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Peaceful coexistence of the refugees and the host community in Uganda’s Bidibidi settlement promise a brighter future

Peaceful coexistence of the refugees and the host community in Uganda’s Bidibidi settlement promise a brighter future

By: Kakembo Ali Uganda has experienced an influx of people in recent years coming from neighboring countries escaping conflict and famine, doubling the East African country’s refugee population to an estimated 1.4 million refugees: the…

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Kayunga Women Turn ‘Survival’ Maize Production Into Blooming Business Empire

Kayunga Women Turn ‘Survival’ Maize Production Into Blooming Business Empire

Assuming charge as sole-breadwinner of the family after the passing of her husband, Mrs. Lubwama narrowed the demands of her house to a single preoccupation; survival first. A maize mill left behind by her late…

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Full Career Potential Vs Motherhood: Uganda’s Manuela Mulondo Has A Working Solution

Full Career Potential Vs Motherhood: Uganda’s Manuela Mulondo Has A Working Solution

When Manuela Mulondo gave birth to her firstborn, it was daunting to part with her precious little bundle without constantly worrying about his safety. “I tried to look for someone to take care of my son…

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Somali mother of six finds a home in Uganda

Fleeing the crossfire pitting militant groups and Islamic Courts Union against Ethiopian troops and government forces, Abshiro Ali left Somalia to look for a safe haven for her children. Abshiro met this reporter for an…

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Social media and mobile money tax spurs widespread outcry

Social media and mobile money tax spurs widespread outcry

By Tracy Kababiito A new tax on social media and mobile money transactions in Uganda has spurred scores of young Ugandans into the streets and online to protest what they see as an unfair economic…

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Smart up factory a savior to the youths

Smart up factory a savior to the youths

BY: Robert Kasumba, Shamim Nabakooza, Shifrah Kayaga and Tracy Kababiito Unemployment rate in the sub Saharan African countries is rising rampantly and with over 78 percent of people below the age of 30, Uganda has…

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Gifted Hands Network To Train Visually Impaired Women In Diagnosing Breast Cancer

Gifted Hands Network To Train Visually Impaired Women In Diagnosing Breast Cancer

By PATRICIA TAREMWA and YVONNE NJUNA Allen Namale was heading home one evening from work when she was attacked by an unknown person who poured her acid on her face and parts of her arm.…

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Meet the University Graduate Who Created His Own Job

Meet the University Graduate Who Created His Own Job

For many graduates, finishing University signifies a beginning of turmoil which is characterized by tiresome stints of job searching, this however this wasn’t the case for Herbert Mukuru alias Bobic a graduate at Uganda Christian…

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