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1 hr ago | The Age

African megacities look to cable cars as traffic solution to relieve congested streets

An engineer on the rooftop of a cable car station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. African cities are looking to install similar systems to help relieve congested roads.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Egypt owes Uganda, says envoy

Kampala- The Egyptian Ambassador to Uganda, Mr Ahmed Abdel Aziz Mostafa, has lauded Uganda for its support during the June 2013 Egyptian revolution which later saw the country vote into power Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi as its eighth president.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda loses Shs1 trillion in capital outflows annually

Although Uganda is attracting a lot of Foreign Direct Investment , it loses $400 million per year in capital outflows in form of dividend payments to the shareholders, the Ministry of Finance has revealed.

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12 hrs ago | New Vision

Emulate Uganda Martyrs, catholics told

Vicar General of Kampala Archdiocese Monsignor Charles Kasibante has urged Ugandans to emulate the spirit of the Uganda Martyrs in loving one another irrespective religion, so as to build a better country.

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16 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Uganda teen pregnancies' plan under fire

The one year campaign "Let Girls Be Girls" was officially launched on 13 July by the Health Ministry and UN Population Fund .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Human Sexuality, Wedding, Family, Teenagers

19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Student Forced Into Porn Now Under Threat

A Ugandan university student who was trafficked and forced to act in porn films vows to continue with the campaign against human trafficking in spite of threats.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda starts using new Air space technology

Kampala. Uganda has started implementing the use of Global Navigation Satellite System that enables pilots to circumnavigate the airspace of a given country without necessarily consulting Air navigators.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Philadelphia Gay News

Ugandan minister discusses struggle for LGBT rights in Uganda

Rev. Mark Kiyimba, a Unitarian Universalist minister and LGBT rights activist from Uganda, will discuss the 2014 Anti-Homosexuality Act and widespread homophobia in his home country at a free public meeting on Thursday, July 24 at 7 p.m. and during Sunday service on July 27th at 10 a.m., both at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South ... (more)

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New Vision

Father, son jailed 3 years for operating a brothel

Hassan Sempijja, 50, and his eldest son, Sam Luyiga, 30, both residents of Kisenyi I Zone, Central division Kampala, were on Tuesday convicted of setting up a brothel in Kisenyi I Zone.

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New Vision

Danish agribusiness concept to revive farming in Uganda

By Nigel M. Nassar There is something intriguing about Denmark. A country with so many world records, one of its outstanding ones include ranking first in government transparency and lack of corruption.

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Related Topix: Africa, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Agriculture, Science

New Vision

MP Akena in a war of two women

Betty Amongi, the MP for Oyam County South has a pending case at Kira Road Police Station of threatening violence against another woman.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Mayiga - Mengo's Sh7 Billion Budget Too Small

Buganda Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga used the21st session of Buganda's Lukiiko to urge all people in Buganda to contribute to the kingdom's purse.

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New Vision

Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan

Traders and other organizations transacting business in South Sudan are beaming with smiles of satisfaction after Ethiopian Airlines being granted permission to operate direct flights between Entebbe and Juba starting next week.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Monitor

Uganda to start commercial production of fertilizers

Government has issued a licence to Chinese company to start commercial manufacturing of fertilizers within two years.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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