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382 Ugandans return from Saudi Arabia

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  382 Ugandans, mostly domestic workers have returned from Saudi Arabia aboard a chartered Saudi Airlines flight. The group departed from King Khalid International Airport on Tuesday afternoon and arrived at Entebbe International Airport around 8pm.      They were received by Foreign Affairs Ministry officials. …

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Uganda’s unpaid dues to international agencies rise to UGX 46.2b

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s international obligations are expected to accumulate to 46.28 billion Shillings this financial year, if no funding is availed to clear arrears, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Annually, the Ministry is expected to meet subscription fees to different International Organizations, among them the …

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PAC probes Naguru police land takeover by car dealers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament is probing a decision by the United Nations to sublease Uganda Police Land in Naguru to Used car dealers. The land which houses the Police Training School was offered by the government to the United Nations African Institute for …

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MPs want report on Uganda’s missions abroad

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) – Central Government has directed the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Patrick Mugoya to submit a comprehensive report on the state of the country’s missions and properties abroad. The Committee Chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala …

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PAC questions Uganda’s failure to absorb international scholarships

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have been tasked to explain Uganda’s failure to take up 248 scholarships offered by four foreign countries. The scholarships were offered by Italy, Germany, Belgium and Algeria. The Public Accounts Commitee of Parliament raised the queries in a …

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Stranded Ugandans return from Sudan

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A group of 32 Ugandans, who were stranded in Khartoum, Sudan following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns that affected air movement, have this evening arrived at Entebbe International Airport. The group that arrived aboard Tarco Airlines arrived at Entebbe at 5:52 pm and boarded off the …

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Gov’t names quarantine centres for returnees

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health has gazetted 37 centres, where Ugandans returning from abroad will be quarantined.  The government is making arrangements for the return of 2,400 Ugandans who were stranded following travel restrictions due to coronavirus disease -COVID-19. According to the Ministry of Health, the Ugandans will return …

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