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2014-10-30 Test of African Democracy - Burkina and Beyond
[allAfrica]Washington, DC -On Thursday the former soldier who seized power in Burkina Faso 27 years ago agreed to negotiate with opponents. The announcement was a response to massive popular demonstrations against President Blaise Compaore’s intention to extend his rule for another term. While most protesters were peaceful, violence left Parliament and other buildings in flames. Amid reports in the evening that the military had taken over in what amounted to another coup, social media celebrated that some soldiers had join

2014-10-31 Govt Gagging Dons - University Boss
[Observer]Notoriously-outspoken university lecturers on public issues are fought by government, a top university administrator has said.

2014-10-30 Why Young Women Lie About Sex
[What'sUpHIV]Cape Town -Wednesday was the day we were finally going to be seen and heard: the day that young women from Burundi, South Africa Uganda and Kenya were going to make it all about us.

2014-10-31 A Bad HR Decision Can Be Costly to Your Organisation
[Observer]The director of Human Resource at KCCA has advised fellow HR professionals to save their organisations from incurring unintended costs by recruiting the right people.

2014-10-31 Tumwebaze Disowns Kigezi Journalists MoU
[Observer]Mystery surrounds a memorandum of understanding signed by a group of media practitioners in Kabale district, to give positive coverage to the ruling NRM.

2014-10-31 Kamuswaga Sues Govt for Sh70 Billion
[Observer]The Kooki cultural leader, Kamuswaga Apollo Sansa Kabumbuli II, has sued the central government for allegedly confiscating chiefdom's land.

2014-10-31 NWSC Receives Third International Award
[Observer]National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) on Monday received the 2014 Golden Europe Award for Quality and Commercial Prestige, its third international prize this year.

2014-10-31 Two Defilers Get 20 Years in Prison
[Observer]The High court, sitting in Mukono on Tuesday sentenced two men to a total of 20 years in prison for separate cases of aggravated defilement.

2014-10-31 Two Years Later, State Not Ready for Desh Trial
[Observer]Two years after Andrew 'Desh' Kananura was charged with murder, state prosecutors on Thursday told court that that they were not ready to try the owner of the Naguru-based Panamera bar.

2014-10-31 Cricket Cranes Join Elite Class
[Observer]The Cricket Cranes made the leap from the International Cricket Council (ICC) classification division III to division II following their win over Bermuda on Wednesday in Malaysia in the ongoing World Cricket League division III tournament.

2014-10-31 Besigye - I May Not Back FDC
[Observer]Opposition stalwart says he will neither stand nor support an FDC candidate if there are no reforms

2014-10-31 Law-Enforcers Are Failing Us - Kadaga
[Observer]Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has blamed law-enforcers for failing to ensure that laws passed by Parliament are observed.

2014-10-31 Media Freedom Fighter Coming
[Observer]Renowned Zimbabwean media entrepreneur Trevor Ncube will on November 26 speak at the inaugural Media and Politics in Africa lecture, it was announced this week.

2014-10-31 Amama Is No Snake - Gen Ali
[Observer]Gen Moses Ali, the second deputy prime minister, used a book launch to clarify earlier remarks in which he allegedly referred to his former boss and Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi as a snake.

2014-10-31 New York Marathon - Kiprotich Out to Break Kenyans' Dominance
[Observer]One of the highly-anticipated face-offs in this Sunday's New York Marathon pits Uganda's World and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich against Kenyan stars, writes Moses Mugalu.

2014-10-31 Byarugaba's Great Expectations
[Observer]The minister of Finance Maria Kiwanuka on Wednesday announced the reappointment of Richard Byarugaba as the managing director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF), after more than a year of scouting for the right person to take over Uganda's biggest financial institution.

2014-10-31 Doing Business Toughens - WB
[Observer]Uganda's failure to make it easier for the business community to trade has cost it 18 slots in the World Bank's latest Doing Business 2015 ranking, the biggest drop the country has experienced in the recent past.

2014-10-31 What Others Could Learn From Must
[Observer]Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) this week celebrated 25 years since it was founded.

2014-10-31 Brian Mugenyi to Serve His Jazzuphoria
[Observer]It has been two months since Brian Mugenyi serenaded his fans with his saxophone skills.

2014-10-31 Four Artists Showcased in Four-Pronged Exhibition
[Observer]Oftentimes, fine artists prefer to hold solo exhibitions of their works for reasons that are obvious.

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