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Uganda reopens learning institutions for final year students

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Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Sunday said schools and institutions of higher learning will reopen for candidate classes and final year students. “We think that it is safe because finalists in […]

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More than 200 naked inmates escape jail in Uganda

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More than 200 inmates have escaped from a jail in Moroto, North-East Uganda. The prison facility is on the foothills of Mount Moroto. The prisoners killed a soldier before escaping from the […]

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President Museveni of Uganda declares Saturday a Covid-19 prayer day

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda has declared Saturday a national prayer day for coronavirus. According to President Museveni, the idea came from an unnamed citizen who told him of a vision […]

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Bobi Wine launches new party ahead of elections

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Ugandan opposition MP Robert Kyangulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine has launched his National Unity Platform party, ahead of next year’s elections. The party will be the political wing of his People […]

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Bobi Wine insists he’ll hold rallies despite ban by electoral commission

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Ugandan opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has said that he will hold campaign rallies despite a ban by the electoral commission. Bobi Wine says that President Yoweri Museveni […]

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Namboole Stadium in Uganda to serve as a Covid-19 treatment centre

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Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has said the country is preparing for a 40,000-bed field hospital at Nambolee Stadium in Kampala, for coronavirus patients. The health authorities in Uganda were initially planning for […]

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Uganda plans to evacuate its 2400 nationals stranded in 66 countries

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Uganda is planning to evacuate its 2400 nationals stranded in 66 countries due to restrictions resulting from coronavirus pandemic, the Daily Nation reports. Foreign minister Sam Kutesa confirmed the plans on Tuesday. […]

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Uganda postpones reopening of schools as cases soar

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has postponed the reopening of schools for final year students for one more month, the BBC reports. Mr Museveni said in a televised address that Uganda did not […]

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Uganda to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday

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Uganda will ease restrictions as from Tuesday, with shops and restaurants reopening and private cars expected back on the roads. Each and every one is expected to wear face masks in public. […]

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Uganda’s coronavirus cases drop after revision

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Uganda health authorities have announced a downward revision of coronavirus cases following President Yoweri Museveni’s directive to erase all foreign lorry drivers from the tally. According to the World Health Organisation, Uganda […]

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Covid-19: Court orders Ugandan lawmakers to pay back money they awarded themselves to fight Coronavirus

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The High Court of Uganda has ruled that Members of Parliament to refund all the money that they had received in the name of fighting Covid-19 in their constituencies. The Observer newspaper […]

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Public Policy

Indigenous communities in Uganda

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In Uganda there are many indigenous communities. First, there is Batwa of South-West, Benet of the East as well as Karamojong of the north-east.  The Basongora and lk also prefer to be […]

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Promoting participatory planning and budgeting for minority groups and indigenous communities in East Africa

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This is an update for my dedicated readers on www.kerosi.com blog. A platform for positive social change and sharing of transformative ideas. Since November 2019 I have been working in promoting the […]

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Budget

OVERVIEW OF NATIONAL & LG BUDGET PROCESS IN UGANDA

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Key elements; Areas for influencing the Budget By Julius Kapwepwe UDN ( udn.or.ug; CSBAG (csbag.org)  22nd February, 2020 Presentation Outline Budget basics- Terminology & Concepts The Legal, Policy & Institutional frameworks The […]

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Kampala City in Uganda (photos)

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Kampala City is Uganda’s capital city. On Mengo Hill is situated the palace of the King Kabaka – Lubiri Palace.  Kampala is hilly and I am informed that it had many swamps. […]

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Equity

Call for Ugandan Civil Society Organizations to build the capacity of indigenous and minority activists

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Indigenous communities lack the capacity to engage the state more effectively. They call upon Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to continuously build their capacity. They give an example of Total which gave a […]

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Locusts in Uganda 2020

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Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya have been battling with locusts since end of 2019. Now, Uganda is the next port of call. The destructive insects – desert locusts- are now in Uganda according […]

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Jumia shuts down operations in Tanzania

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Jumia, the largest e-commerce in Africa has shut down operations in Tanzania just a week after a similar move in Cameroon. The move is aimed at reducing operating costs and focusing on […]

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Sports

Harambee Stars to play Uganda in a friendly match

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Harambee Stars are set to play a friendly match today against Uganda Cranes at the Moi Sports Center Kasarani as from 4PM. Both teams will be using the match as a preparation […]

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Tusker FC resign Hashim Sempala from Gor Mahia

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Ugandan defensive midfielder Hashim Sempala has returned to Tusker FC barely after a year after releasing him to Gor Mahia. Hashim Sempala struggled to make an impact at the 18-time Kenyan Premier […]

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Nairobi City by-laws 2018

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CITY BYLAWS KNOW YOUR BYLAWS GENERAL NUISANCE Offenses Making any kind of noise on the streets Causing any risk to users through destruction of a building or road Causing risk of users […]

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BBI Task force Report 2020

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Remodel the Parliamentary system by bringing the Government back into the House, including the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers, Cabinet Ministers, the Attorney-General and the Leader of the Official Opposition, being the […]

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