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  1. West Nile top business vows not to close despite rowRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Arua. One of the directors of Ozuu Brothers Entreprises Ltd, West Nile's top businesses, has said their business will not close despite a family row over its ownership. Mr Moses Draza, who is also the business operations manager, said two of the directors seeking to dissolve the company were not forced out and there is no reason to dissolve the company.

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  2. Helping people embrace biogas as source of energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    The growing demand for wood fuel for energy use in East Africa including Uganda has resulted in pressure being exerted on the environment. Trees are being cut to provide wood and charcoal for cooking and burning of fossil fuels has had damaging effects on the environment.

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  3. EC warns against personal attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Monitor

    Arua. The chairperson of the Electoral Commission has warned all those seeking office in the 2016 general elections to desist from the politics of character assassination. Mr Badru Kiggundu asked the politicians to pursue issue-based campaigns that promote democracy.

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  4. UPDF officer kills four, injures sevenRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Daily Monitor

    Five people have been reported dead and seven others injured in Karenga trading Center in Kaabong District after a Uganda People's Defence Forces officer opened fire on civilians before before committing suicide Five people have been reported dead and seven injured in Karenga trading Center in Kaabong District after a Uganda People's Defence Forces officer opened fire on civilians before before committing suicide. UPDF spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda, said Private Angulu George of 17Bn at Karenga trading Center on Thursday escaped from the unit with a firearm that he used to kill four civilians and injured seven others before killing himself.

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  5. Coca-Cola Rated Next: Jinja auditions are onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | New Vision

    The Coca-Cola rated next sing audtions are on in the Eastern town of Jinja. Matter of fact, the registration is still going on as the number of hopefuls keeps going up.

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  6. Cholera epidemic claims 31 lives in Tanzania, including 29 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | AlertNet

    GENEVA, May 22 - The UN refugee on Friday reported that a cholera epidemic this week in Tanzania's lakeside Kagunga area has killed two local people and 29 Burundian refugees, adding to the serious challenges created by the forced population displacement from Burundi. UNHCR spokesman Arian Edwards, speaking to journalists in Geneva, said the epidemic had "become a new, worrying, and growing additional complication" at a time when thousands of Burundians had fled to neighbouring countries to escape violence linked to the coming presidential election.

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  7. Family row threatens future of West Nile's top businessRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Daily Monitor

    A petition presented by Mr William Etria and Mr Richard Aderubo, through their lawyer Kabega, Bogezi and Bukenya Advocates, want the company to be wound up Ozuu Brothers Entreprises Ltd, which employs more than 200 workers, is the sole distributor of Mukwano products in West Nile, parts of eastern DR Congo and South Sudan, and is valued at about Shs30 billion in cash and properties. However, a family disagreement is threatening the future of the company, with two of its directors seeking its dissolution.

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  8. The importance of mentoring needy studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | New Vision

    Even though she is not a professional teacher, Shirah Narinda, a first year Bachelor of Commerce student at Makerere University showed up at a teacher mentorship training workshop recently. Narinda says she is eager to mentor needy students in secondary school.

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  9. Mother held for dumping baby at river...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | New Vision

    THE police in Kamwenge district are holding a 26-year-old woman on suspicion of desertion her baby at a river with intentions of letting her be eaten by wild animals. The suspect, Annet Kesiima, a resident of Biguri Sub County in Kamwenge district is alleged to have dumped her 5-month old baby on the banks of River Mpanga on Thursday before fleeing.

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  10. Students urged to join EAC writing competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | New Vision

    Students have been encouraged to participate in the East African Community essay-writing competition to broaden their understanding of regional integration issues and become better researchers. The call was sounded by the principal education officer at the EAC secretariat, Aloysius Chebet.

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  11. Uganda's forests dwindle as illegal settlers hollow them outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | New Scientist

    IT'S early morning in the forest. All is quiet except for cricket song in the distance.

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  12. Baseball: Ugandans eye gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | New Vision

    By Michael Nsubuga Uganda will send two teams to the Little League European/Africa Regional baseball tournaments in Poland in July following the National Little League ending at Nakilebe, Mpigi district on Wednesday. The league has the 11- 12 years and 13-14 years all-star teams.

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  13. COPA dream team enters Nairobi showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | New Vision

    By Samson Opus and Denis Ojwee A COPA Coca-Cola select dream team of 20 players will represent Uganda in an international friendly against Kenya this weekend. The top cream of the U-17 players was picked by the technical team after the two-week championship that ended in Hoima on Saturday.

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  14. The story of Property Masters: Where is Patrick Kasulu?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Daily Monitor

    In our new series, we shall bring you closer to the life of Kampala's current and former business personalities. In this edition, Betty Ndagire sought out Patrick Kasulu, formerly of Property Masters and below she details his current and former life.

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  15. Epic Clashes come 16thRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | PressReleasePoint

    The Boma play ground in Yumbe district will be the place to be on the 16th and 17th May 2015 as the FUFA West Nile regional league comes to a climax. Four teams are in contention for available one slot for that lucky team that will play in the 2015/16 FUFA Big league.

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  16. West Nile students miss out on Muni varsity admissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala . When Muni University opened in 2012 in Arua District, there was a lot of excitement in West Nile that the institution would boost higher education in the sub-region.

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  17. Sh23bn released for 60,000 pensionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | New Vision

    The Government has released sh23bn for 60,000 pensioners, ending the long wait that many have endured without money during the month of April. According to Henry Kajura, the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, the funds are expected to be wired to the pensioners' bank accounts on Monday this week.

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  18. Police devises means to eliminate motorized crimes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | New Vision

    Uganda Police is seeking ways to eliminate motorized crimes that involve Boda boda riders and other road users. This was discussed in a stake holders' meeting at Jershem hotel in Arua town on Friday.

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  19. Arua sets sh50bn budget for financial year 2015/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | New Vision

    The district secretary for finance, Sabo Kamilo while presenting the budget proposal yesterday said: "The expenditure will focus on infrastructure, health, education among others." The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

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  20. Uganda's forests dwindle as illegal settlers hollow them outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | New Scientist

    It's early morning in the forest. All is quiet except for cricket song in the distance.

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