European Union Lifts Uganda Aid Ban


European Union envoy Roberto Pidolfi has announced that the international organization will resume aid programs after it suspended them last year over the embezzlement of U.S.$13 million by an official in the prime minister’s office.

  • Uganda:  European Union Lifts Aid Ban

    New Vision, 12 February 2013

    President Yoweri Museveni has met and held talks with the European Union Envoy to Uganda Ambassador Roberto Ridolfi who announced that the EU funded programs can now continue in ... read more »

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Women carrying cartons of oil to the distribution site at Oromi IDP camp, Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 18 May 2007.

  • Uganda:  Who Pays the Cost When the Aid Stops?

    ThinkAfricaPress, 23 January 2013

    After years of being an aid darling despite widespread corruption, a number of donors recently suspended aid to Uganda following high-level scandals. read more »

  • Uganda:  Donor Cash Refunds

    The Independent, 20 January 2013

    Experts fear that the desperate move to please donors could boomerang into political fights, budget cuts and depreciation of shilling read more »

  • Uganda:  Govt to Refund Shs38 Billion in Stolen Donor Aid Money

    The Independent, 11 January 2013

    The government of Uganda has today made it public that it will by the end of next week have refunded Sh38bn donor aid money stolen by interdicted government officials so that ... read more »

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