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CABINET DECISIONS PRESS STATEMENT

BRIEFING TO THE MEDIA ON CABINET DECISIONS TAKEN DURING THE CABINET MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 15th APRIL, 2019 AT STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE
Cabinet sat on Monday April 15, 2016 at State House Entebbe and;
1.    Approved the Principles for the proposed Amendments to Foreign Exchange Act, 2004 and the Foreign Exchange (Forex Bureaus and Money Remittance) Regulations, 2006. The Amendments are intended to:

Japan Contributes US$ 7.5 Million to Support Efforts Towards Refugees and host Communities in Uganda

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

KAMPALA (16 April 2019) - The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$  7.5 million to the United Nations to support refugees and host communities in Uganda over a period of one year from March 2019 to March 2020. The support will go to five UN agencies including; the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS).

CID Interrogates Post Bank MD over Mismanaging Funds

The Managing Director of Post Bank, Uganda, Mr. Stephen Mukweli, along with other senior officials the institution, have appeared at Kibuli Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (CIID) Headquarters in Kampala, for interrogation by the Police, allegedly for mismanaging the Bank’s funds.

Mr. Mukweli Stephen, who appeared with his lawyer, Allan Tusiime, interfaced with Police Officers for over five hours yesterday (Friday 12th April 2019).

APPROVED CABINET PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR THE UGANDA WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME

 STATEMENT
BY
MR. PIUS BIGIRIMANA
PERMANENT SECRETARY
MINISTRY OF GENDER, LABOUR AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

DURING

A PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE APPROVED CABINET PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR THE
UGANDA WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME (UWEP).

UGANDA MEDIA CENTRE, KAMPALA
9TH APRIL, 2019

The Executive Director, Uganda Media Centre,
The team from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, and,
Gallant Members of the Press,

Press Statement on Post Bank

On Friday 5th April 2019, following credible information, the State House Anti-Corruption Unit acting under Article 99 (4) of the Constitution of Uganda, in liaison with the Criminal Investigation Directorate acting under Article 120 (3) (a) and the Office of the Auditor General acting under Article 163 (3), carried out a special investigation on Post Bank Uganda.

 

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON THE ON-GOING STALEMATE REGARDING THE MANAGEMENT OF DISPUTED ARCADES IN KAMPALA CITY

Thursday 4th April 2019

Government has noted with concern the unfortunate situation going on in-downtown Kampala Central Business District along Nakivubo Road. We wish to condemn the unacceptable actions by some property owners who have been closing shopping arcades without any notice or even due regard to the livelihood of tenants operating in those premises.

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