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Uganda on high alert over an imminent desert locusts’ invasion

Uganda on high alert over an imminent desert locusts’ invasion

Uganda’s ministry of agriculture has announced that it is on high alert over an eminent threat of desert locusts that have invaded the East African Region especially the neighboring Kenya. The revelation was made on Friday by Aggrey Bagiire, the State Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries during a press briefing at the Ugandan […]

MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

The Public Accounts Committee (Local Governments) has directed Accounting Officers in West Nile Region to immediately take measures to recover funds spent but not supported by necessary documents. The Committee chaired by Hon. Reagan Okumu (Ind., Aswa) also directed the Arua district Accounting Officer to immediately recover four motor cycles allocated to various staff but […]

Vacancy for Support Services Manager, Uganda

Vacancy for Support Services Manager, Uganda

Job title Support Services Manager, Uganda Closing date 16.7.2018 Contract length 2 years Date needed by as soon as possible New post or Replacement New post Based in Kampala with frequent travels to field programmes Oganization The World Service is the internationally recognized humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), assisting people in need irrespective […]

Leave the peace negotiations free – Fungaroo

Leave the peace negotiations free – Fungaroo

Obongi County Member of Parliament Hassan Kaps Fungaroo has said that the peace agreement which South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed with the rebels this week will not yield any results unless the factors that failed the implementation of the previous agreement get solved. Fungaroo said that the key players in the peace deal should be left […]

Museveni calls for dialogue, elections in South Sudan

Museveni calls for dialogue, elections in South Sudan

President Yoweri Museveni has advised warring factions of the South Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) to drop violence as a means of conflict resolution, saying it is inappropriate. “When it comes to a political disagreement like we have here (South Sudan), we must have a scientific approach to its resolution,” said President Museveni. “Should it […]

URA directed to finalize verification of Ugandan companies supplying goods to South Sudan

URA directed to finalize verification of Ugandan companies supplying goods to South Sudan

Government has directed the Uganda Revenue Authority to finalize verification of Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services to the government of South Sudan and were not paid. The minister of state for planning David Bahati made the directive after MPs put him on task to explain when government will pay the affected traders. Bahati told […]

South Sudan refugees in Uganda hit 1 million mark

South Sudan refugees in Uganda hit 1 million mark

The total number of refugees coming to Uganda from South Sudan has hit one million people and the UN refugee agency says that, it needs more funds to support them. The refugee agency, UNHCR say it has received only 29% of the funds required to settle refugees from South Sudan this year. UNHCR’s  Assistant  field officer attached […]

CHAN 2018: Geoffrey Sserunkuma to captain Uganda Cranes against South Sudan

CHAN 2018: Geoffrey Sserunkuma to captain Uganda Cranes against South Sudan

KCCA FC forward Geoffrey Sserunkuma will be Uganda Cranes captain against South Sudan’s Bright Star on 14th, July, 2017 during a 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier first round tie according to a report. Sserunkuma will be assisted by Vipers SC defender Nico Wadada and SC Villa’s Bernard Muwanga in the first leg game to […]

Ssempijja admits to alarming food shortages in the country

Ssempijja admits to alarming food shortages in the country

The Minister for Agriculture, Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja,on Friday told members of parliament that Uganda’s food crisis has worsened has reached an alarming stage. The minister also said currently the available food stocks can only serve the famine hit areas with people in dire need only up to June this year. Ssempija  said this while updating  […]

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 […]

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