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10:03
10:03

Gov't, European Union Delegation Meet over Electoral Reforms Judiciary 1 1 Top story

The meeting held at the EU Ambasodors residence in Kololo last night was led by the EU Head of Delegation Attilio Pacifici, and attended by representatives from EU partner states, the United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac and Officials from the Judiciary, led by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, Justice Minister Otafire Kahinda, and Attorney General William Byaruhanga.
16:15
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EU Donates UGX 10.7bn for Ebola Fight in Uganda ebola in uganda 1 1

The released funds will be for strengthening disease surveillance at community level, health facilities and points of entry, training of rapid response teams of healthcare and front line workers on contact-tracing and infection prevention and control measures.
15:17
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EU Asks Gov't to Focus on Economic, Social Development eu in uganda 1 2

Pacifici said that Uganda had improved a lot on infrastructure development and it is now time to address economic development like labour issues, inflation, energy, environmental issues, and markets among others. He also said Government should focus on issues that include culture, skills development, and social protection among others.
16:20
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IGAD: Security Improving in Region european union 3 1

Dr Koang Tutlam Dung, the Representative of the IGAD Chair Country cites the changing situation in South Sudan following the signing of the Revitalized peace agreement among the parties, the situation in Somalia where the Government is getting more functional in discharging its duties and responsibilities as some of the indications that the region is becoming stable.
10:34
10:34

EU Decries Poor Management of Plastic Waste In Uganda polythene bags 2 1

According to environmentalists, the qualities that make plastic an adaptable and durable product to use also make it an environmental nightmare. This is mainly because plastics do not biodegrade but they break down into smaller and smaller pieces that wreak havoc on wildlife and the ecosystem.
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EU Gives UGX 25 Billion for Refugees Education european union 5 1

The Resilient teachers, students and education systems in South Sudan and Uganda project, will be spearheaded by Oxfam. It will focus on improved access and completion of safe quality education for learners in the fragile and crisis-affected environment.
18:36
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Police to Chase Crime Preventers From Stations european union 5 1

Elizabeth Lukwago, a resident of Kisenyi said police have visited their area on numerous occassions with promises of improving the situation but nothing is implemented.
16:51
16:51

European Union Gives Northern Uganda 150M Euros for Stability unicef 1 4

Pacifici said EUs intention is to narrow the gap and ensure long lasting peace and security in the region. He said Agriculture specifically deserves more attention since despite the potential; it has not helped to reduce food security.
16:17
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EU Delegation Condemns Arrests, Intimidation european union

The EU called on the Ugandan authorities to guarantee the fundamental freedoms of expression and assembly enshrined in the Ugandan constitution, which in particular provides the right of all citizens to fully express their civil and political rights without fear of intimidation.
18:06
18:06

Museveni Faults UN On Great Lakes Conflicts european union 1

Museveni says the Great Lakes and the United Nations are supposed to handle the endless man-made crises in Congo, including the occupation of Eastern Congo by terrorists from Uganda, other East African countries, Congo itself, Somalia and the Middle East but this is not the case.
12:05
12:05

Donors Ask Government to Spread Refugee Settlements united kingdom 4

Danish Ambassador to Uganda Mogens Pedersen notes that although the Ugandan model on refugees is unique, the huge numbers in camps create conflicts and tension in fragile post conflict environments.
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EU Injects UGX 16 Bn to Curb Radicalization, Violence in Slums european union 4 1

The project is mainly targeting youth, women and other vulnerable groups. It is hoped that keep such groups busy would reduce the risk of being lure into terrorism.
12:55
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Uganda, Tanzania Hailed for Delaying EU-East Africa Trade Deal european union 1 Top story

There is concern that the agreements will only make it harder for Africa to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals SDGs. Analysts say the agreements seem designed to completely remove whatever leverage remains for Africa to transform its economies.
16:59
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Envoys Ask Uganda Govt to Free Besigye uganda decides 1 1 Top story

EU Ambassador Kristian Schmidt told journalists that the meeting discussed a wide range of issues which included the continued incarceration of Dr Besigye both at his home and in different police stations, possible court action to challenge the outcome of the February 18th general election and use of language that can lead to violence.
19:20
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Kayihura Denies Move to Arm Crime Preventers uganda decides 2016 2 1 Top story

The EU Ambassador had asked Police Chief Kale Kayihura, to explain remarks which he allegedly made during a pass out of the crime preventers from the Sebei region in Kapchorwa District over the weekend.
07:57
07:57

EU Introduces Renewable Energy Scholarships for Africa. european union 1 3

Under the arrangement, University lecturers and students will be financially supported to participate in high level exchange programs in European Union countries in order to produce Africa\'s new generation of quality renewable energy engineers and technicians.
07:23
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Climate Change Threatens Europe's Health Sector - Experts european union 2 2

Health experts at the 19th United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Warsaw, Poland, have warned that health-related impacts of Climate Change pose the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century.
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