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58 min ago | Daily Monitor

Educate Ugandans on domestic violence law

The same report observes that 60 per cent of women aged 15 and above experienced physical violence, 15 per cent of women face violence during pregnancy, and 24 per cent report that their first sexual encounter was a forced one.

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4 hrs ago | New Vision

UPDF mourns Congolese general

By John B. Thawite The UPDF is mourning the death of their Congolese comrade, Maj.

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8 hrs ago | TrekEarth

city bird

The marabou is a big bird and family of the stork. In nature movies you can see him usually competing with vultures around dead animals in the savanne.

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12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: BATU to Stop Buying Tobacco

British American Tobacco Uganda will stop buying tobacco leaf with effective from next year, the company has announced.

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15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: EU Supports Agribusiness

At least 35 private small and medium enterprises, engaged in agribusinesses, will benefit from the 25 million Euros donor-supported equity fund set up to avail interest-free grants and technical services.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

New Vision

Kaliro CAO found dead in his house

The 2014 Uganda National Population and Housing Census began on a sad note in Kaliro district after the area chief administrative officer, Joseph Byaruhanga, was found dead in his two-roomed house where he had been living all by himself.

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Daily Monitor

Who is in need of that precious liquid?

Imagine being in a difficult position where your loved one is bed ridden after being involved in a terrible accident and they are losing a lot of blood.

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Daily Monitor

I'm rich and pay debts, says Museveni

Appeal. President says it is good practice for anybody to pay up debts irrespective of social status in the society.

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National Public Radio

A Trip With Her Folks Turned Barbara Bush Into A Global Activist

Barbara Bush helps a nun to fit on a hearing device during a 2012 event in Gulu, Uganda.

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The New Zealand Herald

Congo: Top general active in volatile east dies

Congo's government spokesman says a top general based in the country's volatile east has died.

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New Vision

Kasaasa student dies in an accident

The victims were ploughed by a speeding faulty passenger van at Bajja near Lukaya in Kalungu on the Kampala-Masaka High way.

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New York Post

Does the culture you live in shape how people go crazy?

Globally, rates of schizophrenia, for example, have remained constant over the past 50 years, affecting on average one out of every 285 people.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, California, California Government, Genetics, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Eaton Uganda II [TendersInfo (India)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Region : Sub-Saharan Africa Company name : Eaton Uganda Sector : N-AC - Mobile Telephony Department : Telecom,Media,Tech & Venture Capital Environmental category : B Status : Pend FAP Date SPI disclosed : August 26, 2014 Projected board date : September 30, 2014 Last Updated Date : August 26, 2014 Project Description : ... (more)

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Daily Monitor

Ugandans, here is what an MP should not do for you

Deserving. For Parliament to play its true legislative role; it must be well equipped, facilitated like any other arm of government, namely the Executive and the Judiciary One of my teachers, Prof Bernard Couty, had a strange way of defining and explaining concepts in a bid to make us understand them.

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Daily Monitor

A Ugandan middle class is nothing but a fallacy

Some of us who know Africa well know that it is not yet Uhuru . There is no African Renaissance and Africa is not an emerging market Last weekend, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was in Kampala to give a pep talk to Ugandan and East African youth on career, employment prospects and the great opportunities that the East African Community could offer ... (more)

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New Vision

Kickboxing: Bwete-Kikenwa fight launched

The general secretary of the National Council of Sports Jasper Aligaweesa, together with the world director of the World Kickboxing Federation German Frits Exenberg, have launched a kickboxing fight slated for October 8. On his part, Aligaweesa praised the organizers of the event and the Uganda Kickboxing Federation for promoting the game beyond ... (more)

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Daily Monitor

Former President Mwinyi urges EAC countries to unite in the fight against cancer

Former Tanzanian president, Ali Hassan Mwinyi receives a banquet of flowers on his arrival at the Nsambya cancer ward yesterday after taking a tour of the cancer ward.

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New Vision

Pakasa: I owe my wealth to trust - - Mr. Tasty'...

Hasan Kalair, 32, is the managing director, Aisha Group Limited, a company that imports used and new Japanese vehicles to Uganda.

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Medical News Today

Loss of immune cells may result in malaria symptoms fading in repeat infections

Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

New Vision

Chinese firm CHEC given $8bn railway deal

The Government has signed an agreement, finally giving away the giant and lucrative deal to upgrade and expand Uganda's railway network to standard gauge, to a Chinese firm China Harbor Engineering Company .

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