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AllAfrica.com
She Quit Real Estate to Grow Bambooand Administration has since piloted her business through establishing a nurser
She Quit Real Estate to Grow Bamboo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
and Administration has since piloted her business through establishing a nursery bed hosted in the backyard of their family house in Najjera, Wakiso District. Highly planted in China and other parts of Asia, Nabaweesi was first challenged with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Isn't Out to Gag the MediaA lot is being said about Parliament. And the tide is wrongly against the House
Parliament Isn't Out to Gag the Media
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
A lot is being said about Parliament. And the tide is wrongly against the House. The emotions, negative energy and propaganda are all directed against Members of Parliament. It's turning into a hate campaign against MPs. But before we go further,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Fight Hunger, Somali Farmers Turn to Ugandan Rootsnew ideas about how to cope, thanks to a trip to visit the neighbours. She and
To Fight Hunger, Somali Farmers Turn to Ugandan Roots
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
new ideas about how to cope, thanks to a trip to visit the neighbours. She and 26 other Somali farmers traveled to eastern Uganda last month to see how sweet potatoes are turning into a climate-resilient boom crop for that East African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Failed Thrice, Now Rising Up to Build Solo Careermusician, singer/songwriter whose breakthrough is yet to come. He has thrice pa
Failed Thrice, Now Rising Up to Build Solo Career
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
musician, singer/songwriter whose breakthrough is yet to come. He has thrice participated in the music competition in Uganda, only making it to the top 10; despite his brilliant artiste abilities. Although his undying passion for music seemed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Buy Cancer Machine From U.S.Kampala — President Museveni has said Uganda will buy a new cancer radiotherapy
Govt to Buy Cancer Machine From U.S.
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — President Museveni has said Uganda will buy a new cancer radiotherapy equipment from Varian Medical Systems Global Government, a leading manufacturing company based in the United States. The President's statement, however, was not specific... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How African Traders Were Helped After Independence - Part OneWhen Uganda became independent, among the various problems it inherited was the
How African Traders Were Helped After Independence - Part One
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
When Uganda became independent, among the various problems it inherited was the monopoly of its trade and commerce by foreigners, in particular by the Asians. To address this imbalance, African Business Promotion Limited was set up in 1964 as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LDC Is Not a Torture Chamber - Othembimain infrastructural development that we are doing is the auditorium. In this t
LDC Is Not a Torture Chamber - Othembi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
main infrastructural development that we are doing is the auditorium. In this teaching facility, we shall [house] about 1,000 students. All that is left with the auditorium is fitting the chairs which they started [last week]. We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wolokoso - 'Rural' Excitement As MPs Receive I-PadsWhen word went round parliament last week that the distribution of i-Pads had s
Wolokoso - 'Rural' Excitement As MPs Receive I-Pads
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
When word went round parliament last week that the distribution of i-Pads had started, work in the House came to a standstill. Many MPs ran out of the committees and headed to the ICT office, where the gadgets were given out. Lydia Mirembe, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni's Trip Exposes Somalia's Teething ProblemsPresident Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud beamed in pictures as he played dutiful host to
Museveni's Trip Exposes Somalia's Teething Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud beamed in pictures as he played dutiful host to presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dasalegn of Ethiopia, Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed Yousif... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maureen Kyalya Joins Conservative Partyin September 2013 as a Major-General. Kyalya now says the government is forcef
Maureen Kyalya Joins Conservative Party
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in September 2013 as a Major-General. Kyalya now says the government is forcefully taking people's land to impoverish Ugandans. Kyalya said this on Thursday on the sidelines of an orientation workshop for Mbale district leaders. "Am joining... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Play Qatar in T20 Series Openersuperstar cricketer Dwayne Bravo's monster hit 'Champion' blaring the roof, Odo
Kenya Play Qatar in T20 Series Opener
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
superstar cricketer Dwayne Bravo's monster hit 'Champion' blaring the roof, Odoyo did more than enough to convince the full house that he can break a leg with rhythm. This was after his troops 'shyly' stood him down during the post-awards dancing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nnalongo, Housewife Who Sells Vegetables Fresh From the Gardenas a hobby, family garden and now it is turning into a business that earns her
Nnalongo, Housewife Who Sells Vegetables Fresh From the Garden
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
as a hobby, family garden and now it is turning into a business that earns her close to Shs800,000 a month. Tusiime a housewife and mother of five is a citizen in the United Kingdom. She has a vegetable garden in the UK but the idea to develop... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Institute Disowns Unra's Former AccountantKampala — The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) has u
Institute Disowns Unra's Former Accountant
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) has urged employers seeking to recruit accountants to verify their qualifications before employing them so as to weed out quacks. ICPAU's chief executive officer Derick Nkajja... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Uganda takes on the 'world's most dangerous road'MPIGI (UGANDA) - Wearing pristine white with her woollen socks pulled high, Uga
Uganda takes on the 'world's most dangerous road'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
MPIGI (UGANDA) - Wearing pristine white with her woollen socks pulled high, Ugandan traffic police officer Edith Nanteza exudes natural authority at the roadblock, barely lifting a hand as she waves motorists over. A bus burns on the infamous... Read more
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CBC.ca
'I keep hoping to see them': Tamma Joyce, 19, separated from family fleeing South Sudan bloodshedSuddenly, gunshots broke out. "People just scattered," the 19-year-old said. S
'I keep hoping to see them': Tamma Joyce, 19, separated from family fleeing South Sudan bloodshed
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Suddenly, gunshots broke out. "People just scattered," the 19-year-old said. She was in town. Her parents were at the house a few kilometres away, close to the lush teak forests for which the area is known. "When I rushed home, I couldn't... Read more
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Mashable
After four years in a refugee camp, one 19-old journeys home to Somaliahave never received proper schooling. The Dadaab refugee complex grew to half
After four years in a refugee camp, one 19-old journeys home to Somalia
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
have never received proper schooling. The Dadaab refugee complex grew to half a million residents but was built to house 90,000. Image: Tony Karumba / AFP / Getty Images Today, Mohamed is back in Somalia — among the first refugees to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High-End Office Space in High DemandThe demand for high-end office space in Uganda, particularly Grade A premises,
High-End Office Space in High Demand
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The demand for high-end office space in Uganda, particularly Grade A premises, has risen sharply in recent times, with the country's real estate sector registering a modest recovery in the second quarter of the year. Grade A office premises are... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ritesh Jain’s what I read this week: Loans for people with no credit history & a world without workindividuals, which showed a nine per cent increase in her repayment. And she ma
Ritesh Jain’s what I read this week: Loans for people with no credit history & a world without work
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
individuals, which showed a nine per cent increase in her repayment. And she made regular phone calls to her family in Uganda. InVenture's analysis shows that people who keep in contact in near and dear ones have shown a lower default rate.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
To fight hunger, Somali farmers turn to Ugandan rootsSELELE, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Amina Shale, a Somali farmer, say
To fight hunger, Somali farmers turn to Ugandan roots
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SELELE, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Amina Shale, a Somali farmer, says worsening droughts and ever more unpredictable weather are making getting a crop ever harder. "It can take a whole year before the rains come," she complained. "Growing... Read more
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JTA
Israel proposes tech ‘friendship’ in meeting with African leadersCEO, Yosef Abramowitz, said Energiya is prepared to invest $2 billion over the
Israel proposes tech ‘friendship’ in meeting with African leaders
JTA / Posted 4 days ago
CEO, Yosef Abramowitz, said Energiya is prepared to invest $2 billion over the next four years through the White House Power Africa program, with the goal of providing clean electricity for 50 million people by 2020. The company launched... Read more
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The Forward
Benjaimin Netanyahu Trumpets Israeli Tech in Meeting With African LeadersCEO, Yosef Abramowitz, said Energiya is prepared to invest $2 billion over the
Benjaimin Netanyahu Trumpets Israeli Tech in Meeting With African Leaders
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
CEO, Yosef Abramowitz, said Energiya is prepared to invest $2 billion over the next four years through the White House Power Africa program, with the goal of providing clean electricity for 50 million people by 2020. The company launched... Read more
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FOX News
6 Dumb Mistakes People Make When They Move Abroadwill happen, and you'll be fine," suggests Tanya Accuro, who now lives in Bangk
6 Dumb Mistakes People Make When They Move Abroad
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
will happen, and you'll be fine," suggests Tanya Accuro, who now lives in Bangkok and has also lived in South Africa and Uganda. Digital copies of everything are a must, "just in case that secure location in your mother-in-law's basement suffers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli Hails Kilimanjaro Queensregional women's football tournament, after beating Kenya 2-1 in a match took p
Magufuli Hails Kilimanjaro Queens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
regional women's football tournament, after beating Kenya 2-1 in a match took place at Njeru Technical Centre in Jinja, Uganda on Tuesday. The Kilimanjaro Queens, set up a date with Kenya's Harambee Starlets in the final of the Women... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gunfire At Ediofe Cathedral, Christians Attack Bishop's Homeand destroyed the temporary prayer structure as the cathedral is still under re
Gunfire At Ediofe Cathedral, Christians Attack Bishop's Home
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and destroyed the temporary prayer structure as the cathedral is still under renovation. They tried to raid the bishop's house, prompting military and police guards to open fire leading to running battles. Currently, more officers from the police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nyerere United Tanzanians, Championed Transfer to Dodoma'we have the modern parliament building adjacent to the old structure," Mr Msuya
'Nyerere United Tanzanians, Championed Transfer to Dodoma'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
we have the modern parliament building adjacent to the old structure," Mr Msuya says of the history of the August House in the new capital. It was indeed a bold decision by the government under the late Mwalimu Nyerere to shift the capital... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trey Songz Unveiled Ahead of Recording on Coke Studio Showand all his collaborators. All the artistes on Coke Studio Africa will record,
Trey Songz Unveiled Ahead of Recording on Coke Studio Show
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and all his collaborators. All the artistes on Coke Studio Africa will record, and perform alongside a highly talented house band on the show that launches across the continent. The show will start broadcasting on October 9, 2016. On the music... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'DStv Kids' Village' to Spice Up Blankets and WineDStv is partnering with House of DJs (HODs) and platinum sponsors Tusker Malt t
'DStv Kids' Village' to Spice Up Blankets and Wine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
DStv is partnering with House of DJs (HODs) and platinum sponsors Tusker Malt to make the 14th edition of Blankets and Wine (B&W) a memorable one. The Pay TV brand has pledged to completely overhaul the kids play area which has been rebranded to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Legislators Fight Over Free Carseven improve it," said Reagan Okumu, the Aswa county MP. Okumu, who is also th
Opposition Legislators Fight Over Free Cars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
even improve it," said Reagan Okumu, the Aswa county MP. Okumu, who is also the FDC vice president in charge of northern Uganda, said FDC is going to lose the motion because it is ill-conceived. "People should understand that the debate should... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Ratifies Trade Pact With EUKenya President Uhuru Kenyatta signing into law the 2015 Banking (Amendment) Bi
Kenya Ratifies Trade Pact With EU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta signing into law the 2015 Banking (Amendment) Bill at State House recently. Nairobi — Kenya's Parliament has ratified the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU) that allows Kenya to export... Read more
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WA Today
'We will give him a family': 6-old boy writes to Obama about refugee 'brother'and shared humanity. Alex reads the letter he wrote to US President Barack Oba
'We will give him a family': 6-old boy writes to Obama about refugee 'brother'
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
and shared humanity. Alex reads the letter he wrote to US President Barack Obama in a video posted by the White House. Photo: Screengrab In a letter to US President Barack Obama, Alex wrote: "Remember the boy who was picked up by the... Read more
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Canberra Times
'We will give him a family': 6-old boy writes to Obama about refugee 'brother'and shared humanity. Alex reads the letter he wrote to US President Barack Oba
'We will give him a family': 6-old boy writes to Obama about refugee 'brother'
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
and shared humanity. Alex reads the letter he wrote to US President Barack Obama in a video posted by the White House. Photo: Screengrab In a letter to US President Barack Obama, Alex wrote: "Remember the boy who was picked up by the... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Rwandan visitors share benefits of debatingthe iDebate team, made up of Rwandan high school students, in a public debate i
Rwandan visitors share benefits of debating
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 4 days ago
the iDebate team, made up of Rwandan high school students, in a public debate in Shoma Hall where the argument, “This House believes aid to Africa is doing more harm than good,” was challenged. In the spirit of reconciliation, identity and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From #BlackLivesMatter to #StopTheBleeding Africaphone company MTN is able to avoid paying taxes on hundreds of millions of doll
From #BlackLivesMatter to #StopTheBleeding Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
phone company MTN is able to avoid paying taxes on hundreds of millions of dollars from its subsidiaries in Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, and other African countries, it was revealed last year, by channeling most of its profits through "management fees"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Other Say - Politicians Now Live and Die By Crowd Sizethose Americans. So why are crowds at rallies so important? After all, we know
What Other Say - Politicians Now Live and Die By Crowd Size
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
those Americans. So why are crowds at rallies so important? After all, we know that crowds don't win elections. In Uganda in February, crowd size was a big issue in the election clash between President Yoweri Museveni and his long-term... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Invites Bids for Expansion of Nairobi-Mombasa Highwayhighway is part of the Great North Road that moves more than 50 per cent of all
State Invites Bids for Expansion of Nairobi-Mombasa Highway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
highway is part of the Great North Road that moves more than 50 per cent of all goods traded in East Africa. Nearly all of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan's imported goods reach their destinations via this road, making it an important... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plan to Turn Mombasa-Nairobi Road Into Six-Lane Superhighwayhighway is part of the Great North Road that moves more than 50 per cent of all
Plan to Turn Mombasa-Nairobi Road Into Six-Lane Superhighway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
highway is part of the Great North Road that moves more than 50 per cent of all goods traded in East Africa. Nearly all of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan's imported goods reach their destinations via this road, making it an important... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The 'Forgotten' Chief Who Made Nyerere Fall in Love With Dodomanot until early 1964 when Mwalimu was said to have asked Chief Mazengo to allow
The 'Forgotten' Chief Who Made Nyerere Fall in Love With Dodoma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
not until early 1964 when Mwalimu was said to have asked Chief Mazengo to allow him to adopt the name 'Ikulu' for the State House in Dar es Salaam. Nyerere's admiration of the chief was a no-brainer. According to relatives and those who were close... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Survivors of Rwandan genocide share benefits of debatingthe iDebate team, made up of Rwandan high school students, in a public debate i
Survivors of Rwandan genocide share benefits of debating
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 5 days ago
the iDebate team, made up of Rwandan high school students, in a public debate in Shoma Hall where the argument, “This House believes aid to Africa is doing more harm than good,” was challenged. In the spirit of reconciliation, identity and... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
GET OUT for Sept. 22-25: South Texas Maize, Six Flags Fright Fest and moreis FREE and family friendly. Guests can experience true stories of children liv
GET OUT for Sept. 22-25: South Texas Maize, Six Flags Fright Fest and more
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
is FREE and family friendly. Guests can experience true stories of children living in developing countries like Kenya and Uganda in this 2,000 square feet interactive exhibit. But move fast because it is only here for a few days before moving to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2016 fall movie preview: Here comes the first batch of this year's Oscar hopefulsof Katwe": Mira Nair ("Salaam Bombay!" "Monsoon Wedding") directs this fact-bas
2016 fall movie preview: Here comes the first batch of this year's Oscar hopefuls
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
of Katwe": Mira Nair ("Salaam Bombay!" "Monsoon Wedding") directs this fact-based drama about a girl from rural Uganda who became a world-class chess player. "The Birth of a Nation": Nate Parker directs and stars in this Sundance Film... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Dark Era' Looms for the Media Under Magufuliprescribing the shareholding requirements of a company owned by a foreign natio
'Dark Era' Looms for the Media Under Magufuli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
prescribing the shareholding requirements of a company owned by a foreign national which intends to operate as a media house. Currently, a foreign national can own 100 per cent shares in a print media house, but fears are rife now that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Among's Rise, Connections Leave Key Questions Unansweredhas been claimed in various circles that Among partly owes her influence and po
MP Among's Rise, Connections Leave Key Questions Unanswered
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
has been claimed in various circles that Among partly owes her influence and power to the connections she has with State House and some powerful businesspeople. Most of these relations she cultivated before she came to parliament. For instance,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It Is Time to Thank Allen KaginaI think a fundamental change is slowly taking place at Uganda National Roads Au
It Is Time to Thank Allen Kagina
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
I think a fundamental change is slowly taking place at Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra). It is even sweeter because those behind it are not seeking cheap popularity through the media, and I want to advise them strongly not to! The story... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Roja and Slick Stuart Still the Dynamic Duofor the main acts. Comedian Jjajja Bruce sampled the audience with his translat
Roja and Slick Stuart Still the Dynamic Duo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
for the main acts. Comedian Jjajja Bruce sampled the audience with his translated movies jokes. A select group of the Uganda Cranes players were also in attendance and took to the stage to thank fans for not giving up on them. Vampino came on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Million Jobs Safeguarded as MPs Ratify EPAPartnership Agreement under the Cotonou Protocol between Kenya and the European
Four Million Jobs Safeguarded as MPs Ratify EPA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Partnership Agreement under the Cotonou Protocol between Kenya and the European Union ahead of the October deadline. House Majority Leader Aden Duale said the ratification does not take away from Kenya's economic role and obligations as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Proposes Salary Car Loans for Public Officialsproposal is one of the issues, the FDC working committee (cabinet) passed yeste
Opposition Proposes Salary Car Loans for Public Officials
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
proposal is one of the issues, the FDC working committee (cabinet) passed yesterday in a move to guide their members in the House on a joint position on the controversial emoluments debate for MPs. The decision arrived at in a meeting attended by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mabirizi Complex Suicide Survivor to Face the LawAshaba, 26, returned from Dubai only to find out that she had been cheated of h
Mabirizi Complex Suicide Survivor to Face the Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Ashaba, 26, returned from Dubai only to find out that she had been cheated of her earnings she had been sending to a relative in Uganda to build for her a house. She jumped from the 14th floor at Workers House on Kampala Road and crashed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pallisa Women Benefit From Dairy Cow ProjectWhen two farmers' groups convened in Namugongo village, Kamuge Sub-county in Pa
Pallisa Women Benefit From Dairy Cow Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
When two farmers' groups convened in Namugongo village, Kamuge Sub-county in Pallisa District, it was at the house of Jesca Fida Outa, one of the members. In the cowshed, were the animals, which they were to receive from Send a Cow Uganda, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda/Gabon: Legislators Demand Govt to Fund Cranes in GabonKampala — Members of Parliament have asked government to take full financial re
Uganda/Gabon: Legislators Demand Govt to Fund Cranes in Gabon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kampala — Members of Parliament have asked government to take full financial responsibility of the Uganda Cranes' Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon. While moving a motion asking Parliament to pay glowing tribute to the Uganda Crane for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Hold Session On Trade PactPartnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union as the deadline for the key
MPs Hold Session On Trade Pact
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union as the deadline for the key deal looms. Speaker Justin Muturi said the House, which has been on recess since September 1, will also discuss Senate amendments to the Physical Planning Bill and... Read more
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