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Govt, UNDP Launch Wetland Restoration Drive wetland degradation 1 Top story

The money will help in restoration of degraded wetlands in different parts of the country. The eight-year project is supported with a US24.14 million grant from the Green Climate Fund, US2 million from UNDP and US18.12 million in co-financing from the Government of Uganda.
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Uganda Attends Opec First Meeting in Vienna oil and gas sector 1

OPEC has a strong effect on the overall oil market, particularly on the price of oil. The member nations usually meet each year and make important decisions regarding oil production. They usually take into account the current conditions of the oil market.
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EU Finances Justice and Accountability Reform in Uganda minsitry of finance 2

The Head of the European Delegation to Uganda Ambassador Attilio Pacifici and the Finance Minister Matia Kasaija signed the financing agreement for the sector reform and performance contract today at the Ministry of finance offices in Kampala in what is expected to transform the justice sector in Uganda.
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Men More Likely To Die of AIDS-Related Illnesses - Report unaids

In Uganda, some men reported they would rather avoid knowing their HIV status and receiving life-saving treatment because they associated being HIV-positive with emasculating stigma. One study in South Africa showed that 70 percent of men who had died from AIDS-related illnesses had never sought care for HIV.
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HIV: Kaberamaido Yet to Implement 'Test and Treat' Policy world aids day

Margaret Apio, 47, a resident of Ochero Sub County in Kaberamaido district tested HIV positive about a year ago but to date she is yet to be enrolled a daily antiretroviral ARV treatment. Dr. Godfrey Balengera, Kaberamaido acting District Health Officer, says the likes of Apio are about 518 in the area who are not put on ARV therapy due to shortages of drugs.
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Amuriat to Prioritise Unity, Member Recruitment in First 100 Days 3 1

Amuriat says he will focus on building party structures in his first 100 days, by appointing an interim Electoral Commission, membership recruitment, updating the membership database, refilling gaps in party structures and continue with consultations on the proposed constitutional amendments, now before parliament.
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UN Environment Assembly Meets in Nairobi to Curb Pollution air pollutants 1

The Assembly is expected to initiate the process to a global treaty against all forms of pollution towards a pollution-free planet.
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Kasese: Widows, Orphans Call for Help mumbere arrest 1

Over a year after Kasese district was plunged into a conflict that cost hundreds of lives; widows and orphans call for help as they struggle to make ends meet. The military raid on Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumberes palace on November 26th and 27th 2016 left more than 100 people dead and families robbed of their breadwinners.
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8 for NRM Primaries in Ruhaama ntungamo

The National Resistance Movement NRM party primaries for Ruhama County have attracted a total of eight aspirants.
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Daily Influx of Refugees Into Uganda Declines unhcr 1 Top story

Daily influx of refugees from South Sudan into Uganda continues to fall sharply over the last seven months. Titus Jogo, the Adjumani district refugee desk officer, says the decline is attributed to improving food security situation in the youngest East African country. He says on average, daily influx stands at 170 refugees compared to more than 500 people who arrived daily between January and May this year.
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Great Lakes Region States Not Implementing Kampala Declaration Protocols - ICGLR Secretary 3 1

Zachary Mubiri-Muita, Executive Secretary says that six years after the signing of the declaration, member states have fallen short of putting into place most of the agreed upon protocols. He says that countries that are having challenges in making advancements should copy what other successful countries have done. He highlights countries like Kenya, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
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Language Barrier Crippling HIV Intervention Among Refugees hiv/aids in uganda 1 Top story

Michael Ojaku, the assistant Adjumani hospital administrator says they have observed 5.3 HIV prevalence rate among South Sudan refugees community compared to 3.1 prevalence in west Nile region.
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UNAIDS: 17 Million People Waiting For HIV Treatment 1 1

Uganda AIDS Commission says only 980,954 out of 1.4 Million Ugandans living with HIV were on treatment by March 2017 in Uganda. It says in 2016 alone, 14,348 men died of AIDS compared to 9,600 women in the same year in Uganda.
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Bukoyo SS Battles to Regain Lost Glory 2 2

Today, the school with a population of 800 students is characterized by dilapidated structures, which according to its management, is putting lives of learners at risk.
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Luweero Businessman Gives Hope to Persons Living With HIV adherence to drugs 3 1

The news of his status and subsequent loss of his wife left him with untold pain. He lived in self-pity thinking that his days on earth were also numbered. He made a decision to abandon his workplace in Kinoni and return home in Kalule, Luweero to start a new life.
10:31
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Armed Forces Must Stop Rejecting HIV Infected Applicants – Dr Watiti 4 1

The call was made by renowned consultant Dr Steven Watiti on the basis that Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF, Uganda Police Force and Uganda Prison Services do not admit HIV positive persons into the forces for fear that their bodies cannot sustain rigorous training.
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Domestic Violence Cases Dominate FIDA Desk In Karamoja fida uganda 2 1

Cases of domestic violence form a bigger percentage of more than 200 cases recorded at the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers, FIDA-Uganda office in Karamoja sub region.
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IGG Grills Kiburara Prison Authorities auditor general 2 1

Located in Ibanda district, Kiburara Government Prison Farm is one of the largest farms run by Uganda Prisons, and a major source of food for inmates across the Country. The farm has more than 600 acres of maize and more than 330 head of cattle.
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Red Pepper Journalists Cry Out Over Closure red pepper closure 3

Their appeal comes more than a week since the arrest and detention of eight members of staff, among them directors and journalists over a story they published indicating that President Yoweri Museveni was plotting to overthrow Rwandas Paul Kagame.
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Embattled Gulu District Police Commander Sacked gulu dpc shot

A source who attended the meeting said Detective Superintendent of Police Osteen Wilber Wanyama announced the news of his sacking to police management in the region. The meeting decided that ASP John Bosco Nyangkol; the OC in charge of operations at Gulu Central Police Station assumes the office of the DPC with immediate effect
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