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  • 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

  • 03:32 Mbabazi: Uganda Could Become Police State

    Mbabazi: Uganda Could Become Police State

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    Mbabazi: Uganda Could Become Police State

  • 03:28 Rwanda/Uganda - Refugee Crisis

    Rwanda/Uganda - Refugee Crisis

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    Hundreds of people on Sunday (3/11) gathered in an impromptu refugee camp created by the Red Cross in Kisoro, Uganda. The Hutu refugees had fled the fighting in neighbouring Zaire but were not prepared to return to their native Rwanda fearing Tutsi repris

  • 01:07 Suspects In Sheikh Murders Extradited From Tanzania

    Suspects In Sheikh Murders Extradited From Tanzania

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    Two suspected masterminds of the murders of Muslim Sheikhs in Busoga have been extradited from Tanzania to Uganda. The two, Mohammed Matovu Sebaduka and Omar Mutuka were brought into the country last evening. They were arrested along with ADF Chief, Jamil

  • 55:09 Invisible Children

    Invisible Children

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    What started out as a film-making adventure in Africa, transformed into much more, when the three young American’s (Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, and Laren Poole) original travels took a divine turn, and they found themselves stranded in Northern Uga

  • 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

  • 02:20 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

  • 02:11 Museveni Announces Fifth Term Presidential Bid

    Museveni Announces Fifth Term Presidential Bid

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    Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has signaled the start of the presidential race by announcing his intention to run in 2016. Museveni has been in power for nearly 30 years. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports.

  • 01:53 Ugandan Peacekeeping Soliders Complete Training Ahead Of Deployment To Somalia

    Ugandan Peacekeeping Soliders Complete Training Ahead Of Deployment To Somalia

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    Ugandan officials say about 400 troops will be deployed in Somalia on Thursday under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting UN staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital. "UNGU is the United Nations guard unit in Somalia

  • 02:03 More Than 100 Top Dogs Compete In Kampala

    More Than 100 Top Dogs Compete In Kampala

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    More than a hundred of Uganda's top dogs have been put through their paces in the country's annual dog-show. And the winner is walking proof that size is not quite everything. CCTV's Leon Ssenyange reports.

  • 03:17 'Drop The Cigarette And Wait Until You Are 21': Uganda's New Law

    'Drop The Cigarette And Wait Until You Are 21': Uganda's New Law

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    Uganda has passed a bill that bans smoking in public places. The country's Parliament has also increased the minimum smoking age limit to 21 and restricted advertising of cigarettes. The new law aims to provide 100% smoke free environments as a way for di

  • 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.

  • 03:46 Uganda In Bid To Regulate Religious Bodies In The Country

    Uganda In Bid To Regulate Religious Bodies In The Country

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    Uganda in bid to regulate religious bodies in the country.

  • 01:29 Over 1.6 Million Houses Needed for Civil Servants in Uganda

    Over 1.6 Million Houses Needed for Civil Servants in Uganda

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    There could be light at the end of the tunnel for Uganda police officers, government teachers as well as medical personnel who reside in dilapidated structures. This as government through the ministry of lands, housing and national development have partne

  • 57:30 The World's Worst Place to Be Gay?

    The World's Worst Place to Be Gay?

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    How do you get more people to watch your documentary? Give it a teasing title, clearly intended to grab floating viewers by piquing their interest. Gosh, where could it be, the world's worst place to be gay? Afghanistan? China? North Korea? Tunbridge Well

  • 00:52 Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

    Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

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    Uganda's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of refunding the bride price, or dowry, on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional and should be banned. Tags: Uganda bride price refund outlawed Uganda bride price refund outlawed - B

  • 02:24 Women Overcoming Imbalance At Work

    Women Overcoming Imbalance At Work

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    Gender inequality is a genuine business risk affecting most businesses in Uganda. Men still dominate the choice of employers despite proven evidence that women in top management positions enhance sound governance, and performance. ACCA a global body for p

  • 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

  • 02:49 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

  • 02:36 Uganda's Revenue Growth Surpasses Forecast

    Uganda's Revenue Growth Surpasses Forecast

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    Ugandan policy reforms and improved economic conditions look to be paying dividends with the nation recording a 20% growth in tax revenues, the highest increase among East African states. However as Hillary Ayesiga reports, despite the gains many Ugandans

  • 02:01 Kenya-Uganda Work To Break Down Business Barriers

    Kenya-Uganda Work To Break Down Business Barriers

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    Kenya and Uganda have taken steps to break down some of the barriers preventing business growth between the two nations.At a business forum in Kampala, Kenya agreed to ease the granting of permits for Ugandan traders, exporting the nation's surplus sugar

  • 02:42 Uganda Elections: Presidential Candidates Campaigning Digitally

    Uganda Elections: Presidential Candidates Campaigning Digitally

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    As Uganda counts down to next year's presidential elections, candidates are already beginning their campaigning - and much of it is happening digitally. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports about the role of the mobile phone in Uganda's vote.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 01:12 140 Ugandan Policemen Join AMISOM Forces In Somalia

    140 Ugandan Policemen Join AMISOM Forces In Somalia

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    140 members of a contingent of the Ugandan police under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have been called upon to remain vigilant and observe high level of discipline. This was at the end of a one week induction course for the newly- deployed

  • 01:34 Ugandan Central Bank Now Raises Rates To 16% From 14.5% In July

    Ugandan Central Bank Now Raises Rates To 16% From 14.5% In July

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    Uganda's central bank has raised its benchmark lending rate to 16 percent, barely a month after it raised it to 14.5 percent. So far this year, the bank has added 500 basis points to the central bank rate. The Bank of Uganda says the weakening of its curr

  • 02:34 Hope On HIV/AIDs Uganda To Manufacture Own Drugs For Patients

    Hope On HIV/AIDs Uganda To Manufacture Own Drugs For Patients

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    Uganda used to be a model of fight against HIV AIDs, but recently relapsed, with access to medicine the major setback. UNAIDS country representative Musa Bunguddu expresses belief in such interventions as key to boost fight against the scourge. Early this

  • 01:42 Kenya, Uganda Agree On Route For Oil Pipeline

    Kenya, Uganda Agree On Route For Oil Pipeline

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    An agreement between Kenya and Uganda on a route for a crude oil pipeline is expected to accelerate the development of the region's nascent oil sector. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have approved plans for th

  • 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

  • 02:18 Uganda: Over 170 Mining Licenses Set To Be Cancelled

    Uganda: Over 170 Mining Licenses Set To Be Cancelled

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    Uganda's government is set to cancel over 170 mining licenses for companies that have failed to pay their royalties over concerns that redundant licenses are denying it a substantial amount in revenue. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports.

  • 02:46 Uganda's Second Generation Struggle To Make A Living

    Uganda's Second Generation Struggle To Make A Living

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    A whole generation of young people in Uganda are at risk. They are called the lost generation, and grew up in camps for displaced persons affected by rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army. Now, few of them have the skills to make a living for themselves.

  • 01:55 Uhuru Kenyatta Defends Ugandan Sugar Deal

    Uhuru Kenyatta Defends Ugandan Sugar Deal

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    President Kenyatta has dismissed Cord leader Raila Odinga's criticism of a sugar importation deal signed between Kenya and Uganda. Kenyatta said it is improper for Odinga to claim that the trade pact would flood the Kenyan market with cheap sugar. He Odin

  • 01:07 Parents Urged To Plan For Children Early As Uganda Marks International Youth Day

    Parents Urged To Plan For Children Early As Uganda Marks International Youth Day

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    Uganda has joined the world to commemorate international youth day. The main celebrations have been held at katakwi high school Usuk county in Eastern Uganda under the theme Investment choices we make, Youth matter. Youths with developmental projects have

  • 01:39 Chinese Company Building A School In Kampala

    Chinese Company Building A School In Kampala

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    An increasing number of Chinese companies are investing in Africa and a big part of operations on the continent is what's known as social responsibility. TianTiang Group in Uganda has now built new classrooms for a run-down school in Kampala.

  • 03:10 Ugandan Insurance Companies Introduce Products To Cover Cyber-crime

    Ugandan Insurance Companies Introduce Products To Cover Cyber-crime

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    Insurance companies in Uganda are taking advantage of the growing risk of cyber attacks to do business. Underwriters have designed policies to protect businesses from the costs of cyber crime. CCTV's Michael Baleke reports.

  • 02:17 Uganda's Election Monitoring App

    Uganda's Election Monitoring App

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    Mobile application developers have come up with a new election app. The app, which is meant to increase transparency, during elections, comes ahead of the country's polls in 2016. As CCTV's Leslie Mirungu reports, such applications are gaining popularity

  • 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

  • 02:46 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.

  • 02:59 Uganda First Lady Urges Pastoralists To Surrender Arms, Embrace Peace

    Uganda First Lady Urges Pastoralists To Surrender Arms, Embrace Peace

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    Surrender your guns and embrace Christianity if you wanted to eliminate cattle rustling and banditry. These were the words of Uganda first lady Janet Museveni to pastoral communities in Kenya, struggling with conflict. Janet Museveni was speaking during t

  • 05:09 Conserving Forests To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Uganda

    Conserving Forests To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Uganda

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    Conserving forests is a crucial part of reducing emissions if we are to avoid consequences of climate change such as floods, drought, food shortages and species extinction.

  • 02:42 Chinese Entrepreneurs Restoring Livelihoods In Uganda’s Industrial Park

    Chinese Entrepreneurs Restoring Livelihoods In Uganda’s Industrial Park

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    China has become a key investor in sub-Saharan Africa, channeling funds into energy, mining, construction and manufacturing. A Chinese entrepreneur who has lived in Uganda for the past 13yrs is changing lives by providing employment to hundreds of young p

  • 01:58 Ugandan Troops Stay In South .Sudan Threat To Peace Deal

    Ugandan Troops Stay In South .Sudan Threat To Peace Deal

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    Ugandan troops refusal to exit South Sudan despite an agreement by President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar to have all foreign forces withdraw threatens peace deal.

  • 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

  • 00:59 Conjoined Twin Girls From Uganda Successfully Separated

    Conjoined Twin Girls From Uganda Successfully Separated

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Doctors at a central Ohio hospital have separated conjoined twin girls in a 16-hour operation. A statement released by a public relations firm says the 11-month-old girls were recovering after the complex procedure last Thursday at

  • 02:34 Kampala Endorses Northern Uganda Trial

    Kampala Endorses Northern Uganda Trial

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    Uganda has welcomed the International Criminal Court's proposal that the trial of LRA's rebel commander Dominic Ongwen be conducted in the country. The Hague court believes the hearing, to confirm charges against Ongwen, should be held closest to the loca

  • 02:21 Uganda Rugby Aim At Regaining Africa's Top Tier Title

    Uganda Rugby Aim At Regaining Africa's Top Tier Title

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    Once African rugby champions, Uganda has flattered with success in recent years. This may however change with its promotion to Africa's top tier. The East African country is desperate for a turnaround of fortunes and is looking at nurturing young players.

  • 02:44 Uganda's Low Oil Prices Provide Opportunity To Develop Sector

    Uganda's Low Oil Prices Provide Opportunity To Develop Sector

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    Despite the steep decline in crude oil prices around the world, Uganda is keen to assure investors that its oil and gas sector is still open for business and attractive. The government is looking at the oil sector in the long term and investments are need

  • 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.

  • 02:22 Hundreds Of South Sudan Refugees Flee To Uganda

    Hundreds Of South Sudan Refugees Flee To Uganda

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    The situation in war-torn South Sudan has been deteriorating despite a ceasefire deal between the government and the rebels. Insecurity has resulted in an increase in the number of refugees fleeing to neighboring Uganda. Live @ http://www.presstv.ir/live.

  • 00:53 Church Of Uganda Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

    Church Of Uganda Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

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    Church of Uganda has joined the fight to condemn the inhumane practice of Female Genital Mutilation. Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Stanley Ntagali together with the United Nations Population Fund held a sensitization campaign in Kapchorwa