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2014-04-18 Germany Pushes Human Rights
[Deutsche Welle]The German government's commissioner for human rights tells DW he intends to address controversial topics on a trip to Africa, such as the rights of sexual minorities.

2014-04-18 800 Ugandans Trafficked in 2013 - Report
[Observer]Organised human trafficking rings lured at least 837 Ugandans into conditions that border on modern-day slavery, a new report shows.

2014-04-18 Report Exposes Rot in NFA
[Observer]The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is sitting on a report implicating senior officials in the mismanagement of a $40 million World Bank-funded project, The Observer has learnt.

2014-04-18 Fight Erupts Over 'Museveni 2016' Cash
[Observer]The NRM MPs' drive in Busoga to sell President Museveni as the party's sole candidate for 2016 got off to a chaotic start on Wednesday.

2014-04-18 Deny Bail to Crime Suspects
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has appealed to the National Legislative Assembly to support his proposed bill to deny bail to suspects of defilement, murder, rape, treason and those involve in the embezzlement of either public or private employers' funds noting that failure to effect the no bail call was fueling high level crime in the country.

2014-04-18 President Receives Chinese Envoy
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has received and held a meeting with a visiting Chinese special envoy on African Affairs, Mr. Zhong Jianhua.

2014-04-18 Trust Micro-Finance Agencies
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has called on entrepreneurs to take advantage of the enabling environment created by the NRM government to fully explore the available business opportunities and advance themselves economically.

2014-04-18 President Assures Rwanda of Support
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of Rwanda that they can always count on the people of Uganda in their struggle to ensure that the defeated traitors will never come back to kill Rwandans.

2014-04-18 President Says Issue of Returning Buganda Properties Was Contentious
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has today handed over 213 land tittles of the properties of the Buganda kingdom describing the process of identifying and returning the properties as a highly "contentious" one.

2014-04-18 President Holds Talks With South Sudan Leader Salva Kiir
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has today received his South Sudan counterpart, Mr. Salva Kiir with whom he held discussions centering on various matters of bilateral and mutual interest between Uganda and South Sudan.

2014-04-18 President Hails Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sheema North Constituency, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, for fighting household poverty in his constituency. The President made the remarks yesterday at the thanksgiving service organized by the family of Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, who is also State Minister of Health General Duties, at Kabwohe in Sheema district to celebrate his 50th birthday anniversary and also to appreciate President Museveni's exemplary and visionary leadership. The service w

2014-04-18 President Receives Ghent University Don
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni, who is now in Brussels, Belgium for the 4th European Union (EU) - African Heads of State and Summit, has held a meeting with Prof. Dr. Xavier Gellynck from the University of Ghent's faculty of Bio-Science Engineering. Prof Gellynck presented to President Museveni a proposal to introduce the growing of artemia, a type of food that is used to feed fish fries.

2014-04-18 U.S-Africa Summit Good for Tackling Terrorism
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has said that the proposed US-Africa Summit by US President Barrack Obama, if held, will be useful to African Countries as it will be used to dialogue on the problem of terrorism and the issue of promoting trade.

2014-04-18 President Arrives in Kigali to Attend Genocide Commemoration
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni is in the Rwandan Capital of Kigali to attend the 20th anniversary of the commemoration of 1994 genocide. The commemoration is slated to take place tomorrow.

2014-04-18 President Museveni Receives Special Envoy From President Michel of Seychelles
[Uganda Media Centre]President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from President James Michel of Seychelles.

2014-04-18 Mbabazi - NRM Keeps Its Promises
[Observer]Speaking in Parliament during Wednesday's Prime Minister's Time, Premier Amama Mbabazi criticised power and water companies for disconnecting health facilities, which endangers patients' lives. Deo Walusimbi recorded the proceedings and below are experts:

2014-04-18 Get Govt Offices Out of City Centre - Musisi
[Observer]The government should relocate some of its offices from the central business district (CDB) of Kampala, the city's technical administrator has said.

2014-04-18 Citadel Capital Takes Over RVR
[Observer]Citadel Capital, a subsidiary of Africa Railways, has purchased an additional 34 per cent equity in Rift Valley Railways (RVR) from Safari Rail Company Ltd.

2014-04-18 Why Katikkiro Missed Ebyaffe Return Event
[Observer]Not only did Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi not turn up to shake hands with President Museveni, the katikkiro also delegated his deputy

2014-04-18 Banks Don't Have Latest Microsoft System
[Observer]Most banks have not changed their operating systems to the new Microsoft widows 7 and 8, exposing themselves to computer-generated attacks, the Microsoft Uganda manager has said.

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