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CWE's Wang Yongtian said they sunk in over Shs 30mn in the exercise which is part of the company's corporate social responsibility that was embedded in its contract with the government of Uganda. Yongtian added that the free service was in the exchange of the good cooperation that the people of ...
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda's poultry farmers will soon resume selling their products to the neighbouring Kenya after nearly a15-month ban. The Kenyan government on March 22 said it plans to lift the ban soon, allowing Uganda's chicken and egg products access itsKsh500milliom ...

The telecoms also pay corporate tax which is determined from the net earnings and 2 per cent on gross earning to the regulator- the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). However, both VAT and excise duty are passed on to the consumers. In lecturing government economists at Finance ministry ...
Uganda's ruling elites are no easy target, though. President Yoweri Museveni has been in power for 31 years. Opposition leaders accuse him of muffling dissent with violent threats, and Human Rights Watch has documented the government's use of police to beat up and arrest journalists who try to report ...
It is becoming routine that every time government leaders in Rwanda and Uganda meet to work out ways to put an end to the strained relations ... The story in the New Vision claimed that the purported agents involved in kidnapping alleged Rwandan asylum seekers “possessed” Ugandan passports.
Business. Uganda's plan to revive airline faces criticism. In Uganda, government is looking for $400million to revive its national airline. The country wants to boost tourism and attract foreign investors but economists are warning government against the fragile investment.

"Uganda really does show what's possible in establishing a strong tracking system to find and stop outbreaks when and where they emerge," she said, adding that Ugandan specialists are now sharing their best practices with the U.S. and other global health security actors. Nuzzo did raise one concern, ...
The oil palm project will expand to Buvuma island in Mukono district where government already secured 5,600 hectares of land in 2011. The second phase will focus on oilseed development around four hubs (Lira, Eastern Uganda, Gulu and West Nile) covering 43 districts. Speaking to The Observer in ...
For several weeks, the Ugandan government and their partner agencies, including UNHCR, have been investigating allegations of inflation of refugee numbers, mismanagement of donor funds meant for refugees, along with other serious allegations of corruption. Uganda hosts more refugee than any other ...
In a report titled “State of the Economy” published late on Thursday, the Bank of Uganda said the rising costs of servicing the country's $15.1 billion of debt could hit economic growth because of reduced public investment. Over the last decade, the government of long-term President Yoweri Museveni has ...
Kampala — The controversy surrounding the termination of the 25- year contract between Rift Valley Railways (RVR) and government continues, with the former claiming the concession was a bad deal. The RVR, which signed a concession agreement with both Uganda and Kenya in 2006 to run the ...
Kampala — The Ministry of Finance has directed the Local Government ministry to sack 61 district chief administrative officers (CAOs) and municipal council Town Clerks for failing to submit accountability for budget funds as required by the law. The directive was issued by the Ministry of Finance Permanent ...
KAMPALA, Uganda-- The Agriculture Minister Hon. Vincent Sempijja, Government has given a three months ultimatum for re-registration and certification of dealers in agro-inputs especially acaricides. Sempijja also announced the beginning of inspection and crackdown on sale of adulterated agro-inputs.
An investigation into the circulation of fake hepatitis B vaccines in Uganda is spiralling out of control as concerns about the government's oversight of ... Meanwhile, the Anti-Counterfeit Network (ACN) Africa has called on the Ugandan government to provide answers on how the fake vaccines were able to ...
More than 1 million refugees who fled war and persecution for the safety of Uganda are being verified in the biggest exercise of its kind in the history of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. ... On launch day, hundreds arrive at dawn as government officials prepare to scan their fingerprints and irises. The goal ...
Cattle farmers in Kiruhura district are struggling with infestation of ticks that have increasingly become resistant to acaricides. One of the affected farmers is Dr Dick Kamuganga, who has lost 27 cows in the last two years. Kamuganga says he has been changing from one acaricide to another with hope he ...
Kampala — At long last, former Uganda Cranes coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic can afford to smile after Fufa and government cleared his arrears. The Serb quit Cranes for South African giants Orlando Pirates in July after a five-year marriage but left with dissatisfaction citing non-payment of his Shs230m ...

In addition, the drier climate affects the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Southwest Uganda and the Bwindi Forest is the last habitat of the mountain gorilla. For these reasons, the Ugandan government was interested in fully understanding the climate data and supplied detailed geospatial data so they ...
Before this program, refugee registration was conducted manually, increasing the possibility of incomplete or duplicate data caused by human error, and consequently raising questions from supporting donors about data accuracy. Last month, four Ugandan government officials in the refugee management ...
Kampala — Cabinet has approved increment of salaries for selected civil servants in the coming financial year. Sources say the decision was reached on Thursday last week following three days of meetings chaired by President Museveni where salary enhancement was high on the agenda. The Minister of ...
Onesimus Twinamasiko said on Ugandan television channel NTV “as a man, you need to discipline your wife. “You need to touch her a bit, you tackle her, beat her somehow to really streamline her.” His words have met with strong criticism from social media users, with one leading women's rights group in ...
The money will be channeled through NCS to the Uganda Olympic Committee before the respective sports federations will make use of it. It is to carter for Athlete preparations, return air tickets, allowances, upkeep as well as any other logistics. Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) named a 69 man team for ...
Life has returned to normality in Alebtong District after government lifted the ban imposed on the sale of animals and their products in the area. In October last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries imposed quarantine in Alebtong District following the outbreak of foot-and- mouth ...
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni attends the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on January 28. The Ugandan leader has been a supporter of President Donald Trump and has been known for making ...
Kampala — Government is proposing to have all taxi operators in the country ply permanent routes to determine their daily income hence roper taxation, Daily Monitor has learnt. The proposal is contained in the minutes of an inter-ministerial meeting about streamlining the transport industry in the country ...
As one of the ways of mitigating against the mistreatment of Ugandans working in the Middle East, the Government of Uganda and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have entered a partnership, which is meant to ensure the safety of Ugandans working in Saudi Arabia. Through this, the government of Uganda ...
Ugandan judge Solomy Balungi Bossa, who was late last year elected to the prestigious International Criminal Court (ICC) Bench, will be sworn-in on Friday, ... The UK government has donated $4million (about 14.4bn) to Uganda through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to improve family planning uptake and ...
As Congolese fleeing attacks in the northeastern Ituri province continue to stream into neighbouring Uganda, an outbreak of cholera with a worryingly ... As of March 6, some 1,466 suspected cases of cholera had been recorded among the refugees, according to the Ugandan government, which said 32 ...
The murders illustrate a broader problem in Uganda, where government data shows more than one in three women suffer physical or sexual violence ... Given the influential role of the police in Ugandan society, Ogweng believes he can help to change people's perceptions about what it means to be a man.
Malac urged the government of Uganda to be more aggressive in creating awareness about the country saying a lot needs to be dome to market Uganda and ... She informed the Minister that the US Embassy has organized a mission for 20 Ugandan coffee producers to Seattle, USA in April 2018.
“Our participation in the Vakantiebeurs, which was supported by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Uganda, gave the nine Ugandan companies that participated ... The Government of Uganda, through UTB facilitates and supports Ugandan businesses to participate in these international expos by providing ...
"Vanilla is an important crop and the government is promoting its quality and boosting security in growing areas," said Opolot Okasai, director of crop resources at Uganda's agriculture ministry. The Uganda Export Promotion Board says annual vanilla shipments ranged from 0.65 to 75.4 tonnes in the ...
In order to address the challenges faced by these cross border traders, the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives secured a loan to a tune of $14m which is approximately shs.50.4bn from the World Bank to implement the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project ...
We have received no report from the police, hospital or government on any progress toward improving hospital procedures. We are seeking some simple, inexpensive fixes. Place surveillance cameras in the maternity wing to monitor the movement of babies. Hold midwives accountable when babies in ...
Ugandan journalism today has so many of these types called 'investigative journalists' with personalised 'impeccable sources', who position themselves as mouth pieces of people in government, politics and business; giving them good coverage and staining their enemies or those who they fail to ...
FILE PHOTO: Finance Minister Matia Kasaija, NDDF Md Richard Byarugaba and NSSF chair Patrick Byabakama Kaberenge. NSSF monopoly to stay. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has shelved plans to liberalize the pension sector and will instead amend the National Social ...
“This is important to us to increase the accountability and the transparency not only to the government and UNHCR and partners, but also the donors who are very key in our operation,” said Douglas Asiimwe, Head of Refugee Protection, Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda. The exercise will be carried out ...
Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has refuted a report that many children are suffering from nodding syndrome in Acholi sub-region of northern Uganda. According to the minister, the children said to be suffering from nodding syndrome could be epileptic. She told journalists in Kampala that the last ...
The MPs also noted inadequate intra-governmental coordination in the implementation of the contract; the absence of a master centre that would ... "We are yet to receive official communication from the Government of Uganda regarding the result of the parliamentary review that has taken place since June ...
Kayihura is a Ugandan lawyer, military officer and Policeman. He was the IGP of the Uganda Police Force, the highest rank in the branch of Uganda's Government. ... chief of military intelligence as well as serving as the commanding officer of the UPDF Fourth Division, based in Gulu in nothern Uganda.
Corruption was ranked as the biggest problem for the country, with 80% of respondents stating so, 71% of the people also felt that government was not doing enough to create jobs and/or income opportunities. However. on a positive note, 62 percent were satisfied with the government in ensuring security.
Uganda marks African Day of School Feeding. By Andrew Ssenyonga. Added 1st March 2018 02:44 PM. “Government has declared 2018 a year of action on school feeding and nutrition," the state minister for higher education, John Chrysestom Muyingo, says. Africandayoffeeding 703x422. “Government has declared 2018 ...
The Uganda government's aim to sharply raise coffee revenue looks increasingly more achievable as annual production jumps by more than one million bags. ... An estimated 1.8 million Ugandan households are involved in coffee production, with 80% growing Robusta, according to Uganda Coffee ...
Africa's first NDC Partnership Plan held its inaugural workshop on 30 January and 1 February 2018 in Entebbe, Uganda. Uganda's NDC aims to reduce GHG emissions by 22% by 2030 relative to a business-as-usual scenario. The NDC Partnership Support Unit is working with the Government of Uganda ...
Workers have given the government up to the end of April to sort out their salary demands, or they will go on industrial action. The demand comes after the government said there was no money for pay-raise for the civil servants in the 2018/19 financial year. In a closed-door meeting held at the Ministry of ...
28 February 2018, Hoima: - The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Ministry of Health in Uganda to respond to the Cholera outbreak in Kyangwali refugee camp, in Hoima district. As of 28 February, over 1000 cases have been registered and 31 people confirmed dead at the two treatment ...
The Uganda government's aim to sharply raise coffee revenue looks increasingly more achievable as annual production jumps by more than one million bags. ... An estimated 1.8 million Ugandan households are involved in coffee production, with 80% growing Robusta, according to Uganda Coffee ...
“On 1 March, in support of the Ugandan government, we together with our partners are launching a massive biometric verification exercise of all refugees in Uganda. This nation-wide re-enrolment and verification process will be key to help the government in fixing discrepancies in refugee data,” added ...
ORUCHINGA REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Uganda - The Ugandan government launched a large-scale programme on Thursday to verify the identities of all refugees in the country, using biometric data. With support from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the World Food Programme, government ...
President Museveni said that in spite of the confusion of government officials and their lack of knowledge about how things work in the modern world, Uganda has continued to grow with his guidance. “After working with the Members of Parliament of 2006 and putting emphasis on infrastructure ...


 

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