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Tourists Canceled Bookings over Ebola tourism uganda 1 2

Joseph Halim, the Managing director of Dream Balloons, which operates in Murchison Falls National Park, says that the Ebola scare had caused some tourists to cancel their bookings.
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Ministry of Education Gets Policy for Learners With Special Needs Sight Savers Uganda 1

The policy will be given to teachers who will be mandated to carry out testing of learners at the beginning of every school year. It was developed with support from Children at Risk Action Network-crane, VIVA, Cheshire Uganda and the Ministry of Education.
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Parliament Wants Supplementary Budget for Student Loan Scheme 3 1

Parliament has directed the Ministry of Education and Sports to immediately seek a supplementary budget from the Finance Ministry for the Student Loan Scheme.
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Kadaga, Thabo Mbeki Discuss Regional Integration 2

Speaking to Journalists on Tuesday after their closed-door meeting, Kadaga said that Mbeki is visiting the country on an assignment of the African Union to consult government and Parliament on regional integration.
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Hoima Woman MP Vacates Seat Rebecca Kadaga 1 1 Top story

In her communication to parliament on Tuesday afternoon, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga revealed that Kaahwa had written to her indicating her decision to cross to Kikuube district.
18:34
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African Youth Petition SECAM Assembly over Participation 2 1

The youth pleaded with the assembly that the roles of the youth in the Church should be honoured with a replica of the International Youth Day on the African continent for the youth to celebrate at the various regional blocs of the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM).
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Parliament Asks Gov't to Clarify Revision of Retirement Age jobless youth 3 1

Her concern stems from a statement attributed to the Public Service Ministry Permanent Secretary, Catherine Bitarakwate on Friday last week indicating that Uganda lacks specialists because they retire at 60 years of age when they can still serve the country.
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MPs To Go Slow On Coffee Bill 2 1

While meeting a team from Kyagalanyi coffee limited on Tuesday, the committee chairperson Janet Grace Okori-moe on Tuesday says that following the excitement and the mixed reactions of the bill, they will meet all interested parties in the coffee sector. She says they plan to meet experts, ordinary coffee growers and also visit areas where coffee is grown.
16:54
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Bombardier Sale of Manufacturing Programme Won’t Affect Uganda's Order – Minister Uganda Airlines 1

Uganda has already received two planes and two more are expected in September 2019. But last month, Bombardier, the company which sold Uganda the first planes, sold its Canadair regional jet program to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in a deal that includes maintenance and global support facilities from the Canadian aerospace firm.
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Detectives Decry Insufficient Funding 1 1

Detectives said a single corruption case requires over two to three million shillings but in most cases, the available money is not even a quarter a million.
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Role of MoU’s Questioned as Death Glares at Migrant Workers

Lawrence Egulu, the Commissioner in charge of Employment Services in the Ministry says one of the ways they as the regulator are ensuring safety is through the signing of Memoranda of Understanding with host countries on manpower cooperation.
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Kadaga Faults Absentee MPs over Allowances parliament 4 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has faulted members of Parliament for appending their signatures for allowances, yet they do not attend Plenary and committee sittings.
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Threats to Modern African Church Dominate SECAM Bishops Summit 1

Archbishop Charles Gabriel Palmer Buckle, the Archbishop of Cape Coast in Ghana told the press that they are equally using the conference to understand the past and present challenges of the Church in Africa.
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Bodaboda Murders: Police Release Three Lookalike Suspects 1 Top story

The gruesome killing was captured by a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera at a nearby Primary School. The video footage went viral on social media after it was released to the public leading to the arrest of three lookalike suspects.
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Rakai District Gets Global Nod for Reducing HIV Related Deaths people 1 Top story

The Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP), the research entity where the first studies to establish the presence of HIV in Uganda were carried out in the 1980s was recognized for enabling adoption of new interventions such as Medical Male Circumcision and enrolling people on treatment immediately after testing positive since studies that confirmed efficacy was done there.
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KCCA Extends Court Valuations for 30 days city council 2

The extension will allow property owners who couldn’t file their objections to the property rates and be heard by July 1st 2019 to do so for remedial action. The extension follows a request by KCCA to the Kampala Minister to extend the time within, which the valuation court chaired by Wandera Ogalo will hear, the complaints.
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URA Wants Tax Waivers Removed 4 1

URA’s call for their removal is likely to amplify long held suspicion on whether tax waivers are given out after thorough analysis to see if the country benefits. There are also questions on the companies that are chosen to benefit from these tax waivers
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SECAM Evaluates Challenges, Achievements of Church Family in Africa 3 2

The discussion set to last three days aims at evaluating the impacts of the Church on socio-cultural, economic, religious and political development of the continent in the wake of globalization and ecological challenges.
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Link Between DTG Antiretroviral Medication and Birth Defects Exaggerated - WHO AIDS

Initial studies had highlighted a possible link between DTG and birth defects of the brain and spinal cord, that cause conditions like spina bifida in infants born to women who used the drug at the time of conception.
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Police Connects Five Suspected Boda Boda Killers to 11 Other Murders motorcycle 3 2

The suspects are Aloysius Tamale alias Patrick Sekyewa alias Young Mulo (not the musician), John Bosco Mugisha aka Mukiga, Umar Ssenyonga, Bob Mubale aka Musoga Ben and Majidu Bandiho alias John Bosco Kagame.
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