Latest News for: Kampala


Uganda: Members of Parliament Irked by Delayed Works on Kampala-Jinja Highway

APO 27 Mar 2023
Delay of maintenance of the Kampala-Jinja highway has irked lawmakers, who have now questioned the competence of Energo Projekt, a company contracted by government to undertake civil works ... “It has become a nightmare to use Kampala-Jinja road ... of the Kampala-Jinja highway.

East Africa: Kampala Readies to Host EAC Petroleum Conference, Exhibition

All Africa 23 Mar 2023
UGANDA Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Dr Ruth Ssentamu has confirmed preparations were in the final stages as Uganda readies to host the 10th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition, 2023 ....
photo: AP / Ben Curtis
Kenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's tough stance against homosexuality and in solidarity with their counterparts there, outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya, Feb. 10, 2014

White House warns Uganda of sanctions over anti-gay bill

Joy Online 23 Mar 2023
The White House has warned Uganda of possible economic “repercussions” if a new bill to crack down on homosexual activities become law ... “So, we’ll have to take a look. No decisions. We’re watching this very, very closely ... .

Céilí in Kampala: the children learning Irish dancing in the slums of Uganda

The Guardian 17 Mar 2023
... face.” Amaso lives more than 4,000 miles from Ireland, in Namuwongo, the poorest slum in Uganda’s capital, Kampala.

Céilí in Kampala: why Irish dancing is proving popular in Uganda

The Observer 17 Mar 2023
But most importantly, you have to put a smile on your face.”. Amaso lives more than 4,000 miles from Ireland, in Namuwongo, the poorest slum in Uganda’s capital, Kampala ... This week, about 200 children from four schools were shown Gaelic football and hurling by the Gaelic Athletics Association as part of a St Patrick’s Day sports blitz in Kampala ... .

Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) queried over delayed release of Parish Development Model (PDM) funds

APO 17 Mar 2023
The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) have put the Minister of State for Kampala City and the management of Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) on the spot for delayed release of funds meant for the Parish Development Model (PDM).

Kampala readies to host 10th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2023 (East African Community)

Public Technologies 15 Mar 2023
) Kampala readies to host 10th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2023 ... States and beyond to the 10th edition of the East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition that Uganda will host from 9th to 11th May, 2023 at Serena Hotel in Kampala," said the Minister.

‘It’s not just about dying’: Uganda’s pioneers of palliative care undaunted by huge challenges

The Guardian 06 Mar 2023
... could be a sign the cancer has spread to his lungs, but the family can barely afford food, let alone £200 for the tests needed for him to start chemotherapy at the Uganda Cancer Institute, about 15km away in the capital, Kampala.

Women leaders in Kampala trained on media and information literacy (UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)

Public Technologies 03 Mar 2023
). She further called for increased involvement and participation of women in mechanisms that would assure free and fair electoral process, and mentioned that for a long-time, women have been marginalized and often categorized under special interest groups denying them opportunity to compete favorably in electoral processes ... Mr ... Disclaimer ... (noodl.

UGANDA : Kampala appoints US trade representative

Africa Intelligence 02 Mar 2023
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni named US national Cody Lorance trade representative to the US ....

Absa Staff Plant 6000 Trees As Bank Joins Campaign to Reduce Kampala Air Pollution

All Africa 24 Feb 2023
Staff from Absa Bank Uganda have taken part in a community sensitisation and environmental awareness campaign in partnership with the My Tree Initiative to plant up to 6,000 trees in the Ttula-Kawempe community ....

Kenya, Uganda Start Talks to Create One-Stop Border Post in Conflict-Ridden Area

All Africa 24 Feb 2023
Nairobi, Kenya -- Kenya and Uganda have initiated talks for the opening of a One-Stop Border Post in Lokiriama in northwest Kenya to boost trade and open up the far-flung area, the Interior Ministry said Monday evening ....

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