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Museveni’s Outgoing Principle Private Secretary (PPS) Molly Kamukama  hands over Office  to Dr Omona

Museveni’s Outgoing Principle Private Secretary (PPS) Molly Kamukama hands over Office to Dr Omona

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The new principal Private secretary to the president ,Dr Kenneth omona olusegun,has called on staff of state House to work diligently and Maintain at all times the positive image of the country by fulfilling all their tasks."I have come to work with You individually ,departmentally and institutionally.let us build our strength towards working for the development of Uganda" he said . Dr Omona with the State House Staff.Courtesy Photo Dr Omona was speaking during the hand over ceremony of the office of the PPS from the outgoing PPS Molly kamukama who has been appointed Minister of state for Economic Monitoring .
Court appoints Ruth Sebatindira new UTL administrator

Court appoints Ruth Sebatindira new UTL administrator

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The High court in Kampala has appointed Ruth Sebatindira, the former president of the Uganda Law Society as the new administrator of Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL). Sebatindira will replace Nelson Bemanya whose contract expired in November 2019.  The decision follows an application filed on December 17, 2019, by the Uganda Contribution Employees Contributory Pension Scheme (UCECPS) through their lawyers led by Johnson Kwesigabo. They sought orders compelling Bemanya to be removed from office and replaced with a one Nicholas Mwasame or such other eligible insolvency practitioner.  The applicants faulted Bemanya for failing to collect the outstanding amounts due to UTL from the government and its departments in terms of the deed of administration and failure to find an investo...

Eng. Moses Magogo: FUFA to put emphasis on football development

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Kampala,Uganda: Foundation stone that was laid at the Lugazi Kawolo area where FUFA Stadium will be constructed Football development is one of the key areas of focus that Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) set to in order to attain the vision of becoming the number one footballing nation on and off the field in Africa. The other areas include governance, national teams, competitions, finance and administration, membership, marketing, and communications and infrastructure among others. L-R: Darius Mugoye, Eng. Moses Magogo, Edgar Watson and Arinaitwe Rugyendo during the Press conference While delivering his end of year speech on Wednesday, FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo indicated that federation will continue with football .development in 2020. “Footb...
SRSG Ibn Chambas   Commends the Successful Conduct of the Presidential Election in Guinea-Bissau   and Urges Party Supporters to Continue to Show Maturity

SRSG Ibn Chambas Commends the Successful Conduct of the Presidential Election in Guinea-Bissau and Urges Party Supporters to Continue to Show Maturity

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The Special Representative congratulates the Electoral Commission for the exemplary conduct of the electoral process DAKAR, Senegal, January 2, 2020/ -- Following a three-day visit to Guinea Bissau conducted from 28 to 31 December, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, welcomes the announcement by the Electoral Commission of the results of the presidential election. He applauds the people of Guinea Bissau for the successful conduct of the polls and the peaceful atmosphere that prevailed throughout the electoral process. The Special Representative commends the two candidates for their magnanimity and grace in accepting the results, and urges all pa...

World Food Programme Forecasts Global Hunger Hotspots as New Decade Dawns

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The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of World Food Programme (WFP) and other agencies to the limit ROME, Italy, January 2, 2020/ -- Escalating hunger needs in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a World Food Programme (WFP) analysis of global hunger hotspots in the first half of 2020 with millions of people requiring life-saving food assistance in Zimbabwe, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central Sahel region in the coming months. The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of WFP and other agencies to the limit. Ramping up the humanitarian response will again require the generous support of don...
National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver issues a  Statement Regarding the Passing of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David J. Stern

National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver issues a Statement Regarding the Passing of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David J. Stern

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Like every NBA legend, David had extraordinary talents, but with him it was always about the fundamentals – preparation, attention to detail, and hard work NEW YORK, United States of America, Commissioner Emeritus David Stern passed away this afternoon as a result of the brain hemorrhage he suffered approximately three weeks ago. His wife, Dianne, and their family were with him at his bedside. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement: “For 22 years, I had a courtside seat to watch David in action. He was a mentor and one of my dearest friends. We spent countless hours in the office, at arenas and on planes wherever the game would take us. Like every NBA legend, David had extraordinary talents, but with him it was always about the ...

President commends Ntungamo Christians for unity

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President commends Ntungamo Christians for unity President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the people of Ntungamo District in South Western Uganda for being united despite having different religious affiliations and also for now waking up the fight against household poverty through practicing commercial farming. “I congratulate the people of Ntungamo for being together despite various differences and for starting to come up in the fight against poverty,” he said. The President made the remarks today at the Sacred Heart Ntungamo Catholic Church in Ntungamo Municipality where he and the First Lady, Hon. Janet Museveni joined many Christians to celebrate Mass to thank God for entering the New Year 2020. Mr. Museveni also commended the people of the area for building a magnificent Chur...
A sustainable Congolese school widens the horizon for young girls

A sustainable Congolese school widens the horizon for young girls

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A sustainable Congolese school widens the horizon for young girls The school is run by the Georges Malaika Foundation, which was nominated for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development in 2018 PARIS, France: - The experiences of a five-year-old child separated from her parents and forced to make a new life were the inspiration for the Malaika school and community centre, which uses education and sustainable development to turn around the lives of girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The school is run by the Georges Malaika Foundation, which was nominated for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development in 2018 for its Creating Agents of...
Sudan National Day

Sudan National Day

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The United States remains committed to working with the transitional government as Sudan seeks to advance peace, security, prosperity, and respect for human rights WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, December 31, 2019/ -- Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State On behalf of the Government of the United States, I offer best wishes to the people of Sudan as you celebrate your National Day on January 1. On the 64th anniversary of your national independence, we congratulate Sudan on your heroic efforts to form a responsive and democratic government that empowers all Sudanese, including youth, women, and those from historically marginalized areas. The United States remains committed to working with the transitional government as Sudan seeks to advanc...