Bugiri (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Bugiri (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: -.86
Longitude: 29.639999
population: 24,154
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Fighting Poverty Is Not Charity'

South African political activist Dr Mamphela Ramphele has said leaders should never consider fighting poverty as a favour to those who are poor. Delivering the 22nd Joseph Mubiru memorial lecture organised by Bank of Uganda at Serena hotel, she said a ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

SEV Orangetheory owners spent summer helping Ugandans

Becky and Travis Renner, who own several Orangetheory Fitness Centers in the Southeast Valley, helped bring clean water to a village in Uganda.Southeast Valley Orangetheory Fitness Center owner Becky Renner poses with children she met during a visit to ... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Government, donors partner to boost climate-smart farming

he government and development partners have launched a smart agriculture project that will help smallholder farmers use improved techniques to increase yields, and incomes while also reducing the impact of future climate change on agriculture.Support ... [Published Comesa - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Agriculture, farmer, Uganda
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Orangetheory Fitness Owners Build Water Well in Uganda

Page 1 of 2Many Phoenix residents have probably noticed the growing presence of a certain eye-catching fitness center emboldened with bright, cheery colors—Orangetheory Fitness. The franchise is owned by Valley residents Becky and Travis Renner, both ... [Published Arizona Foothills Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Orangetheory Fitness owners supply Ugandans with clean water

Becky and Travis Renner, who own several Orangetheory Fitness Centers in the Southeast Valley, helped bring clean water to a village in Uganda.Southeast Valley Orangetheory Fitness Center owner Becky Renner poses with children she met during a visit to ... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda joins regional effort to check outbreaks of deadly animal diseases

Animal disease outbreaks in East Africa, in particular Uganda, are a common occurrence for as long as livestock farmers have been domesticating those animals categorised as large and small ruminants.The diseases include East Coast Fever (ECF), trypanosomiasis, ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

‘Keep politics out of development projects’

By Francis EmorutNAMAYINGO - The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Wafula Oguttu, has warned fellow opposition politicians against opposing development projects initiated by government.He has called them on to learn to keep politics out of development ... [Published New Vision - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Namayingo Councilors lock up RDC Hashaka in office

NAMAYINTThere was high drama at Namayingo District headquarters on Tuesday as Councillors locked up the Resident District Commissioner, Mr Mpimbaza Hashaka, in his office in a move that was aimed at barring him from attending the launch of Phase III of ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Delay of Capitation grant release very risky

Due to the problems Universal Primary Education (UPE) is facing, some critics would suggest scrapping it since its implementation has become more tedious and expensive than planned. Under the UPE programme, the Government abolished all tuition fees and ... [Published New Vision - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Gym’s no-show fees lead to fresh water and hope

The owners of Orangetheory Fitness in Dana Park decided to put collected fees toward a good cause and recently returned from building a freshwater well in Bugiri, Uganda.Orangetheory Fitness is a group personal training concept. Clients reserve a spot ... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Disadvantaged Muslims Get Food to...

The Uganda Muslim Youth Assembly (UMYA) and the Foundation for Human Rights and Humanitarian Relief (IHH) from Turkey have started donating food to the needy, for the duration of Ramadhan."We shall fast [peacefully] since we have got food to help us in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]

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She said: "It is estimated that one in nine Africa-born graduates migrate to one of the 34 OECD countries."
"We wanted to put those $10 fees to good use," Becky Renner said. "We're not trying to make any money off of them. We're using the money to try and make a difference in the world."
"We use village imams to select needy people in their areas. They register the beneficiaries in advance in order to fight corruption and distribute goods openly" he said

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'Fighting Poverty Is Not Charity' [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
SEV Orangetheory owners spent summer helping Ug... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 14 2014]
Government, donors partner to boost climate-sma... [Published Comesa - Aug 13 2014]
Orangetheory Fitness Owners Build Water Well in... [Published Arizona Foothills Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
Orangetheory Fitness owners supply Ugandans wit... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 07 2014]
Uganda joins regional effort to check outbreaks... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
‘Keep politics out of development projects’ [Published New Vision - Aug 05 2014]
Namayingo Councilors lock up RDC Hashaka in office [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 31 2014]
Delay of Capitation grant release very risky [Published New Vision - Jul 24 2014]
Gym’s no-show fees lead to fresh water and hope [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - Jul 20 2014]
Disadvantaged Muslims Get Food to... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
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