PM Launches UN Human Development Report

March 21st, 2024|

By: Jotham Alinaitwe MAKERERE Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja addressing delegates during the launch of the 2023/2024 Human Development Report at Makerere University The Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja, last week launched the

Museveni meets Italian business delegation

March 15th, 2024|

By: Jotham Alinaitwe ENTEBBE President Yoweri Museveni met with a second delegation of potential investors from Italy at State House in Entebbe on Wednesday. The group was delivered to the President by Prime Minister Robinah

Minister asks Kagadi to improve service delivery

March 11th, 2024|

By:  Jotham Alinaitwe KAGADI The Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs Jennifer Namuyangu recently presided over a baraza in Kagadi District. The event, which took place at Kabuga Health Center III in Muhorro sub-county,

Museveni preaches against ‘Politics of Identity’

February 27th, 2024|

By: Ismael Kasooha Kyankwanzi President Yoweri Museveni has said Ugandans can easily achieve prosperity if they are patriotic. He explained that Uganda faced many challenges immediately after gaining independence from Britain because the leaders misdiagnosed

Seek Long-term loans, says Prof. Sachs

February 27th, 2024|

By: Ismael Kasooha KAMPALA Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, a renowned economist and global leader in sustainable development, has said Uganda should seek long-term loans to finance its development programmes. “Uganda needs long-term loans of 30 years,

Japan donates 2,000 Tonnes of Rice to Refugees

February 23rd, 2024|

By: Jotham Alinaitwe KAMPALA The Japanese Government has donated 2,000 tonnes of rice to the refugees in Uganda. The Japanese Ambassador to Uganda, Fukazawa Hidemoto, announced the donation at a meeting with the Minister

PM Praises Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs

February 22nd, 2024|

By Jotham Alinaitwe KAMPALA The Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja has commended the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs for taking the Parliament closer to the people. Nabbanja said that the forum has

PM calls for revival of ‘Bulungi bwansi’

February 7th, 2024|

By: Ismael Kasooha The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja has called for the revival of community service locally known as 'Burungi bwansi'. “It was a good practice for the

Prime Minister woos Italian investors

February 1st, 2024|

By: Ismael Kasooha The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has encouraged Italian business people to invest in Uganda. In her keynote address at the 5th European Corporate Council on Africa and the Middle

Africa needs trade not aid: Museveni

January 30th, 2024|

By Ismael Kasooha ITALY President Yoweri Museveni has called on developed countries to build relationships with African countries based on partnerships rather than aid to promote socioeconomic transformation. In a speech delivered by Prime Minister

Punish errant Land Committees: PM

January 16th, 2024|

By: Ismael Kasooha KAKUMIRO The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Uganda Robinah Nabbanja has ordered the arrest of any area Land Committee chairpersons who will be found to have approved illegal surveying and titling of land.

Prime Minister asks WFP to buy food from Ugandans

December 19th, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha   GENEVA The Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja (Right) shaking hands with the Deputy Executive Director Programme and Policy Development of the World Food Programme (WFP) Valerie Guarnieri in Geneva Switzerland

Uganda signs MoU with UAE Fertiliser Firm

December 8th, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha Uganda signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a United Arab Emirates fertiliser manufacturing firm – Refarm – during the UN COP28 summit that took place in Dubai last month. Refarm

Government holds National Partnership Forum

November 17th, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha KAMPALA The Government has met with Development Partners under the National Partnership Forum (NPF) which is coordinated by the Office of the Prime Minister. The NPF, which is guided by the Uganda

Prime Minister Lauds President Museveni on Science

November 14th, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha KAMPALA Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has hailed President Yoweri Museveni for his efforts in promoting science, technology and innovation as part of the country’s development agenda. “I appreciate H.E. the President of

Venezuela to open Embassy in Uganda

November 7th, 2023|

By: Derrick Senyonga KAMPALA H.E Yvan Gil Pinto (left) the Venezuelan Minister of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja, the Prime Minister

Three-Day Agric Campaign in Greater Masaka Ends

November 1st, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha A three-day Farmer Mobilisation, Education, Value-addition and Service Delivery campaign in Kalungu, Bukomansimbi and Sembabule districts ended on Sunday. The campaign was led by the Office of the Prime Minister in partnership

SDGs: Prime Minister asks for more UN support

October 28th, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha   GULU Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja has urged the UN to support Uganda’s socio-economic transformation agenda to realise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Presiding over the 78th anniversary of the

Nabbanja woos UAE Investors

October 12th, 2023|

By: Senyonga Derrick KAMPALA Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has urged potential investors from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to invest in Uganda. PM Nabbanja attending the 2nd annual Uganda-UAE Business Forum at Speke

Beware of heavy rains – Minister Onek

October 4th, 2023|

By: Senyonga Derrick The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Eng. Hilary Onek has appealed to relevant authorities to prepare to deal with challenges that might be caused by the El Nino conditions

PM commissions Kyegegwa District Administration Block

October 2nd, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha Kyegegwa Prime Minister of Uganda, Robinah Nabbanja, on Sunday, commissioned a multi-billion shillings administration block for Kyegegwa District. The Sh2.6b structure was constricted by the Office of the Prime Minister under

How Regional Festivals popularised SDGs

September 19th, 2023|

By:  Pascal Kwesiga KAMPALA  In a bid to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the SDGs Secretariat in the Office of the Prime Minister held regional festivals and forums. The regional festivals and forums or

Minister Commissions Multi-billion Markets in Amuria

September 14th, 2023|

BY: ISAIAH KITIMBO AMURIA - The State Minister for Teso Affairs, Dr. Ongalo-Obote Clement Kenneth, has commissioned two markets in Amuria District, totalling to an investment of Shs1.7 billion. The two facilities, Wera Livestock Market

DRDIP improves Education in Refugee Hosting Districts

June 7th, 2023|

By: Robert Owiny It was 19th century French poet,  Alfred Mercier who held that, “what we learn with pleasure we never forget”.  Indeed, learning in a pleasant environment boosts learners’ understanding, motivates teachers, enhances better outputs and improves learning outcomes. This

PM orders RDCs and ISO to verify PDM beneficiaries

May 2nd, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha Kakumiro Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has instructed Resident District Commissioners and Internal security personnel to verify all persons selected to benefit from the Parish Development Model (PDM). This follows reports from

Minister launches storage facility in Terego

April 27th, 2023|

BY: ISAIAH KITIMBO TEREGO The Minister of State for Northern Uganda Rehabilitation, Hon. Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, has commissioned a storage facility and a milling plant for oil seed farmers at Bileafe Sub-county in Terego

The UN sets priorities for 2023 for Uganda

March 24th, 2023|

By: Ismael Kasooha   KAMPALA The United Nations (UN) has set priorities for Uganda for the year 2023 through the Sustainable Development Framework . “We are prioritizing Development of key agricultural value chains, Promotion of

PM challenges the SDA to embrace Government Programmes

December 21st, 2022|

By: Ismael Kasooha   Hoima Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja has asked Seventh Day Adventists (SDA) believers to embrace government programmes aimed at improving household incomes and livelihoods. “All programmes that the government

Sow seeds of love and unity – President Museveni

November 1st, 2022|

By: Ismael Kasooha Hoima President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the Church to continue sowing the seeds of love, unity, discipline, sacrifice, hard work, integrity and patriotism among the people. The president’s message was

New police posts to boost security in Karamoja

September 13th, 2022|

BY ISAIAH KITIMBO ABIM – The security situation in Karamoja Sub-region is set to improve following the construction of the seven community police posts and accommodation facilities for police officers. Last year, Office of

Uganda making strides in achieving SDGs

June 17th, 2022|

By: Ismael Kasooha KAMPALA In 2015, world leaders adopted the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be attained by 2030. In a report released on Thursday by the Office of the prime minister it is

DINU beneficiaries in Karamoja reaping big

May 23rd, 2022|

BY: CARE TEAM The Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU), is a Government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union and supervised by Office of the Prime Minister. CARE Denmark is one of

DINU intervention is tangible – Karamoja leaders

May 20th, 2022|

BY CARE TEAM The participation of both community members and the local governments in the implementation of the DINU programme activities is critical for sustaining programme gains and promoting ownership. “If you wait to involve

DINU improves livelihoods in Teso sub region

May 4th, 2022|

By: Joyce Babirye The people of Teso sub-region have appealed for more funding from the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) to support improvement of livelihoods. This was during meetings with the Minister for Teso

DRC Legislators visit Uganda

February 23rd, 2022|

By:  Joyce Babirye KAMPALA Hon. Kwiyucwiny Grace Freedom, State Minister for Northern Uganda The Minister of State for Northern Uganda, Hon. Grace Freedom  Kwiyucwiny, held a meeting with a delegation of Legislators from

DRDIP Ethiopia Pays a Learning Visit to Uganda

January 25th, 2022|

By: Robert Owiny The Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project (DRDIP) Uganda team, Monday 24th commenced an experience sharing mission with their visiting DRDIP-Ethiopia counterparts. The six-day long field excursion is supported by the Intergovernmental Authority on

Women are the pillars of society – PM Nabbanja

December 16th, 2021|

BY: DOREEN NASASIRA The Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja has said the role of women in development cannot be downplayed since they are the pillars and main contributors in building strong societies. The Premier

Embrace Government programmes – Nabbanja

December 5th, 2021|

BY: DOREEN NASASIRA The Prime Minister Rt. Hon Robinah Nabbanja has said the government is committed to developing and improving infrastructure in the country with an aim to enhance service delivery. The Premier made the

October, SDGs Awareness month

October 6th, 2021|

Every October, Uganda commemorates the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Awareness Month. The Government of Uganda and the United Nations in Uganda launched the commemoration to increase people’s knowledge and understanding of the 17 SDGs and

UNAP Secretariat gets Equipment boost

September 29th, 2021|

By: BERNADETTE NDEMA With the onset of COVID-19, physical meetings became less with fewer numbers of attendees. World over, Office of the Prime Minister notwithstanding, workplaces took on virtual meetings that have proved to meet

PM Commissions Mpanga Bridge in Kamwenge District

September 20th, 2021|

BY: DOREEN NASASIRA The Prime Minister Rt. Hon Robinah Nabbanja has called upon the public to utilize government projects to enhance development. The Premier made the remarks during the commissioning ceremony of Mpanga Bridge in

OPM Donates Vehicles to Districts

July 7th, 2021|

Wednesday July 7, 2021  By:  Robert Owiny Three West Nile districts of Arua, Terego and Koboko have received three brand new vehicles from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) under the Development Response to

How NUSAF has changed lives in Northern Uganda

July 5th, 2021|

Monday July 5, 2021 By: Simon Kisaka NUSAF3 Communications Specialist The Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF3) came officially to a close on June 30th 2021 after five years of implementation from March 2016. 

Zombo RDC advises leaders on accountability

March 7th, 2021|

Zombo Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Andrew Kajoyingi has asked local leaders to embrace the baraza saying such meetings foster accountability and transparency in service delivery and management of public finances. “Barazas help you to account for public