The mobile lab which is to be stationed at the Central Health Laboratories in Butabika National Referral Hospital in Kampala will be used to collect specimens from suspected patients across the country and within cross-border areas in case of disease outbreaks for transportation and testing.
A scarcity of US Dollars in Kenya and the weakening of the Kenyan Shilling is making the market itself less attractive for Ugandans and other exporters, as Kenyan buyers find the imports very expensive because they have to get more Kenya shillings to be able to buy the imported products.
EABC Chief Executive Officer, John Bosco Kaliisa says, for example, that where contract farming has been practiced, especially between farmers and sugar, tea, and coffee companies, it has been on a voluntary basis and is hard to enforce.
A breakdown of the outstanding debts shows that the government owes 14.7 billion Shillings to the World Food Programme (WFP), 10 billion to the African Union (AU), and 7.4 billion to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
Speaking about the launch of the event, Hussein Kiddedde, RAME2023 Coordinator, said the meeting had come at a critical time for Uganda and the global industry as a whole because they are struggling to recover from the logistics value chain that broke down due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
Vincent Ssempijja told Members of Parliament on Thursday that when the attack happened around 11:00 pm, information was relayed to the army 30 minutes later that the students were striking and had set the school ablaze.
Robinah Nabbanja, the Prime Minister and the leader of Government business in Parliament moved a motion to eulogize Justice Arach, 69, describing her professional legal career as spanning 40 years between 1979 and 2010 as faultless.
Since the conflict broke out, over 1,800 fatalities have been reported and at least 1.5 million Sudanese have been displaced in neighbouring South Sudan, Central African Republic, and Egypt internally among others while 3.5 million others have been internally displaced.
In the memoir titled "Why Fireflies Glow," Professor Edward Rugumayo shares his personal account as an active participant in Uganda's troubled political history. He evaluates the different administrations that the people of Uganda have witnessed over a period of 61 years. “...In Uganda however, the ideology is individual loyalty and eating, which means corruption,” Rugumayo says. He adds that lurking behind the scenes of this eating ideology is the imperialism tail which is always wagging the neo-colonial dog.
Uganda Martyrs Development Committee Chairperson Retired Bishop Jackson Matovu said roofing of the sitting arena is estimated to cost 620 million while the public address system will cost 520 million Shillings.
The annual event held on a rotational basis since 2008, is a premier event for exhibitors, sponsors, partners, and participants in the East African region, offering a platform to network, showcase products and services, and learn about doing business in East Africa.
President Museveni returned the Bill, that was initially passed by parliament on 6th September disagreeing with Clause 4 which provided that a local entity shall give preference to goods which are manufactured and services which are provided by Ugandan entities.
"Take note that, Importation of Products under the East African Community (EAC) protocol refers to goods being imported from outside the East African Community, while goods traded within EAC are referred to as transfers," the statement said
The Sectoral Committee on Transport, Communications, and Meteorology directed the two countries to implement the EAC Roaming Framework by 30th August 2023 and provide the status of implementation to the next Summit of the EAC Heads of State.
According to the report, survivors and other witnesses said that between 21-30 November 2022 fighters for the M23 group summarily killed at least 20 men and raped at least 66 women and girls, mainly in Kishishe, a small town located about 100 kilometres north of Goma, the capital of North-Kivu province.
While meeting with Speaker Anita Among at Parliament on Wednesday, Ntakirutimana expressed concern that the regional integration agenda has clandestinely remained long overdue after proponents conceived the idea 21 years ago.