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Monday, 09-01-14, 8:51Universal Net Campaign Completed in Uganda, With US, UK and Global Fund Support[Global Fund]Kampala -The U.S. Government, the United Kingdom (U.K.) Government and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria sealed their commitment to the fight against malaria in Uganda today by finalizing their contribution to the Government of Uganda's Universal Coverage Campaign. Over 22 million long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) for malaria prevention were distributed under the campaign, the largest universal coverage campaign worldwide, which began in the eastern part of the country and extended read more...
Monday, 09-01-14, 8:33Chris Brown Endorses Ugandan Designer[The Star]With the African fashion industry eyeing more corporates and working hard to maintain a youthful audience worldwide, Ugandan designer Barry Kibwika, the man behind Asst Clothing (Asst pronounced Ah-ss-t) has gone a notch higher to get his brand recognised globally. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 14:42Kayihura 'Pleads' to Remain IGP[Observer]A few months to the expiry of his contract in November, the police chief, Gen Kale Kayihura, has written to the Police Authority, begging for a contract renewal. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 14:41KCCA Councillors Get Cash, Promised Chicks[Observer]Interviews with several Kampala Capital City Authority councillors reveal that most of those who voted to oust Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago last November have received millions of shillings from the government. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 8:18President Museveni At Western Circumcision Ceremony[The Star]Many Kenyans led by Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka and his county executives flocked Mbale town in Eastern Uganda for the official launch of the circumcision ceremony among the Bagisu and Bukusu last Tuesday. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 5:58Transparency Is Crucial for Extractives Sector - Kadaga[Observer]As Uganda embarks on the oil production stage, the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called for a commitment towards transparency within the extractive industries. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 13:41Oil Reserves Now Estimated At 6.5 Billion Barrels[Independent]Stephen Birahwa Mukitale, the MP for oil rich Buliisa County in the Albertine region was one of the panelists during the symposiumUganda's oil reserves have shot up by 87% from 3.5 billion barrels following recent appraisals of 14 oil wells done by the three oil companies currently involved in the country's oil sector. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 6:42HIV Prevention Act Angers Ugandan Aids Activists[VOA]Kampala -Uganda's president recently signed the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act into law. The bill criminalizes the transmission of HIV and also enforces mandatory testing. Such provisions have upset activists who want to de-stigmatize Uganda's HIV-positive community. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 5:21Uganda Installs Axis Cameras for Weighbridge Automatic Number Plate Recognition[CIO]The Uganda National Roads Agency (UNRA), Computer Point Limited and Axis have today announced the installation of a camera system in weighbridges across the country. The implementation has seen the integration of Axis network cameras with UNRA's Mirasys Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 7:35Tourism Becomes Uganda's Main Export[Observer]Uganda has a new top export earner. Tourism has for the first time become Uganda's biggest export earner after it fetched $1.4bn in financial year 2013/2014, up from $1.1bn the year before, according to the central bank's monetary policy statement for August. read more...

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