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Students teach themselves during a nationwide teachers' strike, at Bat Valley Primary School in Kampala, Uganda Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
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Ugandan students fear being sodomized in school, says nation’s Deputy Speaker

Life Site 26 Jan 2023
KAMPALA, Uganda (LifeSiteNews) — A leading Ugandan politician warned fellow parliamentarians about the effect of homosexuality in the country’s schools. Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa told parliament yesterday that he had heard “painful” and “grueling” stories of the homosexual influence being felt by students.
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Uganda: Proposed Budget Cuts of Elderly Grants Irks MPs

All Africa 26 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- Members of the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Social Protection have decried proposed budget cuts on the senior citizens' grant for the next financial year ....
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Uganda Red Cross Seeks Shs24 Billion for Operations

All Africa 25 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) has appealed to the Budget Committee to reinstate a Shs10 billion allocation for Emergency Medical Services and Disease outbreak response ....
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Ecobank Supports Community Change Makers

All Africa 25 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- Ecobank Uganda has extended in-kind funding of Shs1million to eight ...
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The DRC-Rwanda Conflict, Coloniality and Refusal of EAC to Unite

All Africa 25 Jan 2023
Comment -- I was left puzzled when I heard that Kenya that failed miserably to pacify Somalia, has now sent its army to fight M23 rebels in the DRC. A million questions have been generated by the decision ....
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Britam Uganda Won't Exit the Market

All Africa 25 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- Britam Insurance Company (Uganda) Limited and Britam Asset Managers Company (Uganda) Limited executives have said, the company does not have any plans to exit the Ugandan market ....
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Ministers to Present Statement On Entebbe Airport Extortions

All Africa 25 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- The Ministers for Works and Internal Affairs have been directed to present a joint statement to the House on allegations of extortion at Entebbe International Airport ....
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Police Issue New Safety Guidelines for Events Organisers

All Africa 24 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- Police issued new security and safety guidelines to be followed by event organisers and music promoters wherever they organise concerts moving forward this year ....
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Among Calls Out Cosase for Poor Performance

All Africa 24 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among revealed that the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, State Authorities and State Enterprises has been the worst accountability committee in the House ....
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Lawmakers Want Audit Into Forest Reserve Licences

All Africa 20 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- Legislators want a special audit into the process of acquisition of rights to manage central forest reserves in the country in line with the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act ....
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'Floods Forced Closure of Kilembe Mines Hospital'

All Africa 20 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- The State Minister for Health (General Duties), Anifa Kawooya has revealed that Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese district was closed due to repeated flooding by River Nyamwamba ....
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MTN Uganda Announces 5-Year Sponsorship for the Uganda Cranes

All Africa 20 Jan 2023
Kampala, Uganda -- As the number one supporter of Ugandan football, MTN Uganda has announced a UGX 19 billion shillings sponsorship towards the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) over the next 5 years ....
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Parliament of Uganda: 'Investigate management of Kampala-Entebbe Expressway'

APO 19 Jan 2023
The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has recommended a special audit in the maintenance of the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway ... For the Kampala-Jinja Expressway, the committee noted that 229 PAPs out of 234 with properties worth Shs70.2 billion were also paid after the specified six month period.

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