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Associate Programme Management Officer Needed At UN-Kampala

Job Title:     Associate Programme Management Officer Organisation: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda Job Opening Number: 18-Programme Management-UN-HABITAT-101775-R-Kampala (E) Reports to: UNDP Country Director Grade: NOB About US: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter […]

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 […]

Parliament demands for actual number of UPDF death in Somalia attack

Parliament demands for actual number of UPDF death in Somalia attack

Alshabab attacked and killed at least four Ugandan soldiers at the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) base in Somalia on Sunday. The attack happened on April 1st 2018 at Quoryole, Bulomareer and Golwein in Lower Shabelle region in Somalia. Since the attack, the media has been awash with different statistics with some reports suggesting that 8 soldiers […]

430 Police Officers sit for UN interviews

430 Police Officers sit for UN interviews

About 430 Police Officers have today started sitting for the United Nations Assistance Mission serviced (AMS) interviews at Mandela National Stadium Namboole an exercise that will run for a week . “The interviews are prepared by the department of Peace Keeping Operation in New York in collaboration with the countries that requested .” said the […]

Teenage pregnancy still major contributor to population growth in Uganda

Teenage pregnancy still major contributor to population growth in Uganda

As Uganda joined the rest of the World yesterday Monday June, 11, 2017 to commemorate the World Population Day, authorities have come out to admit that early pregnancies is still one of the most crucial challenges that hinders sustainable development. Early pregnancy is said to be at 25% and this has stagnated for the last […]

Tanzania tops region in hunger levels: GHI

Tanzania tops region in hunger levels: GHI

Tanzania has been found to top the region in hunger levels. This according to the Global Hunger Index (GHI) which was released in October 2016 by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in partnership with Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide. The report which was dubbed Getting to Zero hunger notes that the developing world has made substantial progress […]

UN not to compensate UPDF for crashed choppers

UN not to compensate UPDF for crashed choppers

The United Nations (UN) has officially communicated to Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) declining to compensate three helicopters that crashed in Kenya in 2012. The helicopters crashed on the slopes of Mount Kenya on August 12th, 2012 on their way to beef up the mission to fight against Al Shabaab militias, under the UN-sponsored African Union Mission (AMISON) in Somalia. The […]

Uganda to phase out oral polio vaccine

Uganda to phase out oral polio vaccine

In a bid to increase immunity of children across the globe, Uganda is among the countries that are slowly phasing out oral polio vaccines to replace it with the new type of injectable vaccine which experts say offers extra health protection to the children. Presenting a paper on the new immunization programme, the deputy programme […]

570 young girls infected with Aids in Uganda weekly- UN report

570 young girls infected with Aids in Uganda weekly- UN report

At least 570 young girls are infected with HIV in Uganda according to the latest findings by a United Nations report. The findings is a set back to the country’s efforts to curb the scourge that has claimed thousands of lives since it was first discovered in the early 80’s. It is also more scaring […]

Parliamentarians Celebrate Iceland`s ratification of the Kampala Amendments to the Crime of Aggression

Parliamentarians Celebrate Iceland`s ratification of the Kampala Amendments to the Crime of Aggression

On 17 June 2016, Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, deposited at the United Nations in New York the Iceland`s Instrument of Ratification of the Amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), adopted in Kampala in 2010. Iceland thereby accepted to bind its nationals and territory […]

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