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2 min ago | Daily Monitor

Museveni: Why I banned preaching in barracks

President Yoweri Museveni has commended Bishop Nathan Ahimbisibwe and the entire leadership of the South Ankole diocese for preaching unity for development among the people despite their religious affiliation.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Monitor

Ugandan investors secure deals in Holland

Kampala. Nineteen Ugandan investors have secured partnership deals with Dutch companies while on a trade mission in the Netherlands, the vice chairman of the Netherlands-Uganda Trade and Investment Platform , Dr Stephen Birungi, has said.

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Daily Monitor

Magistrate rides boda-boda for lack of vehicle

Working in Karamoja, Mr Katorogo Mutazindwa travels for 98 kilometres on a boda boda to hear cases, writes Steven Ariong Lack of means of transport has forced a chief magistrate in Karamoja to ride on boda-boda to court in order to hear cases.

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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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Daily Monitor

Ayigihugu: The daring advocate

The most basic attribute was his unnerving simplicity. He put you at ease - employee and client alike.

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New Vision

Skilling Ugandans will create wealth - Museveni

By Vision reporter President Yoweri Museveni has said that despite Uganda and the African continent being endowed with abundant natural resources, the continent is the least developed because of lack of the necessary skills to tap the resources and put them to good use for her people.

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Daily Monitor

IGG loses case against UDB boss

Kampala- The High Court quashed the suspension of Uganda Development Bank chief executive officer Patricia Ojangole by the Inspector General of Government .

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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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Daily Monitor

First Easter party in Uganda

During the first Easter that natives participated in, only four Catholic converts, who a day before had been baptised by Fr Lourdel aka Mapeera, received the holy sacrament of confirmation, writes Faustin Mugabe .

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Daily Monitor

Will Gen Aronda finally deliver ID cards for Ugandans?

Since 2011 when President Museveni was issued with the dummy of the national ID, Ugandans have been eager to receive the documents.

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New Vision

Corruption failing research

THE money that could be used for funding research in Uganda is being embezzled by unscrupulous public officials, professors have noted.

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Daily Monitor

Individual merit starts to show its head in Teso as parties struggle

Unfavourable tides. For those eyeing grassroots positions under the NRM in Teso, the tide may not be all that favourable in the coming general elections as most of incumbents are believed not to have delivered as promised to their constituents.

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This is Derbyshire

Pupils receive safety tips for Ugandan trip

A CONSTRUCTION firm has been helping a group of students from a Derby school prepare for a trip to Uganda, where they will help build a new orphanage.

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New Vision

Nurses' body wants nursing assistants phased out

The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council has called for the immediate phasing out of nursing assistants with UNMC vice chairperson, Sister Stella Josephine, impugning their relevance in light of thousands of unemployed qualified nurses.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Blade

Zimbabwe president threatens to expel pro-LGBT diplomats

"We did not fight for this Zimbabwe so it can be a homosexual territory," said Mugabe in a speech that marked his country's independence from the U.K. in 1980 as the New Zimbabwe newspaper reported.

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Daily Monitor

'Rebel' MPs castigate Museveni over NRM cash

PARLIAMENT. "Rebel" NRM MPs have accused President Museveni of diverting the country's resources to finance NRM party activities in a bid to promote President Museveni's life presidency bid at the expense of poor Ugandans.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Trust Micro-Finance Agencies

President Yoweri Museveni has called on entrepreneurs to take advantage of the enabling environment created by the NRM government to fully explore the available business opportunities and advance themselves economically.

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The Guardian

Mengestu offers different take on immigrant tale in novel 'All Our Names'

Ethiopian-American novelist Dinaw Mengestu says he wanted his new novel "All Our Names" to break from the traditional immigrant tale.

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Dear Kitty

Life imprisonment for Ugandan gay people?

"The right-wing women's group Concerned Women for America expressed outrage on Sunday that President Barack Obama condemned a Ugandan anti-LGBT bill that would punish homosexual behavior with lifetime imprisonment.

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New Vision

Uganda woos American, Canadian tourists

Tourism promoters are on a charm offensive wooing travel agents and tourists from North America to enable them get the actual on-ground reality about Uganda as a peaceful and beautiful travel destination.

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