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1 hr ago | Mashable

The People Fighting for LGBT Freedom in Uganda

Uganda's Constitutional Court struck down the Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014 on a procedural technicality, unanimously ruling that the bill was passed in Parliament without a quorum.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Activism, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

13 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Lake Victoria destruction is a security threat - minister

KAMPALA. Government has warned that the continued destruction of Lake Victoria will deprive people of their livelihoods and may degenerate into community and inter-state conflicts as people scramble for means of survival.

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17 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Sugar wars: 35 years of bitter feuds

For 35 years now, more than 400 subsistence farmers at Chisita in Malawi's central region have been traversing the country's courts, nongovernmental organisations and the offices of the ombud in a bid to reclaim 600 hectares of land, which Illovo Malawi occupied in 1979.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

New Vision

Vision to hold twins fete

Sunday Vision will this Sunday celebrate twins with a special pullout in the newspaper and a luncheon at the Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Turkey, Middle East

New Vision

No Ebola in Uganda - Govt

ALTHOUGH no Ebola case has been confirmed in Uganda, Government has intensified screening of travelers coming into the country at Entebbe Airport and other border posts.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Kenya, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

New Vision

Date set for Kashaka bail hearing

THE Court of Appeal has set August 18, 2014 on which to hear an application in which former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government John Kashaka Muhanguzi seeks to be released on bail.

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Daily Monitor

KFC opens new branch at Victoria Mall in Entebbe

Popular fast food joint Kentucky Fried Chicken has opened its third branch in Entebbe at Victoria Mall today.

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Related Topix: World News, Life, Food, Fast Food, Uganda, Africa

New Vision

45 years after Pope Paul VI's visit to Uganda...

It is exactly 45 years today since Pope Paul VI visited Uganda, a trip that came five years after he had canonized the Uganda Martyrs in Rome on October 18, 1964.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Anglican,

In-depth Africa

U.S., partner nations gather in Malawi for Exercise Southern Accord 14

LILONGWE, Malawi, July 31, 2014/African Press Organization / - Civilian and military personnel from Malawi Defense Force, the U.S. and other partner nations have gathered in Lilongwe, Malawi to participate in the U.S. Africa Command-sponsored Exercise Southern Accord 14, July 14-31.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, US Army, US Military

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Monitor

We must document the rich oral history of our great city

I work one street away from one of my childhood friend's home, one of the few left in yet another transformation of Kampala.

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Daily Monitor

Judge petitions Environment minister over illegal beaches in Entebbe

Entebbe. High Court Judge Anup Singh Choudry has petitioned the Minister of Water and Environment Prof Ephraim Kamuntu seeking his intervention in a matter where unauthorized people are eating away Entebbe lake shoreline by constructing illegal beaches.

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New Vision

Ugandan Catholic Bishops elected to AMECEA committee

Two Ugandan Catholic bishops Joseph Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda-Mityana and Sabino Ocan Odoki of Arua have been elected to the Committee of Bishops .

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Episcopal Church

Daily Monitor

KCCA gets 1.9billion equipment to track lawlessness on Kampala streets

Kampala Capital City Authority has received a donation of $750,000 multi-media tracking equipment to aid it in monitoring and tracking down on lawlessness on the Kampala streets.

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Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures

Africa Cup of Nations third round, second leg qualifying fixtures this weekend : Saturday At Blantyre Malawi v Benin 1230 GMT At Victoria Seychelles v Sierra Leone 1230 GMT At Kigali Rwanda v Congo Brazzaville 1300 GMT At Bissau Guinea-Bissau v Botswana 1600 GMT At Nouakchott Mauritania v Uganda 1700 GMT Sunday At Maputo Mozambique v Tanzania 1300 ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Mozambique

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Monitor

Students beat security to protest at City Square

Caught sleeping. The campusers beat security and accessed the often heavily guarded venue and staged a protest against unemployment, corruption and "the crisis" at Makerere University.

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CNN

Bamboo artistry helping youth build a better future

Jards Products, a Malawi-based start-up producing bamboo baskets and furniture, is promoting economic empowerment to tackle youth unemployment in the Malawian capital of Lilongwe.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CNN

How Uganda re-emerged as a top tourist destination

Once the place for a safari, Uganda fell victim to violence and political turmoil.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 707, Travel

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Uganda pilgrims arrive from Israel

A group of 19 Ugandans, comprising Christians and Muslims, who on July 13 left the country to replicate the journey Israelites led by Moses journeyed from Egypt to the promised land Jerusalem, and to tour the holy lands, has returned .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: AMREF Calls On Journalists to Exclusively Cover Fistula Cases

African Medical and Research Foundation , an international non - governmental organisation has called on journalists in Mangochi to exclusively cover fistula cases which continue to be on the increase in the district.

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Daily Monitor

Ugandan students win Quran contest

Two Ugandans students, both at Ubayyi Bun Ka'ab Quran Memorisation Institute in Bwebajja on the Entebbe-Kampala road, have emerged the best in the recitation of the Quran, Islamic holy book.

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