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2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda , Kenya finally resolve sugar disagreement

The Uganda Revenue Authority and their Kenyan counterparts have finally resolved the sugar trade dispute which has been raging between the two countries over the source of sugar entering Kenya.

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4 hrs ago | New Vision

Police dispatch disciplinary units to Rwenzori region

Three Police disciplinary units are in Rwenzori region in western Uganda to hear cases of security personnel accused of poor response to the July 5 attacks that claimed at least 92 lives in Bundibugyo, Ntoroko and Kasese districts.

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8 hrs ago | News24

.com | S Sudan rebel team quits Uganda

Cameroonians in villages that line the border with Nigeria are living in fear of Boko Haram Islamists, particularly when night falls.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sudan, Travel, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, South Sudan, Malawi

11 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Mass Graves Discovered in Uganda

KAMPALA Uganda-Ugandan authorities have discovered three mass graves containing remains of victims of recent clashes over land rights in the oil-rich Lake Albertine Rift basin, threatening to escalate simmering tribal tensions in the region.

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11 hrs ago | New Vision

We have not cut Aids funding to Uganda - USAID

US will continue to provide development aid to Uganda despite the enactment of the anti-homosexuality law by the latter, United States Agency for International Development has said.

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13 hrs ago | Sacred Heart Schools News

Ms. Powers brings sports to Ugandan girls

Ms. Jamie Powers, Lower School PE teacher, embarked on a 9,600 mile journey to Uganda on June 28. Her mission? To empower young Sacred Heart girls through sports and game play.

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17 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

S4 student shot dead

Grief engulfed the students and residents of Keyo Village in Lamogi Sub-County, Amuru district after a trigger happy security guard attached to the school shot dead a student of Keyo Senior Secondary School.

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19 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Uganda, Shelter Afrique Sign Loan To Develop Middle-class Housing

Uganda's National Housing and Construction Corporation has signed a loan agreement with Shelter Afrique to provide housing to the rising middle-income class in Kampalat.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Monitor

Global demand for hot pepper edges up

Exports up. Statistics show Uganda exported 404 tonnes of hot pepper in 2013, up from 353 tonnes exported the previous year.

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Daily Monitor

Uganda's Parliament: Offspring of a snake is always a snake

We finally fail to have the understanding that Parliament is very serious and sacred place to legislate the laws of the land.

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Daily Monitor

Business challenges affect global appeal for Uganda's exports

Reason for drop. The high cost of Uganda's exports, among other challenges, is responsible for the drop in exports to European Union.

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New Vision

Liberian nurses contract Ebola after death of Ugandan doctor

This comes three weeks after a Ugandan senior surgeon succumbed to the Ebola in Liberia where he had been working for three years as a specialist.

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The Baltimore Sun

South Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal

A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were deployed to help the Juba government, the rebel camp said.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Salva Kiir, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

New Vision

AU applauds Uganda's efforts in fighting hunger

As the east African region grapples with the challenge of how to increase agricultural productivity sustainably in order to meet the food demand challenge, Uganda has been applauded for being ahead of the pack .

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NEWS.com.au

Ugandan leader hails Aussie philanthropist

THE work of late Australian philanthropist Irene "Mamma" Gleeson has been praised by the president of Uganda, a country where some appreciative citizens have named their children after the charity worker.

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Air Force Times

Aircraft with U.S. personnel lands in Ugandan road

A small aircraft carrying U.S. military personnel made an emergency landing in the middle of a highway after running out of fuel, Ugandan police said Friday.

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New Vision

Body of Juliana's son to be flown home Tuesday

The remains of the son of Ugandan singer Juliana Kanyomozi will be flown back home from Nairobi on Tuesday, according to a programme from the family.

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Daily Monitor

Fr Charles Kayizzi; catholic church's guru of Latin language

In Fr Charles Kayizzi's life, there are two "what-ifs": what if his father had gone ahead to become a priest, and, what if he had permanently dropped out of the seminary, just a year shy of ordination.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

New Vision

Civil Service College-Uganda to open in September

As an advance team the Minister of Works and Transport, Abraham Byandala, visited the site and inspected the ongoing works and was impressed with the progress so far.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ugandan Police To Probe Mass Graves In Bundibugyo

A team of Ugandan security experts is travelling to Kirumya sub-country in Bundibgyo to probe mass graves, says the regional police commander, Thomas Kasimo.

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