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Govt clamps down on 54 NGOs

Move follows banning of more than 12,000 CSOs Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Civil society organisations have reacted with dissatisfaction at the government’s closure and suspension of 54 NGOs many of which work in the areas of transparency, accountability and governance across the country. On Aug.20, the National Bureau …

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Ggoobi assumes PS Office in Finance Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | Ramathan Ggoobi, the new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development who also doubles as the Secretary to the Treasury has officially assumed office almost a month after his appointment. Patrick Ocailap, the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury who has been …

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Why Museveni is targeting Mailo

Experts say land issue might end badly, if not handled well Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Since President Yoweri Museveni’s ‘attack’ on Mailo land ownership — one of the four land tenure systems under which Ugandans can own land—public debate has reached a crescendo with Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi …

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Germany donates Shs9Bn to support Uganda’s refugee response

Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | The UN Refugee Agency, the UNHCR, has received €2.2 million (Shs9bn) from the German government to support refugees and the host communities in Uganda. The money will enable the UNHCR provide much needed healthcare, water, hygiene and sanitation facilities as well as education services to refugees …

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Scientists: Every region in the world now exposed to Climate Change

Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report, released Aug.09. “Climate change is already affecting every region on Earth, in multiple ways. The changes we …

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Ugandan smallholder farmers to benefit from Microsoft’s digital transformation initiative

Microsoft 4Afrika will support a digital transformation in Africa’s agri-food sector, increasing farm yields and farmers incomes Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | Ugandan smallholder farmers will benefit from Microsoft’s new programme that seeks to avail digital tools and training resources to small-scale farmers and agriculture-linked small businesses in Uganda, Nigeria, …

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More COVID-19 vaccines arrive

But experts says number of jabs too small for populations battling third wave Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Following recent calls from African leaders to manufacturers and rich countries to ensure equity in distribution of the desperately needed COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Region Office has …

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Tanzania receives shipment of COVID-19 vaccines

Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Tanzania has received the first shipment of 1,058,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated by the US government. The vaccines delivered through the COVAX arrangement arrived at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salam on July 26 under the watchful eyes of Donald …

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