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Uganda Red Cross

Uganda Red Cross Society: Our emergency team in Masaka is responding to a road traffic crash in Lukaya    .

Uganda Red Cross Society: Our emergency team in Masaka is responding to a road traffic crash in Lukaya .

AFRICA, UGANDA, Uganda Red Cross
One of the casualties is stuck inside the trailer. Team doing their best to safely extricate. Casualty on drip as we await drilling machine. emergency medical team has successfully worked with Police to extricate a one Abdul Sserunjogi who was stuck under the trailer after a head-on collision with a fuso around Nyendo Masaka this morning. Abdul has been reffered to Masaka refferal hospital.
Remarks of the EU Ambassador on NGOs bank account freezes

Remarks of the EU Ambassador on NGOs bank account freezes

AFRICA, Business, EAST AFRICA, Electoral Comission, EUROPEAN UNION, INTERNATIONAL, Parliament, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society, Uganda Red Cross, UN Human RiGHTS, UN Women, USA, WORLD
Kampala,Uganda The EU and its Member States are one of the largest development partners of Uganda. Most of EU funding goes to support government institutions but through their cooperation programmes, the EU and its Member States also support civil society organisations and private sector entrepreneurs. Civil society organisations contribute to the achievement of Uganda’s development objectives and are important stakeholders and development agents in the implementation of the third National Development Plan of Uganda. The EU and its Member States wish to underline the essential role played by civil society in any democratic country including in the electoral process. Civil society organisations engage in domestic observation, voter education, voter participation and violence preventi...
No Cameras at the Polling Stations-Uganda Electoral Commission Chairmain

No Cameras at the Polling Stations-Uganda Electoral Commission Chairmain

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, Electoral Comission, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society, Uganda Red Cross, WORLD
We shall not allow Cameras at the Polling Stations.We shall also not allow selfies in these places.But, Those with Cameras can take Photos outside these ringed fences. The Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Dr Simon Byabakama;Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. The Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Dr Simon Byabakama said this at the Official Dispatch of Polling Materials for Special Interest Groups, Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, 2021 on wednesday at their warehouse Stores in Banda,Kampala.  The Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Dr Simon Byabakama with him team flag off the electoral materials.;Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.  _Wednesday 6th January 2021_  As you are aware, the Electoral Commission, commenced on packing of polling m...
Press Statement on Commencement of Packing of Ballot Papers for Presidential and Parliamentary Election

Press Statement on Commencement of Packing of Ballot Papers for Presidential and Parliamentary Election

AFRICA, Buganda Kingdom, Busoga Kingdom, EAST AFRICA, Electoral Comission, EUROPEAN UNION, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, POLITICS, TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society, Uganda Red Cross, USA, WORLD, World Bank
As you are aware, the Electoral Commission, received the first delivery of ballot papers and Declaration of Results Forms for District Woman Representative to Parliament, on Wednesday 9th December 2020. This has since been followed by the delivery of ballot papers and Declaration of Results (DR) Forms for other elective positions, namely, Presidential, Directly-elected Members of Parliament and Local Government Councils (Chairperson and Councillors in partial consignments. Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon, Chairperson, Electoral Commission examines the ballot Papers  soon after  the packing process started. To-date, the Commission has received the complete delivery of ballot papers for Presidential and Parliamentary (Directly-elected and District Women Representative...
The Coca-Cola Foundation Joins Hands with Uganda Red Cross Society to Promote Public Hygiene in the Fight Against COVID-19.

The Coca-Cola Foundation Joins Hands with Uganda Red Cross Society to Promote Public Hygiene in the Fight Against COVID-19.

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Caption: Left to Right: Simon Kaheru, Public Affairs and Communication Director, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, MelKamu Abebe, General Manager CCBA, Kwesiga Robert, Uganda Red Cross Society, Secretary General and Irene Nakasiita, PR & Communication Coordinator at URCS during the handover today at Lugogo. Kampala,Uganda: The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) has today handed over a substantial financial donation to the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) as a contribution towards Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities that will be implemented in high traffic areas and other activities relating to coronavirus pandemic. The one hundred eighty six million shillings (Ush186,000,000) donated will go towards promotion of mandatory hanwashing and support Risk communication for COVI...