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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

Sweden resumes aid to Uganda after suspending it over anti-gay law

Sweden has resumed financial aid to Uganda after suspending some assistance in March over a law widely condemned by donor nations that increases punishment for homosexuals.

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2 hrs ago | Newham Recorder

Pensioner arrested in Newham over planned female genital mutilation of 11-year-old

The 72-year-old Ugandan man was stopped by police at Heathrow Airport on Friday morning after arriving with an 11-year-old girl on a flight from Kampala, Uganda.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda Muslims demonstrate against Israel Bombs in Gaza

A section of Muslim youths on Monday morning staged a peaceful demonstration in Kampala, Uganda's capital to express their concern for the killing of Palestinians in Israel bomb attacks.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda to start getting ADB loans with interest

Kampala- Unlike in the past where it used to access loans at zero interest rate, Uganda will begin borrowing at higher cost from the African Development Bank .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Monitor

Ugandan students win Quran contest

Two Ugandans students, both at Ubayyi Bun Ka'ab Quran Memorisation Institute in Bwebajja on the Entebbe-Kampala road, have emerged the best in the recitation of the Quran, Islamic holy book.

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Daily Monitor

Opposition, NRM are the same, says Otafiire

Birds of a feather. The Justice minister says the ruling NRM party and Opposition are all driven by greed for political power.

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Daily Monitor

Uganda to get specialised liver clinic

Doctors from India's Health Care Global Hospital have said they will set up a liver diagnostic clinic and information centre in Kampala, and later a transplant clinic to handle all liver related illnesses.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Teen Pregnancies' Plan Under Fire

A new Ugandan sex-education campaign to reduce teen pregnancy, maternal mortality among young women and girls, and the cost of post-abortion medical care, is generating heated debate.

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The Tribune

Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease.

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Daily Monitor

British MPs want Uganda punished over anti-gays law

Members of the UK Parliament have called on their government to punish Uganda for passing the anti-homosexuality law, which they said has "unleashed a new wave of extreme homophobia".

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Daily Monitor

Four tips from Rapture Fashion 360

Different ways you can look smart by adding a few accessories or wearing the much avoided combination.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Monitor

Fr Nnaku believes in service above self

Fr Francis Nnaku, the newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Masaka for 2014/2015 is the dean of studies at Katigondo Major Seminary in Masaka Diocese.

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Daily Monitor

Meet Gimei the veteran dog handler

Dog handlers are closely involved with the progress of each potential trained dog.

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Global Trust Bank Closed

By Kezia Agaba Global Trust Bank Uganda Branch was closed on Friday after Bank of Uganda declared it incompetent and failing to meet the set Bank standards.

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The Independent

Two people arrested in London on suspicion of conspiracy to commit FGM

A 72-year-old man and 40-year-old woman are currently in police custody after being arrested on Friday Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Ealing Times

Two people have been arrested for conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation (FGM).

A 72-year-old man was stopped by police at Heathrow Airport yesterday morning after arriving with an 11-year-old girl on a flight from Kampala, Uganda.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan's rebel alliance seeks to unify opposition forces within two months

The rebel alliance of the Sudan Revolutionary Front said it would work towards unifying opposition forces, stressing the move is a necessary condition for overthrowing the regime or reaching a comprehensive peaceful solution to end war and bring about the democratic change.

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New Vision

US to support women entrepreneurs

By Michael Kanaabi Ugandan women entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a special US government programme for African women entrepreneurs.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

New Vision

Migereko advises on urban planning

THE minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Daudi Migereko has advised Ugandans to support urban planning because it is inevitable if development is to take place.

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New Vision

Police cautions importers on impounding vehicles

POLICE has issued a directive barring vehicle importers from impounding cars sold to third parties by their agents on grounds that there is an outstanding balance.

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