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2015-01-30 Ugandan Rebel Faces ICC
[IWPR]Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen appears at the Hague court.

2015-01-30 Police Rejects 2,000 Recruits Over HIV, Fake Papers
[Observer]At least 2,000 people have been told they won't join Police, after failing medical, aptitude and oral tests and physical exercises.

2015-01-30 EAC Staff Spend Sh8 Billion On Travel
[Observer]An audit of accounts of the East African Community has found huge financial gaps.

2015-01-30 NRM Consults Ethiopia On Holding Onto Power
[Observer]All government departments, ministries and local government authorities will be held to account before the NRM retreat at Kyankwanzi, the party's secretary general has said.

2015-01-30 Lecturers Must Earn Their Pay
[Observer]After many years of haggling and strike action, the government and public universities have reached an understanding to raise the pay of lecturers and non-teaching staff.

2015-01-30 Ugandan Party Appeals Against Dropped Case
[Daily News]Arusha -THE Appellate Division for East African Court of Justice (EACJ) in Arusha has heard an appeal filed by the Democratic Party of Uganda against the Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC) and the Attorney Generals of the Republics of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi.

2015-01-29 3-D Printing of Prostheses to Be Tested
[SciDev.Net]Researchers are to 3-D print cheap, custom-made prosthetics for child amputees in the developing world after winning CAD$112,000 (US$90,000) from the Canadian government.

2015-01-30 Where a Weighty Body Is Glorified
[Observer]When a muzungu loses weight , it is a plus; but when an African loses weight, they suspect all kinds of sickness.

2015-01-30 Friday Nite Lights Returns With Season 5
[Observer]Basketball lovers have reason to rejoice after spending over a month without any activity. The long-awaited Friday Night Lights (FNL) returns this evening in its fifth season.

2015-01-30 Terror Suspects to Be Tried in March
[Observer]The High court in Kampala has set March 17, 2015 for the trial of the suspects in the July 2010 terror attack in Kampala.

2015-01-30 Opposition Have No Vision - Rugunda
[Observer]Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has warned Ugandans against listening opposition politicians, saying they only aim to sabotage constructive government programs.

2015-01-30 Kasiwukira - State Wants Four More Months
[Observer]Makindye Magistrates' court yesterday heard that the state needs another four months to conclude investigations into the death of city businessman Eriya Bugembe Sebunya (Kasiwukira).

2015-01-30 Mulago Gets Sterilizer
[Observer]Despite advances in the prevention of maternal mortality in Uganda, experts are concerned at the high rates of death due to infections or sepsis.

2015-01-30 Minister Tumwebaze Gets Death Threats
[Observer]Frank Tumwebaze, the minister for the Presidency and Kampala, revealed in an interview yesterday that there are people who "want to kill me."

2015-01-30 URA Boss Takes Tax Gospel to Kikuubo Hub
[Observer]Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General Doris Akol last week braved the hustle and bustle of downtown Kampala as she courted Kikuubo traders, telling them that their full taxable potential is not being realized.

2015-01-30 Rethinking Gender Sensitivity in Governance for Equality
[Fahamu]Although the numbers of women and men in Uganda are comparable, there exists a great gap in access to resources and to positions of power between the sexes. This inequity affects the structure of the country as a whole and must be corrected.

2015-01-30 RNP Hand Over Recovered Money to Uganda Police
[New Times]Rwanda National Police (RNP) yesterday handed over Rwf500,000 to Ugandan authorities, after it was recovered from a suspected thief who had crossed into Rwanda.

2015-01-30 Godfrey Mwene Kalimugogo - Giant of the Writing Jungle Goes to Sleep
[Observer]In one of its latest swoops last Sunday, the cruel harvester that is death made off with Godfrey Orikiranga Mwene Kalimugogo.

2015-01-30 Basketball's Tashobya Heading for Third Term
[Observer]This Saturday, the Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (Fuba) will hold its Annual General Assembly at Kati Kati Restaurant. It will also double as the elective assembly as Felix Eupal reports.

2015-01-30 Archbishop Ntagali Backs Joint Medical Stores
[Observer]Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali has appealed to health units to buy drugs and supplies from Joint Medical Stores (JMS) because of the "quality assurance" provided through excellent storage of the drugs and medical equipment.

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