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  1. Court discontinues case against EAC states...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New Vision

    By Cyprian Musoke The East African Court of Justice in Arusha has discontinued a case filed by three citizens of Tanzania against the Secretary General of the East African Community and the Attorney Generals of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. The three, Ally Hatibu Msanga, David Geofrey Makatha and John Adam Bwenda who filed the case in February 24 2015 sought to declare actions of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda contrary to the EAC Treaty as the three were signing protocols minus their partners.

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  2. Grassroots rugby development in Ghana active in spite of challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Ghanamma.com

    "Grassroots rugby development has been in existence as long as Rugby has been in existence," Mr. Mensah said, adding idea is alive and kicking despite many challenges. According to Mr. Mensah grassroots Rugby development across the world varies from very structured development programmes that is part and parcel of the school system to what he termed, "gutter-to-gutter" development.

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  3. Malawi: U.S Pledges to Support Malawi's Public ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    The United States government has pledged to support Malawi government's public service reform programme on top of traditional areas of assistance raging from trade and investment to health. According to the new US ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer said she had a wonderful talk with the state president Peter Mutharika where among others pledge commitment from US government to support the newly launched public service reform programme, energy sector, health, education, trade and investment.

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  4. The first bank in UgandaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    Before 1906, there was no banking institution in Uganda until November of the same year when the national Bank of India opened its first branch in Entebbe, and four years later it opened the first bank in Kampala, although it was later taken up to become Grindlys Bank. The National Bank of India was followed by Standard Bank of South Africa Limited when on September 19, 1912, it opened its first branch in Kampala.

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  5. Allidina Visram: The grandfather of trade in UgandaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    Dependable. Writing in the Uganda Journal of 1954, W. E. Hoyle, one of the few British to settle in Kampala by 1902, says Visram was the lifeline of many European residents in Buganda when it came to supplies and cash whenever it was needed Born in Kera, Kutch, India in 1851, Allidina Visram migrated to Zanzibar in a dhow at a tender age of 12 years.

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  6. A night with fearless chimpanzeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    Apes' home. I had always wanted to visit chimpanzees away from the national parks.

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  7. Kiteetikka: The haven of goat mchomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    MEAT FEAST POINT. You could mistake the spot for a public gathering point. To a patron, Kiteetikka trading centre is an eating place where goat is the delicacy for people from all corners of Kampala, as Benard Kahwa discovers.

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  8. Look out for opportunities, Museveni tells youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | New Vision

    President Yoweri Museveni has called on Ugandan youth to have initiative and take advantage of the available opportunities in the various sectors of the economy. Speaking on Saturday, he advised young people especially fresh graduates to steer away from irresponsible lifestyles.

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  9. Malawi: Lilongwe Blind Man Electrocuted to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    An unidentified man with visual impairment was electrocuted to death late Friday afternoon in Lilongwe when he stepped on a loose live wire on his way home. There were heavy rains in the city from around 15:00hrs to around 17:00hrs, local time, and according to eyewitnesses, a tree had fallen on a concrete street pole along Likuni Road just opposite the Lilongwe Police Station causing an electric wire to snap and lie loose on the ground.

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  10. Malawi: More Floods Hit MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Following ongoing heavy downpours in different parts of the Southern Region, districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje are experiencing another round of flush floods. Since the rains are not relenting, the water levels in Shire River, Mwanza River and all other waters bodies in the areas continue to rise.

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  11. Newly discovered rock paintings to boost tourism in KaramojaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Monitor

    New. After successful disarmament of the Karimojong who made the area insecure, ancient paintings were discovered in several rocks in Moroto recently Karamoja region has for the past decades been characterised by chronic underdevelopment and marginalisation due to insecurity and resultant factors such as poor infrastructure and low literacy levels, among others. The region's rainfall patterns are low, with an average of 500-700 milliliters of rainfall per year.

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  12. Malawi: President Mutharika Firm on Promoting Gender EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has expressed zeal to ensure that women and men are equal and have the right to equal opportunities in all the sectors of national development. He said this on Thursday at Parliament Building in Lilongwe, where he launched the HeForShe Campaign which calls for solidarity on gender equality and women empowerment.

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  13. Malawi: President Launches Gender Equality CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The campaign has been launched to help the country archive African Union agenda 2063 through narrowing the gap between men and women in African states. Speaking at min stadium of parliament building in Lilongwe on Thursday 26, Mutharika said his government is committed to promote gender equality in the country.

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  14. Clubs boycott Azam Premier leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | New Vision

    Vipers official Tadias Kitandwe signs a copy of the resolution to boycott the national league following a meeting held at Hotel Africana in Kampala By Shafik Ssenoga and Bruno Mugooda Friday:4pm Azam Premier League Entebbe v Express Lweza v BUL S. Paints v Vipers Simba v Police SC VU v Kira Young Uganda's top flight clubs will not honour Friday's games, in effect extending their boycott of the Azam Premier league. Vipers secretary Haruna Kyobe said the clubs resolved to maintain their stand following a meeting held at Hotel Africana on Wednesday.

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  15. No jobs but a real need for good medicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mail & Guardian

    Skeleton staff: Uganda's qualified health workers are essential in a very weak health system, but there are very few job opportunities in the country. Since his childhood days in northern Uganda, Geoffrey Orijabo wanted to be a nurse "because of the ignorance".

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  16. Chess: Ssegwanyi is top actorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | New Vision

    By Samuel Sanya Arthur Ssegwanyi, the Uganda Sports Press Association chess player of the year 2014, is the top actor after the Zone 4.2 Africa Championships. He will lead Uganda's charge at the continental competition to be held in Kampala, April 17-26.

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  17. Fix erratic power supply problem - Prof KwartengRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Professor Kwame Osei Kwarteng, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School , has urged government to put in place pragmatic policies to help find a lasting solution to the erratic power supply problem currently facing the nation. Prof.

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  18. Gakenke: Youth eye vocational workshop as key to developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Itezimbre

    As youth in Gakenke district await the completion of vocational training in Gakenke district to get different skills and create jobs for social development. This comes when vocational workshop construction phase I is going on in Gakenke district to empower youth and other residents through skill training.

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  19. Phyzix makes big comeback in Malawi urban musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Newstime Africa

    Marketing and banking may be his day job but Phyzix's talent for hip-hop and urban music will propel him to the international stage. Originally from Lilongwe's Area 25, Phyzix, 28, is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing currently working fulltime with Opportunity Bank as a Marketing Officer, which makes it challenging for the rapper to work on his studio projects.

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  20. Q and A: Infomoby is an easy to use online directory in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | New Vision

    On Febraury 11, 2015, Africa 118, an East African tech firm introduced a business directory in Uganda, dubbed 'InfoMoby'. The directory sorts business information categorically and by location, making it easier for users to find information, hours of operation, websites and physical addresses.

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