The most atrocious, criminal, cowardly
and monstrous attacks by Al-Shabaab against soft and innocent targets such as
shoppers in a Shopping Mall, young students in a University or football fans
watching the World Cup matches at the Rugby Club in Kampala may look very
frightening to those that are not used to war or that are not well
informed. However, those attacks, in
fact, prove three things.
The President of the General Assembly (PGA), H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, opened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, a two-day High-Level Thematic Debate on "Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation: Fostering Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism."
Rukia Isanga Nakadama delivered Uganda's statement yesterday during the Session's general debate. In her statement, she reaffirmed Uganda's commitment to Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action as a guiding framework for promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women.
The President of Liberia Hon. Elen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the Speaker of Parliament Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga for her dedicated effort in promoting gender equality and women empowerment not only in Uganda but in the world.
The Diaspora Community Concerned About Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendments) Act 2009. The Ugandan diaspora community seek to raise 10,000 signatures in a petition that aims to compel the Minister of Internal Affairs the Government of Uganda to amend the Citizenship and Immigration Control (amendments) Act 2009
Uganda has congratulated Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan for reaching an agreement on the construction of a mega dam on the Ethiopian portion of River Nile.
The agreement of principles on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was signed by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.