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18 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

I can't name new Chief Justice, says Museveni

The president says he will only appoint a new CJ after the pending constitutional case, challenging the reappointment of retired Justice Benjamin Odoki to the same position, is determined.

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Related Topix: Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, World News, Uganda, Africa,

18 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Kampala, Kigali: The contrasting capital cities

Last month while in Rwanda to cover the 20th anniversary of the genocide, Faustin Mugabe observed sharp contrasts between the two neighbouring countries, especially in their capitals.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Uganda

22 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Agritech Expo in Zambia this month was "a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers"

The expo and conference were attended by more than 8000 people, including Zambian Vice-President Dr Guy Scott, the Minister of Livestock and Agriculture, the Honourable Minister Wylbur Simuusa, and former Zambian President Ruphia B. Banda.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News

Yesterday | New Vision

Easter: Traders make losses

By Carol Kasujja Due to change of location, high costs and the financial wellbeing of potential buyers, art and craft traders who annually sell in Uganda have this year made losses.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

New Vision

NEMA warns of severe disasters at the peak of rain season

The National Environment Management Authority has warned of likely severe disasters like landslides, lightning and floods ahead of the peak of the current rain season.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, World News, Meteorology, Uganda, Africa, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Malawi Gets 530 Solar Mobile Systems From China

Chinese Government Wednesday handed over 226 solar powered street lighting systems to Malawi government and donated 533 solar mobile systems to Ministry of Health through Ministry of Energy.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Malawi Govt Committed to Child Labour Elimination

Labour Commissioner, Hlarwayo Nyangulu, Wednesday said government has demonstrated its commitment towards child labour elimination by among other things ratifying to several international child labour related conventions.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Malawian Airlines Slashes Domestic Flights Fares By 25 Percent

In a press statement made available to Malawi News Agency from the Airline, the Easter promotional fares are between the Capital, Lilongwe and the Commercial City of Blantyre effective Thursday, April 17 up to Easter Monday, April 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

New Vision

Embrace domestic tourism - minister

When Kampalans were told to exploit domestic tourism by minister of tourism Maria Mutagamba at Speke Resort Munyonyo, men craned their necks to take second glances at curvy ladies dressed in flowing saris and tight fitting Jeans trousers.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Fast Central Corridor Pace Urged

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has called on partner states to promote the participation of the private sector in investing in infrastructure projects in the Central Development Corridor.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Tanzania,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: NRZ Scouts for Investors

THE National Railways of Zimbabwe is scouting for investors to partner it in the construction of rail link between Lion's Den near Chinhoyi and Kafue in Zambia as it seeks to create a shorter transit route for traffic to and from Mozambican sea ports.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa,

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: Malawi to Earn Mk6 Billion Per Year From Cotton

Government says construction of Ngara Cotton Ginnery in Karonga District is in line with the vision to recover the country's economy by ensuring that it exports more agricultural products than before.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Agriculture, Science

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: President Banda Confident About Winning Polls

Malawi's President Joyce Banda is campaigning ahead of next month's elections to extend her term of office.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Bingu wa Mutharika

Mon Apr 14, 2014

New Vision

MP Nsereko summoned over fraud

Kampala Central MP Mohammed Nsereko has been summoned to appear before the High Court over fraud.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Paradox Shift Sees More Obese Poor Than the Rich

He sways his body mass into Planet Club at Kigali Business Centre. He sways because he cannot in the true sense of the word just walk, but drags his feet around and sways his body in a movement posture.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, World News,

New Vision

Districts to get sh6b to save Lake Victoria

By Francis Kagolo A total of nine districts and 45 community-based organisations are to receive sh6b from a World Bank project managed by the ministry of water and environment to save Lake Victoria.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, World News, Uganda, Africa,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Malawi: JB Launches PP Campaign in the North

After successfully launching Peoples' Party manifesto in the Central Region at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe, President Dr. Joyce Banda Sunday took the launch to the Northern Region at Mzuzu Stadium.

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Malawi: NICE Worried With Silence of Political Aspirants in the North

National Initiative for Civic Education has expressed concern over the silence by most aspiring Members of Parliament and councilors in Northern Region, saying they are not going out into rural areas to fully show up themselves to the electorate.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

New Vision

Teachers call off strike over salary delay

Teachers from Kampala, Bushenyi and Wakiso districts had resolved to march to their respective district head offices to demand for the release of their salaries and arrears.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa

New Vision

NEMA powers to be trimmed

GOVERNMENT is soon bringing amendments to Parliament to prune the powers of the National Environment Management Authority , stopping it from single handedly and arbitrarily granting permits, giving away ecologically important wetlands to investors.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, World News,

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