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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:07:30 GMT

Ugandan man wants the government to authorize his locally made 'missile' test (photo)  -  Gistmaster (blog)
A 28-year old man in Hoima District, Uganda, Anatoli Kiiza, has asked the government to legally authorize him to test his locally made weapons. Kiiza states that he has manufactured and upgraded a missile which he can test if the government permits him ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:10:21 GMT

Bbosa is a joker-UPC faction  -  New Vision
A section of Uganda People`s Congress (UPC) members under the Jimmy Akena faction has described Joseph Bbosa drumming up support to be elected party President in December as a serious joker and fighting to kill the party. They said Akena is the ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:02:22 GMT

Home frontpage Will Kenya's loan to Uchumi breathe new life into the retail chain?  -  Geeska Afrika
Uganda reported to the EAC member states that the company had closed business without paying 800 workers and suppliers, and had filed a case for insolvency in Uganda's courts. Although the suppliers won the case, the stocks that were auctioned did not ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:59:21 GMT
Business Reforms Useless without Impact – Private Sector Foundation  -  Uganda Radio Network
Commenting on the recently released United Nations Doing Business Report 2017, which showed that Uganda improved from the 122nd position in 2015 to 115th in 2016, Badagawa said it is pathetic that such information do not get to most business people.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:53:22 GMT

Home frontpage Uganda gets $4.7m from European Union to stem migration  -  Geeska Afrika
Uganda is the first African country to receive €4.3 million ($4.7 million) out of a European Union €1.8 billion ($1.96 billion) grant for activities to curb violent extremism, foster stability and control migration to Europe. The funding is drawn from ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:52:37 GMT

It is good politics to make doing business easy  -  Geeska Afrika
For a country coming from a low base such as Uganda, the 0.7 improvement over 2016 should be cause for thought. It suggests either half-hearted commitments to reform or policy reversals such as the duty imposed on insurance policies that undermine ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:48:06 GMT

30 Oct, 11:41 - Wildlife Authority Sued over Park Shootings  -  Uganda Radio Network
The seven petitioners from both Masindi and Kiryandongo districts instructed human rights lawyer Ladislaus Kiiza Rwakafuuzi to file a suit against Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA for the continuous killings by game rangers in Murchison falls. Tagged with ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:33:09 GMT
Remote community at Uganda-Tanzania border accuses government of neglect  -  NTV Uganda
Nangoma Parish, located on the border between Tanzania and Uganda is one of the hard to reach areas in the southwestern part of the country. Its population is roughly 5,000 people who live between Uganda's Rakai district and Bukoba district in Tanzania.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:55:40 GMT
MPs, Activists Clash Over Comprehensive Sex Education  -  Uganda Radio Network
The clash took place at the 2016 Intergenerational Dialogue on the theme Sexuality Education: Who is Responsible organized by Reach-a-Hand Uganda at the National Water and Sewerage Corporation International Conference Centre in Kampala. Tagged ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:46:58 GMT

African Children's Choir is learning through American experience  -  Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
Eighteen third-graders from Uganda who make up the African Children's Choir will stop on their East Coast tour Wednesday to perform at the St. Andrew United Methodist Church in St. Albans. Their performance time is 7 p.m.. For one year, the students ...