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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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