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1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda's population needs to be controlled to make the most of it

Although numbers count for something, Uganda needs to reduce the number of children born per year, in order to provide better services for its people.

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4 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Baton Rouge residents to travel to Uganda, take portraits of villagers for them to keep

Before Baton Rouge resident Nathan Dewberry left on a church trip to Zimbabwe in 2013, he was warned to be careful what -- and who -- he took pictures of between the hours spent doing volunteer work.

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8 hrs ago | Advocate

Uganda: Program for Male Rape Victims Threatened by Antigay Law

Men of Hope Refugee Association in Uganda is a program of Makerere University Law School's Refugee Law Project that helps men and boys who have been victims of sexual violence to cope and move forward with their lives.

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12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: 'We Have to Fight the Law' - LGBTI Activism After the Anti-Gay Bill

Kampala: In a small house, tucked a few narrow alleys away from a busy street in Kampala, Frank Mugisha leans forwards in his chair and places his hands on his desk, the wideness of which emphasises his own slight frame.

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15 hrs ago | New Vision

Cassava to replace matooke as Uganda's staple food

CASSAVA will soon be Uganda's staple food replacing matooke according to scientists attending the third Cassava Regional Center of Excellence Review and Science Conference in Kampala.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CNN

How Uganda re-emerged as a top tourist destination

Once the place for a safari, Uganda fell victim to violence and political turmoil.

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New Vision

Uganda pilgrims arrive from Israel

A group of 19 Ugandans, comprising Christians and Muslims, who on July 13 left the country to replicate the journey Israelites led by Moses journeyed from Egypt to the promised land Jerusalem, and to tour the holy lands, has returned .

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New Vision

Farmers collect signatures to have agric taxes dropped

Over 100 farmers have launched a a campaign to collect 1 million signatures to petition the Speaker of Parliament to drop news taxes imposed on agricultural inputs.

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DNA India

Uganda foreign minister meets Narendra Modi

Foreign Minister of Uganda Sam Kutesa called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and invited him to visit the African country.

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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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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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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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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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