Uganda

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[East African] The reported sacking of Uganda's standard gauge railway project co-ordinator Kasingye Kyamugambi is the culmination of the competing and contradictory information that President Yoweri Museveni has been getting.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Government must improve public spending on agriculture, implement policies and regulations, build and strengthen the current institutions if the country is to realise its agricultural output potential, a new World Bank report has recommended.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Specialists at Kiruddu Hospital are at a loss on how to proceed with the treatment of Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze after they failed to locate her veins, making it impossible for them to administer drugs to relieve her back pain.

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[Monitor] Kampala -A new report shows that six in every 10 Somali refugee children living in Uganda are able to read and count better than their host counterparts in schools within and outside the refugee camps.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court on Tuesday ordered for the immediate release of the detained Movit products boss, Mr Simpson Birungi.

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[Monitor] The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kahiyura, is today eclipsing a week in military custody without being arraigned in court. The offence(s) are yet to be publicly disclosed.

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[Observer] Ugandans, Janet Museveni has said, ought to have an honest discussion about responsible parenting instead of surrendering their responsibility to government.

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[Observer] Over the years, CiplaQCI has made huge strides in the fight against HIV/AIDS and malaria through increasing access to vital medicines.

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[Observer] For an urban suburb, Bweyogerere in Kira Municipality of Wakiso district used to have business booming; people moving around and making merry deep into the night, unlike other neighbouring places like Kireka next door.

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[Citizen] Kampala -That President Museveni reportedly relieved the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project coordinator, Mr Kasingye Kyamugambi, of his duties is not entirely surprising to some people in the know, but still, there is "yet an official communication to the effect".

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[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has unveiled a blueprint that includes lining up more than 80 job offers in a move aimed at revamping weather forecasting in the country.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) wants a greater role in regulating HIV/Aids non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operating in rural areas.

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[Monitor] President Museveni has amended the RDC reshuffle list after it emerged that some of the appointed RDCs were unavailable, senior presidential press secretary has said.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Finance has said the framework for the implementation of Islamic banking in the country has been developed and will be operational in October.

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[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has halted plans by the Transport Licensing Board (TLB) and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to relocate buses plying the western route to Nateete Bus Terminal in the city outskirt.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Former Buyende District police commander Muhammad Kirumira has lauded President Museveni for digging out wrong elements from the police.

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[This is Africa] Brian Gitta, a 24-year-old Ugandan software engineer and the 2018 winner of the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, proved that solutions can come from personal experience and our day-to-day struggles. After missing university lectures due to chronic malaria, Gitta developed Matibabu, a device that tests for malaria without a blood test.

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[Monitor] Mbarara -The Mbarara District police commander, Mr Jaffar Magyezi, was yesterday picked by the army and taken to Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence headquarters in Kampala for interrogation on unknown issues.

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[Monitor] Kampala -About 46,000 Ugandans contracted HIV last year, according to new Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) study findings released yesterday.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The wife to jailed former Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has disowned lawyers Caleb Alaka and Evans Ochieng and said neither the family nor her husband has ever instructed them to represent him.