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Court asked to dismiss Sudhir case against lawyers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ssebalu and Lule Advocates, a city law firm has asked the High Court to dismiss the application filled by Businessman Sudhir Ruparelia accusing the firm of conflict of interest. In 2017, Sudhir’s Company Crane Management Services sued DfCU Bank over rent arrears amounting to …

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ISO faulted for failing to investigate South Sudan payments

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The select committee investigating the payment of 151 billion shillings to Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services to South Sudan have faulted the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) for failing to investigate the demands of traders who supplied goods to South Sudan. Officials from …

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Makerere University asked to deposit Sh320m in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Industrial Court has ordered Makerere University to deposit 10 per cent of a sum of sh3.2 billion owed to the university administrators. The money is to be deposited to the Court’s bank as security for the due performance of the decree within 21 days …

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Tycoons lock city arcades in ownership row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business has come to a standstill in Kampala where city tycoons have closed a number of shopping arcades at the height of a bitter row on the ownership of Qualicel, Nabukeera and Jamboree Plazas. The shops have been sealed off since Tuesday night, reportedly on …

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UCC claims success in slashing dropped, blocked calls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Communication Commission-UCC says that it has saved telecom users from a loss of up to USD 500 million (1.8 trillion Shillings) in dropped and blocked calls. UCC Communications Officer Ibrahim Bbosa says that Ugandan telephone users were suffering a 5 per cent …

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Makerere to admit private students before gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University plans to admit privately sponsored students before the release of the government sponsorship list. The Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB) and privately sponsored students had asked the university to adjust the admission schedule to give them ample time to apply for students’ …

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Leave Kyaligonza’s issue to Generals- Moses Ali

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The First Deputy Prime Minister, Gen. Moses Ali has asked legislators to demanding the recall of Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi, Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza. He advises members of parliament to instead focus on their legislative duties and leave the issue of sanctioning Kyaligonza to army …

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