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  1. Coca-Cola Rated Next auditions kick off in Fort PortalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Vision

    By Caroline Ariba It is usually chilly this time of the year in Fort Portal, but like the Coca-Cola Rated Next; sing it, season three auditions going on right now, it is bright. Compared to the previous stops, , things are looking up here in Fort Portal.

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  2. Coca-cola Rated Next in Fort PortalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Vision

    Today Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th, judges Esther Nabaasa, Ken Daniels Kayongo and Siima Sabiti will be seeking a representative from the region. All five will be coming to Kampala to compete at the national level where shs50m, a one year recording deal, and an Ipad are at stake.

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  3. FDC supporters attack Muntu over Nandala MafabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | New Vision

    FORUM for Democratic Change party supporters in Mbale attacked their party leader Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu accusing him of weakening the party.

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  4. Arua police impound over 100 motorcycles over traffic offenc......Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | New Vision

    Oponya with some of the motorcycles parked at Arua Central Police Station. PHOTO/Oponya with some of the motorcycles parked at Arua Central Police Station By Walter Amandu ARUA Police in Arua has impounded 102 motorcycles after the owners failed to adhere to some traffic regulations in an operation to reduce the increasing number of road carnage in the region.

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  5. VP address Asia- Africa leaders forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | New Vision

    The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi called for the strengthening of south to south cooperation in areas of trade, investment and technology saying they are crucial for the faster development of the two regions. This was during the African and Asian leaders gathering in Jakarta.

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  6. Kutesa urges IMF, WB to finance SDGsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | New Vision

    WITH three months left for the much-anticipated for the International Conference on Financing for Development to convene, Sam Kutesa, the United Nations General Assembly President is rallying development partners and finance ministers to fund the post-2015 development agenda. The international community is weaving strategies on sustainable financing the proposed new set of Sustainable Development Goals that is meant to build on the dismal progress achieved under the Millennium Development Goals .

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  7. UNBS, SEATINI to promote maize standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | New Vision

    THE Uganda National Bureau of Standards has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Southern and Eastern African Trade, Information and Negotiations Institute Uganda to fast track the development of a standard for sesame and implementation of the EAC maize standard. "Uganda has the potential to trade our way out of poverty using agriculture.

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  8. Coca-Cola Rated Next: 2 qualify for KampalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | New Vision

    IT was a rather chilly morning here in Lira, where only two auditions have received a pass to this year's Coca-Cola Rated Next. The two out of the four that made it to Day Two are Innocent Kizito, a social science student at Makerere University who was visiting his brother in Lira; and Regina Nalweyiso, a dancer on a dancing gig in Lira.

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  9. Mulago needs testing facility for blood disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | New Vision

    GOVERNMENT has been asked to set up a testing facility for patients with blood disorder commonly known as haemophilia at Mulago National referral hospital. The call was made by the haemophilia treating doctors at Mulago while commemorating the World Haemophilia day at National theatre on Friday.

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  10. Coca-Cola Rated Next: 4 make it to Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | New Vision

    IT'S the end of day one of the Coca-Cola Rated Next auditions here in Lira. Only 4 have made it to day two.

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  11. Police impounds 80 tons of imature fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | New Vision

    POLICE in Arua together with the regional fisheries officers' law enforcing officers on Thursday impounded over 80 tons of immature smoked fish worth sh600m suspected to have been caught from Lake Albert for export to Democratic Republic of Congo. The national coordinator of Fisheries enforcement officers, Amlan Tumusime who also doubles as the regional fisheries enforcement officer in charge of Lake Kyoga has confirmed the development.

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  12. Fastjet launches new regional routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | New Vision

    "Fastjet has responded to requests from Ugandans and Tanzanians asking for a direct route to connect to East Africa major centers of business, offering customers the lowest fares," Jimmy Kibati the general manager said during the press briefing at Entebbe Airport. Tickets for Kilimanjaro-Entebbe flights have market stimulating fares as low as Sh150,000 for a one way ticket, but exclude luggage and government taxes.

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  13. Baroda profit up 20%, USE turnover up 276%Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New Vision

    BANK of Baroda has registered an impressive 19.45% jump in after tax profits to sh36.9b on the back of massive growth in deposits, interest on loans and deposits, and a near triple jump in incomes from trading securities. After tax profit grew from sh30.9b in 2013.

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  14. Adjumani Refugees Initiative for Self-Reliance & Empowerment, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | AlertNet

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  15. Arua Town is growing scatteredly and everybody is looking on helplesslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Monitor

    In the second part of the series, Ismail Musa Ladu looks at the uncoordinated growth of Arua Town and what consequences this might lead to. On the face of it, Charles Andama looks quite comfortable.

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  16. ECHO assists South Sudanese refugee childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | New Vision

    Internally displaced South Sudanese family watching on a solar-powered television the proceedings of the youngest nations third Independence Day celebrations, from an IDP camp a in Malakal, on the day of the youngest nations third Independence Day. AFP PHOTO By Hillary Nsambu The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department has given an additional 1m Euros as an emergency contribution towards the United Nations Children's Fund for the South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

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  17. Government should ensure new markets realise their potentialRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Monitor

    Government deserves a round of applause for the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme under which the old markets, some of which had or have served since the 1930s, have been or are being replaced with new ones. SoGovernment deserves a round of applause for the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme under which the old markets, some far, seven markets have been rebuilt, and there are 11 others for which the Ministry of Local Government has already secured funding and is now receiving bids.

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  18. Arua Town comes of age, shakes off its shacklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Monitor

    There is no doubt, Arua is the business hub of West Nile. Arua, which originated from the word "Aru" loosely interpreted as prison, has fought off colonial captivity and is now in a tougher war against poverty.

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  19. Kenya asks UN to repatriate Somali refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | New Vision

    Kenya said it has asked the UN refugee agency to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees by July in the wake of the Garissa University massacre. "We have asked the UNHCR to relocate the refugees in three months" or "we shall relocate them ourselves", a government statement quoted Vice President William Ruto as saying in a speech Saturday.

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  20. Avoid waste of public resources through proper urban planningRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Daily Monitor

    Not only Kampala is messed up. All urban centres in Uganda are also messed up. But who pays the price for this mess? On April 9, following Daily Monitor's report titled, "Water body, UNRA in Shs580m wrangle" in Daily Monitor of April 1, I went to National Water and Sewerage Corporation Arua office to see the resident engineer initially over a complaint I had regarding a delayed connection that had been pending for more than two months.

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