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Ministry of Health Gets UGX 700m Mobile Laboratory Covid-19 pandemic 4 3

The mobile lab which is to be stationed at the Central Health Laboratories in Butabika National Referral Hospital in Kampala will be used to collect specimens from suspected patients across the country and within cross-border areas in case of disease outbreaks for transportation and testing.
11:52
11:52

EU Marks Europe Day, Speaks Against the Anti-gay Bill European Union (EU) 2 1

While the bill was initially passed in March, calling for the death penalty and long jail terms among other tough penalties, President Museveni had asked parliament to tone down the legislation after it attracted condemnation among human rights activists and donors.
18:07
18:07

Journalist Agather Atuhaire Bags EU’s Human Rights Defender's Award 2023 European Union (EU) 1 3 Top story

Speaking at the awards ceremony held on Thursday, Jan Sadek, the EU Ambassador to Uganda said the winners of this annual award are recognized for engaging in several works including documenting violations, seeking remedies for victims, providing legal, psychological, and medical support as well as combating cultures of impunity which serve to screen systematic and repeated breaches of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
11:21
11:21

1,537 Families in Lango Receive Land Titles European Union (EU) 6

The beneficiaries are drawn from Chegere and Ibuje sub-counties in Apac district and four other sub-counties in the districts of Agago and Maracha where the pilot project has been implemented.
14:03
14:03

COVID-19 Economic Shocks Will Push 4.1M Ugandans into Poverty by 2040, EPRC European Union (EU) 1 2

Dr. Linda Nakato from EPRC’s Macro Economics Department, says that their assessment shows that the proportion of the population living below the national poverty line grew from 8.5million people in 2019 to a 9.6million in 2021 as a result of the pandemic.
12:18
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Two Lawyers, Activist Shortlisted for Prestigious Human Rights Defenders Award European Union (EU) 1

Aaron Kiiza, a city lawyer and the Co-founder and managing partner of Kiiza and Mugisa Advocates Attorneys was shortlisted in recognition of his contribution toward human rights and environmental protection in the country.
16:36
16:36

Eastern Africa Standby Force Curators Pitch USD 3.7M for 2022 Activities European Union (EU) 2 1

According to the budget framework, the 10 member states will jointly contribute USD 109,000 (2.94%), about 387 million Ugandan shillings of the total budget. The EASF Peace Fund is expected to provide USD 60,000 (1.62%), and the African Peace and Security Architecture – APSA will remit the lion share of up to USD 2,009,000 about 7.142 billion shillings (54.19%).
15:43
15:43

EU-IGAD Reactivate Border Committee to Ease COVID-19 Burden European Union (EU) 1 3

The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
15:26
15:26

Construction of UGX 400M Marketing Hub Starts in Pader pader district 1

The project worth 400 Million Shillings funded by the European Union and Ugandan Government through National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) is being established in Acut Omer South village in Acholibur sub-county.
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Apac District Leaders Raise Concern over Being Sidelined from UGX 114b Project European Union (EU) 6

Asante Odongo, the LCV vice chairperson who said he has only been hearing about DINU programs in other districts not knowing it was being implemented in his district as well.
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18:55

EU Condemns Internet Shutdown, Security Excesses as Uganda Votes European Union (EU)

A brief statement issued by the Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in Brussels does not comment on the outcome of the elections, just saying “The European Union takes note of the results of the presidential elections declared by the Electoral Commission in Uganda.”
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Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 4 7

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
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