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Baby needs sh15m for heart surgery

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At least 20 killed in communal violence in central Nigeria

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At least 20 killed in communal violence in central Nigeria


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Mulago overwhelmed with patients with eye conditions

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Mulago overwhelmed with patients with eye conditions


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Inside Umeme’s Shs47.5bn loss

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Inside Umeme’s Shs47.5bn loss


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Woman Reveals Adoption Hoax, ‘Orphan’ They Adopted From Uganda Had A Family

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Woman Reveals Adoption Hoax, ‘Orphan’ They Adopted From Uganda Had A Family


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Rugby Cranes star Phillip Wakorach turns heads in Kenya

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Rugby Cranes star Phillip Wakorach turns heads in Kenya


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AGE LIMIT: Daily Monitor, Redpepper Editors charged with offensive communication

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  • Ugandan MPs ask IPU to condemn Myanmar atrocities
    Ugandan MPs ask IPU to condemn Myanmar atrocities

    , independent.co.ug

    St. Petersburg, Russia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-Parliamentary Union must condemn the reported human rights atrocities committed against mostly Muslims in Myanmar before similar occurrences happen in other countries, Ugandan legislator Latif Ssebaggala has said. Ssebaggala (Ind., Kawempe North), making a contribution during the ongoing 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and Related Meetings, also urged legislators to condemn Myanmar for trying to block the issue of human rights violations of Muslims from being discussed in St
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    Tags: Wars |  Atrocities | 
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Politics & Government

  • Venezuelans vote in crucial regional elections
    Venezuelans vote in crucial regional elections

    , independent.co.ug

    Caracas, Venezuela | AFP | Venezuelans headed to the polls Sunday in regional elections seen as a crucial test for President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition alike after months of deadly street protests failed to unseat him. Public opinion surveys predicted that the opposition would win a majority of state governorships despite alleged government efforts to suppress a high turnout through last minute changes in voting places and other tactics
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    Tags: Elections |  Opposition |  Votes |  Voting | 
    Places: Uganda |  Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Venezuela | 

Sports

  • Rugby Cranes star Phillip Wakorach turns heads in Kenya
    Rugby Cranes star Phillip Wakorach turns heads in Kenya

    , ntv.co.ug

    After his heroics at the RFUEA grounds enabled Kabras RFC to defend the Christie 7s title, rugby Cranes sevens vice-captain Phillip Wokorach was feted as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Wokorach was in superb form for the sugar millers in the two-day tournament scoring decisive tries that went along way in securing his side the cup title at Christie 7s. Wokorach was also named part of the Christie sevens team of the tournament
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    Tags: Rugby Football | 
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Business

  • Importers' dollar demands continue to weaken shilling
    Importers' dollar demands continue to weaken shilling

    , newvision.co.ug

    BUSINESS | FINANCE The Uganda shilling weakened and breached the key resistance level and traded above the 3,600 by close of business on Friday. The local unit was quoted at 3,637/3,647 buying and selling respectively. This is weaker than 3,624/3,634 of the morning session. Stephen Kaboyo of Alpha Capital Partners noted that the weakening of the shilling was driven by the surge in demand from importers and interbank
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Family & Parenting

  • Woman Reveals Adoption Hoax, ‘Orphan’ They Adopted From Uganda Had A Family
    Woman Reveals Adoption Hoax, ‘Orphan’ They Adopted From Uganda Had A Family

    , inquisitr.com

    A woman is now telling a very scary story about how she adopted a little girl from Uganda, but the story they were told wasn’t the truth at all. CNN revealed the story Jessica Davis shared about how their adoption dream didn’t exactly come true. She and her husband already have four biological children, but they made the decision to adopt a child adding one more to their family
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Society & Culture

  • Centre for Social Research in run for early childhood education
    Centre for Social Research in run for early childhood education

    , newvision.co.ug

    EDUCATION | CHARITY RUN In an effort to bring early childhood education closer to the people of West Nile and Karamoja region, the Centre for Social Research (CSR) is to construct four centres in these regions, to assist children at an early age. The centres, according to the director of Centre for Social Research, Wilson Assimwe, will assist children acquire education in the early stages of their lives
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    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Uganda | 

Religion & Spirituality

  • Pope names 35 new saints, most of them martyrs
    Pope names 35 new saints, most of them martyrs

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    FAITH | SAINTS. Pope Francis declared 35 new saints on Sunday, nearly all of them martyrs drawn from the bloody history of Catholicism's spread in Latin America. Before a crowd of some 35,000 in St Peter's square, the pontiff carried out the rite of canonisation for 30 martyrs massacred in Brazil in the 17th century. The two priests and 28 lay people were slaughtered by Dutch Calvinists and indigenous people in 1645, and in some cases had their hearts torn from their chests after being tortured and mutilated
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Education

  • 320,000 O'level candidates start final exams
    320,000 O'level candidates start final exams

    , ntv.co.ug

    Physics practicals were the first paper to be sat for and according to different schools and Uganda National examinations board, day one was a success. The Uganda National Examination Board has said it will not be involved in arbitrating cases where students are blocked from sitting for the Uganda Certificate of Education exams over failure to pay school dues. The UNEB Executive Secretary Daniel Odong made the remarks as the Uganda Certificate of Education exams kicked off across the country with today
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    Tags: Examinations | 
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Law & Crime

  • Ugandan MPs ask IPU to condemn Myanmar atrocities
    Ugandan MPs ask IPU to condemn Myanmar atrocities

    , independent.co.ug

    St. Petersburg, Russia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-Parliamentary Union must condemn the reported human rights atrocities committed against mostly Muslims in Myanmar before similar occurrences happen in other countries, Ugandan legislator Latif Ssebaggala has said. Ssebaggala (Ind., Kawempe North), making a contribution during the ongoing 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and Related Meetings, also urged legislators to condemn Myanmar for trying to block the issue of human rights violations of Muslims from being discussed in St
    Read More ...

    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Wars |  Atrocities | 
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Life & Style

  • Thousands turn up for Kampala UPDF recruitment exercise
    Thousands turn up for Kampala UPDF recruitment exercise

    , ntv.co.ug

    Applicants are required to be between 18-25 years, single with a national ID, S.4 or S.6 certificates and a medical examination report The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) has been the recruitment of soldiers with the exercise kicking off at Kololo airstrip in Kampala. The recruitment that began today ends on the 29th October. Applicants are required to be between 18-25 years, single with a national ID, S
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    Tags: Careers |  Recruitment | 
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