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News and Events

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Prime Minister Rugunda salutes Prof. Ntozi for his distinguished service

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has commended Prof James Manyenye Ntozi for his outstanding contribution to Makerere University through mentoring many Ugandan and other Africans into professional statisticians and demographers. The Premier made these remarks while launching a book in honour of Prof James Manyenye Ntozi titled “Demography of Uganda and selected African countries towards [...]

PM Rugunda Launches National Food Security Assessment Report

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has launched the National Food Security Assessment report which provides the short term, medium and long term recommendations for eradication of food insecurity in Uganda. PM Rugunda officially receives donation of 119,660 bags of China rice from the Chinese Ambassador, Zheng Zhu-Qiang at Serena hotel ( Photo by PMPU) [...]

Minister Wharton reinforces UK support for refugees in Uganda

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Refugees News|

International Development Minister James Wharton reaffirms UK support for refugees in Uganda as Africa’s largest refugee hosting nation. During the week that famine has been declared in some parts of South Sudan, Minister Wharton saw the life-saving impact of UK aid in Uganda when he visited a centre where refugees are registered and longer term refugee settlements [...]

Prime Minister Rugunda to address India-Africa Business Forum in New Dehli

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda is in India for the 12th Conclave on India Africa Project Partnership, an initiative started in 2005 to promote trade, business, investment and economic cooperation between the two regions. Dr Rugunda who arrived in India on Tuesday 7th March, will be a guest speaker at the gathering that brings together heads [...]

Museveni Hails Partnership Between the Church and the State

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

Reverend Canon Charles Collins Andaku has been Consecrated and enthroned as the 7th Bishop of Madi and West Nile Diocese. He replaces Rt. Rev.Dr. Joel Obetia who has retired. The consecration and enthronement ceremony took place at Arua core PTC Mvara playground where Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda represented President Yoweri Museveni. PM Rugunda leads [...]

EU PROJECT TO SUPPORT SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES IN NORTHERN UGANDA LAUNCHED

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Refugees News|

A project to support South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda was launched in Adjumani district on 23rd February 2017 by the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of government business in parliament together with the Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Hon. Eng. Hilary Onek. This project called the “Programme for [...]

Government is committed to protect refugees following international law: Minister Onek

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Refugees News|

Government has expressed its commitment to protect refugees according to provisions provided for in the International law according to the Minister for relief, Disater Preparedness and Refugees Hillary Onek. He stressed that refugees in Uganda enjoy all rights available to citizens except the right to participate in national politics. Minister for Relief and Disaster Preparedness [...]

Rugunda applauds MUK for Training Vital Human Resources for the Region

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News|

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said Government is fully cognizant of the invaluable contributions of Makerere University to our country and to the world. Dr Rugunda made the remarks during the 1st session of the 67th graduation ceremony of Makerere University on Tuesday. PM Rugunda (infront of mace bearer) [...]

Government launches Second Universal Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets Campaign

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Special Programs News|

Monday, 20 February 2017 Government has launched the second countrywide distribution of long lasting insecticide treated nets in a campaign aimed at eliminating malaria disease from Uganda. The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda who represented President Yoweri Museveni launched the second long lasting insecticide treated nets universal campaign in Apac District. President Yoweri Museveni said if [...]

Atrocities prompt mass exodus in Central Equatoria

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Refugees News|

Thousands of civilians flee as a result of the increasing insecurity and an escalation in violence. South Sudan - Once a symbol of peaceful coexistence between South Sudanese from different origins, Central Equatoria, on the southern border of South Sudan has become a scene of a massive exodus of the local population towards neighbouring Uganda. [...]