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  1. Malaysia still top choice for Muslim travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | New Vision

    Malaysia is the most preferred global destination in the fast-growing Muslim travel market, despite two catastrophic air disasters that hit the country's flag-carrier in 2014, a survey showed Wednesday. Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Indonesia followed Malaysia in the ranking of choice holiday destinations for Muslim travellers, said a report by Islamic travel specialist Crescentrating and payments giant MasterCard.

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  2. Shs2b still needed for floating hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. Two years after the launching the construction of the floating restaurant, which was meant to have the longest beach on Lake Victoria in Uganda and the first floating restaurant in East Africa, Shs2b is still needed to complete it, according to Uganda Wildlife Education Centre .

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  3. Purchasing Power Compare prices of property worldwide vs VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Asian Pacific Post

    This three-storey family residence at Entebbe Road has it all. It features seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, a beautiful garden and a swimming pool, with large living spaces and panoramic views across Lake Victoria and the Entebbe town skyline.

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  4. 'No ifs or buts': Child marriage needs to be abolished in Malawi, once and for allRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WICU12 Erie

    Editor's note: Seodi White is an international development, law and gender expert from Malawi. She runs Maxi Change 360 Degrees Consult, a consultancy firm, and is a researcher, policy analyst and program designer in women's rights.

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  5. Court discontinues case against EAC states...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | New Vision

    By Cyprian Musoke The East African Court of Justice in Arusha has discontinued a case filed by three citizens of Tanzania against the Secretary General of the East African Community and the Attorney Generals of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. The three, Ally Hatibu Msanga, David Geofrey Makatha and John Adam Bwenda who filed the case in February 24 2015 sought to declare actions of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda contrary to the EAC Treaty as the three were signing protocols minus their partners.

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  6. Grassroots rugby development in Ghana active in spite of challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Ghanamma.com

    "Grassroots rugby development has been in existence as long as Rugby has been in existence," Mr. Mensah said, adding idea is alive and kicking despite many challenges. According to Mr. Mensah grassroots Rugby development across the world varies from very structured development programmes that is part and parcel of the school system to what he termed, "gutter-to-gutter" development.

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  7. Malawi: U.S Pledges to Support Malawi's Public ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    The United States government has pledged to support Malawi government's public service reform programme on top of traditional areas of assistance raging from trade and investment to health. According to the new US ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer said she had a wonderful talk with the state president Peter Mutharika where among others pledge commitment from US government to support the newly launched public service reform programme, energy sector, health, education, trade and investment.

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  8. The first bank in UgandaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    Before 1906, there was no banking institution in Uganda until November of the same year when the national Bank of India opened its first branch in Entebbe, and four years later it opened the first bank in Kampala, although it was later taken up to become Grindlys Bank. The National Bank of India was followed by Standard Bank of South Africa Limited when on September 19, 1912, it opened its first branch in Kampala.

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  9. Allidina Visram: The grandfather of trade in UgandaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    Dependable. Writing in the Uganda Journal of 1954, W. E. Hoyle, one of the few British to settle in Kampala by 1902, says Visram was the lifeline of many European residents in Buganda when it came to supplies and cash whenever it was needed Born in Kera, Kutch, India in 1851, Allidina Visram migrated to Zanzibar in a dhow at a tender age of 12 years.

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  10. A night with fearless chimpanzeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    Apes' home. I had always wanted to visit chimpanzees away from the national parks.

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  11. Kiteetikka: The haven of goat mchomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Monitor

    MEAT FEAST POINT. You could mistake the spot for a public gathering point. To a patron, Kiteetikka trading centre is an eating place where goat is the delicacy for people from all corners of Kampala, as Benard Kahwa discovers.

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  12. Look out for opportunities, Museveni tells youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | New Vision

    President Yoweri Museveni has called on Ugandan youth to have initiative and take advantage of the available opportunities in the various sectors of the economy. Speaking on Saturday, he advised young people especially fresh graduates to steer away from irresponsible lifestyles.

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  13. Malawi: Lilongwe Blind Man Electrocuted to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    An unidentified man with visual impairment was electrocuted to death late Friday afternoon in Lilongwe when he stepped on a loose live wire on his way home. There were heavy rains in the city from around 15:00hrs to around 17:00hrs, local time, and according to eyewitnesses, a tree had fallen on a concrete street pole along Likuni Road just opposite the Lilongwe Police Station causing an electric wire to snap and lie loose on the ground.

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  14. Malawi: More Floods Hit MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Following ongoing heavy downpours in different parts of the Southern Region, districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje are experiencing another round of flush floods. Since the rains are not relenting, the water levels in Shire River, Mwanza River and all other waters bodies in the areas continue to rise.

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  15. Newly discovered rock paintings to boost tourism in KaramojaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Monitor

    New. After successful disarmament of the Karimojong who made the area insecure, ancient paintings were discovered in several rocks in Moroto recently Karamoja region has for the past decades been characterised by chronic underdevelopment and marginalisation due to insecurity and resultant factors such as poor infrastructure and low literacy levels, among others. The region's rainfall patterns are low, with an average of 500-700 milliliters of rainfall per year.

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  16. Malawi: President Mutharika Firm on Promoting Gender EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... how to ensure accelerated progress towards the attainment of gender equality and women empowerment in the post-2015 Malawi agenda. He added that he was convinced that the National Assembly, the Public Sector, the Judiciary, Faith based ...

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  17. Malawi: President Launches Gender Equality CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... bill of rights in Chapter 4: section 24 enshrined by international instruments provides for equality, additionally Malawi has enacted several legislation s which promote equality and empowerment of women. The Malawi leader maintained that the ...

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  18. Clubs boycott Azam Premier leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | New Vision

    Vipers official Tadias Kitandwe signs a copy of the resolution to boycott the national league following a meeting held at Hotel Africana in Kampala By Shafik Ssenoga and Bruno Mugooda Friday:4pm Azam Premier League Entebbe v Express Lweza v BUL S. Paints v Vipers Simba v Police SC VU v Kira Young Uganda's top flight clubs will not honour Friday's games, in effect extending their boycott of the Azam Premier league. Vipers secretary Haruna Kyobe said the clubs resolved to maintain their stand following a meeting held at Hotel Africana on Wednesday.

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  19. Malawi: 'Demolish Old Buildings', Mutharika Commands Indian Traders in BlantyreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Malawi President Peter Mutharika says there is need to demolish buildings that are very old saying most of the buildings especially that were constructed in the old sixties are not attractive. Speaking when he was inspecting buildings marked for demolishing in Blantyre and Limbe Mutharika said the buildings needed to be renovated, painted while others need to be replaced with the new ones.

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  20. WASAC awards Culligan contract to design, install WTP in Rwanda, AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WaterWorld

    The Water and Sanitation Corporation Ltd. in Rwanda, Africa, has awarded a contract to CulliganA International, a global innovator of advanced water treatment solutions, to design and install a water treatment plant that will provide drinking water to Kigali, that country's capital city. WASAC is a government company that provides water to Kigali City and all urban centers of the country.

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