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Parliament suspends MP movements as EALA draws near

Parliament suspends MP movements as EALA draws near

As the elections of representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) draws near, Parliament has suspended inland and external travels for MPs so that they can be available during Election Day due 28th February 2017. The travel ban is takes effective on between 27th and 28th February according to the House’s Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, who […]

Occupational Health and Safety Officer needed at Movit Products

Occupational Health and Safety Officer needed at Movit Products

Job Title:      Occupational Health and Safety Officer Organisation: Movit Products Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: Occupational Health and Safety Manager About US: Movit Products Limited (MPL) is a leading Quality Cosmetics Manufacturer in Africa with operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Movit Products Limited manufactures […]

Drought pushes food prices up in Eastern Africa as livestock prices fall

Drought pushes food prices up in Eastern Africa as livestock prices fall

The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has raised an alarm over the current ravaging d rought throughout East Africa that has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special risks for pastoralists in the […]

Administrative Assistant needed at Bioversity International

Administrative Assistant needed at Bioversity International

Job Title:    Administrative Assistant Organisation: Bioversity International Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: Country Office Manager About US: Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization. We have a vision – that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet. We deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural biodiversity to […]

Operations Officer needed at Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Operations Officer needed at Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Job Title:         Operations Officer Organization: Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: Director of Operations About Us: The Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is an advisory and research organization focused on evaluation and implementation of behavioral interventions in understudied countries and populations. Busara’s mission is to work with researchers and organizations […]

Telecoms Operator needed at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Telecoms Operator needed at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:      Telecoms Operator Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Position No.: TMP016 Vacancy Notice: 007/2017 Duty Station:  Uganda Post Grade: GL4 About UNHCR: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations […]

Afcon 2017:Egypt beats Burkina Faso on penaltis to reach final

Afcon 2017:Egypt beats Burkina Faso on penaltis to reach final

Egypt managed a record-equaling ninth Africa Cup of Nations final after defeating Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Veteran goalkeeper Essam El Hadary was the hero for Egypt after saving Bertrand Traore’s spot-kick to secure victory. Mohamed Salah put Egypt in the lead in the 66th minute when he curled a superb […]

Red Cross uses drone to monitor refugee influx from South Sudan.

Red Cross uses drone to monitor refugee influx from South Sudan.

Uganda Red Cross Society recently deployed the first Red Cross unmanned aerial vehicle – a drone – in Africa to monitor the situation at a vast refugee camp on the border with South Sudan. The drone footage from northern Uganda revealed that a swathe of countryside is becoming home for the hundreds of people crossing […]

Kadaga urges the outgoing Chinese ambassador to market Uganda.

Kadaga urges the outgoing Chinese ambassador to market Uganda.

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has urged the outgoing Chinese Ambassador to promote Ugandan tourism when he returns home after his tenure ends later this month. Kadaga made this call while bidding farewell to H.E. Zhao Yali who will be leaving Uganda after serving as the Chinese Ambassador for the past five years. Ambassador Yali […]

Dairy authority to extend ban on loose milk transportation

Dairy authority to extend ban on loose milk transportation

Dairy Development Authority is to extend the ban of transporting loose milk to upcountry areas as a measure of selling unprocessed milk which could be harmful to the consumer. In 2014  DDA banned the transportation of loose milk especially in Jerry cans they could easily be contaminated  by germs because of being unprocessed. The Acting Manager […]

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