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49 min ago | Advocate

World Bank May Grant Uganda $90 Million Health Care Loan

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim , Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni, and United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon at the Statehouse in Entebbe, Uganda, May 24, 2013 Uganda should still be able to receive a $90 million health care loan from the World Bank, as long as the government guarantees the safety of LGBT people and health care workers, ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | EDGE

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda's New Law

In what may be the sweetest case of poetic justice yet, anti-gay Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

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5 hrs ago | AlertNet

U.N. should have done more to stop S. Sudan massacre-Uganda

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6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Maize, Banana, Tea Exports Drop

Yet, looking at the export figures for the first quarter of this financial year as contained in the national budget framework paper , all is not rosy in the sector that employs three quarters of Ugandans.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

UPC denies seizing Buganda property

The denial, the first such formal account by current UPC leaders, came days after President Museveni handed Mengo 213 land titles expropriated from Buganda 48 years ago KAMPALA- The Uganda Peoples' Congress has said it was the government of Milton Obote, not the party that abolished kingdoms in 1966 and confiscated their properties.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda to host centre for nuclear medicine

He said the move would expand Mulago Nuclear unit and establish three new nuclear units in Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale regional hospitals in order to develop and improve research in nuclear medicine.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

New Vision

Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS

When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV.

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KYTX-TV News

Local family sells everything to move to Uganda

A new powdered alcohol product has hit a hiccup in getting to market. The federal agency that originally approved Palcohol reversed its position Monday.

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Daily Monitor

Uganda hits immunisation target

She said the Health Annual Performance Report, 2013 shows that immunisation coverage increased from 52 per cent where it had stagnated following the suspension of GAVI funds in 2006.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Private Schools Raise Term II Fees

Some private schools have increased tuition fees for the second term of the 2014 academic year, a random survey conducted by The Observer indicates.

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AlertNet

Uganda says Islamist rebel leader has fled eastern Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo military personnel patrol against the Allied Democratic Forces and the National Army for the Liberation of Uganda rebels near Beni in North-Kivu province, December 31, 2013.

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New Vision

Ugandan sides battle for quarterfinal berths

UGANDA'S representatives at the Women's African Club Championship in Carthage, Tunisia have been left fighting for two slots left for the quarterfinals.

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New Vision

Power and sex: Is your wife safe at the workplace?

A number of powerful career men have found themselves in trouble over their sex escapades with their subordinates.

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Uganda News Picks

West Nile Marks 100 Years after Becoming Part of Uganda

On Monday, the West Nile marked 100 years since the region became part of Uganda.

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New Vision

Nzeyi explains decisions in Commerce bank case

By Andante Okanya Prominent businessman Amos Nzeyi made his long-anticipated testimony in the case where he alongside other business partners purportedly changed the name of Kigezi bank to National Bank of Commerce.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan

KAMPALA, Uganda U.N. human rights investigators have confirmed that hundreds of civilians were killed because of their ethnicity after rebel forces seized a disputed town in South Sudan last week, the United Nations said Monday.

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Daily Monitor

Homosexuality was first banned in Uganda by British

For Western governments to claim not to understand how we can criminalise homosexuality is the highest level of hypocrisy and diplomatic absurdity.

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Daily Monitor

Govt changes polio vaccine

Under the Uganda National Expanded Programme, every child should be fully immunised before the first birthday against Tuberculosis, Polio, Pneumonia, Meningitis, Tetanus, Measles, Whooping cough, Diphtheria and Hepatitis B. KAMPALA.

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Daily Monitor

'Museveni promoting hate speech'

"If we are murderers then Mr Museveni is failing in his duty to remove us from the public which makes him guilty of not protecting the people," Former Forum for Democratic Change president Kizza Besigye has said remarks made by President Museveni branding him and Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago as murderers are "harmful and constitute hate speech."

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Center for American Progress

The Global Reach of Religious Liberty Rhetoric

For the past 16 years, the U.S.-affiliated and Kampala, Uganda-based Makerere University Walter Reed Project has conducted research on HIV vaccines and public health issues in the East African country.

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