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Kampala — The Ministry of Finance has directed the Local Government ministry to sack 61 district chief administrative officers (CAOs) and municipal ... He said he was engaging both the Finance ministry officials and the affected accounting officers at the districts and municipalities and added that the ...
"We are investigating them (suspended) Immigrations officials," the Inspector General of Government, Ms Irene Mulyagonja, said yesterday. ... Affairs minister Mario Obiga Kania, who is on an official visit in India, confirmed that President Museveni had ordered interdiction of the two top Immigrations officials.

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 ...
Kampala — Mubende District lands officials have allegedly sold off about 6,400 acres of Christopher Obey's land whose title is being held as an exhibit in ongoing cases against him. The government on September 9, 2016 and November 28, 2017 placed a caveat forbidding any transactions on the land in ...
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 ...
Others include head teachers and their deputies, soldiers of low ranks, judicial officials and local government political leaders. According to our sources, the Minister of Finance, Mr Matia Kasaija, presented a guideline on which Cabinet should base to increase salaries of civil servants. In the first scenario, ...

Uganda's political cartoonists have sharp pens, producing work that is often highly critical of the government and state of the country. And yet, unlike the rest of Uganda's media, they have largely managed to avoid the government's tightening grip on freedom of expression. This, despite “often controversial ...
GET FiT Zambia is the official name for the implementation of a renewables feed in tariff (FIT) strategy in Zambia, named the Zambian Renewable ... After the success of the GET FiT Uganda program, GET FiT Zambia received a funding pledge of €31 million ($37.9 million) from the German government, ...
LONDON — An ongoing dispute in Uganda over how for-profit schools operate in the country has escalated, with the government insisting hundreds of private ... Many of the allegedly non-compliant schools have closed, a spokesperson for the Ugandan education ministry told Devex, but said they could not ...
It is feasible that on the basis of a false assumption previously held that Uganda had a lower TB prevalence rate, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Uganda as being no longer among countries with a high TB burden. High level government of Uganda officials, such as the Minister of Health, ...
The Ugandan government has suspended five senior officials for allegedly inflating refugee figures to swindle donor funds. ... The UN's top official in Uganda, Rosa Malango, has raised a range of concerns, from "corruption to fraud, from trafficking of women and girls to intimidation and harassment of UN ...
Four Ugandan government officials have been suspended amid allegations of inflating refugee figures. Uganda's Commissioner for Refugees Apollo Kazungu and three of his senior staff are being investigated. Investigations will also consider whether officials from UN aid agencies were involved. Uganda ...
The officials allegedly created fake names in refugee settlements, particularly in western Uganda, to swindle money. Millions of dollars in aid are believed to have been lost as a result. The officials are also accused of stealing relief items meant for refugees, appropriating government land meant for ...
International donors are threatening to withdraw funding for Uganda's South Sudanese refugee crisis over allegations that include misuse of relief items and the trafficking of girls and women, a government official said Tuesday. The allegations threaten Uganda's global reputation as a progressive host to ...
Together, we have had several rounds of discussion starting with His Excellency President to many officials in government offices. I never ... Ugandan ginners' practices in purchasing raw cotton mainly through local agents, are mostly discouraging farmers to switch cultivation of other cash crops. Thus ...
President Museveni has pardoned Red Pepper directors and its senior editors and agreed to reopen the company after two months of police siege. The reopening of the privately owned newspaper that has been critical of government and its officials followed a meeting at State House Entebbe on Tuesday ...
The road is part of a multinational project involving Uganda and Kenya dubbed the Kapchorwa-Suam-Kitale and Eldoret Bypass Roads Project. Officials said on Friday the construction of the 105.76 million dollars road is expected to last four years, and will be partly financed through government counterpart ...

The files on #Uganda show total UK support for the Idi Amin coup in 1971 and consolidation of the regime as it began repression and murder. ... While many African states refused to recognize the legitimacy of Amin's military government, the files reveal UK officials canvassed other pro-British governments ...
The Ugandan army says it has killed 29 armed cattle raiders in the porous northeastern region bordering South Sudan and Kenya. ... than nine meetings since the operation began in November with local leaders, lawmakers, and Kenyan government officials on how to tackle cross-border cattle rustling.
Kampala — Schools which were attended by different top government officials and public figures posted mixed results according to the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) results released on Friday, with many of them posting no students passing in Division One. Kyamatte Primary School, where Education ...
Members of Uganda's Indian community, which dominates the country's economy, are demanding to be officially recognised as a tribe. Indian Association of Uganda senior member Murtuza Dalal said the group was lobbying the Ugandan Government to follow the lead of neighbouring Kenya, which ...
Kampala - Uganda is investigating allegations of widespread fraud in its refugee aid programme, a government official said on Monday, as the UN also ... the prime minister's office and seen by AFP, also raises corruption allegations including that Ugandan officials extort money from newly-arrived refugees, ...
19 (Xinhua) -- The government will expand a major road linking Uganda with Kenya through the Kapchorwa - Bukwo - Suam border, after signing a 94.52 million ... According to the AfDB officials, the stretch from Kapchorwa to Kitale measures 118 kilometers, and once completed, will provide an all-weather ...
Responding to a Government request, the IAEA helped buy the new equipment and ensure its safe installation at the Uganda Cancer Institute in the capital ... cause for celebration,” IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said at the inauguration event in Kampala, attended also by senior Ugandan officials.
Uganda denies minister was bribed by former Hong Kong home ... According to a claim by Washington, which was rejected by the Ugandan government, Ho ... A Ugandan official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed that Ho ... was a non-governmental organisation which had consultative status ...
Uganda: Put Govt Under Pressure On Tax Evasion - Officials ... and high profile individuals, some of whom are senior politicians in government.
The Ugandan government has received another grant from the ... when Uganda first received the funds, some senior government officials were ...
Kampala — Uganda security forces in Koboko on Sunday arrested a South ... The Uganda government and UNHCR officials said extra security ...
Uganda: Ministry Officials Fuelling Doctors' Strike, Says PS ... Malac, has urged Ugandans to avoid waiting on government to provide all social ...
An official who attended a State House meeting of only government officials on Monday intimidated that President Museveni had directed the ...
Human rights activists are urging Ugandan officials to arrest Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, who is in Uganda for a three-day official visit, and turn him ... his obligations,” but rather asking the Ugandan government to “fulfill ...
12 Kenyan fishermen who were still being held by Uganda security officials have been fined Sh20,000 each by a Kampala court. PHOTO ... "Ugandan police persistently harass fishermen in this lake. ... Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo accused the national government of neglecting the security concerns of ...
... to stopping twice on both the Ugandan and the Tanzanian side). ... Each OSBP has more than 30 governmental departments, including ... Amelia Kyambadde appealed to border officials in Uganda, ... in trade to reduce poverty, we expect government officials to support us attain this goal for our people''.
Doctors in Uganda have downed stethoscopes in a bitter row with the government over low pay and poor working conditions. ... servants to address discrepancies between what some public officials earn compared to others.
Dr Ekwaru Obuku, president of Uganda Medical Association (UMA), told ... “The Ugandan doctor is not valued by [his/her] government; that's ...
When Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni returned to his home .... into an alleged plot to assassinate top government officials opposed to the ...
Doctors under their umbrella Uganda Medical Association have gone on ... President Museveni and his officials argue that the government's most ... at the expense of sectors that touch the welfare of the ordinary Ugandan.
Kampala — Ministry of Finance officials are looking for at least 1.56 square miles (about 1,000 acres) in Wakiso District to help City tycoon ...
Uganda expects final Tanzania pipeline plans soon, to skirt Serengeti ... Serengeti National Park, a top Ugandan government official said.
Wakiso — Wakiso District top officials have been accused of diverting ... But government halted the plan in favour of public health centres in the ...
The design of a planned $3.5bn pipeline to pump Ugandan oil through ... National Park, according to a top Ugandan government official.
Kampala — President Museveni has told United States officials that ... Uganda, with more than 6,000 troops in Somalia, is the largest ... Whereas civilians responded with demonstrations against al-Shabaab, Somali government officials, ... politicians means the Ugandan leader was likely weighing a military ...
Uganda: Age Limit - NRM Not Sure of Numbers ... According to Article 262 of the constitution, the government needs at least 290 MPs physically present ... Some NRM officials at parliament agreed with Ssekikubo's claim. ... these are people we sit with and you hear their views and judge," the official added.
For some time, no government official, both local and colonial, could dare to go up the Mutundwe Hill. Since the area was under Buganda ...
UGANDA POLITICS Uganda's main opposition leader was arrested and ... a regional government official said on Sunday, the latest unrest in a ...
He explained that government proposed to change the law to expedite ... When Uganda got independence, he added, Mailo land stayed and what ... term, there would be no joking with government officials and anyone else.
But when a national peace deal broke down and government ... The pleas of officials and residents initially fell on deaf ears. ... More than 1 million people have now fled to Uganda, mostly from the Yei region. ... to a former local official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he feared retribution.
While meeting officials of the UWJMA at his offices at Farmers House, the minister said the Government recognises the need for a clear policy ... Uganda exacts a 10% excise duty on bottled water whereas Tanzania levies 5% ...
Kenya asked to emulate Uganda in taming terror ... He said government officials could use these organisations to monitor what was going ... “The Ugandan State was able to distinguish between the Islamic sphere in general ...
A leading Ugandan opposition figure was arrested and charged with murder, police said on Friday, after a deadly anti-government rally that ...


 

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