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Health ministry to install tracking devices in ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has said it will install tracking devices in all ambulances to ensure efficiency in services. According to the commissioner emergency medical services, John Baptist Waniaye Nambohe, the devices will help the ministry track the movements of the ambulances, fuel consumption and …

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Address youth vulnerability in politically motivated violence-IGAD

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has asked member states to address youth vulnerability amidst the high unemployment and limited livelihood opportunities.  The IGAD Executive Secretary Workneh Gebeyehu says that the young people are particularly vulnerable to being mobilized into destructive occupations such as ethnic …

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Access to COVID-19 vaccine is a human right

IGAD boss says international community should unite against ‘vaccine nationalism’ Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As African governments struggle to secure the sought after COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has said access to the vaccine should be taken as …

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IGAD election observers to meet presidential candidates

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Election Observer Mission in Uganda will meet the presidential candidates ahead of Thursday’s elections.  The team comprises of 22 observers is led by the Head of Mission Siraj Fegessa, who is also the Director of Peace and Security at …

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IGAD members finally endorse cross border pastoralism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states have finally endorsed the implementation of a roadmap for the IGAD transhumance protocol that will allow cross border pastoralism. IGAD member states of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda all agreed to start the …

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