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3 hrs ago | CTV

UN peacekeepers open fire on mob to protect S. Sudan refugees

Refugees who fled the recent violence in South Sudan and crossed the border into Uganda sit with their belongings as they await transportation from a transit center in the town of Koboko to a nearby settlement in Arua District, in northern Uganda, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan,

5 hrs ago | Advocate

Activists Seek Funds to Flee Violent Homophobia in Uganda

While some prominent LGBT activists in Uganda are pledging to stay and fight the increasingly violent and homophobic atmosphere bolstered by the recent passage of the Anti-Homosexuality Act, better known as the "Jail the Gays" law, others are looking to flee to more accepting climates.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Prison, Gay/Lesbian

8 hrs ago | New Vision

Uganda recovers to finish in 8th place

UGANDA could only finish 8th overall despite earning four valuable points in the last round at the Africa Zone 6 golf championship at the Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate Club, Cape Town on Thursday.

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12 hrs ago | New Vision

Use farmers' organisations to fight corruption

By Gideon Shambire The Agency for Transformation with support from USAID's Governance, Accountability, Participation and Performance Programme is carrying out activities aimed at strengthening oversight role of farmers and private sector to improve budget integrity and reduce cost of doing business in Mityana and Mubende Districts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Africa, World News

16 hrs ago | New Vision

URA says car claimed by Bobi Wine is for Red Cross

The Toyota Tundra pick-up which investigators had impounded from former Uganda Red Cross Society secretary General, Richard Nataka's home in Munyonyo belongs to Red Cross.

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20 hrs ago | 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, Malawi, Meteorology, Africa, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Wed Apr 16, 2014

New Vision

Sh15b for student loan scheme next fiscal year

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi revealed that the recently announced student loan scheme of sh5b will increase to sh15b next financial year targeting students in the science field.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Canada

Towleroad

Ugandan Gay Group Seeking Monetary Aid to Help HIV Volunteer Flee Country

The Gender-Equality and Health Organisation Uganda has issued an urgent plea for financial aid in assisting a Ugandan HIV/AIDS volunteer flee to Canada.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

New Vision

Uganda deploys new force in Somalia

A new force constituted by Uganda to protect UN personnel and installations in Somalia will start arriving in Mogadishu on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Somalia, Terrorism

CNews

Five major ship disasters from the last two years

An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter August 26, 2013.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Europe, Italy, World News, Education Etc., Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Philippines

WLBT-TV Jackson

In Uganda, a nurse is accused of spreading HIV

Goaded by journalists who wanted a clear view of her face, the Ugandan nurse looked dazed and on the verge of tears.

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New Vision

No meeting called for youth leaders - NRM

By David Lumu The ruling NRM party has issued a two paragraph statement clarifying that it has not summoned party youth for a conference at Namboole.

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

BroadcastNewsroom

Oaks Christian Online High School Sophomore in Uganda Accepted to California Main Campus

Lynsey Kenogo has been taking her online, sophomore-level courses with Oaks Christian Online High School for the past year.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Rwanda Travel, Kampala, Uganda Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

New Vision

Maternal deaths: Shortage of midwives derailing fight

Since 2006, the maternal mortality rate in Uganda has stagnated at 435 deaths per 100,000 live births, yet the target was to reduce it to 131 deaths per 100, 000 live births by 2015.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Medicine, Nursing

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Kenya Is Here. Are We Up for the Challenge?

An old friend, convinced that I had contacts to some of the business top shots in town - a very wild thought, I must quickly add - asked me for a favour.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Mbabazi Daughter Runs to Museveni Over Sh3 Billion Debt

Saddled with a Shs 3.4bn debt, Lenina Rukikaire Mbabazi, daughter of Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, has appealed to President Museveni for help.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Unpaid Policeman Vends Mukene

Dressed in a chequered shirt and a pair of blue jeans, Leopold Ben Odoi is the smartest amongst his colleagues at Tororo market.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Monitor

An idea that started with three farmers now benefits 8,000

From an idea conceived by three people, the benefits are being shared by more than 8,000 farmers.

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Related Topix: Africa, Life, Food, Fruits

Daily Monitor

Stop greed this Easter, CoU archbishop tells Ugandans

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali, has urged Ugandans not to use deprivation as an excuse to steal, but reflect on their personal lives this holy Easter week to overcome greed.

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Daily Monitor

Zimbabwe fines illegal Ugandan immigrants

HARARE. A Zimbabwean court has fined seven Ugandans accused of entering the country illegally.

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