Uganda

Uganda must respect legal obligation to arrest Omar Al Bashir

Arrest Omar Al Bashir Omar Al Bashir has arrived in Kampala to attend today’s inauguration ceremony for Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. Our organisations urge the Government of Uganda to take all necessary measures to arrest Omar Al Bashir, Sudanese President and wanted International Criminal Court (ICC) fugitive, while he is present in the country. Bashir, […]

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IOM, Uganda Host Border Management Workshop

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM and the Government of Uganda have organized a two-day workshop in Kampala to discuss procedures, regulatory frameworks, systems and mechanisms for an improved border management system in Uganda. The workshop, which was part of a broader IOM border management project funded by the Government of […]

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Africell Holding acquires Orange Uganda majority stake

Africell Holding acquires Orange Uganda majority stake from the Orange Group KAMPALA, Uganda, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africell Holding (http://www.africell.com) signs an agreement with the Orange Group to acquire its majority stake in Orange Uganda.     The transaction upon completion, following regulatory approval, would bring Africell’s portfolio to 4 operations with […]

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Uganda : Orange Group signs an agreement with Africell

Orange signs an agreement with Africell for the sale of its stake in Orange Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In the framework of a regular review of its portfolio of assets, today, the Orange Group (http://www.orange.com) announced that it has signed an agreement with Africell Holding for the sale of […]

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Uganda : IMF Concludes Mission

IMF Concludes Mission to Uganda on the Second Review of the Policy Support Instrument KAMPALA, Uganda, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Kampala during the past two weeks to conduct the second review of Uganda’s economic program supported by the Policy Support Instrument (PSI). The […]

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Uganda – African Statistics Day 2013

On African Statistics Day 2013, Development Initiatives and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics announce a joint project to bring ‘data use’ capacity training to East African organisations working for poverty eradication Development Initiatives (DI), a not-for-profit organisation working to eradicate poverty by 2030, and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the agency responsible for coordinating, […]

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Uganda – Fitness for Africa – Please support

Heather Parisi (@fit4africa ) is someone I met on Twitter and I was delighted to hear about the work she is doing in Uganda through Fitness For Africa  — Mind – Body – Health.  Please visit www.FitnessForAfrica.org to find out more and support this venture.   I’ve invited Heather Parisi to tell SocioLingo Africa readers about the […]

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Uganda: Public assembly must be protected, not attacked

Uganda: “Public assembly must be protected, not attacked” – UN independent experts GENEVA, Switzerland, August 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Three United Nations independent human rights experts today expressed serious concern at the passing of the Public Order Management Bill in Uganda, which prohibits protests of more than three people without prior police authorization, […]

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Two AfDB projects in Uganda and Côte d’Ivoire receive US Treasury Awards for Development Impact

Two African Development Bank projects in Uganda and Côte d’Ivoire receive US Treasury Awards for Development Impact TUNIS, Tunisia, July 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Two outstanding African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) initiatives, based in Uganda and Côte d’Ivoire, received Development Impact Honors on Thursday, July 25 from the US Treasury Department in an […]

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IOM Uganda Hosts Labour Migration Workshop

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM this week organized a two and a half-day training workshop on labour migration and labour market information systems for government officials, employers’ associations, trade unions and international organizations in Kampala. The objective of the workshop was to gain a common understanding of labour migration and […]

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Uganda Red Cross Society helps relocate 65,000 Congolese refugees

Uganda Red Cross Society helps relocate 65,000 Congolese refugees GENEVA, Switzerland, July 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Uganda Red Cross Society is mobilizing staff and volunteers to assist in the relocation of 65,500 refugees who have fled violence in northern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).   Refugees began pouring over the Ugandan border […]

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Uganda – IMF Consultation

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda, July 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On June 28, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Uganda,1 completed the sixth and final review of the country’s performance under an economic program supported by […]

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