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  1. Security agencies urged to promote rights of journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Monitor

    Arua. Government security agencies have been asked to promote safety and freedom of journalists in West Nile sub-region. The national coordinator of Human Rights Network for Journalists, Mr Robert Ssempala, said security agencies must work hand in hand to protect journalists in the area.

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  2. Government to buy TB detection machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Monitor

    Health minister Elioda Tumwesigye has said government will buy 48 GeneXpert machines used to detect and combat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis . Speaking at national celebrations to commemorate the World TB Day, where he represented President Museveni, Dr Tumwesigye said the 48 new GeneXpert machines will boost the 74 already deployed in the regional referral hospitals across the country.

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  3. Express players go on sit down strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | New Vision

    By James Bakama and Haruna Nyombi The Red Eagles' nest is on fire. Express players have gone on strike demanding for payment of outstanding salaries.

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  4. Giant rats sniffing out TB in Mozambique...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | New Vision

    GIANT rats may strike fear and disgust into the hearts of homeowners worldwide, but researchers in impoverished Mozambique are improbably turning some of them into heroes. At Eduardo Mondlane University in the capital Maputo, nine giant rats are busy at work -- sniffing out tuberculosis-causing bacteria from rows of sputum samples.

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  5. Archbishop Lwanga wants kwanjula, wedding on same dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | New Vision

    WOULD you have your introduction ceremony and wedding on the same day at the same venue? In case you have not made up your mind, this is precisely what Kampala Archdiocese prelate Cyprian Lwanga is pushing for. He wants Christians to hold both ceremonies on the same day to cut costs.

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  6. Eating meat increases resistance to antibiotics dramaticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | New Vision

    THE Rising Plague , a book by Brad Spellberg, chief medical officer of the Los Angeles County - University of Southern California Medical Center, opens with eight chilling words: "I'm out of antibiotics. She's going to die."

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  7. Vision platforms register tremendous growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | New Vision

    Vision Group's key role in Uganda's media industry is beyond question. Overall, Vision Group is the largest media conglomerate in Uganda and it continues to consolidate its hold on that dominance, both in terms of reach and market share, while appealing to new audiences.

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  8. Coca-Cola Rated Next returns for Season 3...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | New Vision

    IT is one of those shows that comes with such hype and lives up to it. It is the most famous singing contest in Uganda, yes; we are talking Coca-Cola Rated Next.

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  9. Why Uganda needs integrity more than a good education systemRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Daily Monitor

    Uganda, like most of Tropical Africa, was not going to be an industrial power in 1910. The country was just being built up from scratch, training clerks to take up the future roles for the basic desk work in public administration and the civil service It has become a popular lament that goes something like this: Ugandans are unproductive, economically underdeveloped, lazy, at or near the bottom of the global economic pecking order partly because of our political leaders but mainly because of our education system.

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  10. Kampala water safe - " GovtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | New Vision

    MINISTRIES of Health and Environment and the national water utility have allayed fears that piped water in Kampala is contaminated, saying tests carried out on the suspected polluted water turned negative. The Director General of Health Services, Dr. Ruth Aceng, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation managing director, Dr. Silver Mugisha and state minister for Environment, Flavia Nabugere Munaaba, turned up Media Centre in Kampala to give a brief on the state of water in the city.

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  11. Japan funds reconstruction of 3 northern Uganda schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | New Vision

    From The Ambassador of Japan Junzo Fujita, Gulu Chief Administrative Officer Dorothy Ajwang and Head teacher Obiya Primary School Gulu Sister Rosetta Lanyere Obal during the signing ceremony. PHOTO/Nancy Nanyonga By Anita Atuhaire and Francis Kagolo The Japanese government has given Uganda a sh655m grant to rehabilitate three schools in northern Uganda in a drive aimed at boosting education standards in the region.

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  12. Weather forecast for March-MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Daily Monitor

    The onset of the rains in Uganda as the rest of East Africa is influenced by conditions over the Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans as well as the major physical features and large inland water bodies. Based on these considerations, Uganda National Meteorological Authority has come up with the following forecast.

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  13. Youth demand for more Cabinet positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | New Vision

    Odongo Samuel, youth leader of Ngora district youth council, addressing the press as Opolot Isaac, youth leader Bukedea district youth council and Oloya Daniel, president Acholi students union, listen during the northern Uganda youth leaders press conference at Makerere university Kampala on the March 11, 2015. Photo/Latif Rich By Alfred Wandera The youth leaders from the greater northern region of Uganda have urged President Yoweri Museveni to appoint more young leaders into his Cabinet since "they are the leaders of today and tomorrow".

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  14. Arua leaders fail to account for Shs600 millionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Daily Monitor

    Arua. Arua District leaders on Monday denied receiving Shs600 million from United Nations High Commission for Refugees meant for rehabilitation of the areas that were occupied by refugees before they were repatriated in 2008. Resident District Commissioner Peter Debele and the LC5 vice chairperson, Ms Sunday Ayikoru, denied knowledge of the said money.

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  15. West Nile farmers ask for tractorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Daily Monitor

    With high costs of labour and increasing demand for food, it is difficult to satisfy both the domestic market and external one in South Sudan and DR Congo, the farmers' leaders say. Saidi Soma, vice chairperson, Koboko District Farmers' Association, said lack of tractor hire services is affecting commercialisation of agriculture in the district.

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  16. Govt launches campaign against Hepatitis BRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | New Vision

    THE Ministry of Health and the National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B have launched a campaign to create awareness and raise funds to fight against the disease. The campaign that will enable members of the general public participate in fighting the silent killer through a charity walk event, is aimed at raising over shs 500m to strengthen the Hepatitis B clinic in Arua Regional Referral Hospital.

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  17. What do Anite and Kenzo have in common?Read the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Daily Monitor

    She will surely need the steadying hand of someone like of Gen Moses Ali to guide her on how to respond to the inevitable political challenges. On June 9, 2010, Evelyn Anite, asked me for a favour.

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  18. All it took to get typhoid was a meal at the workplaceRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala is still reeling under an outbreak of typhoid fever. But as Emmanuel Ainebyoona writes, its source might be closer than you imagine My name is Peter Katumba, I am 32 years old, and a resident of Seguku on Entebbe Road.

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  19. Urban centres in Uganda poorly planned, says World Bank reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. Most urban centres in Uganda are poorly planned and not productive enough to drive the country into middle income status, a report by the World Bank has revealed.

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  20. MPs collecting evidence to pin Ongwen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | New Vision

    By Cyprian Musoke and Julius Adiga MPs from the districts that were affected by the Lord's Resistance Army insurgency have vowed to collect evidence to pin the indicted LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen who is currently facing charges in the International Criminal Court . In meeting between the MPs and the ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda currently in the country for a five-day official visit at Parliament over the weekend, the MPs from the affected regions said they will gather enough evidence for the prosecutor to pin Ongwen, because they were in areas where the atrocities were committed and know where many bodies were buried.

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