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  1. One of Tanzania's most important industries is under seige.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    He's sitting behind a wooden table piled with a dozen tilapia and Nile perch at the market in Katoro, a roadside town in northern Tanzania. The fish - a staple of the Tanzanian diet - came in that morning from Lake Victoria, an hour's drive north.

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  2. Malawi floods expose need to step up disaster preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  3. Announcing Daraja Imports, Fair Trade Artisan Jewelry and Goods from AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Daraja means bridge in Swahili, and we take pride in bridging the gap between the US market and 200 artisans in groups we have partnered with in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, Zambia, Swaziland and South Africa. These groups provide fair and enjoyable work for those in difficult situations such as those orphaned or widowed by disease or genocide, or those who live in rural areas where work is hard to find.

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  4. CAA unveils master plan to create four new international airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- Civil Aviation Authority has unveiled a 20-year plan that will create four more international airports, three regional and six local airports in addition to expanding the Entebbe International Airport. Currently, Uganda has only one international airport.

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  5. Stanbic Bank signs debut $85m loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    Stanbic Bank Uganda has signed an $85 million, 18-month loan to fund its general business activities, the first time it has borrowed from international loan markets, the main arranger of the facility said on Wednesday . The lender joins a flurry of sub-Saharan African banks that have tapped loan markets in recent weeks, as local institutions look to increase their funding bases and international lenders seek higher returns in emerging economies compared with the low interest rate environment back home.

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  6. Sheikh Kamoga further remanded to Luzira prisonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA . Nakawa magistrate's court has further remanded 18 people, including the Tabliq Muslim sect Amir Sheikh Muhamad Yunus Kamoga over terror related charges and the recent murder of two Muslim clerics.

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  7. Shortage of experts hampers land transactions - officialsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala Shortage of land economists in the country, among other reasons, is making it difficult to trade in land. To that effect, the Uganda Lands Commission has asked government agencies to enforce all land-related laws to check the distortions in the market which are hurting the economy.

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  8. Shilling sheds 0.3% after sh180b auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Vision

    The shilling was trading at 2,857/2,867 buying and selling respectively at the close of business on Wednesday By Samuel Sanya & Jacky Achan Despite an injection of sh180b to ease scarcity, the shilling lost 0.3% against the dollar on Wednesday with some traders saying yields on the recent 2 year and 10 year Treasury bond could signal lower yields going into February. The shilling was trading at 2,857/2,867 buying and selling respectively at the close of business on Wednesday at most commercial banks down from 2, 849/2,859 on Tuesday.

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  9. Malawian bishops commit to spreading the Gospel with new mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | DFW Catholic

    Lilongwe, Malawi, Jan 28, 2015 / 02:04 am .- A national symposium of Catholic communicators set out to explore pathways in new media to build unity in Malawi and to connect people to the faith in the small southern African nation. Held under the patronage of the Malawian bishops' communication department, the communications secretaries from the nation's eight dioceses met with Catholic journalists in a media symposium at Msamba Catholic Center in Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, Jan 12- 15. According to Prince Henderson, communication officer of the bishops conference, the workshop objective was to plot a path in enabling the Church "to embrace new forms of communication for evangelism."

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  10. Seized ivory linked to missing UWA stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | New Vision

    Some of the ivory seized by Uganda Wildlife Authority officials at Entebbe International last week is believed to have been part of the stock stolen from their stores in Kampala. "A preliminary assessment indicates some of the ivory impounded is what was recently stolen from UWA stores," said Charles Tumwesigye, UWA's deputy director of conservation.

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  11. Malawi Receives Flood Aid After Government AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Voice of America

    Local and international organizations are responding to the Malawi government's call for relief aid to help hundreds of thousands of people displaced by flooding and facing a growing threat of waterborne diseases. "I appeal for humanitarian assistance from the international donor community, the relevant United Nations agencies, the non-governmental organizations, the local private sector as well as all fellow citizens of goodwill, so that, together, we can contribute in alleviating suffering on the part of people affected by the floods," President Peter Mutharika said at a news conference in the capital, Lilongwe.

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  12. Gov't sued in landmark medical 'brain drain' caseRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | New Vision

    Raymond Mwesiga's "darling kid sister" had much to live for, but when she needed medical help after a car crash, Uganda's overstretched health system fatally failed her. Distracted by her toddler while driving her new car, 22-year-old Sandra Mbabazi had a "minor" accident and didn't seem to be badly hurt.

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  13. Kutesa outlines dutiesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. The President of the United Nations General Assembly who is also Foreign Affairs minister, Mr Sam Kutesa, has outlined his key duties as he draws to the end of his tenure in office at the global body in September this year, particularly to cause reforms in the Security Council, an exclusive membership organ of the UN.

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  14. Kayihura warns lazy officersRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Daily Monitor

    The Inspector General of Police says police officers who only sit in offices without reaching out to communities face censure. Mukono .

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  15. Netballers honoured at Liberation Day celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | New Vision

    By David Namunyala The national netball players were recognised at the 29th NRM Liberation Day celebrations in Soroti on Monday. The celebrations that were held under the theme 'A steady and sustainable transformation of Uganda' saw over 300 people decorated with medals of honour at the main sports grounds.

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  16. Who is killing Kampala's special hire taxi drivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | New Vision

    By Alfred Byenkya Kaweesa was murdered, his body dumped by the roadside and his car stolen. Other special hire drivers have suffered a similar fate Sifa Nakiwala, 30, is finding it hard to cope with life after unknown thugs undressed and brutally murdered her husband, Lawrence Kaweesi, 54. On December 6, 2014, Kaweesi was killed and his body dumped in Kasangati on the Kira-Namugongo road.

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  17. Super maid: Tumuhairwe's 17 years of dedicated serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | New Vision

    For 17 years, Beatrice Tumuhairwe has served in the Muhumuza household as their maid. They have grown to love, so much that she has become part of the family Off Entebbe Road at Bwebajja, towards Akright Kakungulu Estate, the Muhumuzas take a right turn to the home they have lived in for two years now.

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  18. Ainemani wins White Horse Inn OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | New Vision

    By Michael Nsubuga Entebbe based golfer Abraham Ainemani returned 76 gross to win the Kabale Golf Club, White Horse Inn golf tournament played on Sunday in Kabale. The handicap 2 national team golfer beat a strong field of golfers from across the country to emerge champion of the annual event.

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  19. Malawi: Lilongwe Traffic Police Service On Campaign to Reduce Accidents in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Lilongwe police public relations officer Kinsley Dandaula told Malawi News Agency Friday that they have intensified traffic checks on the roads by coming up with different measures to ensure road accidents are reduced. "We have reduced so far cases of road accidents to 2.9 percent from the year 2013-2014," said Dandaula.

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  20. 'Centralise construction permits to control unplanned settlements'Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daily Monitor

    Entebbe. The Ministry of Lands is planning to centralise the approval of all construction permits as a way of tightening control over unplanned construction works going on around the country.

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