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  1. Shortage of experts hampers land transactions - officialsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala Shortage of land economists in the country, among other reasons, is making it difficult to trade in land. To that effect, the Uganda Lands Commission has asked government agencies to enforce all land-related laws to check the distortions in the market which are hurting the economy.

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  2. Local soldiers prepare to deploy to MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lisburn Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Final details thrashed out for the deployment of a NI based military training team to Malawi to prepare local troops for a United Nations push against rebels in eastern provinces within the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  3. Shilling sheds 0.3% after sh180b auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | New Vision

    The shilling was trading at 2,857/2,867 buying and selling respectively at the close of business on Wednesday By Samuel Sanya & Jacky Achan Despite an injection of sh180b to ease scarcity, the shilling lost 0.3% against the dollar on Wednesday with some traders saying yields on the recent 2 year and 10 year Treasury bond could signal lower yields going into February. The shilling was trading at 2,857/2,867 buying and selling respectively at the close of business on Wednesday at most commercial banks down from 2, 849/2,859 on Tuesday.

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  4. Malawian bishops commit to spreading the Gospel with new mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    Lilongwe, Malawi, Jan 28, 2015 / 02:04 am .- A national symposium of Catholic communicators set out to explore pathways in new media to build unity in Malawi and to connect people to the faith in the small southern African nation. Held under the patronage of the Malawian bishops' communication department, the communications secretaries from the nation's eight dioceses met with Catholic journalists in a media symposium at Msamba Catholic Center in Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, Jan 12- 15. According to Prince Henderson, communication officer of the bishops conference, the workshop objective was to plot a path in enabling the Church "to embrace new forms of communication for evangelism."

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  5. Seized ivory linked to missing UWA stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Vision

    Some of the ivory seized by Uganda Wildlife Authority officials at Entebbe International last week is believed to have been part of the stock stolen from their stores in Kampala. "A preliminary assessment indicates some of the ivory impounded is what was recently stolen from UWA stores," said Charles Tumwesigye, UWA's deputy director of conservation.

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  6. Malawi Receives Flood Aid After Government AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Voice of America

    Local and international organizations are responding to the Malawi government's call for relief aid to help hundreds of thousands of people displaced by flooding and facing a growing threat of waterborne diseases. "I appeal for humanitarian assistance from the international donor community, the relevant United Nations agencies, the non-governmental organizations, the local private sector as well as all fellow citizens of goodwill, so that, together, we can contribute in alleviating suffering on the part of people affected by the floods," President Peter Mutharika said at a news conference in the capital, Lilongwe.

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  7. Gov't sued in landmark medical 'brain drain' caseRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | New Vision

    ... jurisprudence on an issue that has afflicted Africa for ages, as revealed by the recent Ebola outbreak." Ghana, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa were also "badly affected" by medical brain drains, he added. In Uganda, 42 percent of ...

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  8. Kutesa outlines dutiesRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. The President of the United Nations General Assembly who is also Foreign Affairs minister, Mr Sam Kutesa, has outlined his key duties as he draws to the end of his tenure in office at the global body in September this year, particularly to cause reforms in the Security Council, an exclusive membership organ of the UN.

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  9. Laughing all the way to the bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    Controversial Zambian businessperson Rajan Mahtani says he promised former Malawi president Joyce Banda a $150-million biothermal energy plant in a bid to regain his banking licence, which was withdrawn 10 years ago after accusations of money laundering. Mahtani also said he promised Banda he would broker a loan for her government from the Swiss bank Credit Suisse.

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  10. Flood-hit Malawi faces aid deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    The government of impoverished Malawi has said it will need more than $65-million to reach out to more than 121?000 people made homeless and cut off by flooding, the worst in 24 years. Malawi is the worst affected of the three southeast African countries hit by heavy rainstorms, which started two weeks ago.

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  11. Malawi: Flood Victims Stranded in MozambiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... 1000 people from Nyachikadza are stranded in Mozambique and need to be moved," explained Phiri in an interview with Malawi News agency. Water navigation challenges have made air based rescue mission the only possible alternative. However, Phiri said ...

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  12. World Vision assists flood victims in Malawi, calls for supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | CNN

    World Vision aid workers Lawrence Mtimaunenenji and Charles Kabena photographed displaced families fleeing from Floods in Chikwawa and Nsanje districts of Southern Malawi. "I was shocked to see the suffering of Litness, a mother who delivered a baby who is yet to be named.

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  13. Tanzania: Generating Solar Enterprise in TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Drawing on their research at Imperial College, United Kingdom, and on community feedback gathered during pilot projects in Malawi and Tanzania, Mandalia and his team created Solaris, a device that uses sunshine to charge items such as lamps and mobile phones. Through a network of mentors and partners, Eternum identifies and trains local entrepreneurs in off-grid communities who rent the kit and charge local people to use it.

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  14. Local charity appeal for aid for flood hit MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Ellon Times

    ... military helicopter to reach areas cut off by flooding. Local charity F.R.O.M. Scotland (Famine Relief for Orphans in Malawi) is appealing for funds to assist in Southern Malawi after devastating floods have hit an area where they operate. The ...

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  15. Isabirye eyes second Uganda Cup title as draws are madeRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA In his second stint as URA coach, Alex Isabirye has made defending the Uganda Cup a matter of urgency since his last in 2012. The draws for the round of 64 were conducted yesterday at Fufa house and the three-time winners will play non-league side KCCA Corporates.

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  16. Muslim clerics murders: Four more arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | New Vision

    Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga with his brother, Sheikh Murta Bukenya, after prayers at the William Street Mosque in Kampala recently. Bukenya was arrested on Tuesday in Kampala on his way back home.

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  17. In pictures: latest events on the Ugandan scene...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | New Vision

    From the court scene to soccer action on the sands of a Ugandan beach.Take a look at a roundup of recent happenings around. Six people, including four brothers were Monday charged with the recent murder of two top Muslim clerics.

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  18. Hereford woman awarded MBE for services in AfricaRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Ledbury Reporter

    She had forged links with Nhkata Bay hospital during previous visits and had been supplying medical equipment from funds raised in the UK for several years. On moving to Malawi, Mrs Ottaway worked voluntarily at the hospital's outpatients department [OPD] for seven years until she "retired" in 2012.

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  19. Gulu Elephants Rugby Club secure groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | New Vision

    By Jackson Kitara The management of Gulu Town Primary School has given part of their land to Gulu Elephants Rugby Club. On Friday at Acholi Inn Laoo Limited, the club and the school management signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow the club construct a pitch on the school land.

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  20. Leaders Heathens, Kobs continue rugby league winning formRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Just as the crowd was anticipating a good game, Pirates were dealt a big blow when flyhalf Ivan Magomu was sent for an early shower for retaliation. KAMPALA- Fans and players observed a moment of silence for former Pirates and Rugby Cranes international Henry Rujumba before all games kicked off at the weekend but his former side could not defeat Kobs in his honour.

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