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Tuesday, 08-19-14, 11:47Helping HIV Positive Women Avoid Unplanned Pregnancies[IPS]Barbara Kemigisa used to call herself an "HIV/AIDS campaigner". These days she would rather be known as an "HIV/AIDS family planning campaigner". read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 18:15Derrek Lee Partners With Play Global! to Support Youth Baseball in Uganda[Play Global!]Retired all-star and gold glover Derrek Lee is helping support youth baseball in Uganda by donating five batting cages that will be built across the East African nation. In addition to Lee's contributions, the international baseball nonprofit Play Global! and Little League Canada sent expert coaches from the U.S. to conduct training clinics for players and local coaches this July. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 14:27Museveni Blamed for Trillion Railway Deal Mess[Independent]Details of President's meetings exposed Mbabazi, Otafiire, Nyombi, Byabagambi, Byandala, Solicitor General, UPDF officials sucked in Confusion threatens to hurt oil industry. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 13:09Rebels Delegation Arrives in Kampala[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -A high level delegation of the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM-In-Opposition) has arrived in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, for talks with the Ugandan top leadership on the fate of Uganda army deployed in South Sudan. read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 8:07What Next for Anti-Gay Law?[IRIN]Kampala -It led to increased repression, drew international condemnation and prompted foreign donors to suspend millions of dollars in aid. Then earlier this month the constitutional court threw it out. But is Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA), promulgated by President Yoweri Museveni in February, truly dead and buried? read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 2:40Anti-Gay Group Fires All Staff[Observer]The sudden withdrawal of a grant worth billions of shillings by an American agency has paralysed operations at the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU). read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 14:31Sex Workers Demand Female Condoms[Key Correspondents]Female sex workers in Lyantonde town say they need access to female condoms to protect themselves from HIV. Although female condoms have been shunned since being introduced in Uganda in the 1990s, sex workers say they need them because their clients refuse to use male condoms. read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 14:16S. Sudan Ambassador Claims Museveni Coup Comments Misrepresented[Sudan Tribune]Kampala -South Sudan's ambassador to Uganda, Samuel Luate, has dismissed claims by the country's rebel faction that Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni had denied the coflict was triggered by a coup. read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 13:26Hunger in South Sudan Despite Farm Surpluses in Neighboring Uganda[Deutsche Welle]While more than a million people suffer from hunger in South Sudan, farmers in neighboring Uganda have been harvesting bumper yields. Despite farm surpluses, Ugandan traders are stopping food deliveries to South Sudan. read more...
Friday, 08-15-14, 10:13UN Report Warns On Uganda Population[Observer]Uganda will have the fourth largest percentage increase in population in Africa from 2015 to 2050, a new report by a United Nations agency says. read more...

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