Dr. Linda Nakato from EPRC’s Macro Economics Department, says that their assessment shows that the proportion of the population living below the national poverty line grew from 8.5million people in 2019 to a 9.6million in 2021 as a result of the pandemic.
Aaron Kiiza, a city lawyer and the Co-founder and managing partner of Kiiza and Mugisa Advocates Attorneys was shortlisted in recognition of his contribution toward human rights and environmental protection in the country.
According to the budget framework, the 10 member states will jointly contribute USD 109,000 (2.94%), about 387 million Ugandan shillings of the total budget. The EASF Peace Fund is expected to provide USD 60,000 (1.62%), and the African Peace and Security Architecture – APSA will remit the lion share of up to USD 2,009,000 about 7.142 billion shillings (54.19%).
The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
The project worth 400 Million Shillings funded by the European Union and Ugandan Government through National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) is being established in Acut Omer South village in Acholibur sub-county.
A brief statement issued by the Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in Brussels does not comment on the outcome of the elections, just saying “The European Union takes note of the results of the presidential elections declared by the Electoral Commission in Uganda.”
Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.