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Uganda government urged to put manageable budgets for international summits

The Uganda Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs has urged the Uganda Ministry of Foreign Affairs to come up with manageable budgets for international summits. The current budget of the AU summit stretches to about 12 billion Uganda shillings. Uganda Parliament recently called for the review of the AU summit before passing additional 5.6 billion shillings. […]

Activist calls African leaders to reduce maternal and infant mortality

An official from the Uganda Women Network Maureen Agena has appealed to African leaders to focus more resources in controlling maternal and infant mortality on the continent in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of reducing deaths for newborns and mothers in the remaining five years. This comes as Uganda prepares to host the […]

Uganda to host first African Youth Forum

Uganda will host the first African Youth Forum slated for 17th to 19th July 2010 at Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel to provide the youth with an opportunity to air their views to the African leaders that will attend the African Union summit in Uganda. The Youth forum which is one of the few activities that […]

Uganda Parliament declines to approve AU summit budget

Uganda Parliament has declined to approve a budget of 5.6 billion Uganda shillings for organizing the African Union Summit to take place in Uganda soon. Parliament declined to approve the budget because it wanted further explanations from the Ministry of Finance regarding expenditures during the summit. The Summit that will bring together all African countries […]

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