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17:46
17:46

Museveni to G77-Many Developing Countries Will Not Meet SDGs Yoweri Museveni 6 1 Top story

President Museveni told the opening of the G77+China Heads of State Summit on Sunday, that while many countries are trying to meet the Agenda 2030, many are faced with challenges that are drawing them back, including climate disasters, unfair treatment in the glob financial industry and other actions of developed countries.
14:20
14:20

Tayebwa Calls for Youth Skilling to Address Unemployment civil war 2 2

Tayebwa said that increased investments in young people will equally have a ripple effect on productivity and, in turn, increase their purchasing power as opposed to spending billions of dollars on conflicts and arms.
15:47
15:47

Gulu City Seeks UGX 1.9B to Repair 652 Non Functional Solar Streetlights World Bank 1

According to a report from Gulu City Engineer, Christo Balmoi Omara, the nonfunctioning streetlights have encountered various technical problems and acts of vandalism.
08:55
08:55

Multiplex Faces Liquidation Damages for Delayed Mbarara City Road Works World Bank 1 2

Isaac Mutenyo, the Project Manager of USMID, says that all extensions have been awarded, but the contractor has failed to meet the deadline, and he is currently in the 100 days of liquidation damages.
08:48
08:48

MPs Want NUSAF Projects Audited World Bank 3 1

Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP noted that despite huge sums of money that the Government has spent on poverty eradication programmes, the people of Northern Uganda are being ranked the poorest in the country,
18:47
18:47

Heavy Rains Delay Construction of Roads Supported by USMID Program in Gulu City World Bank 1 2

China Railway 18th Bureau (Group) Co. Ltd commenced construction works on the roads valued at 42.9 Billion shillings on July 23 last year with the project meant to end by October 23 this year.
09:14
09:14

Amuru Locals Resist Planned Establishment of Irrigation Scheme World Bank 1

The scheme funded by the World Bank under the Agriculture cluster development Project is intended to benefit 704 households in Turdakatuba, and Ogali villages in Amuru Sub-county and Ayila village in Guruguru Sub-county.
11:03
11:03

Luwero, Nakaseke Leaders Want Co-funding of Micro Scale Irrigation Program Revised UGFIT 1 5

The Ministry with support from the World Bank through the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program (UgIFT) disbursed over 1.7 Billion Shillings to Luwero district and 1.03 billion Shillings to Nakaseke under the Micro-scale Irrigation Program.
13:22
13:22

Gov’t Targets 353,000 Households with Clean Cooking Technologies carbon emissions 4 1

Irene Batebe, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry revealed that a total investment of about US$20M which will come from both the public and private sector has been earmarked for this fund to enable the public to access upfront capital for clean cooking solutions.
17:08
17:08

Bukalasa Agricultural College Struggles To Attract Students From Luwero World Bank 2 5

On Tuesday, Dr Jane Egau Okou, the Director of Higher, Technical, Vocational Education and Training launched the construction of an additional six lecture rooms worth Shilling 1.3 billion. The construction undertaken by Vambeco Enterprises Limited will be completed in four months.
13:44
13:44

Parliament Endorses Allocation of UGX11 Billion for Slum Upgrade World Bank 1

Jessica Ababiku, the Committee Chairperson, also the Adjumani District Women Representative noted that it was urgent for Government to respond to the growing slums in Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono.
07:32
07:32

Luwero District Stranded With UGX 1.7B Under Micro Scale Irrigation Programme World Bank 2 5

Mathew Bakabulindi, a farmer at Kanyogogga village in Luwero sub-county, says that he expressed interest and was assessed before he was asked to contribute Shillings 5 million out of the total value of the Shillings 23 million for the solar irrigation equipment.
07:52
07:52

Agro-Input Dealers Petition Parliament Over UGX 21Bn Arrears World Bank

The 110 dealers working under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project – ACDP were contracted to supply inputs that include maize, beans, cassava, rice and coffee to over 10 districts across the country.
12:00
12:00

World Bank Conditions Delaying Kamdini-Lira Road, says Gov’t 3 1

Musa Ecwero, the State Minister of Works and Transport explained that the Government and World Bank have partnered to co-finance the rehabilitation and maintenance of the Lira-Kamdini road section under the North Eastern Road Asset Management Project – NERAMP.
14:59
14:59

NUSAF III Projects in Gulu Stall Over Mismanagement of Funds Gulu District 1 3

However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
09:42
09:42

Gulu City Division Mayors Prioritize Garbage Management waste management 1 3

Patrick Oola Lumumba Mayor of West Division says they have hired two trucks to undertake massive rubbish collection especially around Kabedopong Market, Kaunda Ground, Gulu Modern Market and Lacor Complex Market.
10:11
10:11

Chinese Firm Contracted to Rehabilitate USMID Roads in Gulu City World Bank 1 1

The roads include Oola Lubaro Road, Vincent Opiyo Road, Lakana Odongkara Road, Francis Barabanawe Road, Onono Road and Nelson Mandela Road.
17:08
17:08

Gulu City Gets UGX 41 Billion for Road Works Road Construction 1 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Gulu City Town Clerk says that the fund will construct more than 7 roads in the City totalling 7.788 kilometres. The roads include Oola Lubaro road, Vincent Opiyo road, Francis Barabanawe road, Lakana Odongkara road, Onono road and Nelson Mandela road.
18:52
18:52

Can Uganda Grow at Bloomberg's 2% Forecast? Bank of Uganda

The economies of Ethiopia, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ghana, Rwanda and Kenya withstood the economic impact of the pandemic so successfully that they were among the world’s 10 fastest-growing in 2020. At least five of them are expected to remain in that elite growth club through 2022, according to forecasts by economists compiled by Bloomberg during the past three months
09:44
09:44

Forest Cover on Private Land to Disappear in Five Years - Report World Bank 3

According to the latest survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, UBOS, supported by the World Bank, the country could run out of forests outside of gazetted protected areas by 2025, if the current rate of depletion, is not checked.
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