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News24.com | ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court.

The prosecutor of the ICC is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.

- News24.com - ZA

ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court.

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.

- FOX News - US

Denmark gives Shs48b to districts hosting refugees.

The government of Denmark has signed a five-year agreement with the United Nations Population Fund in Uganda for $13.27m towards improving women and young people's health

- Daily Monitor - UG

Challenge facing Uganda is the slow pace of executing business decisions.

This was a modest improvement of seven places, still an unacceptable level by all standards. Dr Rugunda, however, explained that under the category of the Ease of Starting a Business, Uganda stood at a miserable 165th out of 190 countries - a situation that must be worked on

- Daily Monitor - UG

US$1.72 billion required to assist 6 million people in South Sudan.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda As the conflict enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due the widespread violence and the ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Onduparaka dream on as Hammers spice up Betway do.

Some of Onduparaka players were able to play some football as the Azam Uganda Premier League hit a fortnight break.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Army officers accused of grabbing land in Kween.

Three senior officers of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces have been accused of unlawfully evicting and acquiring 1,000 acres of land belonging to the Babukusu community in Kween District

- Daily Monitor - UG

AG wants UNRA, Dott Services out of court.

The row between the Uganda National Roads Authority and Dott Services Ltd has turned into a game of sorts, with Attorney General William Byaruhanga now advising that the two enter into a consent judgment and the civil engineering company be re-awarded the Nakalama-Tirinyi-Mbale road construction tender

- Daily Monitor - UG

Insurance firm moves to consolidate market share.

Opportunities for investment in insurance are many going by Uganda's less than 1 per cent coverage

- Daily Monitor - UG

Soroti fruit factory starts production next year.

Uganda Development Corporation has said it expects to begin test running the Soroti fruit factory next month after the remaining equipment is finally installed at the end of this month

- Daily Monitor - UG

Free zones authority signs pact to promote investment, trade.

The Uganda Free Zones Authority has signed a Memorandum of understanding with Trademark East Africa to guide the formation of an investment, trade and logistics hub in Jinja District as well as promote collaboration between the two organisations

- Daily Monitor - UG

Farmers accessing agricultural insurance reach 40,000

The number of farmers accessing subsidies from government under the Uganda Agriculture Insurance Scheme has increased from 30,000 to 40,000 farmers indicating increased interest in the services

- Daily Monitor - UG

Uganda to raise Shs300b for crude oil pipeline

Funding. Uganda, Tanzania and the Joint Venture partners, Tullow Oil, Total E&P and Cnooc will be turning to international lenders to raise 70 per cent of $3.5b capital expenditure for construction of the proposed crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in mid-western Uganda to Tanga port at the Indian ocean. The remaining ...

- Daily Monitor - UG

Uganda's Robusta coffee attracts demand in China

Coffee is mainly grown by smallholder farmers numbering about 500,000

- Daily Monitor - UG

Uganda has made gains in financial inclusion - Citibank

Digitisation is a core element of Citi's strategy

- Daily Monitor - UG

Mao, six others detained over age limit protest

Mao and other opposition supporters are being detained at Kampala Central Police Station

- Daily Monitor - UG

Media rights groups warn government over detention of Red Pepper journalists

The groups' pronouncements at a joint media briefing in Kampala come two weeks after five Pepper Publications directors and three editors were detained

- Daily Monitor - UG

Uganda Festival in USA contracts Radio and Weasel, Afrigo band

The Uganda Festival, a flagship entertainment and business fete for Ugandans in the diaspora organized by UNAA Causes will take place from August 31 to September 3 in the Washington DC

- Daily Monitor - UG

Union rescinds decision by awarding Mongers walkover

Uganda Rugby Union has overturned its decision to award Buzz Pirates a walkover against Plascon Mongers in the Nile Special Premiership after the game failed to go on due to failure on an ambulance to show up on time on Saturday

- Daily Monitor - UG

Kenya's Uganda power bill triples

Kenya's payment to Uganda for electricity imports more than tripled to Sh3.9 billion in the year to June, driven up by a fall from drought-hit hydroelectric generators and reduced geothermal output.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Kenyan players ease into quarters of Karen Open

Top seed Duncan Mugabe of Uganda also through to last eight.

- Daily Nation - KE

Museveni, Besigye hold campaign rallies in neighbouring sub-counties today

Mr Museveni is in Bushenyi district campaigning for NRM flag bearer, Mr Andrew Martial as Dr Besigye campaigns for FDC flag bearer, Mrs Christine Ninsiima Bekunika in the six candidate tight race

- Daily Monitor - UG

Conmen take charge of police stations in Kampala

Mr Owoyesigyire said the culprits promise to help people in their cases such as tracking stolen cars, phones and laptops

- Daily Monitor - UG

MX: Uganda wallop rivals Kenya

Gift Ssebuguzi, son of renowned rally champion Ronald Ssebuguzi, also boosted Uganda's assault, winning the 50C class. Uganda travelled to Nairobi for the last round with a whopping total of 1621 points while Kenya had 497

- Daily Monitor - UG

Hippos first into semis after late Mukwala goal

Cosafa U-20 tournament. A Muhammad Shaban-less Uganda forced a draw with Malawi to go within two matches of the title

- Daily Monitor - UG

Assassinated S. Sudanese lawmaker buried in Uganda

December 11, 2017 - The South Sudanese lawmaker killed by unknown gunmen last week has been buried in Uganda. Jacob Kuwinsuk Gale, a lawmaker representing South Sudan's Yei River State, who was killed during a visit to hold talks with the South Sudanese refugees and locals who fled South Sudan due to the country's civil ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Bodies of 14 U.N. peacekeepers killed by suspected Ugandan rebels flown to Tanzania

The bodies of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo by suspected Ugandan rebels were repatriated Monday, where the defense minister welcomed ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Innovation is way to go for universities

At Uganda Martyrs University, students are focusing on reimagining three typologies: tenements or mizigo, the shop house or duuka and the family home or amaka

- Daily Monitor - UG

Fancy losing weight? Try warm water and lemon

Jamiru Mpiima, a nutritionist at Family Nutritionist Uganda, says lemons are known to be vitamin C rich citrus fruits

- Daily Monitor - UG

Middle income status pursuit: Could sports be a viable option?

With the date for attaining middle income status fast approaching, it seems more unlikely that the middle income status Uganda is striving for is achievable

- Daily Monitor - UG

Politics in the Great Lakes region continues to show worrisome trend

As the conversations continue in search of an alternative path and a new coalition for peaceful democratic change in Uganda, it is essential that we examine the state of affairs in each of the countries around us.

- Daily Monitor - UG

NMG boss resigns

The Group Finance Director, Mr Stephen Gitagama will act in that capacity as the board seeks Mr Muganda's substantive replacement

- Daily Monitor - UG

NMG chief executive Joe Muganda to exit group in January

Mr Muganda will be replaced by the current Group Finance Director, Mr Stephen Gitagama, in an acting capacity.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Woman bites policeman in Dubai after he asks for her ID card

Ugandan woman, 24, who is staying illegally in the UAE, fiercely resists a trainee policeman The post Woman bites policeman in Dubai after he asks for her ID card appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Uganda: House committee approves Age Limit Bill

A Ugandan parliamentary committee has approved changes aimed at scrapping presidential age limit.

- TheCitizen - TZ

CEO Joe Muganda to leave Nation Media Group in January

He takes pride in successfully repositioning the company on a digital growth path.

- Daily Nation - KE

CEO Joe Muganda to leave Nation Media Group in January

He has successfully presided over a strategy for the company's digital growth.

- Daily Nation - KE

Expand and fund Uganda National Health Research Organisation

The Tropical Institute is yet to be established. Clearly, the range of institutes is limited. It is time we became ambitious, offered substantial funding to, and expanded UNHRO.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Constitution of a country is made by statesmen on behalf of the people

Secondly, Article 3 of the Constitution provides All citizens of Uganda shall have the right and duty at all times to do all in their power to restore this constitution after it has been suspended, overthrown, abrogated or amended contrary to its provisions.'

- Daily Monitor - UG

Insurance: A strategic partner for national growth and stability

In Uganda, for example, insurers paid about Shs250b worth of claims for the financial year ended 2016. This was about 45 per cent of the premiums underwritten in the financial year 2016. The claims were settled despite the rising fraud levels, including cyber-crime

- Daily Monitor - UG

Does sale of Enhas shares affect new Uganda Airlines?

Optimistic: As government plans to revive Uganda Airlines Corporation , which wound up in 2001 over debts, Entebbe Handling Services, a company whose history is intertwined with that of UAC, announced that new investors had bought a major stake in it, triggering off fears that UAC's revival and business operations might be ...

- Daily Monitor - UG

Treated like an outcast because of HIV status

Tough life. Folding her legs while seated inside her one-roomed house she rents in the Kampala suburb of Nakulabye's Kiwuunya Zone, Sylvia Nalukwago speaks to Lilian Namagembe about the stigma she has had to put up with, growing up as an HIV-positive child.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Grasshopper harvesters count losses

Nyendo is a key hub for grasshopper harvesting, a delicacy in much of Buganda

- Daily Monitor - UG

Security heightened ahead of Besigye, Museveni rallies in Bushenyi

Mr Besigye and Mr Museveni are expected in Bushenyi to campaign for the Igara East County FDC and NRM candidates respectively

- Daily Monitor - UG

Nine-man Uganda hold Ethiopia 1-1 to reach semis

Derrick Nsibambi was the hero for Uganda, as the Cecafa Challenge Cup holders came from behind to hold Ethiopia 1-1 and reach the semi-finals in Kakamega on Sunday

- Daily Monitor - UG

Slain South Sudan MP buried in Uganda

Jacob Kuwinsuk Gale was shot dead in Uganda as he visited his relatives after successfully holding talks with the South Sudan refugees and locals who fled South Sudan over conflicts

- Daily Monitor - UG

Bodies of Tanzanian UN peacekeepers to be repatriated this week

Their base in North Kivu province came under attack by suspected Ugandan rebels on Thursday.

- Daily Nation - KE

Uganda: House committee approves Age Limit Bill

MPs endorse the most sweeping constitutional changes since 2005.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kenya take home round but Uganda retain overall title

The two-day second leg that was marked with thrills, surprises and disappointments.

- Daily Nation - KE

Legal committee MPs approve Age Limit Bill

The terms limit was removed by the MPs in the 7th Parliament in 2005 to allow President Museveni contest for a third term in office during the 2006 elections

- Daily Monitor - UG

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