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  • 03:04 Uganda's Enterprising Soldiers

    Uganda's Enterprising Soldiers

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    Beyond being the most professionalized and disciplined army Uganda has ever had, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) is also an enterprising institution. New Vision TV offers analyzed news content on trending stories in Uganda, be it politics, busine

  • 03:41 Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

    Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

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    Ugandan and Kenyan authorities, in partnership with the world health organization, have signed a cross-border surveillance and response pact to handle epidemics in the two countries. This follows the recent outbreak of the deadly Marburg disease in Kween

  • 00:59 Uganda Beefs Up Security Along DRC Border After UN Report

    Uganda Beefs Up Security Along DRC Border After UN Report

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    Uganda says it is continuing to tighten security along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. This follows a new United Nations report that revealed 250 people were killed in the DRC between March and June this year. Hillary Ayesiga has more fr

  • 01:36 Trade Route Along Ugandan Border Grinds To A Halt

    Trade Route Along Ugandan Border Grinds To A Halt

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    As Kenyans went to the polls, however, there's anxiety across the border. In Uganda, many importers have temporarily suspended business along the Kenyan route. Some transport operators have refused to move passengers across the border altogether. CGTN's I

  • 02:35 Influx Of Refugees In Uganda Raises Concerns Over Escalating Crisis

    Influx Of Refugees In Uganda Raises Concerns Over Escalating Crisis

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    The UN Refugee Agency has expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation in South Sudan. The violence has forced thousands of South Sudanese to flee into Uganda. CGTN's Michael Baleke is on the border between the two countries, where close to fiv

  • 01:29 Uganda's Museveni Calls For Dialogue To End Renewed Fighting In South Sudan

    Uganda's Museveni Calls For Dialogue To End Renewed Fighting In South Sudan

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    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has been meeting with South Sudan's Vice President, Taban Deng Gai. Museveni has called on Juba to speed up efforts towards dialogue, as renewed fighting is threatening to destabilise the country. CGTN's Isabel Nakirya ha

  • 02:17 Uganda To Introduce Agency Banking

    Uganda To Introduce Agency Banking

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    Uganda is in the advanced stages of introducing agency banking -- a contracted commercial lending system. More than 5,000 agents are expected to be recruited to implement the service before the end of the year. CGTN's Michael Baleke has this report. Subsc

  • 02:41 Islamic Banking System Begins Operating In Uganda

    Islamic Banking System Begins Operating In Uganda

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    Uganda is in the final stages of implementing the Islamic banking system. In January 2016, the government passed the Islamic banking and finance law. But implementation has been delayed due to an absence of supporting regulations. CGTN's Michael Baleke ha

  • 02:30 Ugandan Authorities Switch Off 2 Million Unregistered Phones

    Ugandan Authorities Switch Off 2 Million Unregistered Phones

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    Uganda has switched off more than 2 million unregistered phones, after a deadline passed at the end of last month. Officials say they are cracking down because criminals are increasingly using unregistered SIM cards. CGTN'S Isabel Nakirya reports.

  • 02:18 Real Estate Burst In Uganda

    Real Estate Burst In Uganda

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    Uganda's capital Kampala is steadily stretching its boundaries with new real estate villages cropping up on the edges of the city. Local developers have been rushing to invest in these new residential outposts. But now with a general economic slowdown tak

  • 01:07 2017 World Cross Country Championship Held In Uganda Lauded As The Best In Recent Years

    2017 World Cross Country Championship Held In Uganda Lauded As The Best In Recent Years

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    The 2017 world cross country championship in Uganda has been lauded as one of the most successful events in the recent history of the championships. History was made at the Kololo independence grounds in Kampala when Irene Cheptai led a Kenyan women's squ

  • 02:22 Uganda sets new tax levy for old imported Vehicles

    Uganda sets new tax levy for old imported Vehicles

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    After decades of decline in Senegal's once trail blazing film industry most of the country's main cinemas remain closed today. Back in the 60s Senegal had a thriving film industry and cinemas served as the main venue for watching films, but people watch m

  • 00:52 China Asked For $500 Million Loan For Roads In Oil-rich Uganda

    China Asked For $500 Million Loan For Roads In Oil-rich Uganda

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    Uganda says it has asked China for a $500 million loan to help build almost 600 km of roads in the country's oil-rich west. This request comes amid criticism over heavy borrowing that has ballooned the country's debt. Uganda has discovered an estimated 6.

  • 01:23 Team USA In Uganda Ahead Of The IAAF World Cross Country Championship

    Team USA In Uganda Ahead Of The IAAF World Cross Country Championship

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    Teams have begun arriving in Uganda's capital of Kampala as the city prepares for to host the IAAF World Cross Country Championship for the first time. Fiji, Australia, South Korea and even the United States are already in the country. Team USA's athletes

  • 02:00 S.Sudan Displaced Children Get Academic Support In Ugandan Schools

    S.Sudan Displaced Children Get Academic Support In Ugandan Schools

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    Aid agencies are struggling to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees from South Sudan. Most are children and their needs extend far beyond food, water and medical treatment. CGTN's Soni Methu reports.

  • 02:07 Uganda Farmers Counting Losses Due To South Sudan Conflict

    Uganda Farmers Counting Losses Due To South Sudan Conflict

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    Uganda continues to count losses following the simmering conflict in neighboring South Sudan, with the agricultural sector witnessing the worst effects. Farmers and middlemen are frustrated by the limited market and unstable produce prices. Leon Ssenyange

  • 02:15 Uganda: United Nations Seeks Around $560 Million For Aid This Year

    Uganda: United Nations Seeks Around $560 Million For Aid This Year

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    The United Nations has more than doubled its appeal for aid, to help refugees in Uganda. More than 800 thousand South Sudanese have crossed the border. And officials say there's simply not enough resources to support them. CGTN's Soni Methu has spent rece

  • 02:07 Compassionate Woman Offers Care To Fellow Refugees In Uganda

    Compassionate Woman Offers Care To Fellow Refugees In Uganda

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    And as the situation in South Sudan continues to deteriorate, the very worst of times can often bring out the very best in us. That's certainly the case in Uganda. The country has witnessed a growing influx of refugees escaping the South Sudan conflict. M

  • 01:44 Ugandan Coffee Entrepreneur Providing Seedlings To Local Farmers

    Ugandan Coffee Entrepreneur Providing Seedlings To Local Farmers

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    Betty Ndugga is a Ugandan entrepreneur who has been providing local farmers with coffee bean seedlings in Luwero District. For the 57-year-old, curating and growing the next generation of coffee plants is a viable commercial enterprise.

  • 05:09 Thousands Arriving In Northern Uganda From South Sudan Daily

    Thousands Arriving In Northern Uganda From South Sudan Daily

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    Around 130 thousand South Sudanese have fled to Uganda in the past three weeks alone. That's putting an incredible strain on aid efforts. Ugandan authorities say the country is now sheltering more than 800 thousand refugees, in various settlements in the

  • 01:04 Uganda Confirms Holding Fighters From The DRC Rebel Group

    Uganda Confirms Holding Fighters From The DRC Rebel Group

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    Uganda has confirmed it's holding dozens of gunmen who fled over the border following clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They belong to the M-23 rebel group.CGTN's Leon Ssenyange has this update

  • 02:21 Spread Of HIV Amongst Adolescent Girls Steadily Rising

    Spread Of HIV Amongst Adolescent Girls Steadily Rising

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    The United Nations' Aids agency has warned Uganda that it is not doing enough to fight the spread of HIV/Aids in adolescent girls. Recent figures from UNAIDs show the prevalence rate for HIV in girls aged 15-24 stands at 9.1%. CGTN's Isabel Nakirya report

  • 02:44 Ugandan Gov't Seeking $15 Million To Provide Food To Vulnerable Households

    Ugandan Gov't Seeking $15 Million To Provide Food To Vulnerable Households

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    Uganda is seeking close to $15 million to provide food and water relief to vulnerable households facing starvation. This is due to a widespread food shortage that has been triggered by the long dry spell. Harvests have been decimated in most food producin

  • 02:43 EU Project Improves Livelihood Of Migrants, Host Communities

    EU Project Improves Livelihood Of Migrants, Host Communities

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    The European Union has launched a project in an attempt improve the livelihoods of refugees and their host communities in northern Uganda. The Africa Emergency Trust Fund addresses the long-term needs of migrants, including education, food security, emplo

  • 02:02 Indian VP Hamid Ansari Visit To Strengthen Ties With Uganda

    Indian VP Hamid Ansari Visit To Strengthen Ties With Uganda

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    Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari is in Uganda on a three-day working visit. He is held several meetings with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. They have focused on strengthening ties between their two countries. CGTN's Isabel Nakirya reports

  • 13:07 UN Seeks $1.9 Million To Address Situation

    UN Seeks $1.9 Million To Address Situation

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    The African Union says its emergency fund for drought and famine is unable to offer support to the countries currently affected by drought. More than 30 years after it was set up, the contributions meant to sustain the fund are yet to be realized. The Uni

  • 02:52 Uganda Becomes A Regional Bread Basket

    Uganda Becomes A Regional Bread Basket

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    Uganda has established itself as one of East Africa's major food baskets, mainly because of its agricultural productivity. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga visited an agricultural market that supplies cereals to Kenya, along the border between the two countries.

  • 01:33 Uganda Struggling To Shelter Refugees Fleeing From South Sudan

    Uganda Struggling To Shelter Refugees Fleeing From South Sudan

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    Uganda is now home to more than half a million South Sudanese refugees. The influx of refugees into Uganda raises concerns over the scarcity of resources required to accommodate them. Here's more on that story.

  • 03:33 Trials Underway In Uganda To Produce Mangoes Year Round

    Trials Underway In Uganda To Produce Mangoes Year Round

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    In Uganda, trials to produce mangos out of season are in their final stages. Fruit factories in Uganda currently rely heavily on imported mangoes to make juice due to lack of adequate supply from local farmers. CGTN'S Isabel Nakirya reports.

  • 02:38 Health Officials Raise The Alarm About Anti-malaria Drug Shortage

    Health Officials Raise The Alarm About Anti-malaria Drug Shortage

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    In Uganda, health officials are warning of a shortage of malaria medicine if stocks are not replenished soon. Medical stores need 12 million dollars to buy enough drugs to last until the end of the year. CGTN's Isabel Nakirya reports

  • 02:18 Helping Women Take Up Urban Agriculture In Uganda

    Helping Women Take Up Urban Agriculture In Uganda

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    One woman in Uganda's capital is helping other urban women earn additional income by farming small spaces. The Kampala farmer is growing fruit and vegetable in her backyard, and rearing poultry and cows there too. CGTN'S Isabel Nakirya reports

  • 01:59 Uganda Confirms Disappearance Of M23 Military Chief

    Uganda Confirms Disappearance Of M23 Military Chief

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    Uganda has confirmed that the Military Chief of the Congolese M23 Rebel Movement has gone missing from his hideout in the country's capital Kampala. The Uganda Army spokesperson says Brigadier Sultan Makenga and other former combatants disappeared on the

  • 03:00 Uganda Continues To Welcome Migrants Fleeing Regional Crisis

    Uganda Continues To Welcome Migrants Fleeing Regional Crisis

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    Uganda is hosting an ever-growing number of refugees - with figures now over 800,000. Many of the refugees seeking safety are from neighboring South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Somalia. But despite the burden, Uganda keeps its doors open.

  • 01:57 Uganda Diversifies Away From Wildlife To Attract More Tourists

    Uganda Diversifies Away From Wildlife To Attract More Tourists

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    Uganda's craters are becoming a huge tourist attraction. The country is trying to diversify away from wildlife to attract more visitors. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga reports from Western Uganda.

  • 02:44 Uganda Eyes China As Alternative Market For Coffee Exports

    Uganda Eyes China As Alternative Market For Coffee Exports

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    Uganda is looking to China as an alternative market for its coffee exports. The country plans to more than quadruple its coffee production by 2020. CGTN's Michael Baleke tells us why Uganda is venturing into the Chinese market

  • 01:32 Liabilities Of Uganda's Largest Bank Transferred To DFCU Bank

    Liabilities Of Uganda's Largest Bank Transferred To DFCU Bank

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    Bank of Uganda has announced that Uganda's Development Finance Company Bank - DFCU is taking over Crane Bank limited. In October 2016, the country's Central Bank took over the management of Crane Bank saying it lacked sufficient capital and posed a system

  • 02:06 Ugandan Lawmakers Probe Payouts From Oil Firms' Tax Case

    Ugandan Lawmakers Probe Payouts From Oil Firms' Tax Case

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    Ugandan lawmakers have started probing the controversial payouts to government officials arising from a tax arbitration case involving oil companies. Legislators are concerned that a lack of transparency in the oil sector could lead to abuse of the natura

  • 02:51 Uganda Farmers Earn Income From Making Crafts From Banana Fibre

    Uganda Farmers Earn Income From Making Crafts From Banana Fibre

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    In Uganda, a vocational centre is helping farmers earn extra income from banana stems that would otherwise be left to rot on farms. Students, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds, are also taught how to earn a living from crafts made out of b

  • 02:10 Ugandan Farmers Lose Thousands Of Cattle To Disease

    Ugandan Farmers Lose Thousands Of Cattle To Disease

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    In Uganda, farmers in the western part of the country are losing their cows to a tick borne disease. East coast fever a disease transmitted by ticks has so far claimed 3000 cows in six months. Hillary Ayesiga, reports from Western Uganda

  • 02:11 IMF Chief To Visit Uganda To Discuss Improved Lending Terms

    IMF Chief To Visit Uganda To Discuss Improved Lending Terms

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    Uganda is hoping to make progress towards better borrowing terms as International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde visits the country. The IMF chief will be in Uganda to discuss its economic prospects at a time when businesses are

  • 01:51 Farmers Battling The Effects Of Prolonged Drought

    Farmers Battling The Effects Of Prolonged Drought

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    Cocoa farmers in Uganda are battling the effects of a prolonged drought. The dry weather is hampering the growth of cocoa crops in the country. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga reports from central Uganda

  • 02:00 Uganda On Alert As Numerous Wild Birds Die Along L. Victoria

    Uganda On Alert As Numerous Wild Birds Die Along L. Victoria

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    Scientists in Uganda say there's been an increase in wild birds dying along the shores of Uganda's largest lake Victoria. The country announced the outbreak of the deadly Bird Flu earlier in the week and the East African Region is on alert. CGTN's Michael

  • 02:17 Uganda Opposition Officials Dispute $1.7 Million Awarded To MPs

    Uganda Opposition Officials Dispute $1.7 Million Awarded To MPs

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    Civil society activists in Uganda are raising concerns about 1.7 million dollars that was given to government officials for their role in settling tax disputes with oil companies. The cash reward was endorsed by president Yoweri Museveni but highly critic

  • 02:57 Banks In Uganda Aim To Increase Private Sector Loans In 2017

    Banks In Uganda Aim To Increase Private Sector Loans In 2017

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    Bank of Uganda projects that this year commercial banks will start lending to the private sector at a much faster rate than the case has been. This follows a decline of interest rates on government securities, coupled with the continued reduction in the b

  • 04:12 Uganda Financial Woes: Traders Say They Cannot Access Credit Facilities

    Uganda Financial Woes: Traders Say They Cannot Access Credit Facilities

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    The central bank has issued a directive stopping Crane Bank from issuing letters of credit, bank guarantees, bid bonds as well as place restrictions on new loans.The directive comes after the Bank of Uganda identified that there was a continued and signif

  • 02:46 Ongoing Droughts Adversely Affects Uganda Coffee Exports

    Ongoing Droughts Adversely Affects Uganda Coffee Exports

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    Uganda has significantly increased its coffee exports in the first two months of the coffee year. The country earned more than 74 million dollars in October and November 2016, up from 47 million dollars compared to the previous year. However this apparent

  • 02:51 Dry Spells, Low Prices Crippling Cotton Farmers In Uganda

    Dry Spells, Low Prices Crippling Cotton Farmers In Uganda

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    In Uganda, cotton is one of the main cash crops, but over the years its production has plummeted in some parts of the country. Dry spells and low prices are shattering hopes for the cotton farmers. Leon Ssenyange reports

  • 03:05 Bank Of Uganda: Economy Beginning To Gain Momentum

    Bank Of Uganda: Economy Beginning To Gain Momentum

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    Uganda is looking forward to 2017 as a year of strong economic growth. The country says negative sentiments and uncertainty dominated 2016. The election cycle also saw many investors develop cold feet but the Bank of Uganda says the economy is beginning t

  • 02:09 Egyptian President On A One-day State Visit To Uganda

    Egyptian President On A One-day State Visit To Uganda

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    Egypt is looking at creating more investment opportunities in Uganda. Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was in the East African country in what was his first ever visit to Uganda. Leon Ssenyange reports.

  • 03:57 Uganda's Central Bank Cuts Main Lending Rate From 13% To 12%

    Uganda's Central Bank Cuts Main Lending Rate From 13% To 12%

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    Uganda's central bank cut its main lending rate to 12 percent from 13 percent, saying there was still a need to boost economic growth. Policymakers in the East African nation began cutting the benchmark rate in April, bringing it back down from the peak o