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21 Apr 2010 description
report Government of Egypt

Upon instructions from Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary-General of the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa offered medicine assistance to the Ugandan Government to deal with the humanitarian disaster caused by the successive landslides in the Bududa region, east Uganda.

The assistance was delivered in a ceremony held at the Egyptian Embassy in Kampala, with the participation of the Ugandan Minister of State for Relief and Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru; and was attended by representatives of the local media.

The Ugandan official expressed his …

26 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Egypt

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Nasreddin Allam said Egypt offered Uganda a $4.5 million grant to dig new water wells.

The Egyptian grant comes in line with directives by President Hosni Mubarak to offer help and support to African countries to set up development projects, especially the Nile Basin countries.

The Minister said the grant will help Uganda construct new dams to collect rain water for home uses and fisheries. The sum will also cover digging 10 new water wells.

A technical committee from water resources ministries of …