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US embassy pulls plug on allowances to govt officials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The US Embassy in Uganda has announced a blackout on per diem allowances to Ugandan government officials who attend events it has organized or US agencies.  In a November 12 letter to the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, Deborah Malac, the US Ambassador to Uganda, said …

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Minister calls for civility in Uganda-Rwanda impasse

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Minister of State for Regional Affairs Philemon Mateke has said outbursts will not solve the impasse between Uganda and Rwanda. Mateke, who delivered an address at the Uganda Council of Foreign Relations on Thursday at Protea hotel, was tasked to explain what was going on …

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Computer experts creating apps to tackle illicit wildlife trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of computer experts are meeting in Entebbe to develop technology to combat wildlife trafficking in Uganda. This is part of a partnership between Uganda Wildlife Education and Conservation and the United States Embassy in Kampala. The experts are part of a team …

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Malacs’s tenure comes to an end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The tenure of the United States of America (USA) Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Ruth Malac has come to an end, URN has learnt. News of Malac forthcoming departure came to the fore when she visited the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday where …

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Former Minister Buturo hits proponents over GMO comments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former minister for Ethics and Integrity, James Nsaba Buturo has criticized United States Ambassador Deborah Malac for allegedly meddling into Uganda’s internal affairs. The Bufumbira East MP yesterday addressed a Press Conference at Parliament together with Kumi Municipality MP Silas Aogon on the …

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270 women to benefit from American Entrepreneurial programme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 270 women are to benefit from the American Entrepreneurial Programme. The programme is run by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs as part of the White House’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative. The participants were chosen from Kampala Omoro, …

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US peace volunteers to teach agribusiness skills to Ugandan youth

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | United States’ Peace Corps Program has deployed 158 American volunteers to introduce business development and agribusiness skills in rural areas of Uganda. The volunteers are tasked with introducing culture of savings among rural women, mentoring Ugandan teachers and health workers and introducing American …

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US reduced funding assistance to Uganda in 2018

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United States slashed down its funding support to Uganda in 2018 by more than 3 Billion shillings below what it disbursed in 2017. The support fell from 3.6 trillion shillings in 2017 to 3.3 Trillion shillings in 2018. According to the Third Report …

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U.S. gov’t donates UGX 738m watercraft to Kalangala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United States government has donated a 738 million shillings watercraft to Kalangala district local government. The donation under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief – PEPFAR was announced on Wednesday by the United States Ambassador Deborah Malac after her three day’s visit …

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Gov’t, European Union delegation meet over electoral reforms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union is leading a discussion to review the status and implementation of Uganda’s electoral reforms. The discussion started with a meeting held last night between development partners and government officials in Kampala. The meeting held at the EU Ambasodors residence in Kololo …

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