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China donates COVID-19 test kits to Uganda

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China has donated a batch of COVID-19 diagnostic test kits to Uganda to support the fight against the pandemic. Ruth Aceng, Uganda's minister of health...
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...
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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...
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Uganda rescues 29 Burundian girls, arrests five suspects in human-trafficking racket

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Ugandan police has rescued 29 Burundian girls and arrested five suspects involved in a human-trafficking racket in the east African country, a police spokesperson...
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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,...
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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...
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Uganda offers bounty on killers of 6 lions in national park

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Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on Monday offered cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of killers of six lions in Queen Elizabeth...
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Ghana Beach Soccer: Satellites Cup triumph will spur us on to victory against Uganda...

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Players of the National Beach Soccer team the Black Sharks have reiterated their desire to also qualify and win the African Cup of Nations...
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Women in rural Uganda champion use of biogas as forests shrink

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As the world is set to commemorate International Day of Forests on March 21, women in rural Uganda are choosing to use biogas as...
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Uganda receives second batch of AstraZeneca vaccines

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Uganda on Sunday received a second batch of 100,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from India. Ruth Aceng, minister of health, received the vaccines...
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Ghana Black Sharks to battle tough Uganda Sand Cranes in Afcon Beach Soccer qualifier

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has released qualifying fixtures for the Beach Soccer Afcon (Senegal 2021). The Black Sharks of Ghana will travel to...
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Ghana set up U-20 AFCON final clash with Uganda

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The National Under-20 Team, the Black Satellites of Ghana have set a date with Uganda in the finals of the 2021 Confederation of Africa...
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Ghana and Uganda reach Total U-20 AFCON finals

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Ghana and Uganda are qualified Monday for the final of the 22nd edition of Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (AFCON). Ghana's men's...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (R) meets with Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, in Entebbe, Uganda, Feb. 21, 2021. (Photo by Hajarah Nalwadda/Xinhua)

Ugandan president meets with senior Chinese diplomat on bilateral ties

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni met with visiting senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi here on Sunday. Yang, a member of the Political Bureau...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Reconciliation talk takes stage in Uganda after contested elections

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Uganda's Electoral Commission on Thursday released the final results of the Jan. 14 presidential elections and maintained incumbent President Yoweri Museveni's win in the...
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...
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Uganda faces foreign pressure amid election process

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The U.S. envoy to Uganda has been denied access to the country's opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, who was incumbent President Yoweri Museveni's closest rival...
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Uganda postpones reopening of schools due to COVID-19

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Uganda's schools and institutions of higher learning will remain closed amid the lasting COVID-19 pandemic, a senior education official said here on Monday. Only candidate...
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Uganda briefs diplomats on just-concluded elections

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Uganda on Wednesday briefed foreign diplomats on the just-concluded presidential elections. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, government ensured favorable space for free,...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda’s Museveni maintains lead in provisional results of presidential polls

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Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni on Friday maintained the lead in the Thursday's polls, pitting him prominent pop star, according the provisional results released...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni leads in provisional results of Uganda polls

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Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni is taking a lead in provisional results of Uganda's presidential election, the country's electoral body said on Friday. ...
Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine)

Uganda beefs up security for opposition presidential candidate Kyagulanyi

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The Ugandan military and police on Friday beefed up security for opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, a popular musician...
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Uganda’s presidential, parliamentary elections kick off

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Uganda's presidential and parliamentary elections kicked off on Thursday with people in the east African country queuing up to cast their votes. A total of...
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Uganda set to elect president in tight race between Museveni and Wine

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dpa/GNA – Uganda is set to elect a president on Thursday, in a hotly contested poll in which long-time President Yoweri Museveni faces...
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Uganda’s largest telecom company switches off social media ahead of Thursday general elections

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Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), Uganda's largest mobile telephone service provider, on Wednesday switched off social media connections following a directive from the country's communications...