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Focus On Prospering Ugandans: Museveni Urges Leaders

When the National Resistance Movement (NRM) came into leadership, it rightly diagnosed Uganda’s problems

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged district leaders to focus on promoting politics of interest because it’s very crucial to the prosperity of Ugandans, saying that after getting independence, Uganda faced a lot of challenges that were caused by leaders who wrongly diagnosed the problems affecting the citizens. “When we…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Education Minister calls for more funding for public universities

Universities including Makerere, Mbarara, Muni, Soroti, Gulu, Busitema, Lira, Kyambogo and Kabale, require additional funds in the new budget for financial year 2024/2025

The Ministry of Education and Sports has renewed a call for increased funding to support key activities in public universities including staffing, infrastructure development and research, among others. According to the State Minister for Higher Education, Hon. John Chrysostom Muyingo, universities including Makerere, Mbarara, Muni, Soroti, Gulu, Busitema, Lira, Kyambogo…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Member of Parliament's scheme to reduce investments in Kenya

There will be increased allocation to unit trusts, whose current investment portfolio is Shs36 billion

The Parliamentary Pensions Scheme (PPS) is considering a reduction of the scheme’s equity investments in Kenya in favour of Uganda’s market.  This was revealed by the scheme’s assets manager, GenAfrica during the Pension Scheme’s 12th Annual General Meeting on Friday, 23 February 2024.  According to the Scheme’s annual report and…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Parliament passes Animal Feeds Bill

The new law guards against contamination of animal feeds by prohibiting the use of contaminants and providing safety measures for transportation of the feeds

The House has passed the Animal Feeds Bill, 2023 creating a committee to regulate production, storage, importation, exportation, and marketing of animal feeds. The Animal Feeds Committee chaired by the Commissioner for Animal Production in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, is charged with the issuance of relevant…

Source: The State House of Uganda |

Uganda To Partner With Botswana To Manufacture Vaccines

Scientists from the Botswana Vaccine Institute had agreed to partner with the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), to develop a vaccine to combat foot and mouth disease in Uganda

The Botswana Vaccine Institute is to work with Ugandan scientists and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries to find a solution to foot and mouth disease that has posed a challenge to the nation over the years. This was revealed in a meeting between President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: Tayebwa elected to Bureau of East Africa to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) - European Union (EU) Parliamentary Assembly

Tayebwa will be representing Mauritius, Seychelles, Djibouti, Comoros, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has been elected member of the Bureau to represent East Africa to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) - European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly.  Tayebwa was elected during the 64th session of the OACPS Joint Parliamentary Assembly and Constitutive Sessions…

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Situation in Uganda, Case of The Prosecutor v. Joseph Kony

WHO IS JOSEPH KONY? Joseph KONY was born in September 1961 in Uganda. He is of Acholi ethnicity and a national of Uganda. He is the alleged founder and leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (“LRA”), a Ugandan rebel group that originated in 1987 in northern Uganda among ethnic Acholi…

Source: The Republic of Uganda - Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Egyptian Ambassador pays courtesy call on Hon. John Mulimba

The two discussed the outcomes of the recent bilateral meetings between Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the margins of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit

Hon. John Mulimba, Minister of State for Foreign affairs/Regional Cooperation, met with H.E Monzer Selim, Ambassador of the Republic of Egypt to Uganda at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two discussed the outcomes of the recent bilateral meetings between Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the margins of the Non-Aligned Movement…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Ugandans in diaspora to register for National Identity Cards (IDs)

Government has commenced the processes leading to mass enrollment and renewal of National Identity Cards (IDs), with the recruitment of a workforce to man the exercise slated for this month

Ugandans living in the diaspora will be able to register online for new or renewal of National Ids, when the mass enrollment for the exercise commences in June this year, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs, David Muhoozi, has said. Government has commenced the processes leading to mass enrollment…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: Education Ministry on spot over curriculum transition

The learners will be taught using the old A’level curriculum because government is still consulting

A decision by government to maintain the current Advanced level (A’level) curriculum for learners who have pioneered the new competence based Ordinary level (O’Level) curriculum has received a backlash from lawmakers.  The Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) commenced the implementation of the competence based curriculum in 2020, starting with…