H.E Nguyen Kim Doanh presents credentials to H.E Gen Y.K. Museveni

The ceremony took place on  Thursday 18th January 2018. The day started with hoisting the Socialist Republic of Vietnam national flag at Kololo national grounds where the Uganda national flag was hoisted at Independence. A police guard of honour was mounted for the Vietnam team at Kololo national grounds. From there a motorcade carrying the Vietnam delegation headed to State House Entebbe. On arrival, they were received with refreshments and shortly after ushered into the Presidential Office for the Credentials presentation ceremony. During the ceremony the President discussed with the…

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Uganda receives new Global Fund to fight HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria

By Agencies The Government of Uganda has signed grant agreements with The Global Fund worth USD478 million for the implementation period of 2018-2020 to support Uganda’s fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria epidemics. The signing ceremony was held under the theme “Quest for Improved Health Service Delivery” at Hotel Africana, in Kampala.  During the launch of the new Global Fund grant, Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda noted that this level of funding implies that Uganda’s portfolio of the Global Fund has increased by over US$ 57m…

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Museveni assures Oil and Gas Investors of adequate infrastructure

By Ambrose Gahene President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda has enough power (electricity), transport routes and opportunities to enable foreign investors thrive in Uganda. The President made the remarks last Thursday, during a meeting with a delegation of oil and gas investors from the United Kingdom who called on him  at State House, Entebbe. The 16-man delegation, led by Lord Popat of Harrow, who is the United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda and the British High Commissioner to Uganda, Peter West, included consultants in the oil…

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MTN Donates Beds to Kampala Health Centers

By ABCafrica reporter MTN Uganda last Monday donated 100 beds, 100 mattresses, 100 bed sheets, 100 blankets and 100 mosquito nets to various Kampala health facilities The items were handed over to Jennifer Musisi, the Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority by Anthony Katamba, the General Manager, corporate service MTN Uganda at Kawaala Health Center. Katamba said this was part of the broader MTN Foundation’s support to the health sector through its campaign dubbed Access to Healthcare Initiative. “Access to beds is essential in ensuring quality healthcare for Ugandans. Low…

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