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2017-04-24 Uganda and South Sudan Agree On Border Demarcation Plan
[East African] Kampala -Uganda and South Sudan have agreed on a blueprint for redrawing their common border.

2017-04-24 French Poll Hogs Media Limelight As Africans Relegated to Periphery
[Nation] For the next few days -- or weeks -- the world is likely to focus on the French presidential election, whose first round is on Sunday, and which could well go into a second one on May 7.

2017-04-24 At 37, She Has Given Birth to 38 Children
[Monitor] Lost along the way, a boda boda rider offers to lead me to her home since they know her by her unique name.

2017-04-24 Broken System Continues to Fail Retired Football Players
[Monitor] All that glistens lustrously is not gold. For Issa Ssekatawa, who was nominally likened to the precious metal when he was at the peak of his powers, that dictum rings ever so true.

2017-04-24 Best Farming Practices Uganda Can Learn From Brazil
[Monitor] Integrated agriculture

2017-04-24 Truck Drivers Call Off Strike At Uganda-South Sudan Border
[Observer] Truck drivers who ply the Uganda-South Sudan border trade route have finally called off their week-long strike following commitments and concessions made by the government of South of Sudan.

2017-04-24 Tempers Flare As Ugandan Pastor Burns Bibles
[Monitor] Kampala -Pastor Aloysius Bugingo of House of Prayer Ministries in Makerere Kikoni, a Kampala suburb, stunned Christians last Monday, when he torched Bibles on claims that they are 'misleading' and cannot be a dependable source of the Gospel.

2017-04-24 Uganda's Museveni in Bahir Dar for Security Forum On Natural Resources
[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni is in Bahir Dar, Ethiopias' second largest city, for the 6th TANA high-level forum on security in Africa that will focus on natural resources.

2017-04-24 Some Reflections On the 2017/2018 Budget
[Monitor] Estimates for the 2017/2018 National Budget were tabled in the Bunge or Parliament of Uganda on April 5 by State minister for Finance, David Bahati.

2017-04-24 Kiprotich Second At Hamburg Marathon
[Monitor] Kampala -Stephen Kiprotich failed to beat eventual winner Tsegaye Mekonnen in the home stretch to settle for second place at the Hamburg Marathon in Germany today.

2017-04-24 Educate the Masses On Dangers of Alcoholism With Better Messages
[Monitor] A study carried out by Global Healthcare and Education Initiative -Uganda Chapter (GHEI-Uganda) on the "health psychology of alcohol and alcoholism" has shown that using health messages that cause disgust can positively influence future drinking intentions and emotions, perhaps reducing excessive alcohol drinking.

2017-04-24 New Report Cautions Banks On Agent Banking
[Monitor] Kampala -A new market report has revealed the opportunities that lie within agent banking but at the same time cautioned banks on the challenges of the model.

2017-04-24 EU Allocates U.S.$57 Million to Ease Trade in Comesa
[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union has allocated ?53 million (Shs202.9 billion) towards easing trade transaction in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African (Comesa) bloc where Uganda is a member.

2017-04-24 Is Government Forcing Budget Down Parliament's Throat?
[Monitor] With the deadline imposed on Parliament by law within which to approve the Budget fast-approaching, MPs continue to blame the Executive for ignoring changes they proposed to the Budget framework paper.

2017-04-24 What Would Britain's Exit From Europe Mean for Uganda?
[Monitor] "We too have a role in determining our response and where feasible, we should make choices that reflect our reassessment of priorities within a changing world," said Ms Theresa May, the British Prime Minister. "...I want us to be a secure, prosperous, tolerant country, a magnet for international talent and a home to the pioneers and innovators that will shape the world ahead."

2017-04-24 How Global Corporate Takeover Is Eating Into Nile Breweries
[Monitor] Kampala -Mr Daniel Ogong, 43, had worked for Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) for the last 15 years until February 2017 when he threw in the towel and opted to resign.

2017-04-24 War in Uganda - Coverage of the 1979 Liberation War
[Monitor] War in Uganda: The legacy of Idi Amin is probably the only book yet to have graced the bookstores about the 1979 war that toppled former president Idi Amin.

2017-04-24 National ID, But What Is Our National Identity?
[Monitor] This week, the country was rushed toward the deadline of April 20 as the date by which to have verified our phone numbers using our national identity cards.

2017-04-24 The Coming of Rwandan Refugees and Why Ugandans Turned Against Them
[Monitor] Rwanda's historical relationship with Uganda dates back to the pre-colonial times. Between the 16th and 19th centuries existed a state called Mpororo. It encompassed parts of Ankole, Kigezi and parts of present day Rwanda. Its ruling family had close ties with the ruling families of the Batutsi in Rwanda.

2017-04-24 Manning Kampala Streets - the Tale of a Law Enforcement Assistant
[Monitor] The mere mention of Kampala Capital City Authority(KCCA) law enforcement assistants, or agents, evokes gory images of mean-looking, muscular men running after street vendors like a predator does its prey, ruthlessly arresting them and bundling them onto vehicles, before they drive away like maniacs.

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