Kalungu West MP, Joseph Ssewungu said that the absence of Ministers in plenary sittings is a serious issue. He suggested that Parliament needs to develop other mechanisms to enforce their attendance in parliament.
According to Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Africa Regional Director, while there is this general reduction, countries in West Africa are experiencing a resurgence including Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Nigeria that are also battling other outbreaks including viral hemorrhagic fevers.
With the global proliferation of electric vehicles and alternative energy resources, the demand for cobalt and other equally raw import materials like copper and nickel is increasing, which makes the stockpile of cobalt economically viable.
Nyakato who is sponsored by the Uganda Athletics Federation will enter the games with a pedigree of holding the Africa record in the 800M race, which she broke in the Africa Deaf Athletics Championships in 2019 where she posted 2:08:3 seconds and won gold.
Odongo was on Thursday appearing before Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee where several MPs tasked him to explain the government’s reported plan to host 2,000 refugees from Afghanistan.
Odongo was today appearing before Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee where several MPs asked about government’s reported plan to host 2,000 refugees from Afghanistan.
Uganda had a $1.1 billion trade deficit with Tanzania at the end of 2020/21 financial year according to Bank of Uganda trade statistics. And it's the first time Uganda’s trade deficit and import bill with a neighboring country exceeded a billion dollar.
According to information obtained by URN, in its recent meeting cabinet resolved to demolish all structures of Ministries, Departments and Agencies in wetlands, river and lake catchment areas and other protected areas.
The Global Fund has since 2007 committed a total of $1.7billion in funding to HIV, malaria and tuberculosis with annual contributions to health programmes bigger than the annual health budget appropriated by government.
“Contracts worth 167 million dollars out of the 1.362 billion for the Tilenga and Kingfisher projects that have been presented to the Authority for approval are expected to be awarded directly to Ugandan companies. This only accounts for 19 out of the more than 37 work packages to be awarded by the licensees,” says Ms Namubiru.
According to Baine, the 13,000 doses have been district to the 260 prison facilities across the country purposely to vaccinate high-risk inmates and prison warders. Uganda Prisons have so far registered 1,915 positive COVID-19 cases since the pandemic broke out in Uganda in March 2020.