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Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo has called upon Ugandan referees to uphold the key values of Integrity, Performance and Fitness to guarantee their status as FIFA referees. He made the remarks while handing over the 21 badges to the FIFA referees for the ...
It is anticipated that growth in tax revenue during the 2018/2019 financial year will come from improvement in compliance of taxpayers and strengthening of tax administration through expansion of the scope of withholding tax agents, strengthening the business intelligence function of Uganda Revenue ...

Uganda is among the countries is sub-Saharan Africa where cholera remains a recurring problem, despite advances in science and technology for prevention, detection and treatment of the infectious disease. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical diseases have identified cholera ...
KAMPALA, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- At least seven people from two families were killed on spot and four others seriously injured in two road accidents on Wednesday in eastern and northern Uganda, a traffic police spokesperson said here on Thursday. Charles Ssebambulidde, the directorate of traffic and road ...
"The ADF recent attack on the UN Peacekeepers of MONUSCO from the sister-country of Tanzania is an indictment to its activities not only for Uganda and DRC but also the international community," Uganda's Defense Spokesman Richard Karemire said in the statement. "The population in the affected ...

July 2016: Following an escalation of violence in South Sudan, 80,354 people cross into Uganda. The government and the humanitarian community urgently request to mobilize resources. August 2016: Bidibidi settlement opens in Yumbe District to alleviate overcrowding in other settlements, with the IFRC ...
KAMPALA, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- football remains Uganda's most followed sport and 2017 has had a mark on the country's football history. The country's participation in this Africa Nations Cup in Gabon after 39 years of waiting reignited the love for the sport. The tournament brings together the continent's ...
It had been hoped that Article 102(b) of the 1995 Constitution would guarantee a peaceful transition of power from President Museveni but now that it is gone, observers warn "the future doesn't look good." The 75-year cap for presidential hopefuls was removed last week, much as consultations by MPs ...
The Uganda police have confirmed the incident and that the case is registered under file number CRB 11-07-2017 formally GEF 11- 2017. The public has however been urged to test for HIV/AIDS more than once before taking ARVs. Although there are no exact statistics of people who die as a result of ...
Bank of Uganda (BOU) has finally unfrozen bank accounts of ActionAid Uganda after nearly three months of closure. "The leadership of ActionAid Uganda is pleased to inform its partners, supporters, and staff that our quest to have our bank accounts unfrozen has been achieved following constructive ...
Unidentified thugs raided the offices of citizens' Coalition for Electoral democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) in Nsambya today morning, Tuesday at about 2.25am. According to CCEDU coordinator Crispin Kaheru, the thugs took off with the guard's gun. "Our @ccedUganda offices in Nsambya were raided by ...
Former AFC Leopards striker Allan Kateregga is among 30 players named by Uganda Cranes for the Chan competition. The dreadlocked midfielder features for KCCA and has been included in the squad for the competition to be hosted in Morocco. The team is scheduled to move to camp on December 27 ...
KAMPALA, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Ugandan security agencies on Monday beefed up security control and raised security levels around churches and Entertainment areas on Christmas Day in efforts to prevent possible terror attacks in the East African country. Emilian Kayima, Ugandan police spokesperson, ...
The airstrike and artillery operation, code-named "Tuugo," targeted eight ADF camps in Eringeti triangle in the DRC's North Kivu province, Maj. Ronald Kakurungu, spokesperson of the operation, told Xinhua by phone from the western border district of Bundibugyo. Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) ...
A section of Congolese nationals are crossing into Uganda through the Busunga border point in Busunga Town council, Bundibugyo district following ... There are many people displaced but the government of DR Congo has blocked them from crossing to Uganda," said Kambale Jose, a Congolese ...

Kenya seed firms in Dar, Uganda post Sh77m loss ... He says in a report that Kenya Seed Company Subsidiaries in Tanzania and Uganda posted Sh76.8 million loss in the year to June 2016. ... Mt Elgon Seed Company Limited in Uganda has a net liability of Sh143 million and made a loss of Sh101,000.
Uganda's major towns of Kampala, Entebbe and Jinja hosted over 1,000 high-level meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in 2017. According to the 2017 Uganda market Update by real estate consultancy Knight Frank Uganda, Kampala alone had 744 confirmed high-profile conferences ...
As a corn farmer in Kabende, Uganda, she knows what it's like to see her income dry up alongside her crops. But the last few years have been different, she says, thanks to a new variety of drought-tolerant corn known as bazooka. Today, despite drawn-out spells of drought that have claimed her neighbors' ...
Even though Uganda as a sovereign state, has every reason to govern itself in whichever way it deems fit, many East Africans will be concerned ... Of course, this is a matter of interest to other East Africans as Uganda is a member of the East African Community, whose biggest dream is a political federation.
Kampala -- Uganda is set to achieve the one-hour business registration target in the next four months, thanks to the Uganda Registration Services Bureau's automation processes. Speaking at a contract awarding ceremony for construction of the business facilitation centre recently Mr Twebaze Bemanya, ...
Now the national prevalence rate is around 6% according to Uganda population-Based HIV Impact Assessment UPHIA report of 2016 an achievement attributed largely to the country's rapid acknowledgment of the crisis it faced, the roll out of national prevention and treatment messages and its embrace of ...
Bank of Uganda has warned commercial banks that it will continue closing those which fool around with depositors' money as it has already done with some. While opening the seventh International leadership conference at the Golf Course View hotel in Entebbe on Wednesday, Dr. Louis Kasekende the ...
In 2006, Uganda discovered oil and gas deposits in around Lake Albert on its border with the DRC. It estimated around 6.5 billion barrels of oil lay below the border region. Production is due to start in 2020 and export pipeline is being developed to ship the oil to terminals on Tanzania's Indian Ocean coast.
"We are concerned by recent charges of treason filed against eight Uganda journalists of a local tabloid newspaper. We continue to support freedom of expression and freedom of the press as central elements of U.S. foreign policy," she said in a tweet posted on November 29. Three Ugandan journalists were last week ...
So members of Holy Rosary took the ball and ran, challenging the congregation to raise thousands of dollars for two wells, soon to be built in Father Obel's home village in Eastern Uganda. "A lot of us feel we have a purpose in life and going to church on Sunday and going home isn't a reflection, we need a ...
While opening the seventh International leadership conference at the Golf Course View hotel in Entebbe on Wednesday, Dr. Louis Kasekende the deputy governor bank of Uganda said the public should stop misjudging the central bank from the number of banks it has closed because it has saved many ...
The grant based project will target an estimated 4 million people who live in and around Uganda's wetlands and rely on them for food security. It is part of both the government Uganda and United Nations efforts to promote Sustainable Development Goal 13 on climate action as well as fulfil its obligations to ...
But the treatment is practically unheard of outside of the Western world -- and is particularly novel in Uganda, where many people fear or distrust dogs. Ogen Rwot came to Watmon through the Comfort Dog Project in northern Uganda that pairs dogs with former fighters and others traumatized by the war.
The government of the Republic of Uganda has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the ...
Why does it matter? Uganda is not in danger of renewed civil war or rebel violence, but it risks sliding into a political crisis that could eventually ...
According to the state of Uganda population report 2017 launched on Thursday, Uganda's population will grow to 46 million people by 2025 ...
Local media, including Red Pepper, have reported this month on tensions between Uganda and neighboring Rwanda over a range of ...
Uganda's hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ... A new Uganda Civil Society report on the implementation of SDGs ...
Uganda has moved up five places in the information and communications technology (ICT) Development Index (IDI) to position 152 in 2017 ...
Mount Elgon, Uganda -- If you're topping off your holiday dinner with coffee, you may find this interesting: British scientists this week said ...
A Training of the Trainers session on strengthening the health sector's response to violence against women in Uganda. Participants learn how to improve their ...
Uganda's foreign minister faced growing calls for his resignation Thursday following allegations in the United States that he accepted a bribe ...
Uganda's nightlife is, of course, unrivaled. Last year, I met a Ghanaian paramount chief from Kumasi who told me how he often made trips to ...
According to Toyota Uganda, one of the suppliers of new cars in the country, a 4.0cc vehicle goes for $104,000(about Shs374 million) while a ...
KAMPALA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Cases of the deadly malaria in Uganda have started reducing due to the country's intensified fight against the ...
The landlocked East African country of Uganda has become the 100th country to welcome a permanent Chabad-Lubavitch presence.
Water State Minister, Goretti Kitutu, engineer Richrch Chog and an official from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) meeting in Ethiopia in ...
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda on Wednesday denied its foreign minister had engaged in corrupt activities with a Hong Kong man who has ...
Patients, mostly mothers and children, outside a clinic along Lake Victoria, Uganda. As the sign indicates, the clinic relies on health workers ...
In a press statement published on November 21, Kayima said that "initial investigations were being carried out under" section 37 of Uganda's ...
(L-R) Dr. Ernest Rubondo, the Executive Director Uganda petroleum Authority, Tullow GM, Jimmy Mugerwa, Phil Haymes, a UK Oil & Gas ...
Uganda has never had a peaceful transition of power. Since independence in October 1962, one dictator after another has taken the reigns of ...
The 45-year-old farmer grows Irish potatoes and pineapples in his one-acre farm in Kabale, in western Uganda. He sells his produce in the ...


 

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