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Ugandan president appoints new cabinet members

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday appointed an 81-member cabinet while he is constituting the new government. Museveni, who was sworn in on May 12...
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Ugandan parliament elects Jacob Oulanyah as new speaker

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Ugandan members of parliament on Monday elected the new speaker and deputy speaker of parliament for a five-year term of office. Chief Justice Alfonse Chigamoy...
Uganda-Burundi

Uganda-Burundi leaders discuss regional security and development

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Burundian counterpart Evariste Ndayishimiye have discussed regional security and trade during the latter's two-day state visit to...
Uganda

Ugandan parliament dissolved as new term is set to kick off

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The Ugandan Parliament has been dissolved the as the lawmakers' term of office came to an end. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga closed the last session of...
KAMPALA, May 13, 2016(Xinhua) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (C) holds the national emblem during the inauguration ceremony in Kampala, Uganda, May 12, 2016. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday was sworn in for another five year term of office. (Xinhua)

Ugandan president sworn in for new term

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Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in on Wednesday to serve for the sixth five-year term in office. Chief Justice, Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo swore...
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Ugandan parliament dissolved as new term is set to kick off

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The Ugandan Parliament has been dissolved the as the lawmakers' term of office came to an end. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga closed the last session of...
COVID-19 vaccine

Ugandan nurses persevere at their posts amid COVID-19 hardships

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Violet Ayesiza, 32, works as a nurse at Kasangati Health Center in the central Ugandan district of Wakiso. Now she has to work for...
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Ugandan unions reach consensus with government team on lunch allowance

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Nurses and midwives in Uganda's public health institutions on Monday called off the ongoing sit-down strike over non-payment of their lunch allowance, a government...
Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)

AFSA Launches Letter to Chair of UNFSS Setting Terms for Participation

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The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) sent a letter to Dr. Agnes Kalibata, the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

War victims and experts express mixed reactions over ICC sentencing of former rebel commander

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The ruling by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on a former rebel commander has drawn mixed reactions from victims in northern Uganda, where the...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Museveni calls for prevention of EAC trade irregularities

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Tuesday that talks are needed to prevent irregularities in trade among member states of the East African Community (EAC). Museveni...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

Chinese model of engagement with African countries genuine – Ugandan official

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"At the moment, you can drive from one corner of Uganda to another border on tarmac, mainly built by Chinese companies," said Richard Todwong,...
President Samia Suluhu Hassan

Tanzanian president arrives in Uganda for signing of key oil pipeline deal

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Tanzanian President Samia Hassan Suluhu on Sunday arrived here to witness the signing of a tripartite deal that will kick off the construction of...
Mosquito Net

Uganda completes distribution of 27.5 million nets in renewed fight against malaria

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Uganda's ministry of health has completed an eight-month nationwide distribution of insecticide treated mosquito nets in a renewed fight against malaria. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, spokesperson for...
TVET

2021 Budget: Ghana Sliding Back or Marking time on Financing of TVET

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The 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting (CYMM); Youth Leaders Forum, held from 31st July to 1st August, 2017 at the Munyonyo Speke Resort, Kampala,...
Flood

Uganda warns of flash Floods and landslides as first rain season starts

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Uganda's Ministry of Water and Environment on Wednesday warned that the country will face destructive flash floods, strong hailstorms and landslides as the first...
maize

Uganda’s president calls for dialogue with Kenya over maize crisis

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni late on Sunday called for dialogue with neighboring Kenya over the maize crisis. Museveni in a televised address said it...
Cattle Ranching

Security beefed up in northeastern Uganda to curb armed cattle rustling

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The Ugandan military on Monday said it has heightened security in the northeastern part of the country following the resurgence of armed cattle rustling. ...

Uganda’s PMI for February rises to 51.2 after three-month consecutive fall

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Uganda's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the month of February increased to 51.2 after a three-month consecutive fall, a new report issued here said...
Facebook

Ugandan president castigates Facebook over alleged bias

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has lashed out at Facebook, saying the tech giant is biased after it closed several accounts of government supporters alleging...
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Ugandan presidential candidate Kyagulanyi withdraws petition challenging poll results

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Ugandan presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi on Monday instructed his lawyers to withdraw a petition with the Supreme Court in which he sought to challenge...
bomb blast

4 children killed in Uganda grenade explosion

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A grenade explosion killed four children and injured five others Thursday in Maaji II Refugee Settlement in the northwestern Ugandan district of Adjumani, police...
Teacher

3,000 teachers to be recruited in Uganda ahead of reopening of schools

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Uganda is set to resume the recruitment of secondary school teachers as the country prepares to reopen schools after close to a year of...
sanctions

Uganda scoffs at European Parliament proposal to sanction government officials

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Uganda on Wednesday scoffed at a proposal by the European Parliament to sanction government officials over alleged human rights violations during the country's Jan....
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda president explains reported kidnaps after public uproar

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni late on Saturday explained the alleged kidnaps of people by security forces before and after the Jan. 14 presidential elections. ...
Chinese Lunar New Year.

Chinese Spring Festival celebrations kick off in Uganda

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As part of the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) celebrations, a quiz and video competition organized by Confucius Institute of Makerere University and the...

Uganda partners with China in fight against cancer

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In Uganda, the month of February is used to create awareness against cancer, a non-communicable disease that is causing concern among medical experts due...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Northern Uganda war victims welcome ICC ruling on former rebel commander

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Victims of a two-decade long rebellion in northern Uganda said that justice has been done after a former Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commander...
court

Runner-up in Uganda’s presidential poll petitions court on results

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Robert Kyagulanyi, the runner-up in Uganda's Jan. 14 presidential polls on Monday petitioned court seeking to annul the results. Kyagulanyi, through his...
COVID-19

Uganda starts clinical trial of COVID-19 treatment drug

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Uganda has started clinical trials of a drug locally developed to treat COVID-19. The country's President, Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday launched the trials which will...