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Live Updates: Census kicks off

The long awaited census finally kicked off today morning all around Uganda. At 8:00 a.m, the enumerators had kicked off heading to their respective attached areas.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Science Daily

Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells

Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team of scientists has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Infectious Diseases, World News, Africa, UC San Francisco

Daily Monitor

What's the fuss about White skin?

I am a fan of the Lonely Hearts section in this magazine. I am also a regular at places where African, contemporary or reggae music plays.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Africa, World News

Daily Monitor

Tullow Uganda here to stay, says general manager

Tullow is not leaving Uganda soon, the oil company's general manager has said. Mr Jimmy Mugerwa said contrary to rumours that have been making rounds suggesting that Tullow Uganda was closing shop, the company's investments in the country are huge and leaving is not an option.

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Related Topix: Africa

Daily Monitor

Uganda is making progress in response to HIV/Aids

Government, our development partners and the programme implementers are aiming higher and higher.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

New Vision

U19 rugby Cranes into finals

By Vision Reporter The junior men's rugby side is into the CAR Tier 1B rugby finals that take place Saturday at Kyadondo rugby club.

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New Vision

Egypt opens defence office in Uganda

The Egyptian Armed Forces have opened a Defence office in Kampala. It has been inaugurated at a function attended by military officers from Uganda and Egypt.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Barclays Ready to Fund Uganda's Infrastructure

At a meeting at Kampala Serena hotel with the minister of Finance, Maria Kiwanuka, the bank officials presented cases of projects in Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia and South Africa, which they had financed.

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New Vision

UCU ready for EA university games

By Johnson Were and Shafik Ssenoga Uganda Christian University Mukono Vice Chancellor Dr John Senyonyi has cautioned Institutions that will participate in this year's Eastern Africa University Games against the use of mercenaries.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Monitor

From real estate to greenhouse farming

A remark from his schoolmates got him inspired to invest in farming. Kagga told Fred Muzaale how this led him to the best decision he ever made.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Africa

Daily Monitor

Want first class hospitals in Uganda? Do absolutely nothing with the hospitals

A Ugandan with Shs60 million will figure that he can buy three matatus, and with that his wife will educate his children and keep the family fed.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Kenya, Medicine, Opinion

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Digital Migration At Crossroads

With the Dec.31 deadline for Ugandan TV owners to switch to digital television looming, the level of ignorance in the population about the issue is unbelievable.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, World News, Africa, Malawi

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Behind Air Uganda Grounding

On December 5, 2013 President Yoweri Museveni flew to Paris to meet one of his favourite investors, Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini otherwise known as the Aga Khan.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

ABC News

Amid Poverty, US Surgeons Saving Lives in Uganda

The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement when she raised her hands.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Duke University, Medicine, Nursing

AlertNet

New Uganda HIV law jeopardizes health of women, men, and children

A doctor draws blood from a man to check for HIV/AIDS at a mobile testing unit in Ndeeba, a suburb in Uganda's capital Kampala, May 16, 2014.

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

Foreign Policy

Forgotten Missions

Remember the nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in April by Boko Haram? They're mostly still missing.

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Related Topix: Prison, Joseph Kony, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Terrorism

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Monitor

I am ready to work with Museveni - Jinja mayor

Kampala. It is possible for a leader from the Opposition to work with President Museveni, lead an NRM-dominated council and still deliver services to his electorate, the mayor of Jinja has said.

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

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: MPs Fail to Account for NRM's Sole Candidacy Cash

After hours of discussion, President Museveni, the day's chairman, shockingly learnt that the flowery report that purportedly showed that his 2016 sole candidacy bid was endorsed by over 1,000 sub-counties was deeply flawed.

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Related Topix: Africa, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Daily Monitor

Kadaga warns government against oil curse

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said having a good legal regime to ensure proper natural resource management is not enough to save Uganda from suffering a 'resource curse'.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Embrace New Guidelines for Procurement

First, the company that supposedly won the deal to build the 74-kilometre road is reported to have dissociated itself from the company in Uganda - with the same name - which signed the contract with the Uganda government.

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