Coronavirus – Uganda : Government and World Food Programme (WFP) distribute take-home food for 130,000 school children in Karamoja

MOROTO, Uganda, July 14, 2020/ -- The Government of Uganda and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are distributing take-home food rations to school children in the Karamoja sub-region in north-eastern Uganda to support home-learning while schools remain closed due to...

Apaa Land Saga, Parliament Asks Gov’t To Halt Plans To Evict People From Apaa

The Select Committee of Parliament has asked Government to halt plans to relocate or evict people from Apaa. The Committee established last year has also recommended that the proposal by Government to degazzete 25sq. km be reviewed, to ensure...

Coronavirus: Denmark Injects US$1 Million in Cash Relief for Refugees in Kampala.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received US$1 million from the Government of Denmark today to assist refugees in Kampala struggling because of the socio-economic impact of lockdowns to contain the spread of COVID-19. WFP began delivering cash...

LAST MILE CONNECTION: Umeme Unveils UGX310 Billion Investment Plan for Increase Power Supply, Efficiency and Stability While Powering Uganda.

As part of its Vision 2040, the Government of Uganda has through its Electricity Connections Policy 2018-2027 committed to increase its populations access to power from the current 28% to 60% by 2027 and 80% by 2040. To meet...

Childfund Releases Over Ugx 100 Million For Distribution Of Reading Materials

ChildFund Uganda Country Program has disbursed over UGX 100 million to 9 local partners to support over 29,000 children in accessing reading and learning materials. The nine implementing partners spread across 28 districts are working with the RDCS,...

Otunu’s Open Letter to President Museveni on Battle Against COVID-19

Your Excellency , Mr President ,                                                          Re : Uganda’s Response to Coronavirus . Our country , in tandem with the whole world , is under siege from a deadly , invisible enemy , Coronavirus ( Covid-19)...

Incurring John Nagenda’s Fury, His Former Teachers at Budo, Would Mark Him Down , for ‘Padding’!

Guest Pots I By Olara Otunnu:- I recently wrote an open letter to President Museveni , concerning Uganda ‘s response to  coronavirus ( Sunday Monitor , 24 May ) . In New Vision of 30 May, John Nagenda ( Presidential Adviser on...

Cross-Border Communities get Face Masks Worthy 60M from East African Business Council.

In support of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, the East African Business Council (EABC) has donated Face Masks worth UGX60million to cross-border communities in Uganda. The reusable Face Masks are intended to help protect over 30,000 members...

JUST IN: Museveni Clears Finalists to Return to School.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President Museveni has announced that pupils and students in O and A’level as well as well as undergraduates in their final year of study will be allowed to return to school. This he says will allow them complete...

63 Recoveries, 248 Cases of COVID-19 Registered in Uganda.

KAMPALA, Uganda, May 18, 2020/ -- The Ministry of Health confirms twenty one (21) new COVID-19 positive cases from 1,071 samples that were tested from various Points of Entry on 17th May 2020. The 21 confirmed cases are Ugandan nationals; 17 from Elegu...

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