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  • 03:38 Ugandan Conservationists Call For Stringent Hunting Laws

    Ugandan Conservationists Call For Stringent Hunting Laws

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    Conservationists in Uganda say hunting wildlife for sport needs to come under greater scrutiny. This comes following the controversial killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by an American big game hunter. CCTV'S Isabel Nakirya reports.

  • War Dance

    War Dance

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    For the past twenty years, northern Uganda has been at war with a rebel force, the Lord's Resistance Army (L.R.A), and the country's children have been the greatest victims of the conflict. But here, the children are not only the victims of the rebels, th

  • 02:59 Museveni: Ugandans Will Decide How Long I Stay In Power

    Museveni: Ugandans Will Decide How Long I Stay In Power

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    When President Barack Obama left the continent after a five day visit, he had a strong message to Africa's longest serving Presidents."No one should rule for life"... But even before the dust left behind by Air force one settles down, his very message is

  • 03:00 HIV Surge In Uganda

    HIV Surge In Uganda

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    Uganda used to have the third highest number of new HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa last year, reversing its reputation for successfully tackling the epidemic in the 1990’s. Although the percentage of people living with HIV/aids is still half of what

  • 02:47 Uganda Mulls Over Revival Of National Airlines

    Uganda Mulls Over Revival Of National Airlines

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    Uganda's national carrier was liquidated back in 2001, largely due to unpaid debts.

  • 01:43 Uganda Building Africa's First Solar Powered Bus

    Uganda Building Africa's First Solar Powered Bus

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    Uganda's state owned automobile company, Kiira Motors Corporation, is building what's expected to be Africa's first solar powered bus. The prototype is in its completion stage and will be unveiled next month in the capital Kampala.

  • 02:34 Former Teen Mother Teaches Girls Self-sustaining Skills

    Former Teen Mother Teaches Girls Self-sustaining Skills

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    A former teenage mother in Uganda is giving young women a second chance by teaching them self-sustaining skills. Many girls who fall pregnant while still at school stop studying. They're often rejected by family and friends, and have few people to turn to

  • 01:42 Uganda’s Energy Ministry Considering Exploring Oil In Northeastern Region

    Uganda’s Energy Ministry Considering Exploring Oil In Northeastern Region

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    Uganda believes more oil could be found in the country. The Energy Ministry is considering exploring oil in North Eastern Uganda, which borders Kenya. CCTV's Michael Baleke has that report.

  • 02:15 New App In Uganda Bridges The Gap Between Rural And Urban Learning

    New App In Uganda Bridges The Gap Between Rural And Urban Learning

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    A Ugandan app developer has designed a digital platform that allows students and teachers to share academic materials. What's unique about it is that it has both online and offline capabilities -- meaning pupils in rural areas can also benefit, even witho

  • 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

  • 02:44 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

  • 02:17 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

  • 01:33 Uganda Holds Annual Rolex Festival

    Uganda Holds Annual Rolex Festival

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    To Uganda now, where the Rolex festival has been taking place. But, it has nothing to do with the luxury watch. Rolex simply means an eggy snack in the country.

  • 02:35 Uganda: Mobile Applications Used In Reproductive Health Education

    Uganda: Mobile Applications Used In Reproductive Health Education

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    The United Nations is exploiting mobile technology to help improve people's livelihoods and sexual health, mainly in Subsaharan Africa. In Uganda, the UN wants to empower young people to make informed choices about their health through use of mobile appli

  • 01:48 Ugandan Police Unit Awarded For Its Service In Somalia

    Ugandan Police Unit Awarded For Its Service In Somalia

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    The Ugandan Formed Police Unit officers were awarded in a colourful ceremony held in Mogadishu, for their recently concluded tour of duty in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 138-man police unit had been deployed to provide security

  • 02:34 Uganda's Three In One Pill Therapy To Benefit People With HIV/AIDS

    Uganda's Three In One Pill Therapy To Benefit People With HIV/AIDS

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    A one-pill-a-day HIV therapy could soon be available for many people living with HIV in Uganda. Cipla Chemicals, the world's largest manufacturer of anti-retroviral drugs has launched the three in one combination therapy that will help relieve the burden

  • 02:23 Ugandans Neglect Of Female Condom Becomes A Problem

    Ugandans Neglect Of Female Condom Becomes A Problem

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    Low usage of the female condom in uganda is becoming a major concern for health officials. After a successful campaign to reduce HIV and Aids in the country, prevalence rates have started to rise again.

  • 03:49 Uganda Gears Up For 2016 Presidential Election

    Uganda Gears Up For 2016 Presidential Election

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    Campaigning for Uganda's presidential elections in February have got underway in the country's capital Kampala. For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en Like us on Facebook: https://w

  • 02:06 Sport Helps Refugees Integrate Into Ugandan Communities

    Sport Helps Refugees Integrate Into Ugandan Communities

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    According to the UN Refugee Agency, Uganda is the third-largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. But many are struggling to adapt to life in their new country. In Uganda's capital, Kampala, football has become a way of integrating into the community, as

  • 01:56 Uganda's Currency Continues to Fall To The U.S. Dollar

    Uganda's Currency Continues to Fall To The U.S. Dollar

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    After months of stability, Uganda's currency has lost ground to the U.S. dollar.The Bank of Uganda says the volatility is due to increased demand for the dollar, especially from the oil sector. On Friday, the shilling was trading at three thousand four hu

  • 02:21 Growing Demand For Wheat In Uganda Could Cause A Spike In Prices

    Growing Demand For Wheat In Uganda Could Cause A Spike In Prices

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    Officials in Uganda say the amount of wheat being imported into the country has more than doubled since 2010...Those working in the industry say the growing demand - and the fact nearly all of Uganda's wheat comes from abroad - could see an increase in pr

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 02:40 Refugees Recount Journey To Uganda

    Refugees Recount Journey To Uganda

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    One major fall-out from the DRC's troubles is a mass displacement of its population.Tens of thousands have fled their homes many have fled the country.Some have even risked a perilous journey across Lake Albert. Just what are they running from? Refugees a

  • 02:39 Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

    Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

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    Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

  • 02:15 Uganda Launches Automated Trading

    Uganda Launches Automated Trading

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    A new automated trading system launched by Uganda's securities exchange has already seen over 800 million U.S dollars in transactions, and 109 million shares changing hands. The new system has been up and running for two months and is being hailed as a su

  • 02:52 Conservationists Warn That Drilling Oil Will Hurt Uganda

    Conservationists Warn That Drilling Oil Will Hurt Uganda

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    There are fears that Uganda's ongoing oil and gas exploration and extraction activities could be jeopardizing the country's pristine wildlife sanctuaries. Conservationists are worried about climate and environmental changes arising from oil exploration an

  • 02:35 Uganda Tightens Foreign Adoption Rules To Thwart Child Trafficking

    Uganda Tightens Foreign Adoption Rules To Thwart Child Trafficking

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    There's been mixed reactions to a new law that restricts foreigners from adopting babies in Uganda. Government says the bill will better regulate the adoption industry - and prevent children from being taken illegally. CCTV's Isabel Nakirya filed this rep

  • 01:45 Joseph Kony's Sons Accused Of Illegal Poaching Activities

    Joseph Kony's Sons Accused Of Illegal Poaching Activities

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    The United States has imposed financial sanctions on two sons of Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. Authorities believe Salim Kony and Ali Kony have been instrumental in the trafficking and sale of ivory.

  • 01:44 Ugandan DJ Mentors Youth After 20 Years On The Decks

    Ugandan DJ Mentors Youth After 20 Years On The Decks

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    A young Ugandan DJ is not only spinning disks, but also mentoring young aspirant DJs in the East African country. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga has more on that story.

  • 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.

  • 03:00 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 02:42 Business Woman Creates Online Shopping Platform For Hardware

    Business Woman Creates Online Shopping Platform For Hardware

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    A Ugandan business-woman is helping to reduce the cost of housing in her country with a new website where builders can buy supplies online. Vaola Amupaire's shopping platform means they no longer need to travel to specialist stores or mining areas to sour

  • 02:20 World’s First Functional 3D-printed Prosthetic Legs In Uganda

    World’s First Functional 3D-printed Prosthetic Legs In Uganda

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    A team of Ugandan researchers and their Canadian counterparts are revolutionizing orthopedics in Uganda by applying 3D scanning and 3D printing technology to help produce affordable prosthetic for amputees. These free 3D printed limbs have seen people flo

  • 01:49 Ugandan Officials To Meet South Sudanese Counterparts Over Border Disputes

    Ugandan Officials To Meet South Sudanese Counterparts Over Border Disputes

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    The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Hilary Onek has met security forces and locals at the Uganda- South Sudan border which was recently invaded by militias from the neighboring country. Onek, also the Member of Parliament for Lamwo

  • 02:46 89% Of Ugandans Want Electrol Reforms According To Study

    89% Of Ugandans Want Electrol Reforms According To Study

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    89% of Ugandans are keen for electoral reforms. That's according to a recent poll by research firm Afro Barometer. A large part of the population isn't happy with the current system. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports.

  • 01:46 Uganda's Currency Raises Concerns

    Uganda's Currency Raises Concerns

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    The Ugandan Shilling crawled up to 3,690 to the dollar after it slumped to record lows in the previous session. The currency which has lost 25% of its value since January, is feeling the pinch from weak commodity prices like other sub-Saharan currencies.

  • 02:26 Trailing Zika In Uganda: Virus Was Discovered In Uganda 70 Years Ago

    Trailing Zika In Uganda: Virus Was Discovered In Uganda 70 Years Ago

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    The World Health Organisation says the Zika virus, linked to a surge in birth defects, is "spreading explosively". Now, scientists are trailing the origins of the virus in Uganda, where, although cases have occured, they haven't affected humans. Maria Gal

  • 01:27 Uganda’s Economy Shrinks By 1.3%

    Uganda’s Economy Shrinks By 1.3%

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    Uganda's economy contracted by 1.3 percent in the third quarter of the financial year ending in June, down from growth of 1.7 percent in the previous quarter. Statistics show that processed output from the farm sector declined, as well as forestry activit

  • 01:45 Uganda Keeper Hailed For Champions League Win With Sundowns

    Uganda Keeper Hailed For Champions League Win With Sundowns

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    Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Dennis Onyango has been added to the country's list of its all time football greats following his CAF Champions League title with his South African club Mamelodi Sundowns. The 31-yearold became the first Ugandan to win the CAF Cha

  • 01:59 Hundreds Gather In Kampala For The Beer Festival

    Hundreds Gather In Kampala For The Beer Festival

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    If you like a good brew every now and then, then this one's for you. Hundreds of beer lovers have attended this year's Beer Festival in Uganda's capital, Kampala. It's an event that not only promotes the culture in the country, but showcases what's on off

  • 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

  • 02:21 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

  • 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

  • 02:45 Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

    Young People Find Lucrative Ways To Protect The Environment In Uganda

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    In Uganda, some young people are earning money from collecting plastic waste in Kampala's slums. City authorities estimate that over half the country's plastic is NOT recycled and is responsible for clogging up drains. This has encouraged slum dwellers to

  • 03:32 Mbabazi: Uganda Could Become Police State

    Mbabazi: Uganda Could Become Police State

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    Mbabazi: Uganda Could Become Police State

  • 02:49 Artist Promotes Safety With Colorful Helmets

    Artist Promotes Safety With Colorful Helmets

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    A Ugandan artist is doing his bit to promote road safety. Motorbike accidents are common there - and made worse because so few people wear crash-helmets. So could a little makeover make a big difference? CCTV'S Isabel Nakirya reports