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Uganda draws two billion response to handle Marburg outbreak

The ministry of health has developed a response plan of 1.85 billion shillings to be used for handling the deadly Marburg outbreak in Kabale district. The disease has so far killed  5 people and five others are still admitted in different health facilities. The ministry’s public relations officer Rukia Nakamatte says the supplementary budget is expected […]

SURVIVE-MIVA Grants for the Developing World in UK

SURVIVE-MIVA is a Catholic Lay Association, founded in Liverpool, UK in 1974. They exist to provide one vital element for successful health, pastoral, educational and developmental work in developing countries – a means of transport. SURVIVE-MIVA’s fundamental aim is to provide mobility for outreach programmes which have been planned in collaboration and consultation with local […]

SURVIVE-MIVA Grants for the Developing World in UK

SURVIVE-MIVA is a Catholic Lay Association, founded in Liverpool, UK in 1974. They exist to provide one vital element for successful health, pastoral, educational and developmental work in developing countries – a means of transport. SURVIVE-MIVA’s fundamental aim is to provide mobility for outreach programmes which have been planned in collaboration and consultation with local […]

Aid agencies asked to empower local organisations to overcome emergencies

Many more people will survive and recover from emergencies such as earthquakes, floods and famines if international aid agencies boost local organisations’ ability to respond, a Christian Aid report says today. ‘One of the best ways to reduce the suffering and devastation caused by disasters in poor countries is to strengthen local people’s ability to […]

Extraordinary Meeting of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG)

News Release 1.       The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) met in extraordinary session in London today to consider its response to the situation in Maldives.  2.       The meeting was chaired by Hon Dr Surujrattan Rambachan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Communications of Trinidad and Tobago. Other members of the Group who participated in the […]

Traders to sue commercial banks over high interest rates charged on loans

The Chairman of Kampala City Traders’ Association Everest Kayondo says they are not satisfied with the out come of their recent strike. Kayondo says that despite having resumed business, the traders still need to put more pressure on the government to put a ceiling on the interest rates commercial banks charge on loans. The traders […]

HRNJ protests against polive over late Charles Ingabire

Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ–Uganda) is dismayed with the unfair treatment from Uganda Police against families and friends of late Charles Ingabire who wanted to express grief and solidarity against the brutal killing of Charles and other Rwandese who have succumbed to this kind of gruesome treatment. Charles IngabireRIP, the editor of the Kinyarwanda Online […]

Onek fails to defend himself against oil bribery allegations

Former energy minister Hillary Onek was thrown out of the adhoc committee investigating the oil sector after he failed to provide a presentation on his case of alleged bribery. Onek is accused, together with Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and foreign affairs minister Sam Kuteesa of taking bribes from oil companies. The committee, chaired by Michael […]

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