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Now a fragile state, Somalia once saved Uganda and Tanzania from a deadly war in 1972 - Face2Face Africa

Since 1991 after rebels overthrew the then Somali PresidentSiad Barre, Somalia has been experiencing serious problems of political instability, economic collapse, and terrorism threats by al-Shabaab.But before these unfortunate event, Somalia was a peaceful and stable country to the extent that it s

FACE2FACEAFRICA.COM - 2018-10-23 15:00:24

Harry Chen: Reflections on time well spent in Uganda - VTDigger

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Harry Chen, M.D., who is executive director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing and public health officer at the University of Vermont. He is a former commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health.

VTDIGGER - 2018-10-24 01:31:15

Mutabazi: Uganda Needs Robust Policies to Reap from Technology Revolution

“But government policy development process need to be more flexible, agile and dynamic,” said Mutabazi.

CHIMPREPORTS.COM - 2018-10-23 17:39:04

Mastercard’s CEO Meets With Uganda’s Prime Minister - Africa.com

Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard, visited Uganda this week where he met with Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda. During their meeting, Mr. Banga reinforced Mastercard’s ongoing commitment to the country and also emphasized the role that digital payment ecosystems can

WWW.AFRICA.COM - 2018-10-23 14:55:06

Uganda And Rwanda Warned About Spread Of Ebola From DRC - The Organization for World Peace

Ebola could spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda and Rwanda. According toReuters, the rate of Ebola cases has more than doubled since September after rebel violence in northeastern DRC caused response efforts to be briefly suspended, health officials said. The disease is believed t

THEOWP.ORG - 2018-10-23 14:00:54

Uganda receives US $212m for rural electrification programme

According to the Chinese ambassador to Uganda, Zheng Zhuqian at the signing of loan agreement, the project of bridging the demand supply balance gap through the accelerated Rural Electrification Programme is a good example for China-Uganda Economic Cooperation considering Uganda is one of the countr

CONSTRUCTIONREVIEWONLINE.COM - 2018-10-23 12:20:21

Harambee Starlets To Warm-up Against Uganda Ahead Of Ghana Trip

Equatorial Guinea were found guilty of using a Cameroonian, Jacky Massemo, in the final round of the qualifiers which they narrowly won 3-2 on aggregate against Kenya.

KAHAWATUNGU.COM - 2018-10-23 10:25:18

Farming students in Uganda thank Tiverton Rotarians for generous donations

The training is for disadvantaged students in poor rural areas who are not able to provide for their families while most also suffer from the ravages of past tribal wars. The course involves better farming skills and trade qualification in such areas as woodworking, building, water, toilets, hygiene

DEVONLIVE.COM - 2018-10-23 12:31:40

UNMC team spends week in Uganda teaching Ebola treatment, prevention

A team of University of Nebraska Medical Center health professionals entered Uganda to make a difference with education on how to tackle the Ebola virus.The group of one doctor, three nurses and a respiratory therapist departed from Maryland on Sept. 25, and returned Oct. 3. Over the course of a wee

DAILY NEBRASKAN - 2018-10-23 05:30:00

Binance Uganda opens up trading for Bitcoin and Ethereum

The companyannouncedthat Binance Uganda will commence trading from Wednesday, 24 October at 10:00 A.M. [EAT]. The exchange also said that as a token of their appreciation, no trading fees will be levied for a period of one month, from 24 October to 24 November.

BCFOCUS.COM - 2018-10-23 04:20:01

Editor's Pick: What MTN Uganda Has Achieved this year to its 20th Birthday - PC Tech Magazine

Huawei Uganda Managing Director; Liu Jiawei, MTN Uganda CEO; Wim Vanhelleputte, UCC Exectuive Director; Godfrey Mutabaazi, Minister of ICT and National Guidance; Frank Tumwembaze, and The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of ICT & National Guidance; Hon. Vincent Bagiire cutting the MTN cake at the MTN

PCTECHMAG.COM - 2018-10-22 14:00:43

Uganda investigates whereabouts of vehicles used in 2015 papal visit - 24/7 Catholic News

Members of parliament were irked to learn that the two vehicles, a Kia Soul hatchback and a Mitsubishi L200 pickup truck, which were purchased at $35,940 (£27,592) and $50,631 (£38,871), respectively, went missing at the time of the audit.

THECATHOLICUNIVERSE.COM - 2018-10-22 11:10:07

UGANDA: FRANCISCO BASOOMYE WAVES GOODBYE TO UNEMPLOYMENT IN A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH

“I had to travel a total of 782 kilometers, all the way from Kisoro in western Uganda, to come to Gulu in the night in order to keep our appointment. Although I own a car, I don’t like driving long distances”.

BLACK STAR NEWS - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Government, EU map out plan to implement special development projects for northern Uganda

The DINU is a Government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union (EU) aimed at improving livelihoods of people in the five sub-regions of Acholi, Karamoja, Lango, Teso, and West Nile.

PMLDAILY.COM - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Source of the Nile Bridge opens in Uganda – and it looks fabulous

Japan-funded Source of the Nile Bridge, flaunted as Africa’s fifth-largest bridge, has opened in Jinja, 80 kilometres east of Kampala, easing traffic flow in the busy Ugandan commercial centre.

CONSTRUCTIONKENYA.COM - 2018-10-23 04:00:01

Barber Scholarship Launched in Uganda - Ghafla!Uganda

It is high time Uganda started embracing some of the professions, that require skill and talent. In partnership with#timelessnpoDraw a Smile Uganda has launched a Barber Scholarship Program in our in the country, aimed at equipping young and talented people with a skill from which they can create a

GHAFLA.COM - 2018-10-22 13:29:57

Uganda banks on iconic Nile bridge to boost traffic flow, road safety - CCE l ONLINE NEWS

The bridge is located in Jinja, a busy import-export corridor for Uganda through Kenya and, as such, provides the economic lifeline for the landlocked country.

CCEONLINENEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 11:05:14

MTN Uganda Debuts the Tap on Bracelet at the Expo - PC Tech Magazine

Telco, MTN Uganda at its on going Expo at the Kololo Independence Grounds ending today, introduced ‘Tap on Bracelets’ that is allowing the attendees at the expo to pay for products without use of cash or mobile money.

PCTECHMAG.COM - 2018-10-22 12:09:26

Migingo Island: a rocky marriage between Uganda and Kenya

The densely populated island is barely a quarter of a hectare large, its residents crammed into a hodge-podge of corrugated-iron homes. There's little else but a few bars, brothels and a tiny port.

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Asheville students explore music, dance and crafts of Uganda

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —Some local students take a trip to Africa without ever leaving the classroom.Their destination: Uganda.The group Kinobe and "Dance of Hope" gave Haw Creek Elementary students a taste of the music and dance of the country.Classes also went through three areas that included a p

WLOS.COM - 2018-10-22 17:46:32