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

    Yesterday | 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".


  2. Gov't asks schools to feed pupils without failRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | New Vision

    FOUR days ago, Uganda's Trade and Industry Minister Amelia Kyambadde left residents dumbfounded when she wept at the sight of hungry children during a school fundraiser in Mpigi town council. Namabo Primary School in Kafumu Parish, Mpigi town council where Kyambadde sobbed is just one of the many across the country that where pupils are studying on an empty stomach.


  3. A man with a big heart for womenfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Daily Monitor

    Philanthropic. Henry Mutebe, 28, a lecturer at Kyambogo University and two-time guest on BBC outlook in 2012 and 2014.


  4. Arua water supply to improve...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | New Vision

    NWSC MD Dr Silver Mugisha and project manager Johnson Amayo share a point at a function where National Water and Sewerage Company signed a $24m agreement with Egyptian company El Nasr Company for Civil work and Dott Services Ltd. PHOTO/Norman Katende By Norman Katende The Arua population is set to get their first sewerage system and also have an improvement in the treated water supply, which is expected to increase to 12,000m cubed. The announcement was made as National Water and Sewerage Company signed a $24m agreement with Egyptian company El Nasr Company for Civil work and Dott Services Ltd at the company headquarters.


  5. Uganda: Farmers Decry Fake Inputs, Demand Extension ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 |

    Farmers in Uganda, under their umbrella body Eastern and Southern Africa Small Scale Farmers' forum , have tasked the ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to recruit extension officers who can train them in seed selection and best farming practices. The farmers said most of their affected colleagues are from Eastern and Northern Uganda, where, they added, there were huge losses.


  6. West Nile @100: Reflections on the centenary celebrations - Part IIRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Daily Monitor

    Third, power generation for industrialisation; the Nyagak Hydropower project which was commissioned a few years ago has proved to be a total disaster and is definitely not a solution to West Nile's short term power needs In the concluding paragraph of the first part of this opinion, it was argued that West Nilers are one people and as they celebrate their heritage, they must plan and struggle relentlessly for a better future for all based on freedom, fraternity and equality of opportunity for both men and women. The second part will focus on this important subject.


  7. Schools explain rise in feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | New Vision

    Speaking at the ongoing senior five selection exercise in Kampala International University on Thursday, George Andama, the head teacher of Mvara S.S in Arua says they were forced to raise the school fees by 10% to shield the school against inflation. However, Andama and other head teachers of the tops schools encourage parents not to be put off by the relatively higher entry fees, saying school fees will exponentially dropdown in the second term.


  8. Town leaders push for faster road worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Daily Monitor

    The company signed a contract for the project in August last year and the ground-breaking ceremony by Mr Daudi Migereko, the Minister of Lands, was done three months later. ARUA- Arua Municipal Council and district officials have piled pressure on China Henan International Group Company Limited , the company contracted to construct the Shs6 billion 2km road in the town, to expedite the works.


  9. Politics causing marriage breakup, say leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Daily Monitor

    ARUA . Participants at a conference about gender issues during elections have observed that women fail to get their husbands' support to join politics at higher levels due to fear that other men will snatch them.


  10. Ugandan investor killed in DR CongoRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Daily Monitor

    According to Amina's uncle, Mr Sabir Nasur she had been running the business for three years and it was growing since she could support more than 10 family members with the money she earned from the business Three years ago, a 28 year-old mother of six left Mbarara District for the Democratic Republic of Congo to establish business in Aru Town as she looked for survival for her family. Little did she know that her lucrative business, a disco hall, could turn into a tragedy for her.


  11. Uganda: Airports to Generate Sh8.5 Trillion AnnuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 |

    Uganda will earn at least $3bn annually from air transport if plans to construct four new international airports and the refurbishment of Entebbe airport succeed. This is more than half Uganda's current budget of Shs 15tn and above the Shs 8tn that Uganda Revenue Authority collected from both domestic and international taxes last financial year.


  12. World Food Program Cuts to Affect Nearly 150,000 Refugees in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Voice of America

    Refugees who fled the recent violence in South Sudan and crossed the border into Uganda carry their belongings as they await transportation from a transit center in the town of Koboko to a nearby settlement in Arua District, in northern Uganda, Jan 6, 2014. FILE - Refugees who fled the recent violence in South Sudan and crossed the border into Uganda carry their belongings as they await transportation from a transit center in the town of Koboko to a nearby settlement in Arua District, in northern Uganda, Jan 6, 2014.


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

    Thursday Jan 29 | 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.


  14. Huge turn up for Police recruitment in KampalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Vision

    By Taddeo Bwambale There has been a massive turn up for Police recruitment exercise in Kampala. The exercise is taking place at Police Children School in Kibuli.


  15. Uganda to get income status by 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | New Vision

    THE Ugandan economy is three years away from attaining low middle-income status if the second phase of the national development plan is well implemented according to projections by the National Planning Authority . Silvia Angey, the NPA head of the department for governance and public sector, says the gross domestic product per capita will hit $1,000 by 2018, rising to $1,354 by 2020.


  16. Mak's Best Graduate Was Expelled Twice in High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    When the writer was asked to seek out Rodney Adriko, the best graduate at Makerere University this year, he expected a story of a man with a stellar academic record. But he soon found out that perception is not something to rely on Just before he could complete his Senior Three third term examinations at Our Lady of Good Counsel SS Gayaza back in 2007, Rodney Adriko was handed an indefinite suspension over indiscipline.


  17. Optimism over sh1.2 trillion satellite projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | New Vision

    By Samuel Sanya Rates for internet and pay TV in Uganda are poised to drop when the 1.45b Dirham Al Yah 3 satellite is launched, as analysts weigh in that improved internet access will increase jobs and reduce business costs. Abu Dhabi-based company, Yahsat, which launched in Uganda two years ago has completed the Preliminary Design Review phase of its third satellite that will be launched in 2016.


  18. World Vision Uganda is distributing food to 138,530 S. Sudan refugeesRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    World Food Program sub grants USD$20M worth of food items to World Vision Uganda to distribute to the present-day caseload of South Sudan refugees in the districts of Adjumani, Koboko and Arua. The partnership between the two has been premised on the ground that World food program continues to provide food loads for the refugees, as World Vision provides a warehouse for it in Adjumani plus distributing it to the refugees.


  19. Poll results discourage votersRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    The opinion poll showing President Museveni ahead of Opposition contenders for 2016 elections isn't surprising. I am not inciting citizens against participating in the forth coming general elections, but I do not surely think there are many Ugandans still interested in elections organised by National Resistance Movement-Organisation.


  20. Prevailing peace excites residentsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    The Nebbi Resident District Commissioner, Mr Martin Orochi, however, urged the Congolese authorities to do more in controlling the illegal entry points and promote legal trade. Arua- Residents from both sides of Nebbi and Mahagi in DR Congo are reaping the fruits of a peace deal signed by leaders from the two areas last year.