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13:22
13:22

Gov’t Targets 353,000 Households with Clean Cooking Technologies carbon emissions 4 1

Irene Batebe, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry revealed that a total investment of about US$20M which will come from both the public and private sector has been earmarked for this fund to enable the public to access upfront capital for clean cooking solutions.
17:08
17:08

Bukalasa Agricultural College Struggles To Attract Students From Luwero World Bank 5 2

On Tuesday, Dr Jane Egau Okou, the Director of Higher, Technical, Vocational Education and Training launched the construction of an additional six lecture rooms worth Shilling 1.3 billion. The construction undertaken by Vambeco Enterprises Limited will be completed in four months.
13:44
13:44

Parliament Endorses Allocation of UGX11 Billion for Slum Upgrade World Bank 1

Jessica Ababiku, the Committee Chairperson, also the Adjumani District Women Representative noted that it was urgent for Government to respond to the growing slums in Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono.
07:32
07:32

Luwero District Stranded With UGX 1.7B Under Micro Scale Irrigation Programme World Bank 2 5

Mathew Bakabulindi, a farmer at Kanyogogga village in Luwero sub-county, says that he expressed interest and was assessed before he was asked to contribute Shillings 5 million out of the total value of the Shillings 23 million for the solar irrigation equipment.
07:52
07:52

Agro-Input Dealers Petition Parliament Over UGX 21Bn Arrears World Bank

The 110 dealers working under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project – ACDP were contracted to supply inputs that include maize, beans, cassava, rice and coffee to over 10 districts across the country.
12:00
12:00

World Bank Conditions Delaying Kamdini-Lira Road, says Gov’t 3 1

Musa Ecwero, the State Minister of Works and Transport explained that the Government and World Bank have partnered to co-finance the rehabilitation and maintenance of the Lira-Kamdini road section under the North Eastern Road Asset Management Project – NERAMP.
14:59
14:59

NUSAF III Projects in Gulu Stall Over Mismanagement of Funds Gulu District 3 1

However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
09:42
09:42

Gulu City Division Mayors Prioritize Garbage Management waste management 3 1

Patrick Oola Lumumba Mayor of West Division says they have hired two trucks to undertake massive rubbish collection especially around Kabedopong Market, Kaunda Ground, Gulu Modern Market and Lacor Complex Market.
10:11
10:11

Chinese Firm Contracted to Rehabilitate USMID Roads in Gulu City World Bank 1 1

The roads include Oola Lubaro Road, Vincent Opiyo Road, Lakana Odongkara Road, Francis Barabanawe Road, Onono Road and Nelson Mandela Road.
17:08
17:08

Gulu City Gets UGX 41 Billion for Road Works Road Construction 1 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Gulu City Town Clerk says that the fund will construct more than 7 roads in the City totalling 7.788 kilometres. The roads include Oola Lubaro road, Vincent Opiyo road, Francis Barabanawe road, Lakana Odongkara road, Onono road and Nelson Mandela road.
18:52
18:52

Can Uganda Grow at Bloomberg's 2% Forecast? economic growth

The economies of Ethiopia, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ghana, Rwanda and Kenya withstood the economic impact of the pandemic so successfully that they were among the world’s 10 fastest-growing in 2020. At least five of them are expected to remain in that elite growth club through 2022, according to forecasts by economists compiled by Bloomberg during the past three months
09:44
09:44

Forest Cover on Private Land to Disappear in Five Years - Report World Bank 3

According to the latest survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, UBOS, supported by the World Bank, the country could run out of forests outside of gazetted protected areas by 2025, if the current rate of depletion, is not checked.
15:39
15:39

COVID-19 Sinks 40m Sub-Saharan Africans into Abject Poverty - Word Bank economic recovery 3

“The road to recovery may be long, and it may be steep, but prioritizing policy actions and investments that address the challenge of creating more, better and inclusive jobs will pave the way for a faster, stronger and inclusive recovery for African countries,” said Albert Zeufack, World Bank Chief Economist for the Africa regions.
14:56
14:56

Kitgum Municipality to Receive UGX 1 Billion Bonus USMID Fund World Bank 2 1

Kitgum was ranked the best among the 21 other municipalities on performance measures under phase two of the project. The ranking followed an annual assessment conducted by KPMG consultancy firm contracted by the world Bank.
16:03
16:03

World Bank Gives Uganda UGX 1 Trillion For Social Services Climate Change 1

The package will boost service delivery in education, health, water and environment, and micro-irrigation.
15:08
15:08

Uganda Secures UGX 56B COVID-19 Education Recovery Grant reading materials 2 Top story

The project is expected to run for 18 months and will benefit 14.6 million learners in pre-primary, primary, and lower-secondary education cycles, and 406,000 teachers and school administrators. It will focus on ensuring continued learning during the closure of schools and preparing the system for school reopening once the situation allows.
04:56
04:56

Amuru District Fails to Run Theater Services at Atiak Health Centre IV Primary Health Care 2 1

Samuel Akera, the Health Centre Management Committee Chairperson says that the fully-fledged theatre depends on the expertise of Dr Angelo Oceng, the In-charge of the facility, who gets overtaken by administrative duties of the hospital.
15:41
15:41

Billions of COVID-19 Cash Not Reached Ministry - Dr. Atwiine World Bank 2

The World Bank diverted $15million from the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project and Atwiine says this money is partly utilized to buy reagents, test kits and PPE. However, while other donors have recently announced new funds to the country including USAID that announced $2.3million new support to the country last week, Atwiine says they have no information about this.
11:23
11:23

Millions of Children in East, South Africa Can’t Access Alternative Learning Measures- UNICEF World Bank 1

The agency says that while they have already supported 21 governments with more than USD 5.4 million for remote learning and preparedness for school re-opening, radio as the preferred medium for delivering lessons only reaches four in ten children across East and Southern Africa.
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