Jinja (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Jinja (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: .44
Longitude: 33.200001
population: 93,060
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

JOURNALISTS PAINT SLUMS IN UGANDA

Mareeg.com- “Paint Slums Bright” is an innovative project that will be implemented in the Ugandan town of Jinja 9th to 16th August. 100 houses in the city’s slum areas will be painted in vivid colors. The aim is to create optimism among the inhabitants ... [Published Mareeg News Online - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Uganda, Jinja (Uganda)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Uganda: July Salaries to Be Delayed

The July salaries for public servants in 75 districts, 14 ministries and a host of other government bodies will not be paid in time, as accounting officers once again fumble with new salary payment requirements.The Observer has established that the delay, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Kampala’s commuter rail services a high priority

Encouraged by figures from Nairobi, where commuter rail services now transport in average some 30,000 passengers a day into the city, the Kampala Capital City Authority has also set eyes on reviving regular rail links from the outskirts of the capital ... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

To take biotechnology to the farmer, more awareness is needed

This year, the theme of the Source of the Nile Agricultural Show, which is held annually in Jinja, was "Take it to the Farmer". It was in commemoration of what would have been the 100th birthday of Dr Norman Borlaug , who won a Noble Prize in Agriculture. ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: BoU Launches School Challenge

To deepen the public's understanding of its role in the economy, Bank of Uganda last week launched its first schools challenge.Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile told journalists on Thursday that the challenge would help the general public and students ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Iran’s Quranic Week Underway in Uganda

The Iranian Cultural Center in Uganda has been holding a Quranic Week in the African country since July 20.According to IQNA’s branch in Africa, the Quranic week will continue for one week.It will include programs performed by an Iranian Tawasheeh (religious ... [Published IQNA - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

UIA partners with UNRA to develop roads in industrial parks

By Joel OgwangSINCE opting for the private sector-led growth strategy to spearhead the attainment of Uganda’s growth and development aspirations, the government has, beyond its traditional policy and regulatory role, invested sufficient resources in creating ... [Published New Vision - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Uganda, Kampala, Joel Ogwang
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

IGG clears Uganda Broadcasting Corporation board

PARLIAMENT- After a four-year standoff at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), the Inspector General of Government has broken the deadlock, sanctioning the new board amid allegations of conflict of interest.On April 1, Ms Irene Mulyagonja, stopped ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Onelamp Uganda Aims to Improve Primary Education with World's Only Solar Light Bulb

PRWebNokero International, LLC today announced the launch of Uganda dealership, Onelamp, to provide solar light bulbs to Eastern Africa and combat a surge in East African illiteracy rates. Founded by Derrick Opio, Onelamp is illuminating the future of ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Bittersweet Moments At Jinja Agricultural Show

Walter Okol, the marketing official at Equator seeds limited, displayed a posture of a man who had mixed feelings.As he looked out for anyone who showed the slightest sign of interest in his farm inputs at the just-concluded agricultural trade show in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Consuming what we don't produce, producing what we don't consume

African governments have spent decades asking their richer counterparts in the West for aid; these days, they ask for access to markets and have a new slogan — “Trade, Not Aid” — to justify their pleas.These governments would help the continent better ... [Published Africa Review - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Over 200 exhibitors for Jinja agriculture show

By Charles KakamwaThe 22nd source of the Nile National Agricultural and Trade Show kicked off on Monday with over 200 exhibitors taking part in the annual event.The fair organised by Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE), under the theme: ‘Take it ... [Published New Vision - Jul 08 2014]

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"Some accounting officers are increasingly failing the system from within, thus denying public servants their hard-earned [remuneration]," he said. "They are availing irrevocable proof that that responsibility should probably be removed from them."
One student confessed to have heard on radio that GM crops cause cancer and should not be accepted by Ugandan farmers. To quote her, "After learning they are unsafe to eat, I have been so biased that even when I hear something good about GMs, I take it to be lies"
"And I don't think it's had much impact on the gay community as a whole."
"The eight were chosen on the basis of consistently being [among the best] in the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education from 2009 to 2012 from their region" said a BOU press statement

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Uganda Brainstorms Weighbridges [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Uganda: BoU Launches School Challenge [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
A look at pimped Kombis [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 24 2014]
Iran’s Quranic Week Underway in Uganda [Published IQNA - Jul 23 2014]
Uganda: Report Pins Police On Child Abuse [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
UIA partners with UNRA to develop roads in indu... [Published New Vision - Jul 22 2014]
Kumail and Tawassul Supplications Published in ... [Published IQNA - Jul 22 2014]
IGG clears Uganda Broadcasting Corporation board [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
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Tracing How Ruparelias Came, Settled in Uganda [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
National housing signs pact for affordable houses [Published New Vision - Jul 21 2014]
Parliament should pass the Public Private Partn... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Butaleja rises to curb high teenage pregnancy r... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Nigerians in Uganda told to respect Ugandan laws [Published New Vision - Jul 20 2014]
Education, a beacon of hope for street children [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 18 2014]
Onelamp Uganda Aims to Improve Primary Educatio... [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Uganda: “‘Where Do You Want Us to Go?’ Abuses a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
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