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  1. Huge turn up for Police recruitment in KampalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Vision

    By Taddeo Bwambale There has been a massive turn up for Police recruitment exercise in Kampala. The exercise is taking place at Police Children School in Kibuli.

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  2. Uganda to get income status by 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | New Vision

    THE Ugandan economy is three years away from attaining low middle-income status if the second phase of the national development plan is well implemented according to projections by the National Planning Authority . Silvia Angey, the NPA head of the department for governance and public sector, says the gross domestic product per capita will hit $1,000 by 2018, rising to $1,354 by 2020.

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  3. Mak's Best Graduate Was Expelled Twice in High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Monitor

    When the writer was asked to seek out Rodney Adriko, the best graduate at Makerere University this year, he expected a story of a man with a stellar academic record. But he soon found out that perception is not something to rely on Just before he could complete his Senior Three third term examinations at Our Lady of Good Counsel SS Gayaza back in 2007, Rodney Adriko was handed an indefinite suspension over indiscipline.

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  4. Optimism over sh1.2 trillion satellite projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | New Vision

    By Samuel Sanya Rates for internet and pay TV in Uganda are poised to drop when the 1.45b Dirham Al Yah 3 satellite is launched, as analysts weigh in that improved internet access will increase jobs and reduce business costs. Abu Dhabi-based company, Yahsat, which launched in Uganda two years ago has completed the Preliminary Design Review phase of its third satellite that will be launched in 2016.

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  5. World Vision Uganda is distributing food to 138,530 S. Sudan refugeesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | PressReleasePoint

    World Food Program sub grants USD$20M worth of food items to World Vision Uganda to distribute to the present-day caseload of South Sudan refugees in the districts of Adjumani, Koboko and Arua. The partnership between the two has been premised on the ground that World food program continues to provide food loads for the refugees, as World Vision provides a warehouse for it in Adjumani plus distributing it to the refugees.

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  6. Poll results discourage votersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Daily Monitor

    The opinion poll showing President Museveni ahead of Opposition contenders for 2016 elections isn't surprising. I am not inciting citizens against participating in the forth coming general elections, but I do not surely think there are many Ugandans still interested in elections organised by National Resistance Movement-Organisation.

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  7. Prevailing peace excites residentsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Daily Monitor

    The Nebbi Resident District Commissioner, Mr Martin Orochi, however, urged the Congolese authorities to do more in controlling the illegal entry points and promote legal trade. Arua- Residents from both sides of Nebbi and Mahagi in DR Congo are reaping the fruits of a peace deal signed by leaders from the two areas last year.

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  8. S. Sudanese refugees want peace before electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | In-depth Africa

    South Sudanese refugees in Uganda have asked government to prioritise peace and stability in the young nation before organising this year's elections earmarked for mid this year. South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence in their home country wait to be transported to Uganda's Arua district settlement camp on 6 January 2014 Several refuges Sudan Tribune spoke to doubt possibilities of holding free and fair parliamentary and presidential polls in the country.

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  9. Wilson Toko: piooneer aviator, peacemaker...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | New Vision

    If it had not been for the grisly accident that snuffed out his life 13 years ago, Gad Wilson Toko would have clocked 72 years on January 1. Described by many who crossed his path as soft-spoken, Toko was Uganda's vice-president during the short-lived Tito Okello military junta in 1985. Born to Joshua Adebo and Priscilla Buzilu, in Paranga village in Maracha district .

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  10. 10 civilians killed while fleeing South Sudan territory: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    December 29, 2014 At least 10 civilian were killed as they attempted to flee Unity state's capital, Bentiu in to Sudan, sources within the displaced peoples' camp said Monday. South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence in their home country wait to be transported to Uganda's Arua district settlement camp on 6 January 2014 "Five men and five women were shot dead in Unity state oil fields as they attempted to flee South Sudan to the Sudanese border," John Gatgach, a resident told Sudan Tribune .

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  11. 10 civilians killed while fleeing South Sudan territory: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    At least 10 civilian were killed as they attempted to flee Unity state's capital, Bentiu in to Sudan, sources within the displaced people's camps, told Sudan Tribune. South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence in their home country wait to be transported to Uganda's Arua district settlement camp on 6 January 2014 "Five men and five women were shot dead in Unity state oil fields as they attempted to flee South Sudan to the Sudanese border," said John Gatgach, an area resident.

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  12. When Rwenzori became conflict hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Daily Monitor

    Inter tribal clashes, demonstrations, divisions marred the region that is yet to come to terms with the creation of new kingdoms. Rwenzori- The year 2014 has turned out to be the busiest year that recorded the most historic events in the Rwenzori sub-region in this decade.

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  13. A mixed bag for conflict-prone West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    The events in West Nile have been punctuated by a number of conflicts. However, the highlight of the year has been celebrations to mark 100 years of West Nile. 1 comment

  14. Gun crime, fraud dominate 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    As we wind up 2014, we look at some of the crimes in the year in which many people lost their lives. In most of the cases, the perpetrators are yet to be brought to book.

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  15. Transport fares rise as Christmas draws nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | New Vision

    Holiday makers and business travellers, especially those using the long routes, are parting with more money as transport costs. Averagely, fares have increased by some 25% on routes like Kampala to Mbarara, Kampala to Mbale, and Kampala to Jinja while Kampala to Masaka by about 15%.

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  16. Catholic Radio bringing voice to voiceless in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Arua, Uganda, Dec 19, 2014 / 08:35 am .- A small community radio station in rural Uganda, running almost entirely on solar power, is spreading the Gospel and giving "voice to the voiceless" in regions of conflict and suffering. Radio Pacis, located in Arua, Uganda, was recently the recipient of Eurosolar's European Solar Prize for 2014 in the category of One World Corporation, for its promotion of solar power.

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

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  18. Next EALA speaker should unite the house-MaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  19. South Sudanese around the globe commemorate conflict victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  20. Uganda: 'Hospitals, Police On High Alert for NRM Meeting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | 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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