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Suspect Ebola fever in Luweero

By Aloysious Kasoma The suspected deadly Ebola fever has been detected in Nyimbwa sub-county in Luweero district and two members of the same family have died. This latest incidence happened in Sombwe Parish about 40km north of Kampala.  Joseph Okware, the Luwero District Health Officer Wednesday confirmed that the dead …

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Uganda hosts over 400 mountain gorillas

By Chris Agwokotho Odubi The population of the gorillas  in Bwindi Impenetrable  National Park  is at a  minimum of  400 according to the current census  by the Uganda  Wild Life Authority,  International  Gorilla Conservation Program(IGCP), Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) in DRC  and RDB in Rwanda. The results …

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Wild life tourism boosts in Albertine rift

By Joan Akello The U.S. Mission to Uganda, and the  Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)  registered  increasing tourism and wildlife conservation in the Lake Albert Region of Uganda, with the conclusion of the three-year, USAID-funded ”Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift” (USAID-STAR) project. The final report was released this week at …

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Investors reaping from casual jobs

By Joan Akello Labour unions have observed that precarious work is taking over permanent employment especially in the private sector. Uganda Investment Authority has focused on generating new investments and creating employment through foreign, joint venture and local projects.   351,194  jobs were created from a total of  2, 226 licensed …

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Uganda needs futuristic equitable Oil Laws

By Ronald Musoke Ugandans will only benefit from its oil and gas resources if the country’s Parliament comes up with a nationalistic oil and gas legal regime which is futuristic and inter-generational to ensure transparency and accountability. According to Arthur Benomugisha, the executive director of the Advocates Coalition on Development …

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