Uganda

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[EA Business] Kampala -The Uganda shilling held steady at the 3680/3700 levels against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, bolstered by low appetite for hard currency from key players as tight liquidity keyed into the local money market arena.

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[East African] Patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a more complicated form of the disease, can now heave a sigh of relief after the Ministry of Health formally adopted a new regimen which will reduce treatment time from the current two years to 11 months or less.

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[Monitor] Omoro -Following several reports by this newspaper on the plight of children suffering from nodding disease syndrome in Acholi Sub-region, South African Airways has donated 11 tons of food supplements to benefit 5,000 of them.

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[Monitor] Kampala -MPs on the Parliamentary Finance and National Economy committee have critised government for failing to operationalise the Soroti Fruit Factory, which has forced juice companies such Coco-Cola to resort to importation of inputs for their juice lines such as Minute Maid.

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[Monitor] Kampala -As Uganda nears the final stages of drilling commercial oil, experts have warned that not enough has been done to give Ugandans the right skills.

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[Observer] Uganda is set to host the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) meeting to discuss the free movement of South Sudanese, including refugees, in the eight-nation regional bloc.

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[Observer] As government prepares to introduce the new curriculum in 2020, NCDC is concerned about the quality of teachers at the implementation stage.

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[Monitor] The National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) has added its voice to the growing chorus of bodies protesting government's plan to recruit Cuban doctors, saying the move is uncalled for.

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[Monitor] The State Minister for Finance has said a sub-committee on land is sitting tomorrow to decide the fate of 153 investors who acquired plots in Namanve Industrial Park but failed to develop it.

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[Monitor] Motorists were on Sunday night left stranded after flash floods cut off Malaba-Kampala highway at Agro Bridge, 4 kilometres from the border.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has cautioned law students not to turn into lawyers who "fix deals" upon graduation but follow ethical procedures when practising the profession.

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[Monitor] The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, has said Ugandan soldiers deployed in Somalia to fight the al-Shabaab are stranded due to underfunding, logistical deficits and a challenged Somali national force.

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[Monitor] The MasterCard Foundation has confirmed suspension of the scholars' programme for 2018/2019 over what it says are concerns over internal processes Makerere University must address immediately.

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[Independent (Kampala)] The Constitutional Court sitting in Mbale Thursday concluded the hearing of the consolidated petition challenging the Constitutional Amendment removing the age limit from the Constitution and other changes to Uganda's Constitution Parliament made last year.

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[Independent (Kampala)] Entebbe -The father of Uganda's double gold medal winner at the just ended Commonwealth Games has expressed his unhappiness on how the government treats family and friends of medal winners.

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[Monitor] Entebbe -President Museveni has told government to pay 2018 Commonwealth double gold medallist Joshua Cheptegei arrears accrued from his IAAF world junior gold medal of 2014.

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[Monitor] The hearing of the age limit petition came to a conclusion in Mbale following marathon proceedings that took close to two weeks. The five justices of the Court of Appeal led by Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo gave their parting remarks in the open courtroom, promising to return in a short while to deliver their judgement. Anthony Wesaka & Fred Wambede followed the proceedings.

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[Monitor] More than 1,500 support staff at Makerere University are demanding for explanations after the appointment of staff in disregard of known recruitment procedures. They accuse management of conducting discriminatory promotions and recruitments.

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[Monitor] In the eight months that he has been at the helm of Makerere University, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has made drastic changes that have at times been widely criticised. It is as a result of his changes that students went on a three-day strike this week. Derrick Wandera caught up with the vice chancellor.