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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Uganda – A bright future – JD Supra (press release)

    Uganda - A bright futureJD Supra (press release)Peter Hood is a solicitor and Hogan Lovells consultant currently living in Kampala, Uganda who specialises in business and human rights and international arbitration. He recently gave two guest lectures to law students at Makerere University in Kampala ...

  • 25 April

    Uganda, now a Country of False Excuses – Uganda Media Centre

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    ITWeb AfricaUganda, now a Country of False ExcusesUganda Media CentreUgandans have turned the country into a place of petty excuses and scapegoats for failures to fulfill own obligations including feeding their families, which is very unfortunate, unhelpful and should not be accepted. It is surprising that even after ...Deadline extended on Uganda's controversial SIM card registrationITWeb Africaall 2 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Uganda rated more family-friendly than Britain – here’s why we’re failing – Telegraph.co.uk

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    Telegraph.co.ukUganda rated more family-friendly than Britain – here's why we're failingTelegraph.co.ukIt's easy to imagine that expat families choosing to live in Uganda might be more intrepid than, say, those who have settled in New York, for example. Nonetheless, the aspects of life that they praise is instructive. The most welcoming countries for ...

  • 25 April

    Uganda: International Community of Banyakigezi Is About Empowering Others, Not Just Self – AllAfrica.com

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    AllAfrica.comUganda: International Community of Banyakigezi Is About Empowering Others, Not Just SelfAllAfrica.comICOB has also funded ICT centres at Rukungiri Technical Institute in Rukungiri District, Seseme, Muhabura Diocese in Kisoro District and Uganda Martyrs Technical Institute at Nyarushanje in Rukungiri District. The Korean Government and the African ...

  • 25 April

    Uganda’s brutal Lord’s Resistance Army: timeline – Citizen

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    CitizenUganda's brutal Lord's Resistance Army: timelineCitizenSOUTHERN SUDAN - AUGUST 1: Joseph Kony, leader of the rebel group the Lord?s Resistance Army that has been fighting a war against the Ugandan government for the past twenty years, makes a rare statement to the media during peace talks on August ...and more »

  • 25 April

    Ugandan universities to teach Chinese language courses

    Ugandan universities are set to introduce Chinese language and culture courses as part of efforts to promote the understanding of China. The state minister for higher education, John Muyingo revealed on Sunday that more local universities were preparing to start teaching the courses.

  • 25 April

    How mistakes on national IDs multiply country’s data problems

    Richard Kapule Ounoi, a teacher, was one of the first Ugandans in 2015 to pick their national Identity Cards . However, his card had an error.

  • 25 April

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    Government has started redeploying retired senior health specialists in various government health facilities in a move to boost health service delivery. This was disclosed by the state minister for health in charge of general duties Sarah Opendi, during the 5th African Platform forum on human resources for health which was held in Kampala.

  • 25 April

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    A large number, especially those based outside of Gulu, were provided with little or no support upon their return from the bush. By Brigid Inder, OBE Having worked in northern Uganda since 2004 on conflict-related programmes with local women's organisations and networks, we have, over the years, developed some understanding of the significant inter-generational impact of armed conflict on families, clans and communities across northern Uganda.

  • 25 April

    Govt seizes 65 acres of idle land in Namanve, Soroti

    A truck delivers sand at one of the construction sites in the Namanve Industrial Park near Kampala, recently. PHOTO BY RACHEL MABALA Some of the companies listed as non-performing include Multiple Hauliers with 15 acres, Property Services Limited 10 acres, Iran Uganda Limited 6.3 acres, JN Agritech International 6 acres, Great Lakes Iron and Steel 5 acres and Experience Uganda Limited 5 acres.

  • 25 April

    Dr Stella Nyanzi Sent Back to Luzira Prison

    [Observer] Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been sent back to Luzira by Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's court pending an application for the revision of her case filed in the High court by her lawyers.

  • 25 April

    ‘Petty’ School Problems Are for Community to Solve – Education Minister Janet Museveni

    [Observer] If properly embraced, government programmes like Operation Wealth Creation will solve petty school problems in rural areas like lack of toilets and building the First Lady also Education minister, Janet Museveni has said.

  • 25 April

    Legislators Oppose Govt’s Plan to Spend Petroleum Fund Money

    [Monitor] Parliament -Members of Parliament on the Budget Committee of Parliament have responded angrily to plans by the Ministry of Finance to draw money from the Shs125 billion from the Petroleum Fund when the ministry did not include the same in the Budget Framework Paper.

  • 25 April

    Education Not Key to Solving Africa’s Problems – Museveni

    [Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has pegged the countless problems ravaging Africa such as wars, poverty, diseases, hunger and underdevelopment on policy blunders made by technocrats and political leaders, and urged fellow leaders to stop 'ideological meandering".

  • 25 April

    Police Destroy Acres of Marijuana Gardens in Mpigi

    [Monitor] Mpigi -Police in Mpigi District have destroyed several acres of marijuana gardens in Kampiringisa village, Mpigi District.

  • 24 April

    A firebrand activist in Uganda spoke up for poor girls. Now she’s in jail. – Washington Post

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    Washington PostA firebrand activist in Uganda spoke up for poor girls. Now she's in jail.Washington PostHer latest campaign involved a broken promise by Uganda's autocratic President Yoweri Museveni, who has held power for three decades and was reelected in February 2016 amid reports of voting irregularities, ballot-box stuffing and intimidation of ...

  • 24 April

    Uganda: Some Reflections On the 2017/2018 Budget – AllAfrica.com

    Uganda: Some Reflections On the 2017/2018 BudgetAllAfrica.comEstimates for the 2017/2018 National Budget were tabled in the Bunge or Parliament of Uganda on April 5 by State minister for Finance, David Bahati. According to the minister, the Budget for the next financial year totals Shs28.9 trillion which is Shs2 ...

  • 24 April

    Uganda: Tobacco’s Ill Effects Surpass Terrorists’ Threats – allAfrica … – AllAfrica.com

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    AllAfrica.comUganda: Tobacco's Ill Effects Surpass Terrorists' Threats - allAfrica ...AllAfrica.comOpinion - Tobacco is a leading cause of preventable death globally. After realising this 'pandemic', the World Health Organisation adopted the World Health ...and more »

  • 24 April

    Uganda: Why Logistics Industry Is Looking At Oil and Beyond – AllAfrica.com

    Uganda: Why Logistics Industry Is Looking At Oil and BeyondAllAfrica.comA lot of attention has been placed on Uganda's progress towards producing its first barrel of oil by 2020 at the earliest. The recent signings - from the production licenses to the front-end engineering design - have reinvigorated the oil industry ...

  • 24 April

    Ugandan medics to hone skills in UK – New Vision

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    New VisionUgandan medics to hone skills in UKNew VisionAddressing participants, the interim chairman NRM Diaspora, Patrick Asiimwe, hailed the association for addressing issues that affect Ugandans. They association has conducted road safety awareness, extended food aid to Insingiro residents who were ...and more »