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Uganda is a landlocked independent republic with a democratic government which lies between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya and forms part of the East African Region.
Wed May 22, 2013
Museveni, Mbabazi sign anti-Kadaga petition
The Ruling National Resistance Movement has petitioned the Constitutional Court challenging the legality of the ruling by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga that the four MPs who were expelled from the party retain their seats.
Government seeks sh200b for roads
By Joel Ogwang The government is seeking sh200b in supplementary budget for on-going road works, the works state minister, Eng.
Tue May 21, 2013
Iryn's manager accused of setting her up...
Embattled Iryn Namubiru's manager, Thadeus Mubiru, is being accused by the singer's family of setting her up by packing drugs in her luggage.
Why it is difficult to enforce the proposed ban on fishing i......
Until World Environment Day, June 5, in a campaign, Save Lake Victoria, Vision Group media platforms is running investigative articles, programmes and commentaries highlighting the irresponsible human activities threatening the world's largest fresh water lake.
Mon May 20, 2013
Govt calls for invest in meat industry
By Noah Jagwe The Government has called for massive investment in the beef industry as a way of eradicating poverty.
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Museveni Calls NRM Caucus at State House over KCCA Report
President Museveni has this afternoon called the NRM caucus at State House Entebbe to discus the KCCA report which was tabled before parliament last week .
HIV vaccine trials to start in July
The project executive director, Dr. Hannah Kibuuka, told journalists during a media dialogue at their offices in Kampala that the trials would involve 120 participants.
Two held over pinning posters
The posters, which bore the words "The return of the Hero, Gen. David Sejusa", were pinned in the city centre, Namuwongo, Entebbe Road and in Kawempe.
Entebbe Customs urged to operate for 24 hours
The Customs at the airport should target working for 24 hours at Entebbe airport with the introduction of a new standalone bank at the airport.
Sun May 19, 2013
Pioneer wants special lanes for its buses
By Brian Mayanja Pioneer bus company is seeking a concession to be allocated eight major city roads with special lanes.
Sat May 18, 2013
Railway workers demand sh2b from RVR
By Andante Okanya A group of 492 railway workers under the umbrella trade union Uganda Railway Workers' Union has sued Rift Valley Railways demanding sh2b for salary and damages, claiming the latter cheated them by breaching agreements signed that spelt out the mode of payment.
Residents of Kanyogoga throw plastic bags containing faeces onto the roofs of their neighbours' houses at night, from which water is harvested In Chinua Achebe's book, Things Fall Apart, during one harvest, Okonkwo asked for seedlings from Nwakibie, a great man of the village.
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Global Environment Facility Representatives analyse projects to improve global environment
"Global Environment Facility has invested a lot in the African region, bringing together different themes of environmental governance into integrated strategies that cross local, national and regional boundaries while meeting and respecting our respective development agenda, national policies and programs," said Minister of Natural Resources, ... (more)
South Korea eyes rural satellite communication
By Vision Reporter President Yoweri Museveni has called on South Korean investors to tap into Uganda's abundant resources, saying Uganda is a rich country with many resources that need to be exploited for development.
Fri May 17, 2013
Entebbe express way diverted over compensation
An artistic impression of the Kampala-Entebbe express highway. It will be a dual carriage toll road starting from Busega to Entebbe Airport with a 13km spur at Kajjansi to Munyonyo By Billy Rwothungeyo Parts of the proposed Kampala-Entebbe expressway route have been diverted to avoid paying off expensive property owners and ease the weight on a ... (more)
3 arrested over night prayer girl's murder...
Three suspects have been arrested over the gruesome murder of an 8-year old girl who was defiled and strangled during night prayers at Pastor Wilson Bugemebe's church.
Thu May 16, 2013
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Quran Memorization and Interpretation Competition Kicks Off
By Mildred Nambi A Professor from the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, representing the Saudi based Holy Qur'an Memorization International Organization Prof.
40 companies compete for Kiteezi landfill
Over 40 companies have expressed interest in constructing and taking over East Africa's largest sanitary garbage site in Kiteezi, Kampala Capital City Authority Executive director, Jennifer Musisi has revealed.
Wed May 15, 2013
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Blog: In Uganda, media muzzled over alleged Muhoozi project
While Uganda's politicians and social media are abuzz over a sensational letter reportedly written by a top security official about a high-level assassination plot, police have dutifully harassed the mainstream press in a bid to suppress the chatter.