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Zoom Wireless Launches High-Speed, Reliable and Affordable Internet Access Service in Northern Uganda Zoom Wireless (www.zoom.co.ug), a commercial wing of SINFA Uganda LTD, is now officially delivering the most affordable, unlimited high-speed Internet access to businesses and residences in and around Gulu, Uganda. With EveryLayer, Zoom deployed fiber-bac
PR.com | 8 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Uganda's 'Right to Know' Data Revolution In Uganda, access to government data is changing the face of journalism and community empowerment. Tools for investigating budgets and tracking local initiatives have created an information-driven community who are changing the definition of government tr
Voice of America | 18 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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They microchip dogs -- why not rhinos? Uganda has begun microchipping its rhinos as part of a global effort to fight poaching and the illegal trade in rhino horn.
CNN.com | Mar 4, 2015 1:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Land Disputes Arise Amid Uganda Oil Boom Ugandan police say there has been a sharp increase in land disputes, with 10 new cases being reported each day. The claims come amid an oil boom as investors appear to be cashing in by selling parcels of land to multiple buyers. Meanwhile, the people who
Voice of America | Mar 3, 2015 7:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Managing Rapid Urbanization Can Help Uganda Achieve Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Uganda's urban population will increase from six million in 2013 to over 20 million in 2040. Policy makers need to act now to ensure that this rapid urbanization is managed well, so it can contribute to Uganda's sustainable and inclusive growth, a
WebWire | Mar 3, 2015 3:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sewing saviors: C.O. team helps African girls A community of women meets every Monday in Bend to change the lives of young girls in Uganda. After four months, the team is as tight-knit as their project.
KTVZ.com | Mar 3, 2015 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Bend, Oregon
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Uganda denies massing troops along Sudan border By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan troops based in South Sudan are not massing along the Sudan border, Ugandan military officials said on Tuesday, after Sudan's state news agency reported 16,000 Ugandan soldiers were due to arrive near
Yahoo! News | Mar 3, 2015 1:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Identifying the war-afflicted teenagers most in need of mental health care A new study finds widespread post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicidal ideation among teenagers in warn-torn Northern Uganda, not only among former child soldiers. Psychological support should be offered to all young people in the region th
EurekAlert! | Mar 3, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What a town in Uganda teaches about ending aid dependency In Iganga, Uganda, the community group Musana has changed its model from dependency on outsiders to local initiative.
The Christian Science Monitor | Mar 2, 2015 1:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uganda sees economic growth of 5.3 pct this fiscal year By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's economic growth is set to accelerate to 5.3 percent in fiscal 2014/15, driven by infrastructure investment aimed at maximizing benefits from an expected oil boom, outgoing finance minister Maria Kiwan
Yahoo! News | Mar 2, 2015 07:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend