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Budget committee recommends UGX 2.6BN for Ugandan embassy in Angola

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament sitting on the Budget Committee today unanimously agreed to approve a supplementary budget allocation of 2.657 billion Shillings to enable the Ministry of Foreign Affairs establish an Embassy of Uganda in Angola. The Committee position followed a presentation of a statement by …

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Foreign affairs recalls Embassy staff in Denmark

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recalled staff at the Ugandan Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark implicated in planning to embezzle unspent embassy funds. In an audio clip that has circulated widely, the embassy staff who were attending a zoom meeting discussed how to share the unspent …

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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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