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1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

From poverty to employment: How some youth got themselves jobs

In Part VI, the last part of the series, we bring the stories of youth who have managed to find employment, or improved their businesses after training with Enterprise Uganda.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda discovers more oil

The estimate of Uganda's petroleum resource base has almost doubled following a discovery of an additional three billion barrels in the Albertine region, the commissioner of Petroleum Exploration and Production Department has revealed.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

'Lonely' President Museveni spares time for enumeration

The Executive Director, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, Mr Ben Mungyereza, enumerated Mr Museveni and his wife, Janet at around 11:30am at Nakasero State lodge in Kampala Population and Housing census kicked off this morning with President Museveni sparing 45minutes of his schedule to answer question about his household, most of whom he jokingly said ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | SFGate

Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Science / Technology

14 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Unemployed Ugandans to mobilize against 2016 general elections

KAMPALA: Unemployed Ugandans will not participate in the 2016 general elections if government doesn't address the high unemployment problem in the country, the National Association of the Unemployed has warned.

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19 hrs ago | New Vision

Dutch envoy tips Ugandan youth on jobs

By Vision Reporter The Dutch ambassador Alphons Hennekens has called on Ugandan youth to put entrepreneurial skills acquired from the high institutions of learning into practice if they are to solve the unemployment problem.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Live Updates: Census kicks off

The long awaited census finally kicked off today morning all around Uganda. At 8:00 a.m, the enumerators had kicked off heading to their respective attached areas.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Science Daily

Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells

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

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Infectious Diseases, World News, Africa, UC San Francisco

Daily Monitor

What's the fuss about White skin?

I am a fan of the Lonely Hearts section in this magazine. I am also a regular at places where African, contemporary or reggae music plays.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Africa, World News

Daily Monitor

Tullow Uganda here to stay, says general manager

Tullow is not leaving Uganda soon, the oil company's general manager has said. Mr Jimmy Mugerwa said contrary to rumours that have been making rounds suggesting that Tullow Uganda was closing shop, the company's investments in the country are huge and leaving is not an option.

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Daily Monitor

Uganda is making progress in response to HIV/Aids

Government, our development partners and the programme implementers are aiming higher and higher.

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New Vision

U19 rugby Cranes into finals

By Vision Reporter The junior men's rugby side is into the CAR Tier 1B rugby finals that take place Saturday at Kyadondo rugby club.

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New Vision

Egypt opens defence office in Uganda

The Egyptian Armed Forces have opened a Defence office in Kampala. It has been inaugurated at a function attended by military officers from Uganda and Egypt.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Barclays Ready to Fund Uganda's Infrastructure

At a meeting at Kampala Serena hotel with the minister of Finance, Maria Kiwanuka, the bank officials presented cases of projects in Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia and South Africa, which they had financed.

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New Vision

UCU ready for EA university games

By Johnson Were and Shafik Ssenoga Uganda Christian University Mukono Vice Chancellor Dr John Senyonyi has cautioned Institutions that will participate in this year's Eastern Africa University Games against the use of mercenaries.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Monitor

From real estate to greenhouse farming

A remark from his schoolmates got him inspired to invest in farming. Kagga told Fred Muzaale how this led him to the best decision he ever made.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Africa

Daily Monitor

Want first class hospitals in Uganda? Do absolutely nothing with the hospitals

A Ugandan with Shs60 million will figure that he can buy three matatus, and with that his wife will educate his children and keep the family fed.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Digital Migration At Crossroads

With the Dec.31 deadline for Ugandan TV owners to switch to digital television looming, the level of ignorance in the population about the issue is unbelievable.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Behind Air Uganda Grounding

On December 5, 2013 President Yoweri Museveni flew to Paris to meet one of his favourite investors, Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini otherwise known as the Aga Khan.

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ABC News

Amid Poverty, US Surgeons Saving Lives in Uganda

The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement when she raised her hands.

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