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31 min ago | New Vision

MPs promise farmers not to pass agric inputs tax

Members of Parliament have assured farmers across the country and civil society organizations that they are not going to pass the proposed tax on agricultural inputs.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Africa, World News

4 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Graft killing youth enterprise - EU chief

Kampala- Uganda will need a generation that is free from the fear of corruption for entrepreneurship to thrive, the European Union Head of Delegation to Uganda Kristian Schmidt, has said.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

4 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Science courses not the solution to youth unemployment in Uganda

Richard Branson, the British billionaire and founder of the Virgin Empire, to my recollection, dropped out of high school because it was wasting his time.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

8 hrs ago | New Vision

Pope's invitation to Uganda still open - Govt

GOVERNMENT has said that the invitation that President Yoweri Museveni and Archbishop Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga jointly sent to Pope Francis for the Uganda Martyrs golden jubilee celebrations still stands.

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Related Topix: Africa, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

8 hrs ago | New Vision

Uganda never expected long stay in S.Sudan - " Kiyonga

MINISTER of defence, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga has revealed that Uganda didn't expect its mission in South Sudan to be protracted the way it has turned out to be, promising UPDF's withdrawal "the moment a regional force effectively takes over from us ."

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

10 hrs ago | Religion Dispatched

Ugandan Anti-Gay Fallout: New Laws, New Violence, New Underground Railroad

This week's global LGBT recap again highlights vast differences in legal status for LGBT people, and in the role played by religious leaders in advancing equality or advocating discrimination - or death - for LGBT people.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, US Politics, US News

12 hrs ago | New Vision

Prof. Mamdani counsels Lukwago

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani has advised embattled Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, to take advantage of the 'suffering' of the people in the city to strengthen his political support base.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Africa, World News

16 hrs ago | New Vision

Julie Mutesasira shoots video for her love song Ndayira

Julie Mutesasira aka Juliet Nalujja is a celebrated Ugandan gospel musician. In that category of music, she knows what success tastes like, after winning awards season after season.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

20 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

We should not kill Arts courses; let's invest to improve them

This campus is coming up at a time when the Ankole sub-region is being ravaged by over-supply of milk, banana wilt and land fragmentation.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Vision

SC Villa joins Cancer Run

They registered their participation with a sh2m offer for the run. Club president Ben Misagga noted that the run was for a good cause that they would wholly support under their Corporate Social Responsibility programme.

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Related Topix: Africa

Daily Monitor

Tracing some of Uganda's pioneer nursery schools

Although many people have started taking great interest in pre-school institutions in the last few years, nursery education in this country has been around for many years.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

New Vision

Ugandan diplomats ordered to learn foreign languages

UGANDA envoys and the diplomatic staff are encouraged to study languages of countries of their respective workstations, according to Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Okello Oryem.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

New Vision

Church of Uganda top leaders meet

The Provincial Assembly meeting of Anglican Church in Uganda will be chaired by the Most Rev.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

New Vision

UK, US support Uganda malaria eradication efforts...

Both the United Kingdom and United States Governments have separately announced funding to support ongoing efforts to fight malaria in Uganda.

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Related Topix: Africa, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Well Done KCCA On Supermarkets

Over the last couple of weeks, Kampala Capital City Authority has clamped down on several supermarkets in the city selling rotten meats and other foodstuffs to their unsuspecting customers.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

New Vision

70 S. Sudan refugees entering Uganda daily

By Ismael Kasooha ADJUMANI - An estimated 70 refugees from South Sudan continue entering Ugandan on a daily basis in Adjuman, statistics indicate .

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, South Sudan

Crofs Blogs

Malaria: Historic campaign delivers mosquito nets to every household across Uganda

I'm taking the death of Dr. Adadevoh very badly, but this is a scrap of consolation.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Johns Hopkins University

New Vision

Uganda steps up surveillance after Ebola scare

GOVERNMENT has stepped up screening services at all border points to prevent an outbreak of Ebola virus disease that has killed over 1,415 people in West Africa since March this year.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Malawi

Daily Monitor

Man suspected to have murdered girlfriend arrested by Interpol in Nairobi

A man, who is suspected to have murdered his girlfriend last year in Kampala and went into hiding in Kenya has been arrested by Interpol & handed over to Uganda.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa

Daily Monitor

Rebel MPs apologise to Kanyeihamba, Shs300m legal fees case withdrawn

KAMPALA. Four expelled NRM 'rebel' MPs have apologised to their lawyer and retired Supreme Court Judge Prof.

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Related Topix: Malawi, World News, Africa

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