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NWSC-KCCA Commission Modern Sanitation Facilities to Improve Water and Sanitation Situation in Kampala

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The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has on Friday, April 12, 2024 handed over Nine sanitation facilities to the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to help improve water and sanitation infrastructure in the capital Kampala. The facilities located at Police Primary School- Kibuli, St. Paul Primary School, Nsambya P/S, Kasanga Primary School, Mbuya PS, Muntundwe, Lubiri Primary School, Mutundwe...

President Museveni Launches Uganda’s First Tin Refinery

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today launched Uganda's first tin refining plant in Ruti, Mbarara City. The facility is owned by Woodcross Resources, a company which is composed of a mining division focused on the exploration, development and operation of mining licences in Uganda, a commercial-scale tin refinery located in Mbarara ; and a mineral trading division, purchasing concentrate from...

Secretary General of Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs to Visit Uganda

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The Honorable Okello Oryem, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs/International Affairs, metwith His Excellency Kevin Colgan, the Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda.During the diplomatic engagement Amb. Colgan formally announced the forthcoming visit bythe Secretary-General, Mr. Joseph Hackett, of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic ofIreland, scheduled to take place from the 21st to the 25th of May 2024.Discussions centered...

FY 2023/24 Q4 Expenditure Releases: Press Release Highlights

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Uganda's economy is on the move, showing positive signs across multiple sectors. From agriculture to industry and beyond, various factors are driving growth both at home and on the global stage. In this update, we take a closer look at the latest trends and developments shaping Uganda's economic landscape. From GDP growth and inflation to budget allocations and expenditure,...

Uganda U16 Women’s National Team Ready to Shine in UEFA Invitational Tournament

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In anticipation and excitement, the Uganda U16 women’s national team is poised and prepared to leave their imprint on the global stage as they gear up for their debut group B match against Paraguay on Thursday evening in the UEFA Invitational Friendship Tournament at Hasan Dogan national teams camp and training facility in Istanbul, Turkey. With excitement building and hopes...

West Nile Electrification: Tallest Transmission Tower Completed

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This week, Uganda witnessed a remarkable engineering achievement with the completion of its tallest power transmission tower – a pivotal part of the West Nile electrification project. Soaring 120 meters above the ground, this colossal structure is not just a feat of engineering but a symbol of hope and progress for the West Nile region. For years, the region has...

Opposition Advocates Human Rights-Centric Budget Approach for FY 2024/2025

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The Opposition in Parliament, led by the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Joel Ssenyonyi, convened in the Parliament Conference Hall yesterday for the presentation of the Alternative National Budget Priorities for FY 2024/2025. NUP President, Hon. Kyagulanyi Robert, was also in attendance. In his address, Hon. Joel Ssenyonyi emphasized that in the upcoming fiscal year, the Opposition has adopted an...

Parliament Wrestles with Delays in Reopening Kilembe Mines Hospital

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The prolonged delay in reopening Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese District, which was washed away by floods, is significantly impacting the residents and has drawn the attention of Parliament. In February 2023, the government issued instructions to halt all financial assistance to the hospital. This directive was conveyed by Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng in a letter to the...

NEMA Halts the Degradation of Nakiyanja Wetland

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The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has halted the ongoing degradation of the Nakiyanja wetland to protect the critical ecosystem at Sonde, Kira Municipality in Wakiso District. Nakiyanja is a vital wetland that drains into River Sezibwa, ultimately serving the greater Kayunga and Mukono districts. Our inspectors have determined that the degradation was allegedly caused by Ms. Genagiri Limited,...

IGG Investigates Corruption And Incompetence of Government Officials in Rakai and Kyotera Districts.

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The Inspectorate of Government (IG) officials have descended on Kyotera and Rakai districts to probe allegations of corruption and incompetence among senior government officials.Deputy Inspector General of Government Anne Muhirwe allegedly accused district officials of favoritism in job allocations.