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Foreign Affairs ministry wants CHOGM vehicle fleet replaced

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have told Members of Parliament that the fleet of vehicles used for transporting CHOGM dignitaries is no longer fit for purpose. The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Vincent Bagiire, told the Foreign Affairs Commitee of Parliament on Thursday that the …

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We don’t have Ugandans working in Afghanistan – Labour export companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Labour export companies have said that there are no Ugandans working in Afghanistan. Many Ugandans have been working in the central Asian country over the years, having gone through different arrangements, according to the Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA). The association’s head of …

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Gov’t cautions against publishing images of Afghan evacuees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has cautioned Ugandans against taking and publishing pictures of the Afghan evacuees hosted in the country. The minister says that any such action may be tantamount to a security threat. State Minister for Regional cooperation John Mulimba made the statement …

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Envoys should notify gov’t of their movements – Diplomacy experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Accredited envoys have been asked to always inform the government when going about their movements. On Monday, Italy’s Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Luca Attanasio was killed in an attack on a United Nations convoy near the eastern Congolese city of Goma. Attanasio …

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Gov’t to examine US sanctions against Ugandan judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is set to examine sanctions against two Ugandan judges and a lawyer implicated in an adoption scam that saw many Ugandan children victimized. The United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Monday sanctioned Soroti resident judge …

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Gov’t resumes process to return Ugandans stranded abroad

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced plans to resume the repatriation exercise of Ugandans stuck abroad weeks after the process was halted. On 3rd July government suspended the return of Ugandans who are stranded abroad as a measure to control congestion in quarantine facilities. …

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