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USAID and GIZ Cooperate in Northern Uganda Water and Sanitation Project

KAMPALA- U.S. Mission Uganda today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to design and implement town sanitation plans in four Northern Uganda towns: Oyan, Kamdini, Aduku and Apac. USAID has committed $2 million to the project over ...
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U.S. Secret Service and Uganda Authorities Dismantle International Cyber Counterfeiting Conspiracy

(Kampala) – On December 15, 2014, the Ugandan police supported by the U. S. Secret Service arrested Ryan Gustafson, aka “Willy Clock,” a U.S. citizen residing in Uganda.  Gustafson was arrested and charged with conspiracy, possession of counterfeit currency, selling/dealing in counterfeit currency and unlawful possession of ammunition.  The U.S. Embassy notes that contrary to ...
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Makerere University College of Health Sciences School of Public Health – CDC Fellowship Program Dissemination Event for 2013/14 Fellows (Wednesd

As prepared for delivery – Ambassador’s Remarks – Silver Springs Hotel, Kampala   Representatives of Makerere University, The College of Health Sciences, and The School of Public Health; Officials of the Government of Uganda; The Fellows whom we celebrate here today; Invited Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen; All Protocols Observed. Good afternoon. I am delighted to ...
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Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

Op-Ed   International Human Rights Day Op-Ed Women’s Rights Are Human Rights Deputy Chief of Mission Patricia Mahoney December 10, 2014 Today we celebrate International Human Rights Day, marking the end of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence that began on November 25 with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against ...
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Remarks for Uganda’s World AIDS Day Event On Behalf of the AIDS Development Partners (December 1, 2014)

Deputy Chief of Mission Patricia Mahoney December 1, 2014 Fort Portal, Uganda I am honored to be with you to commemorate World AIDS Day.  It is a day to remember those whom we have lost, celebrate the lives we have saved, and recommit ourselves to the continued fight against HIV. Achieving an AIDS-free generation is ...
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