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  1. Government to lower power tariffs for big industries- PM RugundaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Daily Monitor

    At least 270 Chinese companies have opened up multi-million dollar businesses in Uganda and over 60 Chinese development finance projects are under implementation, creating about 30,000 jobs in diverse sectors Government is considering preferential industrial electricity tariffs for big projects as a part of measures to attract more investments in the economy Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said. Dr Rugunda said the economy is growing modestly but if big industries were subjected to discounted tariffs, more would come up in industrial parks that the government is establishing countrywide.

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  2. Tanzania: Minister Wants Promotion of Local ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | AllAfrica.com

    ... that products are easily exported to neighbouring countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Malawi and Rwanda via road and lakes Tanganyika, Rukwa and Nyasa. SIDO's exhibitions this year were held at zonal level in the ...

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  3. Zimbabwe: Malawi Ambassador Calls Mugabe an 'Idiot' - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | AllAfrica.com

    ... that he lives a very long time, so that one day he can go before an international tribunal. He is a horrible man." Malawi's ambassador designate to Zimbabwe is a man who described President Robert Mugabe as an idiot and a horrible man in 2006 while ...

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  4. Uganda's traffic woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | New Vision

    Recently, when I come out of down town with my groceries in either arm, I knew that the safest place to cross the road near Shoprite, along Entebbe Highway, was the Zebra Crossing. However, I was almost run over by a taxi, and then almost swept away by speeding motorcycles.

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  5. Blog: Mission Journal: In Zambia, Sata never fulfilled promise of greater transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... Front arrived at Breeze FM , an independent station in Chipata, a bustling town near Zambia's eastern border with Malawi, and threatened to beat up the news editor of following remarks made during a morning debate program about the party's poor ...

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  6. Malawi: Zomba's 'Salisbury Bridge' Wears New FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | AllAfrica.com

    The death trap that was becoming of the Salisbury Bridge along the Mangasanja road in the old capital Zomba has been addressed and worn a new face altogether. The planks that formed the deck of the bridge had lived their life span, making the worn out surface a ticking bomb waiting for explosion, putting the lives of road users at greater risk.

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  7. KCCA to inject US $ 1500 in urban tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | New Vision

    By Lawrence Mulondo Kampala Capital City Authority has set a budget of US$ 1500 to boost urban tourism in Kampala. According to KCCA, tourism is one of the key factors that will lead Kampala City to development.

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  8. Malawi: Card Hands Over Chilimbi Irrigation Scheme to CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | AllAfrica.com

    The Churches Action in Relief and Development on Friday handed over a K6.7 million Chilimbi Irrigation Scheme to communities around Group Village Head Nande in Traditional Authority Mabuka in Mulanje. Making the handover, CARD Executive Director, Melton Luhanga said his organization decided to engage communities in small scale irrigation as one of the strategies to enhance community resilience so that they adapt to shocks emanating from natural disasters and effects of climate change.

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  9. One swamp's destruction, a future generation's problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Daily Monitor

    In a bid to develop to develop the country, some wetlands like Lubigi are being destroyed. This raises the question of the what kind of future generations have given the environmental implications of destroying water catchment areas.

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  10. Kalangala to suspend MV AmaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | New Vision

    The vessel from Earth Wise Ferries plies between Nakiwogo landing site in Entebbe and Lutoboka in Kalangala along Lake Victoria. The resolution was passed on September 25, during a district security meeting chaired by Caleb Tukaikiriza, the resident district commissioner.

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  11. Uganda is Ebola, Marburg free - GovtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | New Vision

    By Vision Reporter Tourism minister, Maria Mutagamba and Uganda Tourism Board have assured the world that Uganda is Ebola and Marburg free. Addressing a news conference in Kampala on Tuesday, minister Mutagamba announced Uganda's participation at the World Travel Market.

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  12. Profiting from processing milkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Daily Monitor

    With about Shs1 million, she started the milk processing business in 2008. But keeping it afloat meant some of her employees going for months without pay.

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  13. Tanzania: Faithful Urge Rethink On Mass Time HandshakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | AllAfrica.com

    THE Ebola threat, which has been hanging dangerously over certain parts of the country like the proverbial Sword of Damocles, is causing unprecedented panic in the Lake Victoria Zone, with the Christian faithful shunning the customary mass time handshakes. In fact the faithful have already contacted their respective clergies, asking for a special directive on whether it was necessary to shake hands during holy masses as a gesture of peace and love.

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  14. Elmina Benya bridge about half-way completeRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | GhanaWeb

    Construction work on the new bridge to replace the weak steel one over the Elmina Benya Lagoon in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality of the Central Region, is about forty-two percent complete. Work on the 75metre span pre-stressed-concrete-box-girder bridge being built by the government at a contract sum of GHC19,061,381.21 commenced on March 15, and is scheduled to be completed in May next year.

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  15. Walking on the wild side in ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Listening to someone noisily chew their food isn't especially pleasant, but I find myself mesmerised by the loud-mouth diner munching his evening meal just five metres away from me. As his jaw pounds heavily up and down, greens hanging from his bottom lip, I'm gripped by what is a essentially a mundane daily activity.

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  16. Malawi: MISA Malawi Statement on Arrest of Journalist Archibald KasakuraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | AllAfrica.com

    The Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa is shocked and deeply saddened with the detention of journalist Archibald Kasakura, who was arrested by Limbe Police in Blantyre, southern Malawi, for allegedly 'obstructing a police officer on duty'. Efforts to speak to the Police proved futile as MISA Mawli were continually referred from one officer to another, but Kasakura confirmed the incident, saying the police beat him up and jailed him for some time for taking pictures of an altercation involving Blantyre City Assembly officials and vendors.

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  17. Simsbury Troop 175 Scouts Raft the Mighty Zambezi River in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    Sixteen members of Simsbury's Boy Scout Troop 175 flew to Livingstone, Zambia in August to raft the mighty Zambezi River, considered one of the top three white water rivers in the world. Zambezi rafting begins at the bottom of Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world.

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  18. 'Delivering Gender Mandates: Strategies for Good Governance and Sustainable Development'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | PressReleasePoint

    ... is pleased to invite you to a discussion with Her Excellency Dr Joyce Banda, former President of the Republic of Malawi and an entrepreneur, activist and philanthropist. Dr Banda, the first female President of her nation and a fierce campaigner for ...

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  19. David Afugani appointed KickStar International Regional Director of West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Ghanamma.com

    ... and relief. Other organizations have distributed our pumps across Africa and today, thousands are in use in Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Mali, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi, Sudan and Rwanda. KickStart is rated Four Star on the ...

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  20. Golfers head to the course for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | New Vision

    By Michael Nsubuga Golfers at the Uganda Golf Club and at Entebbe Club head to the course this weekend not only for their routine weekend rounds but also to raise funds for different causes. The Uganda Women's Cancer Support Organisation's in conjunction with the Uganda Golf Club will on Friday have golfers participate in a one-day breast cancer fundraising golf tournament at Kitante.

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