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EACOP sign MoU with Water Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On April 12, the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) signed an MoU with the Ministry of Water and Environment to cooperate on various conservation initiatives in the 10 Districts traversed by the Pipeline. As part of this cooperation, EACOP is also joining the Running …

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Ministry seeks Shs.6 billion for post-summit activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has recommended the provision of a budget line worth Shs4 billion and Shs2 billion to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to cater for post-summit Non-Aligned Movement and G77+China activities respectively, for the next three years. This was brought before …

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Education Ministry new headquarters will be at Kyambogo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Education and Sports has commenced construction of its own headquarters. This initiative is anticipated to result in annual savings of 4.5 billion shillings, which they have been spending on rent. Currently, the ministry rents office spaces for its technical staff, and …

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DNA: Health ministry launches guidelines for testing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched new guidelines for paternity testing. The guidelines require laboratories across the country to among others apply for accreditation to be allowed to collect samples and also have staff that include a counselor or clinical psychologist on the team. …

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Finance ministry connived with district leaders on surplus funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators on a House committee have accused Nakasongola District leaders of conniving with officials from the finance ministry of inflating budgets, thereby causing funds to be returned to the Consolidated Fund. The district leaders were appearing before the Public Accounts Committee- Local Government on Thursday, …

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MPs propose mandatory policy on tree planting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have urged the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) to consider enacting a policy requiring all large scale farmers to plant trees on a specified percentage of land. The  legislators said the policy would stimulate efforts to mitigate the …

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Lands ministry considers skyrise housing development for ghetto settlements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Land, Housing, and Urban Development in Uganda is considering vertical housing development in urban-slum areas to address the challenges posed by the increasing population. The Condominium Property Act of 2001 provides provisions for vertical housing development, particularly in urban centers. Persis Namuganza, …

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No malaria epidemic

Ministry of Health says only 12 out of  73 districts above epidemic threshold Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s Ministry of Health has said the country has come out of its malaria epidemic phase it has been under since October, last year. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health said …

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