Uganda Current Affairs, GK & News

Uganda: First African country to submit REDD++ results

REDD++ is a mechanism of United Nations to reduce emissions from forest degradation and deforestation. REDD++ operates under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Uganda recently submitted its REDD++ results and has become the first African country to submit the results. Significance in terms of Africa Africa has the greatest net forest loss ..

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Rajesh Chaplot receives highest Civilian Award (Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians) of Uganda

Rajesh Chaplot, who received the highest Civilian Award (Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians) of Uganda, is a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) businessman, hailing from Rajasthan. The award was presented by the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni in a ceremony held in Kampala. The award is presented to him for his contribution towards developing India – Uganda ties through ..

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World Malaria Report 2019

A specialized agency of the United Nations, the World Health Organization(WHO) released its World Malaria Report 2019 on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. The report provides an all-inclusive update on regional and global malaria data and trends. The 2019 report was prepared on the basis of information received from areas with ongoing malaria transmission and over ..

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64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference being held in Kampala

The 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference is being held in Kampala, the capital of Uganda from 22 to 29 September. An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will be attending the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference. Indian Delegation at 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference The conference will also be attended by Indian delegation comprising of ..

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India Uganda relations

India and Uganda relations were strong since the beginning of the 19th century. Indians were brought to Uganda in the 19th century for the construction of Mombasa – Kampala railway line. Indian freedom struggle was a great inspiration for many Ugandan activists. Uganda freedom struggle was also supported by Indian leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru. The ..

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