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Friday, 05-22-15, 13:50Janet Museveni Quits Parliamentary Politics[Observer] The first lady and minister for Karamoja development, Janet Museveni, has told her constituents she will not stand for reelection next year. In a statement, the first lady who has represented Ruhaama constituency in Ntungamo district since 2006 said she had sought God's guidance before taking the decision. The legislator, who had replaced FDC's Augustine Ruzindana, also preached unity in the coming polls. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 13:50Take Action On Uwezo Report[Observer] The just-released Uwezo report on learning in regional primary schools has raised eyebrows in Uganda. The report, a project of the Tanzania-based Twaweza organisation, followed a comprehensive study among districts in the original three East African states. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 11:03Firm Wins Inaugural Start-ups Competition[CAJ News] Johannesburg -INTELWORLD, the Uganda software firm, has won the inaugural edition of the Payments Dragons Den Africa at the just-endedMobile Money and Digital Payments. read more...
Friday, 05-22-15, 10:24Licensing Application Deadline Extended, Licenses Expected in January 2016[Oil in Uganda] Energy Ministry Permanent Secretary, Kabagambe Kaliisa at the launch of the licensing round in Kampala on 24 February 2015. (Photo: F. Nalubega) read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 9:22Vipers Crowned Champions in Uganda[CAF] Vipers had to wait till the final day of the season to realize their coronation as champions of the 2014/2015 Uganda Premier League. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 14:16NSSF Close to Shs 5.5 Trillion Target, Says Byarugaba[Observer] Uganda National Social Security Fund [NSSF] will meet its Shs 5.5tn target projection in growth before the end of this financial year, Richard Byarugaba, the managing director, has said. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 9:07Besigye, Lukwago 'Men' Granted Bail[Observer] The KCCA court in Kampala has today granted a non-cash bail to 10 opposition supporters arrested last week while accompanying Former FDC Leader and City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago to Nsambya last week. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 11:33PhDs in Focus - Helping Uganda's Neglected Pastoralists[SciDev.Net] "I'm opening frontiers of research in an area where people don't believe it's possible to conduct research" says PhD student Anthony Egeru, who is studying the effects of climate change on forage resources in Karamoja, in northeast Uganda. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 11:28Rwamutonga Evictions - Four Dead, Hundreds Starving[Oil in Uganda] Four children have died and many more could starve to death as the hundreds of people who were forcefully evicted from Rwamutonga village, Hoima district continue to wait for court to decide their fate. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 15:33Uganda Tipped On ICT for HIV Awareness[EA Business] Kampala -HIV/AIDS activists in Uganda have suggest the government and NGOs integrate the use of modern information and communication technology platforms in sensitizing the public, particularly young people about HIV/AIDS. read more...


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