Uganda News Journal
Uganda has returned three million euros in aid to Norway after it was misappropriated.
Inadequate funding, a shortage of health staff and poor adherence to vaccination schedules are some of the reasons for declining immunization levels in Uganda, which experts say threatens efforts to reduce preventable deaths among children.
[New Vision]Ugandan service providers are losing out on deals they had initially won from Tullow Oil in favour of foreign firms, New Vision has exclusively established. This implies that Uganda will pay more in recoverable costs since more money now goes to foreign firms.
[Independent]Police in Uganda is still the worst torturer of journalists, the 2012 Press Freedom Index launched in Kampala on Feb.6 said.
[New Vision]The US Government has given support amounting to $10m (about sh27b) to promote conservation and tourism in five protected areas of Uganda.
[IRIN]Kampala -Inadequate funding, a shortage of health staff and poor adherence to vaccination schedules are some of the reasons for declining immunization levels in Uganda, which experts say threatens efforts to reduce preventable deaths among children.
Rwanda have invited Uganda to the Amahoro Stadium for a friendly on Wednesday, with both teams gearing up for World Cup qualifiers.
[New Vision]The Irish government has decided to re-channel the $4m stolen from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to northern Uganda.
[EA Business]Uganda last week celebrated the 27th Anniversary of the NRM's Liberation of Kampala on the 26th of January, 1986.
[New Vision]The planned inquest into the death of former Butaleja Woman MP Cerinah Nebanda is set to start this month, the Ministry of Internal Affairs has said.
[Independent]Forex experts are expecting the Ugandan shilling to remain stable in the next couple of trading days with the expectation that the central bank will intervene to save the unit from depreciating against foreign currencies.
[New Vision]At a garbage dumpsite-turned football pitch, excited girls are being taken through soccer drills by an 18-year-old girl. This is a scene many people are not used to, in a country where football is largely played by boys.
KAMPALA : Uganda 's central bank on Monday held its key lending rate at 12 percent for the second straight month and said subdued domestic demand was a risk to growth in east Africa 's third biggest economy.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's central bank on Monday held its key lending rate at 12 percent for a second month as expected and said subdued domestic demand was a risk to growth in east Africa's third-biggest economy. Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile said the Bank of Uganda's priority was to keep inflation anchored at around 5 percent. ...
KAMPALA, Feb 4 (BERNAMA-NNN-NEW VISION) -- Uganda has asked donors supporting the reconstruction of Somalia to work in partnership with one another instead of competing, if the challenges facing the devastated Horn of Africa nation are to be addressed.