PM interacts with Nepalis in Uganda

January 19, 2024 12:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who landed in Kampala of Uganda on Thursday evening leading a Nepali delegation to attend the 19th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), has held a meeting with the Nepali diaspora in Uganda.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has left for Uganda, leading a Nepali delegation to attend the 19th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). He left here early this morning via Qatar Airlines.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is leaving for Uganda leading a Nepali delegation on January 18.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14:  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is leaving for Kampala, Uganda, on January 18, leading a Nepali delegation to the 19th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

KATHMANDU Jan 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is going to Uganda in mid-January.

KAMPALA, June 29: African painted dogs, a species thought to have become extinct in Uganda four decades ago, have been spotted in the far northeast of the country, the wildlife authority said.

American R&B singer Akon is visiting Uganda Friday in search of investment opportunities that would extend his business footprint in Africa, where his efforts include a planned futuristic city.

KAMPALA, Jan 16:  Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni won a decisive re-election victory on Saturday, elections officials said, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud and said citizens should reject the result.

KAMPALA, Jan 12:Uganda banned social media and messaging apps on Tuesday, two days ahead of a presidential election pitting Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, against opposition frontrunner Bobi Wine, a popular singer.

ENTEBBE, Jan 15:  In a refinery just outside Uganda’s main airport, workers slip bars of freshly refined gold into clear plastic bags sealed with a sticker of the national flag - black, yellow and red - and the label “Ugandan’s Treasure.”

GENEVA, July 17: A fishmonger vomited at Mpondwe market in Uganda on July 11 before dying of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, an incident that could spread the disease in Uganda, the World Health Organization reported on Wednesday.

KAMPALA, June 13: A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.

KAMPALA, March 19: Uganda is investigating a supply of food from the World Food Programme (WFP) after three people died and more than 150 others became sick in recent days, police said.

Uganda is the most physically active nation in the world, according to a recent report by the World Health Organization. The BBC's Patience Atuhaire went to find out why.

KAMPALA, Sept 13: Seven people from the same family were killed by a fire when it ravaged their grass thatched hut in the eastern Ugandan district of Bukedea on Tuesday evening, a police spokesperson said Wednesday.

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KAMPALA, July 1: Uganda’s major telecom operators, including the local division of South Africa’s MTN Group, said they will ask customers to pay a new government tax on social media accounts before they can access them.

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 31:  Uganda's military says 12 of its soldiers were killed in an ambush Sunday by al-Shabab Islamic extremists in southern Somalia.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA) Nepal and Uganda have established formal diplomatic relations on Tuesday. Nepal's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Durga Prasad Bhattarai and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Uganda Dr Adonia Ayebare signed a joint communiqué to this effect at a brief ceremony in New York, according to a press statement issued by Nepal's Permanent Mission in New York.

KATHMANDU, April 22: A Nepali national has been brutally killed in Uganda.