Museveni gets US$352.6million from historical 2017 refugee summit

Museveni gets US$352.6million from historical 2017 refugee summit

With all the world’s cameras focused on the Speke Resort and Conference Center, Kampala, Uganda is hosting the first UN-backed Refugee Solidarity Summit to find support for the over 1.3 million refugees in the country over the next four years. President Yoweri Museveni and his government has not only opened its borders to refugees but […]

UN chief: Please give Uganda money for refugees

UN chief: Please give Uganda money for refugees

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for international solidarity with Uganda at a fundraising summit to help the country deal with nearly a million South Sudanese fleeing war. Held in Entebbe, Uganda, the summit hopes to raise at least $2 billion (1.8 billion euros) to help tackle the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis triggered […]

Soroti hosts EADB medical training for cancer

Soroti hosts EADB medical training for cancer

The East African Development Bank in partnership with the British Council and the Royal College of Physicians have concluded yet another medical training of selected medical practitioners in Eastern Uganda. The training which took place in Soroti, is part of a medical training programme that EADB is carrying out across four East African countries aimed at […]

Madrat & Chiko holding maiden comedy show in support of Mukono orphans

Madrat & Chiko holding maiden comedy show in support of Mukono orphans

If It’s Laughter You’re After, on 7th July, Theatre Labonita will be packed with comedy and merrymaking, writes Stephen Muneza Kagabo. Comic duo MadRat real name Dickson Lubega and Chiko real name Frank Mubiru have been best buddies since meeting as children in Makindye, Kampala and during Primary school in St Kizito Junior School and Nabuti Primary School […]

OIL CASH REPORT: Leak reveals calls for jailing of Doris Akol, KCCA’s Musisi

OIL CASH REPORT: Leak reveals calls for jailing of Doris Akol, KCCA’s Musisi

The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises has called for the 6bn shillings awarded to 42  public officers who participated in the Heritage Oil and Gas arbitration case be refunded to government coffers. This is one of the recommendation to be presented in the Committee report  on the floor of parliament today ‘This […]

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