[Acfode] ACFODE WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP

Patricia Otuka-Karner patriciakarner at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 5 01:40:56 CDT 2011



great work and really interesting collection of articles!
thanks so much for the effort!
greetings, Patricia



 

> Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 18:12:24 +0400
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> Subject: [Acfode] ACFODE WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP
> 
> *The week that was……*
> **
> 
> * **WOMEN JUDGES DECRY SEXUAL ABUSE*
> 
> * *
> 
> THE National Association of Women Judges of Uganda has asked the Judiciary
> to sensitize judicial officers and their support staff on sexual harassment
> laws.
> 
> They deplored the rising sexual harassment in the Judiciary and said it must
> stop.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/758611*
> 
> 
> 
> *DEFILEMENT CASES UP IN KAMULI*
> 
> 
> 
> PARENTS’ negligence has increased defilement cases in Kamuli district. The
> district Police commander, Musa Nabende, said a total of 181 cases of
> defilement have been registered in Kamuli district from January to May this
> year.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/17/758597*
> 
> * *
> *WOMEN MPS WANT MORE SLOTS IN HOUSE COMMITTEES *
> 
> Women MPs yesterday put up a spirited fight demanding more leadership slots
> in parliamentary Committees.
> 
> The matter was raised by Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal when she asked the
> NRM <http://www.nrm.ug/> chief whip, Mr. John
> Nasasira<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Nasasira>
> , to table a statement as to why he did not pay attention to gender balance
> while making appointments, mostly to the 19 committees headed by
> NRM<http://www.nrm.ug/>
> . She wanted the proposed names amended.
> 
> *Read more
> http://in2eastafrica.net/women-mps-want-more-slots-in-house-committees/*
> 
> * ** *
> 
> *WOMEN MINISTERS CELEBRATE INCREASED NUMBER IN CABINET *
> 
> * *
> 
> Chants of “Women power” filled the air at the residence of the Ireland
> ambassador to Uganda, Kevin Kelly. It was a rare sight, as powerful women in
> the land celebrated their increased number in Cabinet.
> 
> Distinguished women politicians, lawyers, businesswomen and activists all
> gathered together last Thursday to celebrate their achievements.
> 
> Over 15 women ministers could not hide their excitement as the ambassador
> took off time to introduce each one of them. There was excitement when
> finance minister Maria Kiwanuka and Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga
> joined the group.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/31/758665*
> 
> *TEEN PREGNANCY RATES HIGH IN KABAROLE DISTRICT *
> 
> At 30 years, Mable Kabahuma has seven children and she is eight months
> pregnant. Kabahuma’s first-born whom she delivered when she was 16 years is
> now 12 years old.
> 
> Besides, the limited space between her children is testimony that she has
> not been using any family planning method. “I just wanted to have children,
> but now they are too many. I want to stop,” she says.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/31/758666*
> 
> *DO YOUR CHILDREN CONFIDE IN YOU? *
> 
> Standing with our children through thick and thin is what we are supposed to
> do as parents. Whatever challenges our children are faced with, whether
> academic or social, we are supposed to support them and see them through the
> difficulties they are facing. To help them through, however, they should be
> able to confide in us. But just because we are their parents, does not mean
> that they will automatically confide in us.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/31/758664*
> *PENALIZE CHILD SACRIFICE CULPRITS, PUPILS SAY*
> 
> Children in the Rwenzori sub-region have asked the government to heavily
> punish adults, including parents, responsible for the act of child
> sacrifice.
> While presenting a speech at celebrations to mark the International Day of
> the African Child, organized by Save the Children in Uganda (SCiU), Hasfa
> Mbabazi said that though a child is the best gift God gives to a parent,
> some parents prefer money to children.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/Education/-/688336/1189638/-/eklxqs/-/index.html
> *
> 
> * *
> 
> *KADAGA’S REMARKS WERE VERY UNFORTUNATE *
> 
> 
> 
> IN her speech during the thanksgiving ceremony in Jinja town on June 19,
> Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker Parliament was quoted as imploring the chief
> guest, President Yoweri Museveni not to employ anybody who had lost in the
> NRM primaries but went on to stand as independent then lost.
> 
> To Kadaga, that was indiscipline against party rules and such members
> deserve nothing less than condemnation and banishment from any call of
> service.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/459/758695*
> 
> * *
> *TIME FOR UGANDA TO PRIORITIZE FAMILY PLANNING INVESTMENTS* Facing severe
> budget shortfalls at home, many donor countries are considering—or already
> implementing—cutbacks in their foreign aid programmes. This includes support
> for crucial international family planning programmes. For example, the
> United States, the global leader in supporting contraceptive services in the
> world’s poorest countries, reduced its 2011 international family planning
> and reproductive health assistance by $33 million. Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/OpEd/Commentary/-/689364/1192338/-/137veslz/-/
> 
> *CHRONIC CONSTIPATION TIED TO WOMEN’S HEART RISKS *
> 
> Older women bothered by severe, chronic constipation may have a higher risk
> of heart disease than those who are not, according to a US study of older
> women.
> 
> While the findings, based on more than 70,000 postmenopausal women, do not
> mean that constipation itself explains the extra risk, women with chronic
> constipation may tend to have more risk factors for heart disease such as a
> low-fibre diet, too little exercise, and higher rates of high blood pressure
> or high cholesterol*. *
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/31/758668*
> 
> **
> 
> *MADADA BLASTS INDECENT MOTHERS *
> 
> 
> THE state minister for the elderly and disabled, Sulaiman Madada, has
> criticized mothers who dress indecently when visiting their children at
> school, saying they show a bad example to them.
> 
> Madada, who is also the MP for Bbaale County in Kayunga district, made the
> remarks while addressing parents of Kanjuki Secondary School in Kayunga
> sub-county. He noted that some mothers had lost moral values to the extent
> that they wear tight trousers, mini skirts and dresses exposing body parts
> that are supposed to be private.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/19/758792*
> 
> 
> 
> *WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS GET $3M TRAINING KITTY *
> 
> OVER 4,000 women entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a $3m five-year
> training project, courtesy of Enterprise Uganda, a local body that promotes
> basic business management skills.
> 
> The training, under the theme “Strengthening women entrepreneurs,” will run
> from 2012 to 2016 and is the second of its kind. The first phase of the
> training run from 2008-2010 and created over 740 jobs for women, Rosemary
> Mutyabule, the director for advisory.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/220/758976*
> 
> *IGG BLASTS KAZIBWE OVER GRAFT *
> 
> * *
> 
> THE Inspector General of Government, Raphael Baku, has blasted former
> Vice-President Specioza Wandira Kazibwe over abuse of office and tampering
> with investigations into graft at the Micro Finance Support Centre.
> 
> Speaking to journalists after addressing MPs at the Imperial Royale Hotel in
> Kampala on Friday, Baku said those holding public offices should be above
> suspicion on matters of conflict of interest and corruption.
> 
> *Read more. http://www.newvision.co.ug*
> 
> **
> 
> *CAN HIV POSITIVE MOTHERS BREASTFEED**?*
> 
> 
> 
> Dear doctor,
> My sister who is expecting a baby is HIV positive but we are concerned
> because nurses at her clinic have told her she should breastfeed her baby
> when she delivers and yet she lost a child she breastfed the last time she
> delivered. Is it true that now HIV positive mothers can breastfeed their
> children unlike in the past when they were discouraged from doing so? Please
> advice.
> Sarah.
> 
> *Read more* *http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/34/758633*
> 
> *RAPID SYPHILIS TESTS CAN STOP MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION *
> 
> CONGENITAL syphilis (syphilis that is passed on from a woman infected with
> the disease to her unborn baby) is a major preventable public health
> problem.
> 
> In sub-Saharan Africa, it is estimated that 500,000 fetal and neonatal
> deaths are attributed to syphilis. Around half of all pregnancies among
> women infected with syphilis result from stillbirth or death of the baby
> shortly after birth. .
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/459/758824*
> 
> *1,000 UGANDANS OPT FOR FEW CHILDREN ***
> 
> 
> 
> OVER 1,000 residents of Gulu, Mubende and Kanungu districts have resorted to
> permanent methods of family planning to stop their families from expanding.
> 
> This was disclosed by the executive director of Reproductive Health Uganda,
> Jackson Chekweko. *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/758606*
> 
> * *
> 
> *MBALE FIRM USES STREET KIDS TO CLEAN TOWN *
> 
> * *
> 
> A private company contracted by Mbale municipal council to clean the town,
> uses street children. Keep Mbale Clean Company employs street children whom
> it pays sh1, 500 each per night.
> 
> “We start sweeping at 8:30pm, while others collect and load the garbage onto
> the council truck. We are paid by Kamadi Katende at the end of sweeping that
> goes up to 3:00am,” said one of the children.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/17/758801*
> *EAC WOMEN CONFERENCE FOR AUGUST*
> 
> The East African Community will in August hold a five -day conference in
> Kigali, Rwanda to bring together women entrepreneurs from the region in
> order to share trade experiences.
> 
> Speaking at the business diagnostics survey project organized by Uganda
> Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited in Kampala, Ms Margaret Zziwa, a
> member of the East African Legislative Assembly said EAC considers women to
> have a role in poverty eradication. The overall goal of the Conference is
> for the East African Women to come together and assess the potential and
> challenges of the EAC Common Market, in order for them to promote the
> entrepreneurship spirit as a major milestone to their economic empowerment.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/Business/Commodities/-/688610/1190930/-/chn09f/-/*
> 
> *POLICE LEAD IN RIGHTS ABUSE - REPORT***
> 
> The police have for the third year running been named the leading abuser of
> human rights according to the latest Uganda Human Rights Commission report.
> The UHRC 13th Annual Report also shows a further decrease in reported human
> rights abuses committed by the army and its intelligence arm, the
> Chieftaincy Military Intelligence (CMI) which for years had stood out for
> torture, extrajudicial killing and other maltreatment of suspects held in
> its detention centres.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/1191162/-/bypm1iz/-/*
> 
> * *
> 
> *WOMAN DIES AFTER DELIVERY***
> 
> * *
> 
> A woman in Kiryandongo District has died after giving birth and failing to
> expel the placenta for several hours. Alice Nyandira, 39, according to eye
> witnesses, called for the help of the nurses on duty but got no attention.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/1189556/-/c06i9ez/-/index.html
> *
> 
> 
> 
> *HONEYMOON IS OVER, LET THE KADAGA ERA BEGIN*
> 
> 
> 
> The first month after marriage, is usually filled with love and affection.
> The honeymoon is a period of discovery, when you learn new things about your
> partner. However, the mutual fondness soon begins to wane when the first
> child is born and demands of that new life and family requirements, start
> weighing on the newly-weds.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/OpEd/OpEdColumnists/YasiinMugerwa/-/878670/1189580/-/42yn8f/-/index.html
> *
> 
> 
> 
> *WOMEN WILL WED FOR LOVE OVER MONEY — SURVEY *
> 
> 
> 
> Most women would marry for love over money - unless the man is unemployed,
> according to a new survey.
> 
> Three out of four women said they would not wed someone without a job, and
> 65% would feel uncomfortable tying the knot if they themselves were jobless.
> But more than 91% of single women said they would marry for love over money.
> 
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/31/758667*
> ** *SHOCK AS WOMAN DUMPS CHILD IN POND*
> 
> Residents of Rwizi village in Mbarara town were gripped with shock after a
> fellow resident reportedly dumped her five-year-old baby girl into a pond of
> water.
> 
> The area local council chairperson, Ms Penninah Rwomushumba, said they were
> alerted by pupils going to school that there was a body floating in a pond
> of water. Ms Rwomushumba responded by informing the police but their arrival
> was too late to save the little girl. Residents suspect the lady, who was
> living in a rented house in Ruti town, could have been forced to throw away
> the child because of lack of care from the father.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/1190326/-/byq9v7z/-/index.html
> *
> 
> * **COURT** SUMMONS TOORO QUEEN MOTHER OVER LAND***
> 
> The Chief Magistrates Court in Fort Portal has summoned Tooro Queen Mother
> Best Kemigisa to file her defence in a suit over a land dispute. The Queen
> Mother was sued by tenants of Kitumba, a suburb in Fort Portal Municipality,
> and Kyogya B in Busoro Sub-county.
> 
> The summons also follows alleged evictions of tenants by Kemigisa from the
> area. Mr. Robert Mwambukya, a tenant, and Ms Ruth Cox Kugonza, a member of
> the royal family, reportedly filed the suit. She is required to make her
> defence within 15 days from June 22.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/1190314/-/byq9w5z/-/index.html
> *
> *KADAGA HALTS SCHOOLS' CLOSURE*
> 
> Speaker Rebecca Kadaga yesterday told private schools under the government
> Universal Secondary Education programme to remain open until Parliament
> pronounces on their predicament.
> 
> More than 15 head teachers had camped at Parliament with a petition to Ms
> Kadaga to compel government to pay their outstanding arrears of the USE
> students who are studying in their schools. The schools had planned to close
> by end of June. The schools demand from government approximately Shs15
> billion, money they are entitled to for the USE programme. *Read more
> http://allafrica.com/stories/201106280081.html*
> 
> *KAZIBWE FIGHTS ON*
> 
> Dr Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe has defended her decision to suspend two
> Microfinance Support Centre legal officers and said the decision by the
> Inspector General of Government (IGG) to reverse the suspensions will
> encourage indiscipline and insolence among staff.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.observer.ug/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14017&Itemid=59
> ***
> 
> *LIGHTNING KILLS 18 SCHOOL KIDS *
> 
> 
> 
> A total of 18 children died instantly and 36 others were injured when
> lightning struck Runyanya Primary School in Kiryadongo district during a
> down pour last evening.
> 
> This comes just three days after the lightning struck Bweyale Public PS in
> the same district injuring five students.
> In Zombo, lightning yesterday also struck and injured 37 children of Paidha
> Model Town Council and their two teachers.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/758809*
> 
> * *
> 
> *BABY MURDER SUSPECTS GET BAIL*
> 
> 
> 
> THREE family members from Bukoto in Kampala, who allegedly murdered a baby
> last December and dumped the body on the Bukoto Northern Bypass, have been
> freed on bail.
> 
> Hajji Suleiman Ssessolo, his wife, Zikula Nabukenya, and his son, Bashir
> Ssessolo, were freed from Luzira Prison on a non-cash bail of sh1m each by
> the Kampala City Hall Court Grade Two Magistrate James Wambeya*. *
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/12/758775*
> 
> 
> 
> *NAPAK TO ADDRESS PLIGHT OF CHILDREN**
> 
> *
> 
> Napak district council on Friday presented budget estimates for the
> financial year 2011/2012 with a focus on curbing street children. Joseph
> Lomonyang, the secretary for finance, read the budget. He said 80% revenue
> would be got from the central Government. Lomonyang said agriculture would
> take the first priority, followed by health and education. He said
> generating enough food at home would control movement of children to the
> streets. Lomonyang encouraged the councilors to mobilize residents to
> embrace government programmes.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/17/758802*
> 
> 
> 
> **
> 
> *SCHOOLS URGED TO HELP DISABLED PUPILS*
> 
> Head teachers have been urged to provide favorable learning conditions for
> children with disabilities in their schools. The move is aimed at
> encouraging disabled children to continue with their education. Edwin Odur
> Luru, the programme manager for ADINA Foundation, a rehabilitation centre
> based in Lira, said some schools lack suitable classrooms, learning and
> toilet facilities for children with disabilities. Lack of these facilities,
> Odur said, has been responsible for the high drop-out among disabled
> children.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/16/758811*
> 
> *WHEN DEATH CALLS PARENTS TOO SOON*
> 
> MUCH as the Bible says all mankind is mortal, it draws a lot of sadness for
> a head of the family to pass away, leaving their young and helpless children
> to manage the home on their own.
> 
> In Barr sub-county in Lira district, 14-year old Kevin Akello is now the
> head of her family. All this drastically happened after her father, Thomas
> Obua, the former head teacher of Akalo Primary School in Apac district,
> passed away.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/35/758783***
> 
> 
> 
> *IGG GETS KAZIBWE’S EMAILS AND MONEY DEMAND NOTES*
> 
> 
> 
> The Inspector General of Government has unearthed more evidence linking
> former Vice President Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe to mismanagement and
> financial indiscipline at the state-run Microfinance Support Centre.
> 
> Daily Monitor has seen copies of emails allegedly sent by Ms Kazibwe to the
> MSC management demanding money. Other documents show the former Vice
> President’s handwritten accountability for the money she earlier took from
> the firm.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/1191048/-/bypmukz/-/ *
> 
> *
> http://humanitariannews.org/20110629/uganda-inspector-general-government-gets-kazibwes-emails-money-demand-notes
> *
> 
> *GIRL TAKES POISON MEANT FOR DAD***
> 
> Gulu — A family in Gulu is mourning after their two sons reportedly poured
> poison on their father's food last weekend, but instead ended up killing
> their four-year-old sister.
> 
> According to Mr. Tension Obita, the father of the children, he returned home
> at about 8pm on Friday evening and found his share of cassava and boo (a
> traditional green vegetable), already placed on the table. However, he said
> he ate a small portion and offered the rest of the meal to his four-year-old
> daughter Flavia Anena and her mother before all of them started vomiting.
> 
> *Read more http://allafrica.com/stories/201106291147.html*
> *120 GIRLS SAVED FROM THE KNIFE*
> 
> Amudat — At least 120 Pokot girls were on Monday afternoon saved from being
> circumcised. The girls were rescued from the knife by officials of NGOs -
> the Inter African Committee Uganda and Amudat Reproductive, Educative and
> Community Health (AMREACH) - based in Kapchorwa and Amudat respectively.
> 
> *Read more http://allafrica.com/stories/201106291144.html*
> *LIGHTNING DEATH TOLL RISES TO 21*
> 
> RECOVERING: Pupils of Runyanya Primary School at Mulago Hospital where they
> were admitted after lightning struck their school on Tuesday. PHOTO BY
> STEPHEN
> 
> The death toll following Tuesday’s sporadic bolts of lightning, which struck
> three different locations around the country, has climbed from 18 to 21,
> with the government admitting that there was little it could do to prevent
> the devastation.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/1191874/-/bypgidz/-/*
> *POLICE ROUND UP 300 STREET CHILDREN*
> 
> Kampala — The police and the Kampala Capital City Authority have rounded up
> at least 300 street children in an operation meant to reduce beggars and
> criminals in the city centre. The children were briefly detained at Central
> Police Station before they were transferred to Kampirigisa Rehabilitation
> Centre where they will be attended to depending on their age set.
> 
> *Read more http://allafrica.com/stories/201106300389.html*
> 
> *KITOJO TEACHER HELD OVER DEFILEMENT*
> 
> The Police in Rukungiri are holding a teacher of Kitojo Primary School in
> Buyanja sub-county for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old Primary Five pupil.
> The district Police commander, Julius Salube, identified the suspect as
> Ronald Atamba. It is alleged that Atamba found the girl attending to her
> father’s shop in Kitojo last Thursday evening and lured her into sex. The
> neighbors reportedly got suspicious when the pair suddenly closed the door.
> They arrested Atamba and called the Police. *Read more
> http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/18/758870*
> 
> *MAN ARRESTED FOR TORTURING 9-YEAR-OLD BOY *
> 
> The Police on Tuesday arrested two people in connection with the torture of
> a nine-year-old boy. The pair allegedly used a pair of pliers to squeeze the
> boy’s hands, then beat him as a mob insulted him.
> 
> The story, that initially aired on Bukedde Television’s 10:00pm news
> bulletin on Monday, caused public outcry after the blood-stained boy was
> shown pleading for mercy in vain.
> 
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/19/758873*
> *BANGIRANA MAKES WINE FOR A LIVING*
> 
> Kampala — though it took her many years to have her dream on wine making and
> processing answered, Bahitana Rosemary Bangirana (mid 60s) can now produce
> over 1,000 litres of wine annually.
> 
> Bahitana, a resident of Kakyeka in Mbarara municipality says the idea of
> having a wine project was hatched in her school days where she was a member
> of the Home Economics class. Her interest was catalysed by the priests and
> nuns of Nyamitanga Mbarara diocese.
> 
> *Read more http://allafrica.com/stories/200407200055.html*
> *7-YEAR-OLD DUMPED IN CHICKEN HOUSE*
> 
> The police in Mbale have rescued a seven-year-old child from the jaws of
> death, after he miraculously survived more than two years of neglect and
> severe torture. His guardians abandoned him in a chicken house and just
> threw for food for him to bar him from having any contact with other
> children. “We found him as “bones”, severely dehydrated, starved and sickly
> with wounds all over his buttocks,” said Mr. John Namisi, a counselor
> representing people with disabilities in Bungokho-Mutoto sub-county said.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/1192406/-/byoui6z/-/index.html
> *
> 
> **
> 
> *TEACHER WANTED OVER DEFILEMENT *
> 
> 
> 
> 
> THE Police have launched a hunt for a primary school teacher in Mukono
> district accused of defiling one of his pupils.
> 
> The Police in a statement issued yesterday said they were hunting for
> Richard Wanyama, the head teacher of Namunoga UMEA Primary School for
> allegedly defiling a 14-year-old pupil last year. *Read more
> http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/758971*
> 
> 
> 
> *LIVING WITH A BOMB FRAGMENT IN HER LUNGS*
> 
> The night was filled with anticipation and laughter as Jackie Namande and a
> group of 13 friends watched the World Cup finals at Kyadondo Rugby Club. But
> when terrorists attacked, a bomb fragment hit her, lodging near her lungs.
> In our daily series capturing personal stories of victims of the July 11,
> 2010 terrorist attacks in Kampala, Flavia Lanyero brings you the story of a
> young woman who cannot stop thanking God for saving her life and that of her
> friends.
> 
> *Read more
> http://www.monitor.co.ug/SpecialReports/-/688342/1192254/-/uvoiko/-/index.html
> *
> 
> *FATHER DEFIED CULTURE TO SEND ME TO SCHOOL *
> 
> AT the time few girls were going up in the education ladder, Kitayimbwa beat
> all odds to become one of the first female African teachers, *Frederick
> Womakuyu *writes.
> 
> From a distance, you notice an old architectural house. It is enhanced by a
> lush green compound dotted with a variety of flowers. Inside the house is a
> spacious living room with strikingly colourful sofa sets. Seated near the
> entrance is 80-year-old Yekosabesi Kitayimbwa, the owner of this magnificent
> home.
> *Read more http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/9/35/758782*
> **
> **
> *FYI:ACFODE WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP is a collection of human interest stories
> and articles about women, children and other gender related issues that
> run in the national daily news paper*
> **
> *Submitted by Sandra Nassali & Patra Babirye*
> **
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