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Water and sanitation deadlock

  Museveni, experts call for holistic approach to deal with sector challenges Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | What would it take to improve water access, sanitation in most African countries that are essentially poor? This is one question that came up during the 20th Water and Sanitation International Congress …

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USAID, UBA signs a new partnership deal

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Prosper Africa initiative is partnering with the United Bank for Africa (UBA) to increase two-way trade and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa. The partnership will ensure that businesses are equipped …

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TB fight in Wakiso suffers blow as donors slash funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district health authorities are predicting trouble time in the fight against Tuberculosis as leading implementing partners are limiting their activities and slash funding. Tuberculosis, which is a serious infectious disease that mainly affects your lungs, has been a major public health problem in …

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USAID boosts Ebola fight with UGX 5.5 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has boosted Uganda’s Ebola efforts with a donation of 5.5 Billion shillings. The committed funds will be spent in supporting the Ministry of Health conduct surveillance at its border with Democratic Republic of Congo. Patricia Rader, …

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Severe food crisis looms over Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Severe food disaster is expected to last up to January in North-Eastern regions of Karamoja and Teso. This is according to two early warning agencies. The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) and the USAID funded Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWSNET) says the …

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