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  1. Restore graduated tax, judge tells govtRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ARUA. Justice Wilson Musene has asked government to re-instate graduated tax in order to reduce idleness among the youth. The judge was speaking during the opening of the criminal session of the High Court in Arua District last week.

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  2. Next EALA speaker should unite the house-MaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    Democratic Party President Norbert Mao says the next Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly should be impartial and will have to work towards uniting the house which was divided. The Ugandan politician was kicked out of the position by a majority vote of 36 members who voted in favour of the motion, two opposed and one refused to vote.

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  3. South Sudanese around the globe commemorate conflict victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | In-depth Africa

    December 15, 2014 15 December, which is referred to as the beginning of the ongoing violence in South Sudan and the consequent ferocious atrocities against thousands of civilians, was commemorated on Monday around the world. South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence in their home country wait to be transported to Uganda's Arua district settlement camp on 6 January 2014 The first anniversary of the incident saw memorial services in countries in the five continents of Africa, Europe, Australia, America and Asia.

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  4. Uganda: 'Hospitals, Police On High Alert for NRM Meeting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AllAfrica.com

    As delegates arrived at the weekend for Monday's ruling NRM delegates' conference, police received orders to set up a standby force to secure the venue, Namboole stadium and the country. The party also booked eight hospitals around Kampala to handle any medical emergencies from the conference.

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  5. Uganda: Mbabazi Warns MP Over Death ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AllAfrica.com

    Angered by a death threat against his grandchildren from Christine Bako Abia, former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has threatened to take action against the Arua Woman MP. In 2011, as debate on alleged bribery in the oil sector raged, Abia uttered emotive remarks about the former premier's grandchildren.

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  6. MPs, Arua leaders reject old ferryRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Daily Monitor

    Arua. Leaders in Arua District and MPs on Parliamentary committee on government assurance have rejected a plan to install an old ferry to connect Rhino Camp in Arua and Amuru districts. The ferry is part of the 2011 presidential pledges that remain unfulfilled.

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  7. Citizens to monitor public contracts, projectsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | New Vision

    Head of Secretariat Africa Freedom of Information centre Gilbert Sendugwa with the World Bank Country Manager Moustapha Ndiaye after signing $650,000 Grant for the Global Partnership for Social Accountability. PHOTO/Nicholas Oneal By Pascal Kwesiga The World Bank has given a $650,000 grant to Africa Freedom of Information Center to build the capacity of the public to monitor the execution of public contracts and projects.

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  8. Government to renovate remand homes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | New Vision

    State minister for Youth and Children Affairs, Ronald Kibuule join a dance with children during the World human rights day at Remand Home Naguru. PHOTO/Ronnie Kijjambu By Raymond Baguma The Government has secured sh3b to renovate the remand homes in the country, the state minister for youth Ronald Kibuule has revealed.

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  9. NSSF faces eviction from West Nile golf premisesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Daily Monitor

    The board of trustees of West Nile Golf Club in Arua has resolved to evict the National Social Security Fund from a building the fund helped to construct in a joint venture. In 2003, NSSF entered into a joint venture with West Nile Golf Club to sub-lease part of its land to develop a complex which would also host the regional offices of NSSF.

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  10. At least 36 feared dead in northeast Kenya attack: Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | New Vision

    At least 36 people are feared dead after gunmen staged a fresh attack on a quarry in northeast Kenya, the Red Cross said Tuesday, the latest in a series of attacks. The incident overnight Monday to Tuesday took place some 15 kilometres from the remote town of Mandera and close to the dangerous border with war-torn Somalia, where the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab and other militia have carried out a string of raids.

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  11. UCC asked to regulate use of smartphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | New Vision

    By John Agaba The Uganda Communications Commission has been asked to regulate the use of smartphones in the country. The outcry follows a new trend in behaviour that has degenerated social ties and relationships "because everyone is seemingly busy on their smartphone."

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  12. Bashir wants UN out of SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | New Vision

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has called for a "clear programme" for the UN-African Union mission in Darfur to leave, saying the peacekeepers had become a "burden". Bashir's government is locked in a dispute with UNAMID over its investigation of reports Sudanese troops raped 200 women and girls in a Darfur village in October.

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  13. PEPFA to give flat funding for ARVs up to 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | New Vision

    Total Uganda Managing Director, Imrane Barry and The AIDS Support Organization Psychosocial Co-ordination Agnes Kateeba at the commemoration the World AIDS Day.PHOTO/Tony Rujuta. By Violet Nabatanzi Starting next year, the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief will give Ugandans a flat funding for Antiretroviral drugs and other HIV services.

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  14. Godi appeal: final court's verdict for future dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | New Vision

    By Hillary Nsambu Former Arua Municipality MP and FDC party member Akbar Hussein Godi ,convicted of murder , has to wait a little longer for a final verdict after the Supreme Court said that it will give its judgment on a date to be announced in future. In 2008 Justice Lawrence Gidudu of the High Court sitting at Mukono convicted Godi of the murder of his wife Rehema Caesar Nasur, who was aged only 19 years and sentenced him to 25 years imprisonment.

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  15. Border clashes externally instigated - S. Sudan MPRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Daily Monitor

    The escalation of the border clashes saw counter attacks on either side, leaving at least three people dead and seven others seriously injured. PARLIAMENT- The border conflicts between Uganda and South Sudan could be externally motivated, a South Sudan Member of Parliament has said.

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  16. Kiggundu, Ntairo impress on maiden Dew Tour in GuluRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Daily Monitor

    It is not usual that any motocross event, unlike a motor rallying one, is organised in northern Uganda for fans to get a glimpse of the fast-moving automobiles. Most events have been staged in the central and western parts of Uganda.

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  17. MPs demand dialogue with S Sudan over border conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | New Vision

    By Joyce Namutebi and Moses Walubiri A parliamentary fact finding mission on the border conflict between Uganda and South Sudan has recommended that Government urgently conducts open dialogue with its neighbor to harmonise the issues at stake. The committee has also recommended that the border line between the two countries must be made known to the people in the area to avoid future conflicts.

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  18. Arua leaders blame residents for poor roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Daily Monitor

    Arua . Arua District leaders have accused residents of failing to maintain roads and encroaching on road reserves.

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  19. Uganda has one million more females than malesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | New Vision

    Provisional results of the recently conducted national population and housing census indicate that Uganda's population has grown from 24, 227,297 million in 2002, up to 34,856,813 million in 2014. The results were released yesterday during a function held at Hotel Africana in Kampala officiated by the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda.

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  20. Uganda has one million more women than menRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | New Vision

    Provisional results of the recently conducted national population and housing census indicate that Uganda's population has grown from 24, 227,297 million in 2002, up to 34,856,813 million in 2014. The results were released yesterday during a function held at Hotel Africana in Kampala officiated by the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda.

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