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2014-10-13 08:21:29

KAMPALA, Uganda, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chinese construction company, China Harbor Engineering, has been contracted to build a $13.5b railway to offload the region with costly and slower transport. The standard gauge railway line that will stretch from Kenya to Kampala, Uganda's capital, is expected to bring down journeys to only two days, from the current eight. The line will also be extended to Rwanda. Studies on Kampala-Kigali segment started in July - to be complete by...

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2010-11-22 14:00:00

Environmental activists said on Monday that they are plan to fight a project that has the backing of Uganda's president to build a golf course in the country's largest and best-known national park.  President Yoweri Museveni ordered the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to allow the Madhvani Group last week to build a golf course in Murchison Falls National Park, which is a wildlife reserve. "We shall do whatever it takes, including legal action. We'll block it. We'll get an injunction,"...

2008-10-10 06:00:33

Text of report by Cyprian Musoke entitled "Do not turn sex into pastime - Museveni" published by state-owned, mass-circulation Ugandan daily The New Vision website on 10 October President Yoweri Museveni has urged the youth not to turn sex into a pastime but to engage in academic, domestic and co- curricular activities. Addressing guests at the 10th anniversary of the Mildmay Centre on Wednesday [8 October], Museveni said: "The youth should avoid prostitution because there is no gain. Do...

2008-07-16 06:00:16

Excerpt from report by Charles Mwanguhya and Grace Matsiko entitled "Save me, Bashir asks Museveni" published by Ugandan newspaper Daily Monitor website on 16 July The Sudanese government yesterday warned that the indictment of President Omar al-Bashir on genocide and war crimes charges would have "a direct negative impact" on the peace talks between Uganda and the LRA [Lord's Resistance Army] rebels. It appealed to President Museveni to help Khartoum fight off the charges. In a...

2008-07-15 12:01:00

Once a month, Jane Nandawula walks seven miles from her home to an AIDS clinic in Kasasa, a ramshackle collection of storefronts and huts clinging to a roadside in southwestern Uganda. There, in a tidy concrete building set back from the highway, she meets friends, gets tips on hygiene, learns about a healthy diet, and picks up her monthly dose of anti-retroviral [ARV] drugs , which help keep her HIV in check. "I was getting sick over and over -- fever, coughing, colds," says the mother of...

2008-07-09 06:00:30

Excerpt form report by Barbara Among entitled:"Swaziland to buy ARVs from Uganda" published by Ugandan newspaper The New Vision website on 9 July His Majesty King Mswati III of Swaziland, who is on a four-day state visit, yesterday toured the new anti-AIDS and anti-malaria drug plant in Luzira, Kampala.Swazi Foreign Affairs Minister Moses Mathedelene said the Swazi government would initially buy drugs from Uganda when the factory starts full production. "This visit is part of our efforts...

2008-06-24 12:03:03

The Ugandan government has commenced construction of its only refinery and has also made it clear that it will restrict exports of domestically produced crude oil, reported PetrolWorld. The government is planning to drill, process and refine crude oil for domestic usage, hoping to create new economic opportunities that come as a result of such industrial activity. Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni was quoted by PetrolWorld as saying that Uganda will not export its crude oil as it will...

2006-09-02 09:46:28

By Daniel Wallis KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni pledged to intervene to prevent notorious guerrilla leader Joseph Kony from facing international war crimes charges if his group agreed to end one of Africa's longest insurgencies. Under a truce agreed a week ago, Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters and their leader Kony have three weeks to move to two camps in southern Sudan while talks continue. But Kony and his top deputies are wanted on war crimes charges...


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