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General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

The General Assembly adopted 25 resolutions and 1 decision from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today, agreeing to significant management reforms � including the creation of two new departments focused on peacebuilding and four …

General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

General Assembly Adopts 25 Draft Resolutions from Fifth Committee Reports, Agreeing to Key Management Reforms, Financing of Peacekeeping Missions

The General Assembly adopted 25 resolutions and 1 decision from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today, agreeing to significant management reforms � including the creation of two new departments focused on peacebuilding and four …

IGAD Initiates a Regional Approach to Medicines Quality Surveillance

IGAD Initiates a Regional Approach to Medicines Quality Surveillance

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): Launching a five-day meeting this morning, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) took key steps to strengthening pharmacovigilance and post-marketing surveillance systems for medicines marketed in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South …

IGAD Initiates a Regional Approach to Medicines Quality Surveillance

IGAD Initiates a Regional Approach to Medicines Quality Surveillance

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): Launching a five-day meeting this morning, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) took key steps to strengthening pharmacovigilance and post-marketing surveillance systems for medicines marketed in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South …

UGANDA: 40 COMPANIES SIGNED TO END GENDER DISPARITY AT WORK

UGANDA: 40 COMPANIES SIGNED TO END GENDER DISPARITY AT WORK

KAMPALA-- Last year, the United Nations Population Fund, found that women around the world are earning 23% less than men in work places.

The State of World Population 2017 report, found that no country was …

UGANDA: 40 COMPANIES SIGNED TO END GENDER DISPARITY AT WORK

UGANDA: 40 COMPANIES SIGNED TO END GENDER DISPARITY AT WORK

KAMPALA-- Last year, the United Nations Population Fund, found that women around the world are earning 23% less than men in work places.

The State of World Population 2017 report, found that no country was …

UGANDA: REFUGEES TO GET OVER 800,000 BED NETS

UGANDA: REFUGEES TO GET OVER 800,000 BED NETS

KAMPALA-- The Ugandan Government will distribute 849,495 long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets to protect more than 1.4 million refugees in the country, the health ministry had said.

Dr. Jimmy Opigo, the national malaria control orogramme manager, …

UGANDAN DOCTOR WINS 150,000-EURO AWARD FOR INNOVATION

UGANDAN DOCTOR WINS 150,000-EURO AWARD FOR INNOVATION

KAMPALA -- A Ugandan scientist has won the first German-African Innovation Incentive Award worth 150,000 euros for her outstanding research on technology-assisted interventions for improving the health of Ugandans.

Dr. Angela Musiimenta, a senior lecturer …

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI, POLICE VOW CRACKDOWN AFTER KILLING OF MP

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI, POLICE VOW CRACKDOWN AFTER KILLING OF MP

KAMPALA -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the country's police chief have vowed a crackdown on crime after a ruling-party lawmaker was shot dead last week by men on motorbikes.

At the funeral of MP …

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI, POLICE VOW CRACKDOWN AFTER KILLING OF MP

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI, POLICE VOW CRACKDOWN AFTER KILLING OF MP

KAMPALA -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the country's police chief have vowed a crackdown on crime after a ruling-party lawmaker was shot dead last week by men on motorbikes.

At the funeral of MP …

UGANDA: 19 KILLED, SEVERAL INJURED IN BUS ACCIDENT

UGANDA: 19 KILLED, SEVERAL INJURED IN BUS ACCIDENT

KAMPALA-- As many as 19 people were killed and several others injured on Friday night when a bus rammed into a tractor and a beer truck in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo.

The dead …

Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Technology for Development: IAEA Director General Briefs Researchers in Ireland

Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Technology for Development: IAEA Director General Briefs Researchers in Ireland

The IAEA's work in preventing the spread of nuclear weapons and its support to countries to use nuclear science and technology for development were the focus of discussions and a speech by IAEA Director General …

THIRTY UGANDANS STUCK IN UAE, DUMPED BY LABOUR EXPORT FIRM

THIRTY UGANDANS STUCK IN UAE, DUMPED BY LABOUR EXPORT FIRM

DUBAI-- An association of Ugandans living in United Arab Emirates has cried out to the Uganda government to run to the rescue of 33 Ugandan job-seekers stuck in Dubai.

The group got stranded after being …