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Donors prop up Uganda water sector by SH130 billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the next financial year where most agencies and ministries will see their budgets cut, the Water and Environment sector is set to move against the tide and see its budget allocations upped by at least Sh130 billion. This is because of the fact …

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Trump says talks on controversial Nile dam ‘went well’

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had hosted successful talks in the White House with representatives of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on a controversial dam being built on the Nile. Trump was mediating in a dispute over Ethiopia’s construction of the huge …

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MPs push for National community works bill to promote hygiene

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Forum on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene is pushing for the enactment of a National Community Works Bill that envisages promoting public hygiene and sanitation. Ngora Woman MP Jacqueline Amongin, the Forum Chairperson said that they are fast-tracking the tabling of the Bill also …

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Rotary unveils multi-million WASH Project in Tororo

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Communities in Merikit Sub County, Tororo district are celebrating the commissioning of a project water and sanitation project, donated in memory of Sam Frobisher Owori, a senior Ugandan Rotarian who died two years ago. The sh1 billion project provides ten 10 new boreholes for …

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US intervenes in Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam dispute

Egypt says accepts US invite to meet on Nile dam dispute Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  Egypt has accepted a US invitation for a meeting with Sudan and Ethiopia over a protracted Nile dam dispute, the foreign ministry said. The meeting, to be held in Washington, would bring together foreign …

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