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Tuesday, 07-29-14, 10:08'We Have to Fight the Law' - LGBTI Activism After the Anti-Gay Bill[ThinkAfricaPress]Despite legislative and societal hostility, Uganda's gay rights activists refuse to take a step back. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 16:26Change of Guard As Consolata Missionaries Usher in New Leadership[CISA]Nairobi -On July 22, newly elected regional leaders of Consolata Missionaries (Kenya, Uganda Region) took oath of office to among other things "uphold confidentiality, work for the will of God, strive to move and work for the common good, and ensure what is right is protected... " read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 10:38Kanungu Fire - Museveni Meets Three Suspects[Observer]President Yoweri Museveni has warned senior NRM leaders against making public statements that could stir controversy and disharmony among party supporters. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 10:37URA Has Thrived Under Allen Kagina[Observer]It was announced last week that Allen Kagina is to leave her position as commissioner general of Uganda Revenue Authority. read more...
Sunday, 07-27-14, 20:39Skipping School to Drive Taxis[RNW Africa]Bukudea -Ugandan authorities are grappling with a new kind of problem: school teachers dodging classes to operate a motorcycle taxi business. read more...
Sunday, 07-27-14, 13:27Teen Pregnancies' Plan Under Fire[IRIN]Kampala -A new Ugandan sex-education campaign to reduce teen pregnancy, maternal mortality among young women and girls, and the cost of post-abortion medical care, is generating heated debate. read more...
Saturday, 07-26-14, 8:17Mobile Phone Alerts Help Uganda Nab Forest Criminals[AlertNet]A forest monitoring system that uses text messaging on mobile phones has helped the Ugandan government to intercept six cartels involved in forest crimes, within just four months of its launch. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:49Why Uganda Needs GMOs[Fahamu]On account of population pressures and diseases that are affecting Uganda's coffee, maize, banana and cassava production, GMOs are necessary to address the food insecurity and hidden hunger in the country read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:05Liberia Decorates Ebola Fallen Ugandan Doctor, Health Workers[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The Liberian government has conferred honors on 18 distinguished individuals, one of them posthumously, the World Health Organization-Liberia and all the Health Workers affected by the Ebola virus ravaging the country, thus kick-starting the somber official celebrations of Liberia's 167th Independence Anniversary, though with a divergence. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 7:07Mengo Warns Kutesa, Ssekibuko[Observer]As celebrations to mark Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi's 21st coronation anniversary draw near, politicians in the host district, Sembabule, have been urged to put their rivalries on a leash. read more...

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