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Uganda already sold expertise on management of viral haemorrhagic fevers to the rest of the continent , especially in 2014 when Ebola turned into a public health disaster killing hundreds in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia -- and Ugandan medics were consulted to avert situation . And this was ...
JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Japan contributes US$ 6 million to support efforts towards refugees and host communities in Uganda ... projects are expected to directly and indirectly benefit up to 2,115,146 people both from the refugee and host communities in the South West and West Nile regions of Uganda.

BUTALEJA- Torrential rain being experienced in several parts of eastern Uganda has caused floods which have damaged bridges and roads. ... District officials say the flood water that has wreaked havoc comes mainly from Mt Elgon region and ends up in Butaleja District due to its low altitude. Ms ...
In the eastern Ituri region of the country, unrest between the Hema herders and Lendu farmers has resulted in the loss of many lives as well as forced tens of thousands to flee since the start of the year, Reuters has reported. About 70,000 people have fled the violence-plagued regions in the east of the ... Somalia Africa
Kampala — Police in Uganda are investigating circumstances under which a 64-year-old French national died while on his way from a gorilla tracking ... Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate said the body of the deceased was moved to City Mortuary in Kampala for a postmortem examination. Somalia Africa
Pandora's involvement with Self Help Africa came about when she was asked - because of her familiarity with the region, and her interest in social and ... through the Murchison Falls National Park where we see elephants and giraffes, across the Nile, past busy towns and into remote regions where the red ... Somalia Africa
This is the second tourist to die in Kigezi Sub-region in this month alone, with the recent being a British national who collapsed and died on April 7 on his way to tour the Batwa settlement in Butanda Sub County, Kabale District. Shukla Mukesh , 60, a British tourist died in Kyevu Butanda Sub County, Kabale ... Somalia Africa
Uganda is now putting emphasis on developing an automotive industry after students and their professors at Makerere University proved that it is possible. The Ugandan students designed and assembled an electric vehicle that was launched in 2011. The government picked interest and started financing ... Somalia Africa
“Following an emergency request made by Uganda in June 2017, the ALSF responded by providing capacity building and training support in the area of contract negotiation to the Uganda National Oil Company. The Facility also supported the Ugandan government by making available an international ... Somalia Africa
... Uganda Police look "nationalistic". For the fist time in 13 years , a number of Officers from other regions appear on the list. Personally , I am suprised that there is a Kafeero Kabugo whose CV is one of the best I have seen in my life. Usually , we are told that people from Western region dominate the armed ... Somalia Africa
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is "positively considering" Israel's request to take in 500 rejected Eritrean or Sudanese migrants, a government minister said Friday, the first official confirmation of an agreement to accept African migrants whose planned deportations have caused widespread protests in ... Somalia Africa
The head of states in the EAC, which comprises of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan agreed to ban import of used clothes in the region in three years as part of the EAC Vision 2050 and the Industrialization Policy to enhance a manufacturing sector that currently contributes ... Somalia Africa

It has since added 60 more suits to what makes destination Uganda a must for workshop organisers in the region. “Munyonyo is a dream come true for any tourist in the EAC region,” said state minister for tourism Geoffrey Kiwanda. “This is besides the; variety of cuisines, scenery of Lake Victoria hugging the ... Somalia Africa
Sorghum accounts over half of grain consumption in South Sudan and Sudan and nine to 18 percent in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Uganda, respectively. ... Above-average prices are expected in South Sudan, Sudan, the Somali region of Ethiopia and northern Somalia, mostly driven by depreciation and ... Somalia Africa
The country's roads are so high-risk that one social media commentator noted, "Uganda is the only country where at a zebra crossing you have to look ... The Road Safety Performance Review; Uganda records the highest number of accidents in the East African region with up to 10 people dying daily. Somalia Africa
ICA has been supporting the work of LWF World Service in Uganda since 2006. The diaconal arm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland funds LWF's Urban Youth Empowerment Project in the Ugandan capital of Kampala. Recently, a group of Ugandans graduated vocational training and received a ... Somalia Africa
The Red Cross programme also targets the Niger Delta region which suffers environmental degradation from oil spillage. Additional funding was secured from a $200,000 agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support 40 pan-African entrepreneurs; and a $50,000 ... Somalia Africa
Addressing a joint news conference by the two leaders, President Museveni stressed the need for close cooperation between intelligence services of different countries in order to get facts and secure the region. He said that there was no fundamental conflict between Rwanda and Uganda adding that ... Somalia Africa
Rakai — Seven more people have been killed by unknown assailants in a space of one month in greater Masaka despite security agencies stepping up joint operations in the region. This has raised fresh concerns among residents who are now blaming the army and police for failing to curb the persistent ... Somalia Africa
He said that the High Altitude Institute in the Sebei Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda was instrumental in making good sports people. He received a trophy, ... She also thanked the President for making it a culture to flag off Ugandan teams whenever they travel to represent country. The Minister urged them to ... Somalia Africa
Uganda May Turn out to Be the Pinnacle of Cryptocurrency Trading and Evangelism ... Bitcoin prices in the region have thus traded at a premium when compared to the prevailing global price. ... Thus, Ugandan bitcoin miner Godfrey Kabaka decided to lecture fellow citizens on cryptocurrency trading. Somalia Africa
He was a king without a kingdom and a prince without a monarchy but still he diligently served his people and will be hailed as a kingmaker. Kham Kirk Karekaho Karegyesa will be remembered as one of the people who agitated for the full independence of Uganda, the establishment of ranching and ... Somalia Africa
Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti and Yemen — home to about 900,000 Somali refugees — are still struggling to ease movement of refugees, integrate them into national development programmes and give them access to services and jobs. This is mainly because international partners that support the ... Somalia Africa
In addition, while Sebikari argues that education in the oil region is better because of oil activities, figures by Uganda Bureau of Statistics paint a ... For instance, the statistics show that access to secondary school remains a challenge in Uganda and indeed in the oil rich Bunyoro and Acholi sub-regions. Somalia Africa
Rwandan president Paul Kagame (L) and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni attend the press conference after their meeting at the State House in Entebbbe, Uganda, on March 25, 2018. AFP PHOTO. Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda and Rwanda have agreed to investigate recent ... Somalia Africa
African farmer Patrick Mawanda hopes to become the first commercial sugar beet grower in his native Uganda... and he is asking for help and mentoring from experienced farmers of the crop in East Anglia. Patrick Wilson Mawanda wants to become the first commercial sugar beet grower in his region, and ... Somalia Africa
Widowed at just 25 after her husband was killed by soldiers from the Lord's Resistance Army, the now Ugandan 53-year-old grandmother fears for her ... In the Acholi region of Northern Uganda, where Neko lives, 85% of land is 'customary land' – inheritance follows a traditional set of rules and practices. Somalia Africa
First; we used a language that we were not supposed to use: English, which is [spoken] by about 20 per cent of Ugandans. ... What should have happened was for the 15 regions that made up Uganda; Buganda, Kigezi, Ankole, Bukedi, Busoga, among others, to send .... Karamoja is a very rich region. Somalia Africa
Kampala - Ugandan police said on Friday they had arrested 10 officials working at a camp housing refugees, mainly from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, for stealing food aid. Benon Byamukama, police chief for the region in western Uganda where the Kyaka II refugee camp is located, said ... Somalia Africa
The Baganda blocked the return of Obote as leader of Uganda after the fall of Amin in 1979. But Obote still had strong support in the military and among Ugandans outside Buganda. He eventually returned through Bushenyi region, participated in and UPC won the 1980 elections. Obote being the leader of ... Somalia Africa
Traders from Rwanda and Kenya are importing a lot of maize from Uganda more than in any other country in the region. The price discovery avenue reveals that last week, 405 tonnes were traded between two border points Cyanika and Gatuna of Uganda and Rwanda respectively. Volume of trade ... Somalia Africa
Gibson Kibike a professor of medicine said there is a need to mentor more young scientists in the region. ... Majority of Ugandan researchers have left the country to work abroad because of a lack of funding, Dr. Jane Kengeya-Kayondo, a senior science programme manager Africa Research Excellence ... Somalia Africa
Ugandan left-back Godfrey Walusimbi last minute decision not to travel with his team-mates for the Caf Champions League return leg clash against Esperance ... With Walusimbi unavailable, Kerr will have to decide who between Charles Momanyi and Wesley Onguso will fill in for the Uganda Cranes star. Somalia Africa
KAMPALA, Uganda-Parliament of Uganda is set to host a landmark Fourth Commonwealth Youth Parliament Summit from 14 to 19 March, 2018. ... Oulanyah made the remarks while meeting a delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region) on Thursday, 14 March 2018. Somalia Africa
President Museveni has reportedly ordered that the on-going campaign for Buy Uganda Build Uganda (BUBU) should not discriminate against businesses ... BUBU is a policy government had adopted to ensure Ugandans buy products produced by citizens to boost local enterprise growth and innovation. Somalia Africa
Parliament of Uganda is set to host a landmark Fourth Commonwealth Youth Parliament Summit next week. ... The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, meeting a delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region) said that the Conference will expose the youth to the ... Somalia Africa
According to the statement, the Commandant Prisons Academy and Training School, Mr John Bosco Tumwebaze was appointed Regional Prisons Commander in charge of Kampala Extra Region taking over from Mr Wilson Magomu who is now the Commissioner in charge of Prisons Industries and Head ... Somalia Africa
This Outlook provides an overview of the anticipated humanitarian situation in the Great Lakes region from January to June 2018. It focuses on Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and neighbouring countries—including Angola, Kenya and Zambia—that have ... Somalia Africa
The Commissioner General Uganda Prisons Service Johnson Byabashaija has announced a massive reshuffle affecting many senior officers. Byabashaija ... Mr. Josephat Semate Karubanga, SSP, Staff Officer, Kampala Extra Region is appointed Regional Prisons Commander Kigezi. 7. Ms. Stella ... Somalia Africa
Jinja — As Jinja Municipality East Constituency voters go to the polls today, at least 48 supporters of Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate, Mr Paul Mwiru, are being detained across various police stations in the district. While confirming the arrests yesterday, Kiira region police ... Somalia Africa
There couldn't have been a better time to sell Uganda. The 4th World Customs Organisation (WCO) conference sitting at Serena hotel in Kampala has gathered at least 1,000 delegates from 169 countries. And President Museveni used the chance to charm delegates not just about the country's tax regimes ... Somalia Africa
... begun procurement of food for millions of refugees in Uganda from small-holder farmers in Acholi sub region, more than a decade after it fed residents there. Previously, the agency directly procured food from small-holder farmer cooperatives in Bunyoro, Buganda and West Nile sub regions in Uganda. Somalia Africa
Museveni made the controversial remarks during a speech Monday in the northern Dokolo District of Uganda, blaming locals and other Africans for underdevelopment in the resource-rich region. The leader was reportedly preparing to attend a belated Thanksgiving feast hosted by a local member of ... Somalia Africa
From Eskinder Nega's release, a landmark ECOWAS judgment and a legal challenge in support of LGBTQI+ rights, to internet shutdowns and the harassment of journalists, it was a month of emotional highs and lows in the region - we feature news from Ethiopia, The Gambia, Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya, ... Somalia Africa
The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of Uganda's export destinations ranking number three within the COMESA region. Uganda's exports to DR Congo are valued at USD177m and these are mainly construction materials like lime and cement, iron and steel, cereals and fruits and vegetables. On the ... Somalia Africa


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