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News Uganda » Government: Uganda: Government Abandons Fish Project

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201801230143.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Aquaculture Development and Hatchery Centre in Mbale District has stalled for nine years now after government's attempts to rehabilitate and construct a hatchery for rearing fish at the site hit a snag. The centre in Nkoma Ward in Northern Division ...

News Uganda » Government: Surprises in 2018 Uganda budget

News channel or source: https://www.independent.co.ug/surprises-2018-budget/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | For years now, Uganda’s budget making process has been dominated by debates about four contentious issues; the government’s huge investment in infrastructure, domestic resource mobilisation, the size and rate of ...

News Uganda » Government: Uganda: Why Stella Nyanzi’s radical rudeness scares the government

News channel or source: http://africanarguments.org/2018/01/15/uganda-stella-nyanzi-radical-rudeness-is-a-public-service/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The outspoken feminist academic is still facing charges for criticising the president last year. But when the patriarchy attacks, she fights back. Stella Nyanzi elevates provocative activism into art. Frustrated with governance issues in Uganda last year ...

News Uganda » Government: NITA-U Responds to Overpriced Internet Charges for Government MDAs, Other Accusations

News channel or source: http://pctechmag.com/2018/01/nita-u-responds-overpriced-internet-charges-government-mdas-accusations/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

“This means that more MDA/LGs will access reliable internet at a low cost, which translates into significant cost savings for the Government of Uganda,” NITA-U said. NITA-U claims that there will be a further reduction in these costs; “It should be ...

News Uganda » Government: Challenge in Uganda against removing presidential age limit

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/challenge-in-uganda-against-removing-presidential-age-limit/2018/01/17/c6039fe6-fbac-11e7-9b5d-bbf0da31214d_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s government says it is preparing a response to the court challenge filed by a lawyers’ association against a new law removing a presidential age limit from the constitution. The change allows 73-year-old President Yoweri ...

News Uganda » Government: Batwa: Living Conditions in Uganda Show Little Sign of Improvement As Government Avoids Addressing Issue

News channel or source: http://unpo.org/article/20563
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Living conditions of the Batwa in Uganda have only worsened since 1991 when they were forced out, at gun point, of the Bwindi forest. They have since become conservation refugees, leaving their homes empty handed and living with the consequences of a ...

News Uganda » Government: Uganda's Musuveni says might resume executions

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-uganda-crime-idUKKBN1F813T
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Government critics often accuse Uganda’s police of directing their efforts at pursuing Museveni’s political opponents rather than fighting crime, for which conviction rates are low. Museveni, 73, is set to run for another term as president in 2021 ...

News Uganda » Government: Uganda receiving U.S. $94.52 million dollars road loan from AfDB

News channel or source: http://www.coastweek.com/4103-Uganda-receiving-US-94-million-dollar-road-loan-from-AfDB.htm
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) --The government will expand a major road linking Uganda with Kenya through the Kapchorwa - Bukwo - Suam border, after signing a 94.52 million U.S. dollars (343 billion Uganda Shillings) loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB).

News Uganda » Government: The International Atomic Energy Agency Helps Uganda Restart Vital Radiotherapy Services for Cancer Patients

News channel or source: http://www.einpresswire.com/article/427698723/the-international-atomic-energy-agency-helps-uganda-restart-vital-radiotherapy-services-for-cancer-patients
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) provided technical and financial support for the re-establishment of radiotherapy services in Uganda. Responding to a Government request, the IAEA helped buy the new equipment and ensure its safe ...

News Uganda » Government: The Late 5: Uganda could begin enforcing the death penalty again, INEC assures Nigerians that votes will count in 2019 and other top stories

News channel or source: https://ynaija.com/the-late-5-uganda-could-begin-enforcing-the-death-penalty-again-inec-assures-nigerians-that-votes-will-count-in-2019-and-other-top-stories/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Uganda could begin enforcing the death penalty again, President Yoweri Museveni has said, 13 years after the country’s last execution. Museveni said his “Christian background” had prevented him from going ahead with executions, but this “leniency ...