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Reviewing the progress of MOH/Abbott Public Private Partnership on enhancing laboratory capacity to combat HIV/TB/Malaria-Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine

Reviewing the progress of MOH/Abbott Public Private Partnership on enhancing laboratory capacity to combat HIV/TB/Malaria-Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine

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With key stakeholders, @MinofHealthUG reviewed the progress of MOH/Abbott Public Private Partnership on enhancing laboratory capacity to combat HIV/TB/Malaria. The outcomes of the report give us pride in these strategic partnerships. We will now focus on mentorship at all levels, harmonizing supply chain management among multiple warehouses and strengthening quality assurance mechanisms. We thank Abbott and all partners for the support.
MPs want Soroti Regional Hospital reconstructed

MPs want Soroti Regional Hospital reconstructed

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Ugandan Legislators have called for the expeditious reconstruction of Soroti Regional Referral Hospital following the successful surgery to separate conjoined twins that was carried out by a team of doctors there. The surgeons were led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, a senior surgeon and urologist in Soroti Regional Hospital separated the twins on 26 March 2021.The twins were delivered on 21 March in Amuria district and one of them was dead. They were referred to Soroti but after assessment, they were referred to Mulago. After two days, the infants were returned to Soroti with one of the dead twins decomposing. While paying tribute to Dr. Epodoi and his team during a plenary sitting on 7 April 2021, the lawmakers decried the state of the hospital, despite the remarkable surgeries that have been ...
Museveni orders for Suspension of Campaigns of Speaker,Deputy Speaker respectively.

Museveni orders for Suspension of Campaigns of Speaker,Deputy Speaker respectively.

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has suspended campaigns for both Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the 11th Parliament. Uganda's Deputy Speaker Of Parliament says he has waited for so long to takeover as Speaker. The President issued the directive on Monday at State House Entebbe while meeting Hon Rebecca Kadaga, her arch-rival Jacob Oulanyah and other contestants vying for Deputy Speaker who include Robina Gureme Rwakoojo, Thomas Tayebwa, Anita Among and others. The meeting which began at 3pm ended late in the night with Museveni telling the candidates that their  campaigns had sucked the party into the fights which have since painted a bad image of the ruling regime. A source privy to the details of the stormy meeting revealed that Museveni told Kadaga and Oulanyah that th...
Uganda’s MPs mark 100 years of the Legislature

Uganda’s MPs mark 100 years of the Legislature

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Parliament was in a celebratory mood as legislators across the political divide debated a motion to commemorate the 100 years of the legislature. Uganda's Speaker Of Parliament Rt Hon.Rebecca Kadaga and the Clerk to Parliament,Mps and staff tour the Photo Exhibition.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates The motion to mark this milestone was moved by the Minister for Public Service, Hon Muruli Mukasa on Tuesday, 23 March 2021. Uganda's Speaker Of Parliament Rt Hon.Rebecca Kadaga and the Clerk to Parliament,Mps and staff tour the Photo Exhibition.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates The  first meeting of the then Legislative Council (LEGCO) was held on 23 March 1921 at the High Court Chambers in Entebbe. Uganda's Speaker Of Parliament Rt Hon.Rebecca Kadaga and the Clerk to Parl...
Tanzania’s first Female Vice President Samia Hassan Suluhu likely to become the next President.

Tanzania’s first Female Vice President Samia Hassan Suluhu likely to become the next President.

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Samia Hassan Suluhu (born 27 January 1960) is a Tanzanian CCM politician and the designated President of Tanzania,[1][2] due to be sworn into office following the death of president John Magufuli on 17 March 2021. She became Tanzania's first female vice-President following the 2015 General election, after being elected on the CCM ticket along with president John Magufuli. Suluhu and Magufuli were reelected to a second term in 2020. Before her tenure as vice-president she served as the Member of Parliament for Makunduchi constituency from 2010 to 2015, and was also the Minister of State in the Vice-President's Office for Union Affairs from 2010 to 2015. Prior to this, she served as a minister in the semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar in the administration of President Amani Karume. ...
Women, youth should access loans -The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga

Women, youth should access loans -The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga

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Kampala-Uganda: The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has urged the elected female legislators to the 11th Parliament to continue pushing government to consider a 30 per cent loan access to the youth and women.“We have resolved that 30 per cent of loans government gets are to be used by women and youth. Many times, these groups are left out and yet they are also citizens of Uganda,” she said.Kadaga made these remarks at the Uganda Law Society Women’s Day celebration under the theme “Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”. The event which also celebrated female lawyers and legislators in the 11th Parliament was held at Femme Forte Offices in Ntinda, Monday, 08 March 2021.The Speaker added that Parliament makes policies but usually they have not been followed to the detail. She ...
Pursue leadership positions at all levels, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta encourages women

Pursue leadership positions at all levels, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta encourages women

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NAIROBI, 8 March 2021 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has encouraged more women to actively seek elective and other positions of leadership both at national and county levels. First Lady Margaret Kenyatta delivers her remarks when she presided over virtual celebrations to mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) under theme ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world’. The celebrations were held at Kenya School of Government, Nairobi.  While applauding the current 23 percent representation of women in the National Assembly, the First Lady said more work needed to be done to achieve the constitutionally proposed two-thirds gender rule. Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Public Service and Gender, Prof. Margaret Kobia and her Defence Counterpar...
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta celebrates Kenyan women athletes

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta celebrates Kenyan women athletes

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NAIROBI, 8th March 2021 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has celebrated Kenyan women athletes for their sacrifice, hard work, perseverance and commitment. First Lady Margaret Kenyatta delivers her remarks at State House, Nairobi during a recorded video delivered to World Athletics, the international governing body for athletics, as it celebrates women in athletics during the month of March in honour of this year’s International Women’s Day. The First Lady said Kenya has witnessed a rise of exceptional women athletes who have smashed barriers and set new records globally over the years. “We have witnessed their efforts in paving the road and raising the bar for other women and girls as examples and mentors,” she said. First Lady Margaret Kenyatta delivers her remarks at State H...
MTN Group’s Yolanda Cuba guides Women on Career Growth In International Women’s Day Webinar

MTN Group’s Yolanda Cuba guides Women on Career Growth In International Women’s Day Webinar

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MTN Uganda in conjunction with Project Girls for Girls hosted a joint webinar to commemorate the International Women’s day Ms. Yolanda Cuba, the MTN Group Vice President for South and East African Region was the host of the Webinar. Cuba is one of the key business leaders in Africa and was named one of the 20 top power women in Africa by Forbes Magazine Monday 8th March 2021- Kampala-Uganda: MTN Uganda in conjunction with the Project Girls for Girls joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Women’s Day that falls on the 8th of March every year.  While MTN appreciates women and diversity, project Girls for Girls aims at exposure to female leadership, mentorship, and access to education and training to boost the aspirations of young women and cultivate the...