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Uganda to Benefit from Ugx320billion Food Security Fund livelihoods 1

Uganda is among the countries slated to benefit from over three hundred and twenty billion shillings for food security in selected African countries.
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Museveni Cautions Against His Cash Envelopes Donations candidates 2

President Museveni who is criticized for his cash in the envelope donations says such cash giveaways are not the best solution in tackling the people\'s problems in constituencies.
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Museveni Admits Mistakes Over Bujagali Power Tarrifs. power generation

President, Yoweri Museveni has finally admitted that Bujagali Energy Limited power generation costs are much higher leading to distortion of electricity prices in the country.
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Fake AIDS, TB and Malaria Drugs Causing Thousands of Deaths - Study 1

There are currently around 1 million deaths annually due to malaria worldwide and the World Health Organization estimates that nearly 20 per cent of these deaths are associated with counterfeit antimalarial drugs.
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Museveni Reshuffles Cabinet, Drops Kiwanuka as Finance Minister new cabinet 1 Top story

President Museveni has announced a new cabinet in reshuffle in which he has dropped Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka. Kiwanuka now Presidential Advisor.
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Media Owners on the Spot over Media Rights journalism 1 2

Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) says quality journalism is on the decline in Uganda despite an increase in the number of media outlets. Media owners have also been accused for violating rights of the journalists in the country.
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Experts Warn Of Tough Times As Greenhouse Gas Levels Increase floods 3

Scientists say the world should prepare for severe and irreversible impacts of climate change as greenhouse gases reach the highest level. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its report released on Sunday warns that greenhouse gas levels are at their highest in 800,000 years, with recent increases mostly due to the burning of fossil fuels.
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Gates Foundation Boosts Uganda Hybrid Banana Research bill gates 1

The funding according to Rony Swennen, the head of the banana breeding project at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture will expand the on-going breeding efforts in Uganda and Tanzania by developing research capacity and bringing expertise from other countries. He says the combined efforts will ensure that farmers get faster access to high-yielding varieties.
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Solar Suitcase Saving Lives at Childbirth health ministry 3 2 Top story

In many parts of Uganda, particularly Karamoja and parts of South Western Uganda, Pregnant women have arrived at the hospital with severe complications, but could not be attended to without proper lighting. In some cases, midwives have used candles, kerosene lanterns and cellphones to lighten Labour wards and clinics, a practice which is far from ideal when dealing with issues of life and death.
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Childbirth Made Easier as Mothers Embrace Birth Cushion nadunget sub county 2 2 Top story

The innovation being promoted by the UN children's Fund (UNICEF) and medical Charity Doctors with Africa consists of three components which include two large foam plastic cushions joined by a narrow bridge and a stool. The woman sits on the bridge, which is easily compressed, allowing her to sink into a modified squatting position.
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Uganda's Human Development Index Ranking Drops Top story

The report released in in Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, also ranks Uganda among countries with growing inequality and low social protection with its Human development Index- HDI standing at 0.484. The HDI is a measure of average achievement in human development; a long and healthy life, knowledge and a decent standard of living.
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Former Police Chiefs Blast Police over Rwenzori Killings uganda police force 3 Top story

Kisembo says the deaths that have included security personnel have exposed major weaknesses in the police Criminal Investigations and intelligence department. Earlier, President Museveni and David Pulkol, the former Director External Security blamed the deaths on a possible lapse in state intelligence services.
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Ugandan Expert Advises West Africa On How to Contain Ebola ebola outbreak 3 Top story

A Ugandan expert who has been working behind the scenes to end some of the country’s Ebola outbreaks says it may take much longer for West African countries to contain the spread of Ebola virus.
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EALA MPS Get Pay Rise Amidst EAC $10 Million Budget Cuts

Members of East African Community will have a pay rise with effect from this July as the EAC implements a decision to increase their sitting allowances on top of a salary increase they got last November.
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HIV Positive Teenagers Take ARVs Without Knowing Why 3

It is emerging that parents, caregivers and guardians test and initiate HIV positive teenagers on ARVs without disclosing the disease being treated. Flavia Kyomukama, Director of the Global Coalition on Women and HIV/AIDS in Uganda, says it is increasingly becoming common to find teenagers taking ARVs when they don’t know the disease being treated.
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South Sudan Releases Two Key Prisoners Ahead of IGAD Deadline dr riek machar 2 Top story

Samuel Luate Lominusk, the Republic of South Sudan Ambassador to Uganda says his government released the two leaders as part of the commitment to the resolutions of the Extra-ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
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US Marines to Aid Uganda's Response to Disasters flooding 1

Tuhumwire says there are no known technologies that can adequately warn the public about impending landslides.
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Jomo Kenyatta Airport Resumes Domestic Flights After Fire kenya airways

Kenya Airways says it has resumed domestic operations after containing a huge fire that destroyed the Arrivals Section of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Dr. Titus Naikuni, the Kenya Airways Managing Director, in a press statement late on Wednesday said they will have limited domestic operation with the first flight out of Nairobi to Mombasa departing at 7.00pm.
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City Truck Drivers on the Spot as UNRA Begins Axle Load Crack Down roads 1

Some of the trucks according to Kasiita are loaded with more than seventy five percent of the permitted weight on the road.
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MPs Last Ditch Attempt to Block Debate on Public Order Management Bill uganda parliament

Members of Parliament have failed to block the consideration of the now controversial Public Order Management Bill.
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