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Nations Pledge Billions to Protect Global Environment undp uganda 1

The funding is expected to help the Global Environment Facility GEF to support its new four-year investment cycle, known as GEF-7, to help safeguard the worlds forests, land, water, climate, and oceans, build green cities. The money will also be used to protect threatened wildlife, and tackle new environmental threats like marine plastic pollution.
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Low Exports Hurt Private Sector Performance For February stanbic bank uganda 1

Low export of Ugandas materials greatly affected the private sector leading to deceleration in February.
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USD 11 Billion Needed For Uganda's Green Growth Agenda climate change unit 1

The transition to green growth according to the National Planning Authority entails a number of trade-offs for some investments which calls for a clear understanding of where to devote policy effort and priority areas like enhancing Ugandas economic growth while creating new opportunities for decent employment.
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Auditor General Reveals Rot in Districts Medicines Management local governments 1 Top story

The audit report highlights persistent stock-outs of the 11 essential medicines that are supposed to be at hospitals, health centers at per the Ministry of Health and WHO guidelines.
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Food Security Situation Improved In 2017 famine 1

The second season production for 2017 is reportedly expected to be relatively better than 2016 second season production.
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Bunyoro Politicians Demand Jobs for Locals at Kabaale Airport sbi 1 2

Leaders in Hoima district say that SBI is already clearing the proposed site with workers ferried from elsewhere other than Buseruka Sub County, where the airport is located.
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Preparing Ugandan Farmers For Index Insurance bank of uganda 4

Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija in June allocated USD 2 million to introduce Index insurance in the country. The facility provides a 50 percent premium subsidy to smallholder farmers while large-scale farmers are given 30 percent premium subsidy.
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Chinese Firm to Build UGX 17B Oil & Gas Training Facility in Kampala tullow oil 1 2 Top story

The facility located in Bugolobi targets to train 1600 Ugandans annually in drilling, specialized welding for the pipelines, refineries and environment safety skills among others.
07:41
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MPs Question Minister Muloni Over Oil Development Cash ministry of energy 3 1

The legislators expressed fear that most of the oil revenues could be taken by international oil companies currently licensed to produce oil in the Albertine Graben.
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Auditor General Rejects UGX 250 Bn Claim By Oil Companies tullow uganda 2 1 Top story

The rejected costs had been inflated by the companies in order to claim more money from government when oil production begins.
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Western Uganda to Get Ten Mini Hydro Power Stations renewable energy 1 2 Top story

Henry Jumba, an Electric Engineer with the Company says the project feasibility studies were completed in June 2016. The nine mini hydro stations are expected to produce 0.5MW - 1.5MW of electricity for use in the communities as well as supply to the main electricity grid.
11:41
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Petroleum Authority Compiles New Supplier Database oil and gas uganda 2

Petroleum Authority Executive Director, Dr. Earnest Rubondo, says the law requires that only companies and professionals registered to the National Supplier Database are eligible to supply goods and services to the oil and gas sector. The Authority at the beginning of July listed of over 440 firms to the National Supplier database for 2017. Rubondo says the registration for the 2018 database opens on 1st September 2017.
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Banks Can Now Offer Bancassurance Services in Uganda insurance 1

Parliament in January 2016 passed the Financial Institutions amendment Act allowing insurance companies to use banks as a distribution channel for their services. It is hoped that bancassurance will create opportunities for growth for both the insurance and banking sectors. It is hoped that bancassurance will create opportunities for growth for both the insurance and banking industry.
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Uganda Gears Up For Inaugural Future Energy Conference geothermal energy 1

Uganda is gearing up towards hosting the inaugural Future Energy Uganda conference where it is expected to showcase the enormous energy investment potential. The inaugural conference in Kampala from 12-13 September 2017 is expected to attract investors and decision makers to explore areas of renewable energy like geothermal and solar that are still under exploited.
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Hoima Refinery Affected Persons Get Houses oil in uganda 1

The refinery project displaced 73 households 47 of whom opted to have constructed for them while others opted to be compensated with actual land.
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Stanbic Bank Uganda PMI Indicates Steady Economic Recovery 1

Findings of a survey released on Thursday says agriculture and construction sectors lifted Ugandas private sector in July.
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Uganda On Alert as Bird Flu is Confirmed in DRC fall armyworm 1

The Food and Agricultural Organisation this week confirmed outbreaks of Bird Flu in southern Africa so far reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. The organisation warned that the spread of avian influenza has far-reaching animal health, food and nutritional security and socio-economic impacts in the Sub region.
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Experts Meet As Army Worm Spreads to South Sudan fall armworm 1 Top story

The army worm whose presence has already been felt in Uganda is a new pest in Africa, preferring maize plants, but feeds on sorghum, millet, vegetables and other crops as well.
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Kasaija Asks IGG To Probe Kilembe Mines Investor kasese cobalt 1 Top story

Reports have indicated that a former Minister was bribed with over 3.5 billion shillings to influence the award of the concession to the fictitious Chinese firm.
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Uganda To Use Nuclear Technology In Combating Food Fraud food contamination 1

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization FAO and the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA announced that they are to undertake a study aimed at exploring mobile tools to combat food fraud and contamination. Food fraud and contamination is emerging as another form of counterfeiting or falsification of products posing serious public health threats and loss of billions of dollars globally.
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