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[Garowe Online]Kismayo -A delegation from the Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) arrived Saturday in the Somali southern port city of Kismayo and was warmly received by Jubaland President Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed Islam (Madobe) in Kismayo, Garowe Online reports.
[Shabelle]Mogadishu (Sh.M.Network) the president of the federal republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud during the opening ceremony of an educational center funded by the Turkish government touched on the situation of the Juba regions.
[Shabelle]The first ever Europe Day in Mogadishu was celebrated on 15th May 2013. The celebration brought together Somalia government officials, Civil Society and international partners, led by the European Union Special Envoy, Ambassador Michele Cervone d'Urso. All parties to the celebration noted the significance and the symbolism of the event-Europe Day marked the day that Europe decided to join forces to prevent further conflict by 'making war not only unthinkable, but materially impossible'. The EU Special Envo
[Shabelle]El Barde -News sources from El Barde in Bakol region report that a fierce battle occurred today at a place not far from the town of El Bar between government forces and Alshabab militia.
[New Vision]South Korea has hailed the government of Uganda for ensuring national security that has stimulated peace and an environment that fosters economic growth.
[New Vision]The Siamese twins admitted at Mulago hospital have developed pneumonia.
[New Vision]Several health centres across the country are still grappling with lack of vaccines for immunisation against child killer diseases, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.
[New Vision]Government has been called on to consider the rural communities during the planning process if the country is to increased household incomes that will reduce poverty levels.
[New Vision]DEFENDING champions St. Mary's Kitende's defence was breached for the first time in the COPA Coca-Cola yesterday but St. Leo's Kyegobe could not stop their march into the final.
[New Vision]The Government is considering removing all tax levied on retirement benefits for employees in the formal sector.
[New Vision]The police have arrested a key suspect in the last month's murder of a private security guard at the offices of Samaritans Purse, an international NGO in Bugolobi, a city suburb.
[New Vision]Neglect of vocational education in favour of entirely mainstream formal education is leading to a shortage of technically-skilled workforce, a senior inspector of schools has said.
[New Vision]NOT one to leave anything to chance, Rwenzori coach Fred Mudoola has cautioned his team not to count on home advantage in their Bamburi Rugby Super Series tie against Kenya's Ndovu at Kyadondo today.
[New Vision]WITH riders set to take on the redesigned Garuga track on Sunday during the third round of the Mountain Dew National Motocross championship, fans are eagerly waiting for the thrilling showdown in the 50cc, 65cc and 85cc categories respectively.
[New Vision]The Government has ruled out the possibility of dropping the taxes it has proposed in the forthcoming 2013/2014 budget.
[New Vision]The Government has asked investors to stop branding the agricultural sector as a risky area to invest in.
[New Vision]Parts of the proposed Kampala-Entebbe expressway route have been diverted to avoid paying off expensive property owners and ease the weight on a constrained compensation budget.
[New Vision]Kampala -The Uganda shilling strengthened on Friday due to dollar inflows from commodity exporters, charities and sell-offs by offshore investors betting on a weaker greenback.
[New Vision]In Chinua Achebe's book, Things Fall Apart, during one harvest, Okonkwo asked for seedlings from Nwakibie, a great man of the village. Although he had turned down similar requests from other young men, Nwakibie granted Okonkwo his wish, through a proverb: "Eneke, the bird, says since men have learned to shoot without missing, I has learned to fly without perching."
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Jubilee coalition flexed its numerical strength in the National Assembly and took control of the Budget and CDF committees in what the Leader of the Majority Coalition in the National Assembly Aden Duale said was a sign of things to come when the MPs will elect leaders in the remaining 22 committees next week.