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Uganda’s renewable energy investment gets world recognition

Uganda’s recent strong focus on improving her energy potential has been recognized, with the country now ranked third in Africa for providing the right environment to attract investment. Financial advisors Fieldstone Africa have categorized Uganda among “The Big Five” in Africa “where an investment of time and capital in a …

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Uganda hosts international water and sanitation symposium

Over 170 participants from 26 countries are in Kampala June 20-23 for the Kampala Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) symposium 2016. It is the sixth sustainability forum of its kind, and the first to be held on the African continent. WASH Sustainability forums bring together hundreds of experts, government representatives, …

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SECURITY: Okurut hands over to Tumukunde

New Security Minister Lt.General Henry Tumukunde has promised to work with local authorities in order to improve information gathering. “I plan to empower local authorities since there is government presence at all level. They will face their problems instead of bringing them to us. They are elected and paid to …

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Museveni Defends Opposition Appointments

NBS: President Museveni has defended his recent appointment of opposition members into his cabinet saying the move was aimed at unifying the country. Speaking at the swearing in ceremony, Museveni warned cabinet ministers against engaging in corruption tendencies by using public offices for their selfish private gains. Share on: WhatsApp

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Getting more from the 2016/17 budget

Is Museveni serious this time? The government is planning to increase public spending in the next financial year but some experts say it is punching above its weight. This could be true since the country is getting low returns on its large infrastructure projects. Since winning his fifth five-year term, …

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PHOTOGRAPHS: New Uganda cabinet swears in

Uganda’s new cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday. The ceremony that started in the morning, continued into the afternoon as the Vice President and 31 full ministers took the oath. Forty eight state ministers were also sworn in. Selected photographs of the ceremony More Photographs from the ceremony at State …

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