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Today (30.09.2014)

Why the RPF succeeded

In Summary In Part III of the series, we look at what tactics the Rwandans used to finally return home, and how the Rwandese Patriotic Front was built October 1, will be 24 years since Rwandan refugees begun the journey back home after 31 years of exile. The dream many Tutsi refugees had was to return home. 12:38 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Man canes CORD leader Raila Odinga at rally

In Summary Raila and his team later addressed the rally during their campaign in Kinango before heading to Mwangulu, LungaLunga and Diani Cord's Okoa Kenya rally in Kinango market in Kwale was interrupted briefly on Monday when a man stormed the meeting and started attacking Cord leader Raila Odinga and other coalition leaders using a stick. 12:10 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Villa not carried away by log summit

In Summary Soccer. KCC coach George Nsimbe said after their 1-1 draw with Police last week that the “opening game is always difficult. ” He will hope Michael Birungi and company will have moved on from the “difficult” start and have their scoring boots on this time Kampala. Sitting pretty at the Uganda Premier League (UPL) summit with six points after two games a position every ambitious team would want to be in. 10:36 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

We have received public backlash for annulling antigay law- judge

Justice Solomy Bossa Balungi (Left) and Justice Remy Kasule (R) go through notes on an iPad during the just concluded two-day judicial symposium. 10:32 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

What it means to be a skinny child

In Summary Being skinny maybe the inthing, but for Angela Nampewo, it was a traumatising experience because she always stood out from the crowd. This is her experience My earliest memories consist of idle afternoons spent traversing our neighbourhood on the shoulders of my big brother. Looking back at the photo album, I can understand why I would have been a popular choice when my siblings were looking for someone to carry around. 09:14 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Giving babies air at birth

In Summary At a recent hackathon, where software developers come together to work on a specific project, a team of scientists came up with a prototype of the Augmented Infant Resuscitator (AIR), which is meant improve how fast and safely babies are revived when they fail to breathe at birth It was his first time to attend a hackathon. 08:53 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Correct flaws in national ID data

Government should quickly address fears about the credibility of Uganda’s data bank for the national ID project. Results of a survey conducted by Research World International, for Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (Ccedu) says more than half of 14,080,000 Ugandans registered for the ID card were not verified. This means 6. 9m applicants had their citizenship verified at registration while another 8. 01:00 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Afrobasket here we come

Excited Team Uganda basketballers celebrate their win over Rwanda that guaranteed them second place in the Zone V Basketball Championship. PHOTO BY Ismail Kezaala  In Summary Basketball. Next year’s Afrobasket will be played in Tunisia (men) and Cameroon (women) while the All Africa Games are set for Congo Brazzaville Ugandan basketball has finally arrived at the continental high table. 01:00 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Pupil helps school get a latrine

In Summary Mr Osuna acknowledged the problem and pledged to intervene but blamed it on the laxity of the school management committee. Tororo- Namwaya Primary School in Nagongera Sub-county in Tororo District, where a Primary One pupil recently confronted the district chairperson over lack of a pit-latrine, has finally got one. 01:00 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Uganda’s horticultural exports face EU ban

A florist prepares roses for export. Flower exports from Uganda are among the commodities that could be affected by the European Union standards. FILE PHOTO  In Summary Jobs. Commercial floriculture which started in 1993, employs about 8,500 people Uganda’s horticultural export commodities risk losing out on revenue from the European Union market if they do not conform to their safety standards. 01:00 30.09.2014 from channel Monitor Online

Yesterday (29.09.2014)

Student loan dreams

New scheme favouring technology, medicine, science education starts When The Independent first wrote a story about the student loan scheme in August this year, a reader, Vitas Muhairwe, posted a comment on our online version: “Am not seeing the possibility of this loan benefiting students from needy background, who have tried hard to make it to campus but have failed. 09:02 29.09.2014 from channel The Independent

Tangi gets its grove back

President Yoweri Museveni greets Late Oryema's family members at the reburial in Tangi village Sept, 18. 2014. INDEPENDENT/JIMMY SIYAReburial of IGP Oryema brings new life to remote village Obit West could be described as the quietest spot in Tangi, a rural village in Pabir parish in Purongo Sub-County in Nwoya district in northern Uganda. 09:00 29.09.2014 from channel The Independent

300 public servants to be sued over embezzlement

Justice Minister Johnson Busingye’sJustice Ministry reacts as Rwf3 billion is lost The announcement in mid-September by the Minister of Justice of plans to sue about 300 people over embezzlement of public funds has come at a time when government is struggling to recover about Rwf3 billion lost through irregular expenditure. That is enough money to pay salaries of about 5,000 primary teachers for a year. 08:52 29.09.2014 from channel The Independent

NRM’s biggest war

President Museveni greets Amama Mbabazi as former VP Prof. Bekenya looks on. FILE PHOTOWhy Mbabazi-Museveni fight threatens to widen fault lines in the ruling party months ahead of the 2016 polls On Sept. 08:46 29.09.2014 from channel The Independent

The fall of Mbabazi

President Yoweri talks to NRM MPs at Kyankwanzi last year. FILE PHOTOInside look at how Museveni launched fight with former PM The first indication that something unusual was happening at State House Entebbe was when President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday Sept. 17 ended his meetings unusually early. The President retired for a quiet dinner with the First Lady, Mrs Janet Museveni. 08:40 29.09.2014 from channel The Independent

Day before yesterday (28.09.2014)

UPDF on alert over Mbabazi

The Observer - UPDF on alert over Mbabazi. 21:06 28.09.2014 from channel The Observer

Don't play around with NRM!

The Observer - Don't play around with NRM!. 21:04 28.09.2014 from channel The Observer

National ID data was not verified, study finds

The Observer - National ID data was not verified, study finds. 21:02 28.09.2014 from channel The Observer

Tracing Museveni’s friends

The Observer - Tracing Museveni’s friends. 20:18 28.09.2014 from channel The Observer

Why Mbabazi may fail as NRM secretary general

The Observer - Why Mbabazi may fail as NRM secretary general. 20:12 28.09.2014 from channel The Observer



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