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  1. Railway project good for UgandaRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Daily Monitor

    Uganda should, therefore, address the issue of more production, especially agri-business products to gain from this cheap, quick, and mass freight of commercial goods. The launch of construction of Shs8b standard gauge railway project at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala on Wednesday is a welcome milestone.

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  2. MUBS trounce Gulu to advance to semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | New Vision

    By Swalley Kenyi Nile Special University Football League Quarterfinal MUBS 4 Gulu 0 Semi-final fixtures KIU v MUBS Kyambogo v Makerere/Nkumba MUBS football team sent a strong message to the Nile Special University Football League when they over turned a 2-0 first leg defeat to beat Gulu University 4-0 in the return leg at the MUBS Arena on Friday. It was a clear opposite of what MUBS coach Charles Ayiekho expected as his boys notched two goals in each half of the match while Gulu offered a complete reverse of their display at Pece stadium a week ago.

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  3. FUFA cracks down on sellers of fake Cranes jerseysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | New Vision

    By Swalley Kenyi As FUFA looks unto sale of Uganda Cranes replica jerseys as one source of income for the federation, it has launched a campaign against counterfeit uniforms around Kampala. On Friday, the federation engaged the police and nabbed three Kampala businessmen, who remain detained at the Central Police Station in Kampala as they wait for prosecution.

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  4. Aid agencies at breaking point: UN refugee chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | New Vision

    Aid agencies are close to breaking point in their efforts to help millions of desperate victims of conflicts around the globe, UN refugee agency chief Antonio Guterres warned on Friday. "The international humanitarian community is really reaching the limits of its capacity, with multiplication of conflicts," Guterres, the UN high commissioner for refugees, told reporters.

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  5. Rugby goes to the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | New Vision

    By Johnson Were Rugby players will have the opportunity to interact and rub shoulders with their fans during the 2014 Nile Special Beach Rugby festival tournament at Sports Beach Entebbe on Saturday. Philip King, the CEO of the UG Rugby fanzone that is organising the annual event told New Vision online that it's the only event where players get to interact with their fans as they get rid-of the stress from the competitive season and their places of work.

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  6. Singer Red Banton fined sh200,000 for drunk drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | New Vision

    Tonny Lubega a.k.a Red Banton known for singing dance hall music was arrested on Tuesday morning and detained at Katwe police station. He was charged with reckless driving, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving a motor vehicle in a poor mechanical condition and driving without a driving permit.

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  7. Uganda hailed for increased funding to family planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Vision

    THE United States Agency for Development has commended the leadership in Uganda for achieving and surpassing its commitment to increase the level of annual government funding for family planning supplies from three million to five million dollars. The USAID mission director, Leslie Reed said Uganda had made a good accomplishment despite a tough fiscal environment.

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  8. Construction of Uganda Martyrs museum beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Vision

    AFTER about a year of planning, the construction of the 36 billion shilling Uganda Martyrs Museum in Namugongo, intended to preserve the history of the 47 saints of Uganda, has finally started. Located at the Anglican Shrine, the museum will include a three-storey building, with 47 pillars, each representing one of the Uganda martyrs and their details.

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  9. Uganda's new prime minister sworn inRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Uganda's new prime minister, Ruhakana Rugunda, was sworn in Thursday at a ceremony at the State House in Entebbe, 40 km south of the capital Kampala. Rugunda, a former health minister who replaces the sacked Amama Mbabazi, took the oath of allegiance before President Yoweri Museveni, Xinhua reported.

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  10. Uganda moves to 5th place at Presidents cupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Vision

    ... behind the leaders at 449 strokes. Kenya led by Captain Nelson Simwa are third two strokes behind Zambia while Malawi at 461 are fourth after the second round of the four-day championship that ends on Friday. Tanzania (474gross), Namibia (477) and ...

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  11. Pistorius brother was suspected of wiping phone data after k......Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Vision

    Police suspected the brother of Oscar Pistorius of wiping data from the Olympian's phone in the days after he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a South African radio station claimed on Thursday. Investigators believed Carl Pistorius synchronised his computer with his brother's iPhone, wiping out the entire call history and all WhatsApp messages, according to an investigation by Eyewitness News .

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  12. Uganda hails China on transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Vision

    Li QianGhua deputy Chief of Mission,Chinese embassy talking to minister Asuman Kiyingi during the China foundation Day anniversary at the Chinese Embassy.PHOTO/Hajara Nalwadda Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi lauded China saying the Asian country's continued investment in Uganda will help the low-income country faster transform to a middle-income one. In a speech read for him by by Asuman Kiyingi, the state Minister for regional co-operation, to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China, VP Ssekandi said China's support to Uganda will go some way in facilitating the country to realize its 2040 vision.

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  13. Failing sense of smell a strong predictor of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Vision

    A declining sense of smell in older people is a strong predictor of death within just five years, according to new research, although precisely how sense of smell loss relates to mortality is unclear A declining sense of smell in older people is a strong predictor of death within just five years, according to research published Wednesday. Thirty-nine percent of study subjects who failed a simple smelling test died during that period, compared to 19 percent of those with moderate smell loss and just 10 percent of those with a healthy sense of smell, the journal PLOS ONE reported.

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  14. Rugunda sworn in as PM, sets out prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New Vision

    Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Uganda Thursday in a ceremony at State House Entebbe. He took oath of alligence before President Yoweri Museveni.

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  15. Rugunda takes Prime Minister oath todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | New Vision

    Government Chief Whip Kasule Lumumba confirmed that the ceremony will be held at State House Entebbe. Parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the appointment of Rugunda as Uganda's new premier following the sacking of Amama Mbabazi by the president on September 19. Mbabazi, who is also ruling party NRM's secretary general, served as Prime Minister for three years.

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  16. Starvation: not a cool way to lose weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | New Vision

    I usually envy my Muslim friends every after Ramadhan. This is because some of them come out of the holy month weighing up to 10kg lighter and others come out without their potbellies.

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  17. CAF throws out FUFA petition against ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | New Vision

    By Swalley Kenyi Confederation of African Football has thrown out Uganda's petition against Zambia over age limit in the Africa Youth Football Championship qualifiers last month. FUFA had petitioned CAF seeking dismissal of Zambia's Young Chipolopolo from the 2015 Niger Africa Youth Football championship qualifiers.

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  18. Malawi: ACT Alliance Alert Food Security Situation in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... on-going development projects and to prevent the plunging of the affected populations deep into poverty. The "Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee's Food Security and Nutrition Outlook: April 2014 to March 2015" recommends that Government and ...

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  19. ACT Alliance Alert Food security situation in MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | AlertNet

    Food security situation in Malawi Geneva, 1 October 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact A delayed start of the agriculture season and prolonged dry spells in some parts of the country ranging from 2 to 4 weeks in the 2013/14 growing season has caused food insecurity to a total of 640,009 people across the nation, requiring about 15, 830 MT of maize equivalent to address the food shortage .

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  20. Rwanda: When Agaciro Invaded AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The first thing I noticed about Rwanda Day - an event that took place in the US city of Atlanta on Saturday 20 this month - was the presence of so many ordinary Rwandans. This being my first time at a Rwanda Day, the annual gathering that is organized in different cities mostly in North America and Europe and that brings Diaspora Rwandans together with Rwandans resident in their country, my thinking had been that only very important Kigalians, or those on government duty went.

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