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  1. GIA Explores Ruby, Sapphire in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Diamonds.net

    Press Release: In 1958, a ruby and sapphire deposit was discovered about 145 kilometers south of Malawi's capital of Lilongwe on Chimwadzulu Hill. Although this is one of the oldest known gemstone deposits on the African continent, very little has been published about its production in recent years.

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  2. Flawless Mongers entertain Heathens at 'House of Pain'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Tabaruka expects a tough game because of the intensity needed to overcome Mongers at their relatively smaller pitch compared to those in Kampala. Mongers fell to Rhinos 14-13 last weekend at Legends, which somewhat proved they are not comfortable playing on a larger surface Kampala.

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  3. Surveillance to track visiting fishermen in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    A surveillance system to track and monitor fisher folks in fishing communities in the Central Region who ply their trade in Ebola affected countries in West Africa has been instituted by the Ghana Health Service in collaboration with its partners. The move is part of preventive measures put in place to prevent an outbreak of the disease in the country through its coastal borders.

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  4. Uganda plans to pass new version of anti-gay law by ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

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  5. WHO Declares End to Ebola Outbreak in DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Voice of America

    Nurses from Uganda's Ministry of Health check passengers arriving from Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa at Entebbe Airport Kampala Uganda, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. The outbreak -- unrelated to the one affecting West Africa -- was centered in Congo's northwestern Equateur province and killed at least 49 people.

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  6. Cashgate: Malawi ministers put public firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    Two Malawi Cabinet ministers violated a provision of the country's Constitution when they released to the public a 124-page audit report into the systemic theft of $48-million in state funds. The theft, known locally as Cashgate, saw some Malawi public servants - in collusion with various contractors - siphon millions of dollars from government coffers for goods and/or services not rendered.

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  7. Stop violence against journalistsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    Every year, we read stories about the so-called "powerful" people roughing up journalists, breaking their gadgets, and early this year, a journalist lost his life after he had been assaulted by a drunken reveller on a boat cruise in Lake Victoria. The culture of politicians, civil servants, wealthy businessmen and public servants beating up journalists is taking root in Uganda and it must be nipped in the bud! Every year, we read stories about the so-called "powerful" people roughing up journalists, breaking their gadgets, and early this year, a journalist lost his life after he had been assaulted by a drunken reveller on a boat cruise in Lake Victoria.

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  8. US Senate confirms Bernicat as next envoy to BangladeshRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    The nomination was confirmed by voice vote on November 19, according to the US Senate. Bernicat will succeed incumbent Ambassador Dan W Mozena, reports the Daily Star.

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  9. CDC chief drops worst-case Ebola estimateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fox News

    A doctor works in a laboratory on collected samples of the Ebola virus at the Centre for Disease Control in Entebbe, about 37 km southwest of Uganda's capital Kampala. The government's worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won't happen, a U.S. health official said Wednesday.

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  10. Man Spends 35 Years On RemandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ghanamma.com

    It was a very pathetic scene at the Ankaful Prison at Cape Coast in the Central Region when a man who was accused of manslaughter and put on remand for 35 years was finally set free. This came to light when POS Foundation, a human right organisation with the Centre for Law and Development Policy at GIMPA Law School took its 'Access to Justice for Remand Prisoners' programme to Ankaful and Winneba Prisons.

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  11. No change in fortunes as Cranes falter againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    Soccer. Skipper Andy Mwesigwa was at fault for both goals before he got sent off as Uganda Cranes fell 2-0 to Guinea in the 2015 Nations Cup final qualifier.

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  12. Woman kidnaps 3 from Kampala school, nabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | New Vision

    By Steven Candia The police arrested a woman who on Monday allegedly kidnapped three pupils two of them in primary one from a city primary school and hid them along Entebbe road for a day. Jamila Nabatanzi said to be in her mid 20's and a mother of one was arrested by operatives of the police flying squad from her residence in Ndejje Lubugumu, Makindye Sabagabo where she had hidden the children.

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  13. Woman beats security, delivers document to MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Vision

    A woman forcefully found her way to President Yoweri Museveni's tent where he was seated despite Elite Forces attempts to stop her and she delivered a document to the Commander in Chief at Jinja town. It was during the singing of National Anthem shortly after Museveni had finished his speech, is when the woman emerged from the tent where other guests were seated and stepped forward walking to the President's tent.

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  14. Woman resists security operatives, delivers documents to Mus......Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Vision

    A woman forcefully found her way to President Yoweri Museveni's tent where he was seated despite Elite Forces attempts to stop her and she delivered documents to the Commander in Chief in Jinja town. It was during the singing of National Anthem shortly after Museveni had finished his speech, is when the woman emerged from the tent where other guests were seated and stepped forward walking to the President's tent.

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  15. UN calls for end to open defecation amid Ebola threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Vision

    The UN called Wednesday for an end to defecation in the open, with fears growing that it has helped spread the deadly Ebola virus ravaging west Africa. Half the population of Liberia, the country worst hit by the epidemic, have no access to toilets, while in Sierra Leone nearly a third of people live without latrines, a new UN report to coincide with World Toilet Day estimated.

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  16. 2014 Ghana Tertiary Awards Nominees List OutRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | GhanaWeb

    Organisers of the Ghana Tertiary Awards 2014 have revealed the full list of nominees vying for honours on 10th January 2015 at the La Palm Beach Hotel. Organisers of the award scheme, Youth Web Entertainment hope by rewarding folks who have impacted society, it will serve as a morale booster as well as serve as a catalyst of inspiration for others to get on board.

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  17. Strike Paralyzes Malawi's Judicial ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Voice of America

    A week-long strike by the support staff of Malawi's judiciary system has paralyzed the courts, causing overcrowding in police cells and the indefinite suspension of major cases - including government corruption trials. Court marshals, clerks and messengers are demanding the 30 percent salary increases promised by the government two years ago.

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  18. Study identifies superior drug regimen for preventing mother-to-child HIV transmissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | PhysOrg Weblog

    For HIV-infected women in good immune health, taking a three-drug regimen during pregnancy prevents mother-to-child HIV transmission more effectively than taking one drug during pregnancy, another during labor and two more after giving birth, an international clinical trial has found. The ongoing PROMISE study also has found that one triple-drug regimen for preventing mother-to-child transmission may be safer than another for women and their babies.

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  19. Kitata retains Kinyara Golf Open titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Vision

    By Michael Nsubuga Willy Kitata's good run of form continued over the weekend when he returned 153 gross to win the Kinyara open in Masindi. The handicap +2 Entebbe golfer beat off a strong challenge from Jinja's Ismail Mahmood to win by a stroke over two days of action.

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  20. Food experts warn hotel chefs over food poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Vision

    Food experts have advised chefs in the country to maintain hygiene to avoid food poisoning and scaring away potential food eaters from eating places. "You will be held responsible if people who come in the hotel or restaurant are served bad food as a result of poor hygiene," Andrew Tsofa a food expert said.

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