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Amid Booming Market for Pesticides, Uganda Seeks Better Regulation

Region: Uganda

Topics: AgricultureHealth

Watery eyes and runny noses abound in a Kampala shopping complex because of agricultural chemicals sold there. But farmers’ growing demand means that sellers keep selling the mixtures.

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Uganda Cracks Down on Sales of SIM Cards for Phones, and Sellers Are Paying the Price

Region: Uganda

Topics: Business

In an effort to cut down on crime, Uganda has temporarily banned the sale of unregistered SIM cards for mobile phones. Small vendors, who relied on those sales, now have to get by without that income.

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Uganda College Faculty Members Play Netball

Region: Uganda

Topics: Culture

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Ugandan Woman Gathers Bottles for Recycling

Region: Uganda

Topics: Jobs

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Q&A: Lawmakers Mull Change to Constitution as Ugandan President Nears Age Limit

Region: Uganda

Topics: Human RightsPolitics

Throughout East Africa, presidents are using a variety of controversial methods to overstay term limits and remain in power. Uganda might be the next to follow suit as its leader bumps up against its constitution’s upper age limit for holding office.

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Uganda Struggles With Widespread Exam Fraud, as Pupils and Teachers Perpetuate Cheating

Region: Uganda

Topics: Education

Cheating is an all too common practice at all educational levels, and both students and teachers are guilty of leaking questions and answers. With a high dropout rate and rising public mistrust of the nation’s educational system, penalties for cheating are harsh and may become even stiffer under proposed laws.

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Uganda Takes Aim at Alcohol Advertising to Stop Women From Drinking While Pregnant

Region: Uganda

Topics: HealthLegislation

Women get plenty of messages from the alcoholic-beverage industry promoting consumption. But most women aren’t getting the message that they shouldn’t drink while pregnant. And now the government is taking steps to change that.

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Increasing Claims of Chinese Contract Employees Fathering Children Prompt Financial Aid from Ugandan Authorities

Region: Uganda

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Since 2013, an increasing number of local women have become pregnant by contract employees of Sinohydro, a Chinese company with a government contract to build the Karuma Hydro Power Plant. When the workers return to China, the women are stigmatized by the community and left to bear the financial burden alone.

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Ugandan Street Band Entertains

Region: Uganda

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Game of Ludo Helps Ugandan Retailer Relax

Region: Uganda

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