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2014-07-30 CAA Blocks Five More Airlines
[Observer]Uganda's aviation reputation has been left in tatters, after it emerged that the present airline crisis cuts deeper than Air Uganda. It now turns out that what the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) initially touted as a problem affecting only three airlines has grounded every single airline registered in Uganda.

2014-07-30 Uganda Breweries' Idea of Perfection Comes to Bars
[Observer]Uganda Breweries Ltd (UBL) has launched a new exciting mixed-drinks campaign called "Sundowner - a perfect start to the end of your day".

2014-07-30 Population Growth and the Chicken-and-Egg Question
[Observer]Speaking at a conference at Speke Resort Munyonyo some years back, President Yoweri Museveni took a muted swipe at proponents of family planning.

2014-07-30 Liver Disease Often Confused With Cancer
[Observer]Diagnosed with cancer? You need to take further tests because it could be a liver-related complication being confused with cancer, says Dr Basant Mahadevappa, a liver transplant surgeon at Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd (HCG hospital), India.

2014-07-30 Cervical Cancer Vaccinations Rolling Out Soon
[Observer]Uganda will start vaccinating all girls aged ten and above against cervical cancer starting next year, Dr Gerald Mutungi, the non-communicable diseases programme manager at the ministry of Health, says.

2014-07-30 Better TB Management Urgently Needed
[Observer]I had heard about tuberculosis (TB) and the wreckage it causes in a patient's life just in the passing, until I set out to document issues hindering drug access.

2014-07-30 Amama 'Quitting' Kanungu
[Observer]It's not official yet, but after representing Kinkiizi West in Parliament for 18 years, Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi is "not likely" to seek re-election in 2016, a reliable family source told The Observer on Monday.

2014-07-30 Museveni Wants a Less Dependent Population
[Observer]At the country's first ever national family planning conference on Monday, President Museveni called for an improved quality of Uganda's population, through service provision.

2014-07-30 Kigongo Pins Kayihura Over Kanungu Arrests
[Observer]A weekend investigation by Al-Hajji Moses Kigongo into a recent Kanungu fire has found that Police Chief Kale Kayihura rushed to arrest the four suspects.

2014-07-30 Baby Kevin Returns Home
[Observer]Five weeks after doctors put a two-week deadline on his life, Baby Kevin Kasumba beat the odds and returned home from India last Saturday with a beaming beautiful smile.

2014-07-30 'Govt Reluctant to Sign Up for Oil Money Transparency'
[Observer]Wifred Ngabiirwe is the executive director of Global Rights Alert and a campaigner for good governance in Uganda's petroleum industry.

2014-07-30 'Strong Institutions Needed to Supervise Private Sector'
[Observer]Uganda must build strong public institutions capable of supervising the private sector's operations, experts have said.

2014-07-30 North Wants IDPs Trained to Make Own Money
[Observer]Leaders from Acholi want the focus of government aid given to the sub-region to change to training them on how they can sustain themselves instead of being 'beggars'.

2014-07-30 Domestic Violence, Too, Needs Space in the Budget
[Observer]Domestic violence is a reality in Uganda, we should not shy away from this fact.

2014-07-30 Wedding - Not Even Poverty Could Deter Fred, Pamela Marriege
[Observer]Fred Walusimbi Mpanga and Pamela Namirimu were married July 19 at Namirembe cathedral, where Canon Gitta Kavuma of St Luke's church, Kibuye officiated.

2014-07-30 Mrs Bebe Cool Packs Pleasant Surprises
[Observer]Former Miss Uganda contestant and now Mrs Bebe Cool, Zuena Kirema, is a presenter at NTV.

2014-07-30 Right Cook - African Kitchen At Its Finest
[Observer]Cow peas leaves in groundnut paste (boo/ggobe) is a specialty in Buganda, but more so in the Acholi sub-region.

2014-07-30 Pablo Live Brings New Twist
[Observer]Not all is lost, after all. If you are among those tired of recycled jokes and too much focus on tribes and sex in stand-up comedy, there is still hope.

2014-07-30 We Must Cherish Museveni's Values If We Are His Supporters
[Observer]The NRM is built on four principles: nationalism, pan-Africanism, democracy and socioeconomic transformation.

2014-07-30 Separation Was Like an Old Wound Ripped Open Anew
[Observer]Indeed, in no time, we were at the cab stage Greg had mentioned.

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