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Cultural Practices Responsible For Child Abuses in Karamoja teenage pregnancy 4

Rose Namoe, the Secretary for Children Affairs in Kotido District says some cultural practices expose the girls to sexual abuse by some men.
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Museveni Signs Second Oil Bill Into Law petroleum law

The Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act 2013 became operation on July 26, a month after the president signed it on June 27, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD). The assent ended months of waiting since parliament passed the bill in February.
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Report: LRA Weakening, Kony Back In CAR lra rebels

The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group is under pressure to maintain or boost its force currently estimated at 500 combatants, according to a latest report by The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative, a civil society organisation.
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Kenya Embarks On 140MW Thermal Power Plant 2

Kenya has embarked on a move to harness alternative energy by exploiting its geothermal resources, a campaign expected to lower the cost of manufacturing in the country.
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NAADS Changes Are Illegal, Makerere Don Warns Gov't 1

Ndebesa’s interpretation follows reports that government is set to make fresh amendments to the NAADS program.
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Repairs Of Port Bell, Jinja Piers Delays Over Funds

He says OSK Ship Tech, a Danish firm, was hired to design a new look for the piers as well as specify the kind of equipment that will be used.
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NDA: We Need Law to Regulate GMO Drugs 2

The NDA boss Sematiko added that he gets puzzled that many people were only concerned about presence of GMOs in the food and agriculture sector and not in the pharmaceutical industry. The NDA chief said the drugs regulatory authority could not do much in the absence of a legal provision in the country on genetically modified organisms.
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Ugandan Scientists Attract Criticisms Over Anti GMO Campaign 4

Jacob Wangolo, the Bunyole County West MP in Butaleja district concedes that he has not bothered to inform his voters about GMO saying he is equally less informed about the subject.
12:57
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Uganda, China To Jointly Fund Karuma Power Dam Construction

The government of Uganda and China are to jointly provide funding for the construction of the US dollar 2 billion Karuma hydro electricity project, according to a ministry of Energy official.
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Ugandan Petroleum Graduates Jobless

According to Namubiru, the three oil companies operating in Uganda: Tullow Oil, Total and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) plan to employ only about 500 workers. She explained that Tullow plans to employ 203 workers with 80 percent of them Ugandans while CNOOC intends to employ 115 staff with 70 percent Ugandans adding that Total seeks to recruit 178 workers 60 percent of whom would be Ugandans.
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Oil Companies From Troubled DRC Seek 'Refuge' In Uganda albertine region 1

Insecurity in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is forcing oil companies to operate from inside the Ugandan territory to conduct surveys on the probable existence of oil, Uganda Radio Network has learnt.
06:59
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Work Yet To Start On Proposed Fuel Reserves 1

A government plan to build reserves to ensure sufficient stock of petroleum products on the market has failed to start, five years after it was announced. In 2008, government announced a US$150 million project to build fuel reserves in Gulu, Nakasongola, Mbale and Kasese to reinforce the existing one at Jinja.
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Uganda Is Favourite Destination for Foreign Investors – UN Report

Uganda has emerged as a favourite destination for foreign investors in the East African region ahead of traditional rival, Kenya, according to a new report by the United Nations. The latest report shows that Uganda’s FDI inflows increased by 92 percent from US$ 894 million in 2011 to US$ 1.721 billion, a rise believed to have been boosted by the recent discoveries of oil in the country.
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UPDF Heightens Security As ADF Opens New Camps In Eastern DRC adf rebels

It also shows that the group has two other camps referred to as Canada and Commander Ibrahim Battle Group with new camps established east of Eringeti.
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Scientists Mount Pressure for own Ministry 2 1

Currently, the ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development is in charge of the science sector, which scientists argue does not give prominence to sciences.
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Govt, Oil Companies Making Progress On Oil Deals - Tullow cnooc

Government and the oil companies in the country have made substantial progress in discussions expected to end in the signing of agreements ahead of anticipated oil production, according to Tullow Oil Chief Executive Officer Aidan Heavey. Kabagambe Kaliisa, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, recently said that government was in discussions with the oil companies on the proposed Field Development Plans for Mputa, Nzizi and the Kingfisher fields before issuance of production licences.
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Oil Pipeline: Govt Declines To Extend Procurement Deadline

Government has declined requests for more time from companies seeking to procure the contract for establishing the oil pipeline, according to a Uganda ministry of Energy official.
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Gov't Faulted For Failing To Support Agricultural Research agriculture 1

Government has attracted criticism for failing to provide adequate support towards agricultural research, the linchpin of the country’s economy.
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Umeme Announces Extension Of Prepaid Meters To 42,000 1

The electricity distribution company, Umeme has announced that it intends to extend the coverage of the prepaid metering system in Uganda by installing 15,000 more meters this financial year.
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Uganda's First GMO Bananas Due In 2016 – NARO gmo in uganda 2 5

Banana farmers and consumers in Uganda should expect to experience the first local genetically modified varieties of bananas in three years time, according to scientists at the National Agricultural Research Organisation.
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