rwanda), Lagos (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana) and Cairo (Egypt). Together with its partners, the airline serves... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Hope in Sight for South SudanUganda President Museveni and South Sudan's Salva Kiir hold Private Talks at En
No Hope in Sight for South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Uganda President Museveni and South Sudan's Salva Kiir hold Private Talks at Entebbe. Arusha — It was a rather shaky deal when in August last year the government of President Salvar Kiir of South Sudan signed what was supposed to be a binding peace... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nakawuka Incident Is a Chance to Revisit Our Health Governancereasons, politicking and inciting communities against government programmes. I
Nakawuka Incident Is a Chance to Revisit Our Health Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
reasons, politicking and inciting communities against government programmes. I took this as an opportunity to reflect on Uganda's governance history and how this has shaped the health system over time. In understanding the president's decision on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Cut Costs With Open Source Softwarere-injected into other under-funded areas," Tumwebaze said. In a 2012 survey,
Govt to Cut Costs With Open Source Software
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
re-injected into other under-funded areas," Tumwebaze said. In a 2012 survey, National Information Technology Authority - Uganda (NITA-U) indicated that top five computer applications used by government and private sector were all proprietary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mutai - I Got My Olympics Strategy WrongOne of Uganda's marathoners, Solomon Munyo Mutai has said he miscalculated and
Mutai - I Got My Olympics Strategy Wrong
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
One of Uganda's marathoners, Solomon Munyo Mutai has said he miscalculated and got wrong his strategy in yesterday's marathon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "I relaxed and let the front pack leave me behind. But also the rain did not help," Mutai said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Airtel Gets New Board ChairmanHannington Karuhanga has been announced the new chairman of Airtel Uganda board
Airtel Gets New Board Chairman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Hannington Karuhanga has been announced the new chairman of Airtel Uganda board of directors by the company managing director Anwar Soussa. An avid farmer, Karuhanga has been a board member of Airtel Uganda since 2000 and replaces Christopher... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Warns On Weak Drug LawsGovernment efforts to get Ugandans languishing in foreign prisons to finish the
Minister Warns On Weak Drug Laws
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Government efforts to get Ugandans languishing in foreign prisons to finish their sentences back home have been failed by Uganda's weak laws on drug trafficking, parliament heard last week. International cooperation minister Henry Okello Oryem... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Total Launches Excellium Unleaded FuelPetroleum giant Total Uganda has launched a new brand of petrol and diesel gas
Total Launches Excellium Unleaded Fuel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Petroleum giant Total Uganda has launched a new brand of petrol and diesel gas that has lasting protection on car engines. Excellium has shown great impact in protecting engines in the 18 countries where it's being used. Research shows that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lake Victoria Maritime Unit Gets Officesagencies will grow stronger," Okuraja added. However, Aggrey Bagiire, the mini
Lake Victoria Maritime Unit Gets Offices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
agencies will grow stronger," Okuraja added. However, Aggrey Bagiire, the minister of state for works and transport, said that although Uganda is landlocked, the biggest challenge remains the safety of the waterways for transporting cargo and peop... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KCB Opens Business Clubnetwork, interact and share best business practices. Members will be able to a
KCB Opens Business Club
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
network, interact and share best business practices. Members will be able to access exclusive services across the 60 KCB Uganda branches and will be exempted from queuing with a special counter established for them. Those applying for loans will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICEA Insurance Pays Journalistwill be compensated. IRA will listen to your case and the insurance and then ma
ICEA Insurance Pays Journalist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
will be compensated. IRA will listen to your case and the insurance and then make a decision." Insurance penetration in Uganda remains poor, at only 0.8 per cent of GDP, with many insurance-capable people worried that insurers would always find... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Say Agro-Processing Vital for the Regionfor better policy coherence across the climate, food security and trade challen
Experts Say Agro-Processing Vital for the Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
for better policy coherence across the climate, food security and trade challenges ought to be identified through a research approach. Private Sector Foundation Uganda estimates that almost 65 per cent of agricultural production is lost post-harve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Roads Compensation Bill Hits Shs100 BillionNorthern Bypass at Busega. Kampala — As the debate on the proposed government
Roads Compensation Bill Hits Shs100 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Northern Bypass at Busega. Kampala — As the debate on the proposed government amendments to the Land Act rages on, the Uganda National Roads Authority has also proposed new amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, 1965 as a measure to expedite... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FAO Gives Agricultural Inputs to South Sudan Refugees in UgandaEmergency Agricultural Livelihoods project to support South Sudanese Refugees a
FAO Gives Agricultural Inputs to South Sudan Refugees in Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Emergency Agricultural Livelihoods project to support South Sudanese Refugees and host communities in northern and western Uganda. It is funded under the United Nations' Central Emergency Response Fund. The items include 960 local goats, 48 boer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amending Land Laws Will Make Youths Poorermade on setting up 22 industrial parks? The president directed that five parks
Amending Land Laws Will Make Youths Poorer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
made on setting up 22 industrial parks? The president directed that five parks have to be set per year. How far had Uganda Investment Authority gone in ensuring that licenses to local and foreign investors are issued in two days? What was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Leader of Al-Qaeda in East Africa Was Killedto be hiding in Somalia where they had inserted themselves into the ongoing cla
How Leader of Al-Qaeda in East Africa Was Killed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
to be hiding in Somalia where they had inserted themselves into the ongoing clan wars. More than 10 years before the first Ugandan boots set foot in Mogadishu, suspected al-Qaeda operators, ghosting out of their Somalia bolt-holes had carried out a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crime Preventers Bag Shs2 Billion Police Food DealExodus Sacco was awarded a contract, it lacked a Payment Registration Number an
Crime Preventers Bag Shs2 Billion Police Food Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Exodus Sacco was awarded a contract, it lacked a Payment Registration Number and a Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) from Uganda Revenue Authority yet they are crucial bidding documents. Mr Godfrey Bangirana, the police director of logistics and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brown Envelopes Won't Develop Ugandaselling along the road are passion fruits grown by Kasese, Kabale and Mbale vil
Brown Envelopes Won't Develop Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
selling along the road are passion fruits grown by Kasese, Kabale and Mbale villagers. These villagers are part of the 68% Ugandans who are not in the money market, quoting Gen Museveni. His campaign as he begins a fourth decade in power is to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Ugandan Women Still Trafficked to the Arab WorldEight months after government banned the export of Ugandan women to work as hou
More Ugandan Women Still Trafficked to the Arab World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Eight months after government banned the export of Ugandan women to work as house- maids in the Middle East due to mistreatment, traffickers are using the internet to net their victims, The Observer has learnt. This was revealed by 22-year-old Grace... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni's Age Law Setsaid Tinkasiimire. He cited retired justices John Bosco Katutsi and James Ogool
Museveni's Age Law Set
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
said Tinkasiimire. He cited retired justices John Bosco Katutsi and James Ogoola, saying they would still be serving Uganda if it wasn't for the unreasonable age restriction. However, Niwagaba doesn't buy this argument, seeing it as a ploy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Archbishop Ntagali Survives Mukono MobMukono — The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Rev. Stanley Ntagali and 38 bis
Archbishop Ntagali Survives Mukono Mob
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Mukono — The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Rev. Stanley Ntagali and 38 bishops of the same church survived being lynched by a mob while touring a disputed piece of land in Mukono District. The group that included Uganda Christian University... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Agrees to Set Up Oil Fund for Businessescompetitive in business... It is therefore necessary to establish a fund to sup
Govt Agrees to Set Up Oil Fund for Businesses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
competitive in business... It is therefore necessary to establish a fund to support and address the capital needs of Ugandan enterprises in the petroleum subsector," the policy reads in parts. The policy is expected to lead to the enactment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Organisations Starts Campaign for Post-2015 Agendaorganisations yesterday launched a campaign to localise the Sustainable Develop
Civil Society Organisations Starts Campaign for Post-2015 Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
organisations yesterday launched a campaign to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and collect views of Ugandans about the United Nations-led global development agenda. On September 25, 2005, representatives from the 193 UN... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGO Donates to Wakiso Residentsreceived a cow to help them generate income and improve their household nutriti
NGO Donates to Wakiso Residents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
received a cow to help them generate income and improve their household nutrition, thanks to an initiative by Send a Cow Uganda (SACU). Patrick Sambaga, the SACU country director, said the move followed last year's programme of placement, where... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moyo Striking Students Finedof this money because no property was destroyed," he said. Rev canon Solomon D
Moyo Striking Students Fined
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
of this money because no property was destroyed," he said. Rev canon Solomon Dramai, the head of Anglican Church of Uganda for Madi sub-region, urged the students to focus on education. "The students act out of peer influence and parents... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Should Carry Out Proper Research On Sex Educationwere discussing the same - a solution must be found. At what age do we want to
We Should Carry Out Proper Research On Sex Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
were discussing the same - a solution must be found. At what age do we want to introduce sex education? In Uganda, a child goes to Primary one at about six years. At about eight years, that child may still walk around innocently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President's Office Recovers Stolen Sacco Lorrymembers conspired with unknown people to sell it off. However, police in Arua D
President's Office Recovers Stolen Sacco Lorry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
members conspired with unknown people to sell it off. However, police in Arua District intercepted the vehicle between the Uganda and Congo border after State House and police sent alerts across the country instructing security officials to impound... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Harmonise Levies to Avoid Double Taxation - Activistsdouble taxation since airtime and other ICT devices are already being taxed. I
Harmonise Levies to Avoid Double Taxation - Activists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
double taxation since airtime and other ICT devices are already being taxed. In a joint statement, the Unwanted Witness Uganda and the Digital Empowerment Initiative for Eastern Africa, said government should focus on connecting all Ugandans... Read more
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