In June last year, the IMF Board approved 722 million Special Drawing Rights (an equivalent of about USD 1 billion) under the Extended Credit Facility arrangement for Uganda, to help the country overcome the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. And the approval enabled the immediate disbursement of 258 million USDollars (about 924 billion shillings) then.
Speaking to a select group of journalists in Kampala Peterson said it’s not enough for the government officials to state that they don’t condone abuses that include torture, forced disappearance and even extrajudicial killing but should punish any errant officers found guilty of the same.
The schools are Bukakata Seed school in Masaka district, Mbirizi seed school in Lwengo district, and Lukaya seed school in Kalungu district. They were each constructed at 2.125 Billion Shillings under the World Bank-funded Inter-Government Fiscal Transfer-UgIFT program.
According to Beatrice Omese, the Chairperson of Teso Widows’ Development Association, who presented requests for the tractor, financial support to boost their savings and the nursing school under construction in Soroti.
The team will depart Friday afternoon for Addis Ababa to have final preparations for their match slated for March 20th 2022 at Abebe Bikila Stadium, in Ethiopia. The first leg that was played at St. Mary's Stadium at Kitende ended in a two-all draw.
In April last year, 4,200 beneficiaries in Arua central division were selected to benefit from the pilot program funded by the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the Ministry of Labour, Gender and Social Development.
Wilberforce Kizza, a former councillor explained that they received approval from the district for construction of a classroom block worth Shillings 120 million in the current financial year but they were surprised to see construction works start at the beginning of February.
Lisa Petersen, the US Ambassador to Uganda, Natalie E. Brown and other officials on Thursday held a private meeting at Parliament with the Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga and the National Unity Platform (NUP) Party president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
The steady rise in prices since mid-last year had been attributed to a global recovery in demand, as countries reopened up their economies after disruptions by COVID-19. China was leading this demand, according to reports, as the industrial sector there returned to full life.
Godfrey Tumusime, the Vice-Chairperson of Smart Boda Association in Kawempe says that they united with more than five other associations to form KBA Fenna Boda Boda Association, under which they are registering riders.
According to the ministries, out of the 439 learners they tested who were reported to have symptoms like those of covid-19 from Wakiso district, 198 and of them 58 tested positive for influenza A and two tested positive for influenza B.