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  1. Efforts in promoting farmers' incomes need to be done at different levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    In the same vein, the agriculture sector employs up to 70 per cent of the labour force while most agricultural production takes place in rural areas On a trip to northern Uganda that saw me traverse the districts of Nwoya, Gulu, Adjumani, across the Nile to Yumbe, Moyo and Arua, I was met with a reality I thought had become history. I was moved more than 200km in a rural locale without seeing any electricity grid, and to add insult to injury, there are very poor roads.


  2. UCL to expand across Uganda in fresh marketing strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- Uganda Clays Limited will boost its marketing strategy by opening up agencies in all major towns in the country, managing director George Inholo has said. The move is meant to turn around the company's fortunes.


  3. We are not backing any candidate in 2016 - USRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Daily Monitor

    The Political and Economic Officer at the US Embassy in Uganda says all they want is a transparent electoral process. US authorities have said they have no interest in any political candidate for the upcoming elections, including President Museveni, but rather want to see a clean political process that is in line with the Constitution.


  4. Deadline for students' loan agreements extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | New Vision

    THE Higher Education Students' Financing Board has extended the deadline for the 1,269 maiden recipients of the students' loans to sign agreements with government to Friday. According to Michael Wanyama, the interim Executive Director of HESFB, signing of the loan agreements was extended to Friday because many recipients had yet to report to school by the initial deadline.


  5. Health ministry launches new HIV testing machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Daily Monitor

    The Ministry of Health yesterday rolled out a new transformative point-of-care diagnostic machine which gives instant results for the detection of a genetic material of the HIV virus. Dubbed, SAMBA II, the highly portable machine enables medics to determine the baby's HIV status within two hours and 90 minutes for motoring viral loads in mature patients, this provides a better solution to the current screening process where samples are faced with transportation challenges to the Central Public Health Laboratory.


  6. Heavier rains expected in the Sept-Dec seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Daily Monitor

    September to December constitutes the second major rainfall season in most parts of Uganda. In a review of the state of the global climate system, it was observed there are major physical conditions likely to influence the weather conditions.


  7. Two hacked to death in MoyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Daily Monitor

    But the Commissioner for Kajo-Keji, Mr Henry Sabuni, said during a meeting that the South Sudanese who feel unsafe in Moyo could return to Kajo-Keji for safety Two people in Eria village in Moyo Sub-county have been hacked to death in a Thursday night attack. In the attack, 10 people were also injured with two houses burnt down.


  8. Mark Sudan-Uganda border to stop clashesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Daily Monitor

    The reported intervention by UPDF to stop clashes in the West Nile border town of Moyo is well-timed. This will stop cross-border residents taking the law into own hands, end more protests, violence and looting of household property.


  9. Another Inter-Agency appeal for the South Sudanese refugees launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | New Vision

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Neimah Warsame interacts with the minister of relief, disaster preparedness and Refugees, Hillary Onek during the revised launch Inter Agency appeal for the South Sudanese Refugee emergency in Uganda at the Office of the Prime Minister on Sept 16, 2014. PHOTO/Juliet KasiryeASIRYE By Vivian Agaba The Ugandan government, UNHCR and other UN agencies have launched another Inter-Agency Appeal asking donor community to avail them with more than US$ 220m to address the plight of South Sudan refugees living in in the country.


  10. Museveni faults UPC gov't over post-Amin deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | New Vision

    President Yoweri Museveni has criticised the Uganda People's Congress leadership for failure to manage the post- Amin politics to rebuild the nation, saying it resulted into unnecessary loss of lives of Ugandans. "In 1979, we had a chance to make a fresh start. 2 comments

  11. Uganda puts rescued chimpanzees on contraceptives Most of the...Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    Swinging from a rope to a tree branch and then jumping onto a car tire, 11-year-old Sarah seems to be enjoying life at the zoo operated by the Uganda Wildlife Education Center in Entebbe. "After rescue, we rehabilitate them here.


  12. Uganda: Hoima Transporters Panic As Giants Step inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 |

    Traffic to and from Hoima, at the heart of Bunyoro sub-region, has increased dramatically since the discovery of oil there in 2006. With more people now travelling to the Albertine sub-region, bus companies have started paying attention to a route previously ignored .


  13. Boys top the list of Student Loan beneficiariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | New Vision

    Minister of Education and Sports, Jessica Alupo releasing the approved list of Student Loan beneficiaries for the academic year 2014/2015 at Uganda Media Centre on September 8,2014. PHOTO/ Peter Busomoke At least 840 of the 2,109 students who applied to be considered for financial support under the students' loans scheme this year have not been turned down.


  14. Adopting single spine agricultural systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | New Vision

    Cabinet has approved the adoption of a single spine agricultural system to replace the National Agricultural Advisory System programme, hitherto marred in efficacy complications. Information and national guidance minister Rose Namayanja told the press about Cabinet's decision at the media centre.


  15. We must urgently review age of consent to save our childrenRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Daily Monitor

    Last week, I visited Arua Regional Referral Hospital's female and maternity wards. 1 comment

  16. World Vision refurbishes Masaka Police Health Centre IIIRead the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | PressReleasePoint

    The USAID Deputy Mission Director Mark Meassick has appealed to all uniformed men and women in the police force to protect their lives and those of their family members from HIV/AIDS Infection.


  17. District boundary disputes should have been resolved before censusRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | Daily Monitor

    The ongoing National Population and Housing Census in Ewanga Parish, Rigbo Sub-county in Arua District is [being] done by officials from Uganda Bureau of Statistics as the parish is said to be a disputed area between Arua and Yumbe districts.


  18. Who is in need of that precious liquid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Daily Monitor

    Imagine being in a difficult position where your loved one is bed ridden after being involved in a terrible accident and they are losing a lot of blood.


  19. Youth Football : Kampala Central wins national U -14 Chenga - City Tyres ChallengeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | PressReleasePoint

    Kampala Central successfully defended the national U-14 Chenga City Tyres football title after overcoming Kids of Arua 2 - 0 in the post match penalties after a thrilling barren normal time of the finals played at the Masaka recreational stadium on Saturday.


  20. Chenga Challenge U-14 to be applaudedRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    I have always insisted that apart from the obvious lack of leadership, the challenges of this nations' football can be distilled down to lack of youth development.