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Female Mutilation in Uganda and Africa

When you enter Bukwo, a remote district in eastern Uganda, you are welcomed by a billboard saying: “Stop female circumcision, it is dangerous to women’s health”. Any person would expect the Sabiny, who inhabit the area, to take the message seriously, but the turn of events reveals otherwise.Female genital mutilation is a traditional practice where a girl’s clitoris or both ...

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Investing in Africa, Businesses to start in Africa

Wondering which business to invest in that  can work in Africa? Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent with over over  1.216 billion people(as of 2016). We all know people matter in any business. Without people, every patent in the world would be worthless. People are the ultimate consumers of every product and service, and this brings us to point ...

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NRM Government Has Reduced UGANDANS to Market Products – Maureen Kyalya

Ugandan female presidential contender has lashed at the government as being greedy and feasting on foreign donation at the expense of the rural poor. “The 2016 presidential elections are merely accountability to the European Union for stolen funds” Kyalya said. She further alleges that, even before polls are conducted it’s a sure win for Museveni and NRM who are bound ...

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I Am Ready For The “NEXT DEBATE”- Museveni

President Museveni has said that he did not deliberately decide not to attend the 15th January 2016 Presidential Candidates’ debate. According o Museveni, he missed out on the debate due to the tight campaign schedule that required him to attend three campaign rallies on the same day. The President said that although he was greatly positive to participate in the ...

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Former Deputy RDC Gulu Trade Blow With “Go Forward” Supporter in Alebtong

Power is nothing without control, this was the scenario this afternoon in Alebtong when the Resident District Commissioner, Andrew Awany risk with some of Mbabazi’s men. Awany who previously worked as deputy RDC, Gulu got a thorough beating this afternoon from a group of presidential candidate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi at Aloi corner, Alebtong district. Reports reaching us indicate that, ...

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I Have “HOPES” For A Better And Vigorous Acholi -Jokkene Timothy Election Appeal

Jokkene Timothy Okee, the NRM aspirant for Gulu municipality Member of Parliament seat has today appealed to the people of Gulu to trust him with their votes as he is the only hope for the region. “In this election season an opportunity has been placed in your hands as voters to make a contribution on the path we should take” ...

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Political Shot: Meet Oryem Kissinger “UNOPPOSED PHILANTHROPIST” to be Councilor

In a bid to showcase the life and struggle of various political leaders vying for elective post a head of 2016, Northernews Wire has taken on the mantle to give you some of the new faces in the political playground from across the region. In a one on one interview we bring you the work and moments in the life ...

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EU Sights Looming Tension a head of 2016 Polls.

The European Union has warned against the mounting tension ahead of the 2016 polls in Uganda. In a statement issued by the EU Political, Press and Information, all parties in the election have been urged to exercise restraint to ensure a climate conducive to peaceful, transparent and credible elections. At the backdrop of cases of violence and counter violence in ...

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The Battle for Aswa: Meet Tonny Kitara, Parliamentary Candidate for Aswa

Tonny Kitara is the latest kid on the political lime light in a tight race to lead Aswa County besides Reagan Okumu and Christopher Acire ahead of 2016 general election. A graduate of Law and practicing lawyer, Kitara is a parent and strong politician with immerse political roles in the region. Now contesting on DP/ TDA ticket, Kitara worked as ...

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Presidential debate set for January 15: YOUR FAVOURITE CANDIDATE?

2016 General election just got big and better a head of face to face on screen debate by the top eight vying for presidency. The debate sponsored by the inter-religious council of Uganda is the first of its kind that will bring these big wigs together in a single setting to walk the talk of their political manifesto as Ugandans ...

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