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Former Minister Amelia Kyambadde urges MPs to take interest in govt programs

Former Minister for Trade  Amelia Kyambadde who is now a senior presidential advisor on industries  has urged Members of Parliament (MPs) to sensitize, create awareness and monitor their constituents to participate in the ongoing government programs especially the Parish Development Model (PDM). The former Minister noted that most people in the rural areas are still …

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Suspected foreign poachers killed in a crossfire at Kidepo

In a tense confrontation at Kidepo National Park, four suspected South Sudanese poachers were shot dead by security forces on July 19. The incident occurred in Naseparwae Village, Kawakol Sub-county, Karenga District. According to security authorities, a group of ten armed individuals, identified as Sudanese nationals, crossed the border into Uganda and entered Kidepo National …

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Uganda Baati heaps praises on State House Investors Protection

Officials from Uganda Baati  have met with Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of the State House Investors Protection Unit as part of their year long  60th-anniversary celebrations. During the engagement, Col. Nakalema emphasized the government’s dedication to fostering a favorable investment climate for local and foreign investors. “The government is committed to listening to investors …

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Museveni pledges continued support to cooperatives

President Museveni has said the NRM government will continue supporting cooperatives around the country. Speaking during the Cooperatives Day at Misanvu Church of Uganda Primary School grounds in Kibinge subcounty, Bukomansimbi district, the president who was represented by  third Deputy Prime Minister Rukia Nakadama, reiterated the NRM government’s commitment to bolstering cooperative enterprises nationwide. He also …

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Buliisa residents protest continued elephant attacks

Residents from four Buliisa District sub-counties neighbouring Murchison Falls National Park have demonstrated as away of showing their dissatisfaction over the persistent attacks by elephants. The residents accuse Uganda Wildlife Authority of giving their concerns a deaf ear. The affected sub-counties include Buliisa, Ngwedo, Kigweera and Buliisa Town Council. Carrying placards bearing various messages, the …

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Uganda faces hurdle in cross border power trade

Uganda, renowned for its burgeoning surplus of energy, is poised to enter the regional electricity market by November next year. However, the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) has expressed concerns over the lack of essential supporting infrastructure necessary to actualize cross-border electricity trade. During the recent Power and Electric International Expo, Jenkins Miiro, a …

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Museveni, Israel businessmen discuss using AI to fight Malaria in Uganda

President Museveni has held discussions with a delegation of Israel businessmen led by Israel Green and Koby Shushan. During the meeting, the two parties discussed combating Malaria in Uganda using Artificial Intelligence and his would be done by Malera Technologies Limited. The primary focus was on the deployment of Artificial Intelligence to support the industrial …

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Namibian delegation benchmarks best ICT practices in Uganda

The Parliament of Uganda is hosting the Standing Committee on ICT and Innovation from the National Assembly of Namibia . This visit aims to exchange best practices in ICT, focusing on e-learning, licensing, regulation, and public WiFi provision. A significant meeting with the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance (MoICT&NG) was held today, showcasing Uganda’s …

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Trade PS Ssali faces coop corruption charges today

The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Ms Geraldine Ssali is expected to be formally charged with several counts of corruption-related charges. Ms Ssali’s proverbial line lives jumped straight from the line detectives who grilled her for hours had placed her on into the Anti-Corruption Court on Thursday. Trade, Industry and …

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