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2015-10-06 Uganda Opposition to Meet With Raila On How to Win Elections
[The Star] UGANDAN opposition leaders arrived in Kenya yesterday for an unprecedented meeting with Cord leader Raila Odinga.

2015-10-06 Battling the Resource Curse
[Africa In Fact] Oil company buildings can be seen for miles in the oilfields of South Sudan: vast structures glittering with light and promise in an area of mud huts with no electricity. Or, as Celeste Hicks puts it, describing another African state, as if "a shimmering piece of twenty-first century technology has landed like a spaceship on the hazy Saharan horizon".

2015-10-06 Moroto Aspirant Gunned Down
[Monitor] Moroto -An aspirant for Nadunget Sub-county councillor position in Moroto District has been killed by gunmen.

2015-10-06 New Laws Lock Out Poor Political Aspirants
[Monitor] The demeanour of outlandishly rich politicians in 9th Parliament can be disrupting. Selfishness and greed are now normal in our increasingly "money-centric" society, one in which money is at the centre of virtually all thoughts, decisions and activities.

2015-10-06 United States Contributes U.S.$9 Million to WFP to Support Refugees in Uganda
[WFP] "This generous contribution has arrived just in time, as a funding shortfall was threatening to force WFP to reduce rations for refugees, including the new South Sudanese arrivals," said acting Country Director Michael Dunford. "Those cuts will not be necessary now, and we are extremely grateful to USAID for its lifesaving support for people fleeing conflict in neighbouring countries and seeking refuge in Uganda."

2015-10-06 Kagina Sued Over Shs184 Billion URA Tax Exemptions
[Observer] Two concerned citizens Ibrahim Were Maguru and Robert Kasolo have dragged Allen Kagina, the former Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) boss to the Constitutional Court for allegedly causing government a financial loss of over Shs 184bn in tax exemptions.

2015-10-06 Tackling Next Challenge in HIV/AIDS Treatment
[Independent (Kampala)] Experts call for shift from CD4 to Viral load testing, suppression

2015-10-06 Raila, Uganda Opposition Meet Over 2016 Polls
[The Star] Attempts by the Ugandan opposition to field a single presidential candidate in the 2016 general election remained doubtful yesterday-even after the group met Cord leader Raila Odinga on Sunday.

2015-10-06 Kaliga Cranks Up Pressure On Magogo and Federation
[Monitor] Secrecy has always been the great drum beat of Fufa. In 2005, while handing over office to Lawrence Mulindwa, Dr. James Sekajugo remarkably passed on a file containing a financial report that was anything but.

2015-10-06 Kenya Doubles Electricity Sales to Uganda Ahead of Rwanda Supply
[East African] Kenya has more than doubled electricity sales to Uganda and looks to start supplying Rwanda by year end following the injection of additional geothermal power into the national grid.

2015-10-06 DPP Takes Over MP Akena's Trespass Case
[Monitor] Kampala -The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) has taken over the Buganda Road Court case in which Lira Municipality MP Jimmy Akena was charged with trespass at Uganda House.

2015-10-06 President Museveni to Candidates - Uganda Values You
[Uganda Media Centre] In a fatherly message to this year's O and A level candidates, President Yoweri Museveni says he trusts the seeds that have been planted in them will see a great harvest.

2015-10-06 Soroti School Suspends 700 in S.4 and S.6
[Observer] Light Senior Secondary School in Soroti has suspended all S.4 and S.6 candidates following a violent strike over the weekend.

2015-10-06 Amama Excitement Should Not Blind Ugandans
[Observer] Last Monday, Observer columnist Pius Muteekani Katunzi wrote an article titled: "Besigye won't be forgiven for keeping the tyrant", which has forced me to respond.

2015-10-06 Your Dream - Our Nightmare!
[Observer] The other week, City Dude shared his fantasy about a world where the women hassled to take care of men.

2015-10-06 Carol Nakimera Was the Complete Performer
[Observer] A high-spirited singer with a booming voice, CAROL NAKIMERA was a hugely influential figure, particularly on the band music scene.

2015-10-06 Ogenga-Latigo - I Am Not On Amama Mbabazi's Team
[Observer] Last Monday, many people spoke to me in tongues. I did not know that they had read the Red Pepper newspaper allegation that I was to head the presidential campaign of Amama Mbabazi (JPAM) in northern Uganda.

2015-10-06 Eyes On Veterans As Pool Qualifiers Head Upcountry
[Observer] It is the veterans' night out as the Nile Special Pool Open penultimate qualification round heads to the West and Mid-West regions of the country over the weekend.

2015-10-06 Warning - That Typhoid Diagnosis Could Be Wrong
[Observer] When one chief executive officer recently went down with high fever, he reported to a high-end clinic and was diagnosed with typhoid and immediately put on treatment. But days later, as his condition worsened, he went to another clinic in Kololo, where a doctor looked him in the eye and declared: You do not have typhoid. As RACHEAL NINSIIMA writes, there are many false positives of typhoid.

2015-10-06 Kirk Whalum, Karyn White Light Up Kampala
[Observer] Whether it was the timing or the fact that Kampala is used to shows ending late, the eighth Nile Gold Jazz Safari held at the Kampala Serena hotel last Friday left many yearning for more.

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