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UGANDA NOW SECOND TO SOUTH AFRICA WITH THE HIGH RATE OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS BEING INFECTED WITH HIV/AIDS

By alice Lubwama The UNAIDS global review panel mission in Uganda calls Government to renew her efforts towards fighting the HIV/AIDS scourge. Addressing the press...
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KATUNTU DISAPPOINTED WITH UGANDA LAWSOCIETY

By Alice Lubwama The parliamentary committee investigating the presidential hand shake is disappointed with NGO s and Uganda Law Society for failing to turn up...
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Barclays Africa Group to operate separate from UK -based Barclays PLC

By Wasswa Deo Barclays Africa Group has agreed terms for operational separation with UK -based Barclays PLC, which is reducing its shareholding in Barclays Africa....
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Century Cinemax Acacia:Schedule 24th Feb – 02nd March 2017

Hidden Figures (PG) – 12pm / 2 :30pm / 5pm / 7.30pm & 10pm The Great Wall 3D (PG13) – 10.45am* / 1pm / 3.15pm / 5.30pm / 7.45pm / 10pm Fifty Shades Darker (R18) – 10:15pm The LEGO Batman Movie...
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Kamuli by election slated for April 12th

Over twenty thousand voters are expected to vote in the up coming by Elections for Member of Parliament for Kamuli Municipality set for 12th April....
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Premier Rugunda announces government plan to send food supplies to schools across the country

Government plans to supply food to schools across the country due to a shortage triggered by a prolonged dry spell, Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda...
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Police intervenes in the Park yard traders’ demonstration

By Robert Segawa Businesses has today morning been paralysed after park yard traders demonstrated , dismissing Kampala minister’s directive to have them out of  their...
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Education ministry to approve private and government school budgets

The Ministry of Education has directed both private and government schools to submit their school fees structures for the last three years not later than...
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UACE results out, female students perform better than the males

By Wasswa Deo UNEB withholds results of 64 candidates that sat from 11 center over malpractice pending further investigation.  Indicating a significant drop from 279...
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Dry spell causes water scarcity in Mbale, a jerrycan of water costs 2000shs

Prolonged dry spell has triggered off a water crisis has hit Mbale town with a 20-litre jerrycan going for 2000 shillings. The only spring well...
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Schools in Kampala not worried about escalating food prices and shortages

Schools in Kampala are downplaying fears of a possible food shortage arising out of a long dry spell that has driven food prices up in...
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Makerere runs out graduation gowns forcing Wandegeya tailors to double prices

Makerere University has run out of customized graduation gowns ahead of the 67th graduation ceremony that starts tomorrow. The customised graduation gowns were unveiled last...
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Engineering body embarks on factory inspection campaign

By Wasswa Deo The Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers has embarked on a campaign that will involve inspection of government construction projects and factories manufacturing construction...
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Priest in Gulu blames Government for ignoring drought problems in Karamoja

A catholic priest in Gulu town has attacked government over its failure to address drought and its adverse effects for many years. Reverend Father Erick...
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Circumstances surrounding Todwong’s shooting still not clear

Conflicting reports continue to emerge about circumstances under which Richard Todwong, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party deputy secretary general, was shot on Saturday night....
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Singer Qute Kaye takes burdens to the Lord

Faded Ugandan musician Qute Kaye has been reborn. Famous for his single, “Ginkese”, Kaye has decided to turn away from his sinful ways and give his...
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NSSF ,KCCA organize a run for a cause to renovate 2 Kampala schools

By Wasswa Deo The National Social security Fund and Kampala Capital City Authority have launched the second edition of NSSF Hash Seven Hills Run aimed...
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Rubanda Court sessions held at district headquarters compound, magistrate sits on the ground

The Grade Two magistrates Court in Rubanda is now operating at the District Headquarters compound due to lack of structures and furniture. The only available...
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Rural government aided schools register low student turn up due to food shortage

A severe food crisis that hit Soroti district in Eastern Uganda is affecting classroom attendance in schools across the district. A decline in pupils is...
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Unending civil war in Sudan causes institutions to relocate to Uganda

A number of South Sudanese religious and educational institutions are relocating to Uganda as the civil war in the country intensifies. Close to a million...
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My comment about Beyonce not being a good singer was misunderstood ~Santana

“I would like to clarify a comment that was reported when I was doing an interview for some upcoming shows in Australia & New Zealand,”...
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Packyard Vendors vow not to leave their work stations

Vendors at the Parkyard in Nakivubo, Kampala have vowed to resist eviction stating that they cannot vacate a place they have worked in for 30...
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Stella Nyanzi mad at Government for failure to provide pads for girls

Stella Nyanzi expressed her disappointment in Minister of education’s confession that government cannot afford sanitary pads for the girl child. The professor took to her...
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Two Chinese women found dead in Kikoni

Two Chinese women were this morning found dead in a residential house in Makerere – Kikoni, a suburb of Kampala. The duo was reported missing...
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Poor produce due to drought causes hike in food prices

Food prices in some East African markets have almost doubled in the past 12 months because of an ongoing drought. The situation is posing a...
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Makerere 67th graduation register’s one of the worst performances at school of law

At least 50 students of law will graduate with pass degrees at the 67th graduation ceremony of Makerere University due to take place next week....
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Police arrest two officials for stealing the Arua hospital autoclave

Police are holding two officials from Arua Regional Referral Hospital over theft of an autoclave machine. The device is used to sterilize and kill microorganisms...
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MP Logiel dies in Denmark due to brain tumor complications

Moroto Woman Member of Parliament, Annie Logiel, is dead. Matheniko County MP Dr John Baptist Lokii says that Logiel passed on at 1am after suffering...
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What flowers are appropriate for Valentine’s day

Roses Not surprisingly, this classic bud is “the most popular choice for Valentine’s Day,” says Kate Law, Product Design Manager at ProFlowers.com. It could be...
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Makerere reschedules exams to commemorate Janani Luwum day

Makerere University has postponed 42 examinations scheduled for Thursday this week to mark Janani Luwum Day. Government gazetted February 16 as a public holiday in...
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NSSF recovers 1.8Bn shillings through online whistle blowers page

By Wasswa Deo The ongoing whistle-blower campaign by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has recovered over Shs1.8 billion . Last month, the NSSF unveiled...
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Most Facebook users suffer depression resulting from envy -Study

Facebook is making us unhappy and causing people who suffer “Facebook envy” to be particularly depressed, a study has found. Users who took a week-long...