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UPDF rated 16th in Africa, 92nd in the world

The Uganda People’s Defence Force (‪UPDF) continues to be rated among the top militaries in Africa and the world. The latest rankings by Global Fire Power (GFP) put the UPDF at 16th in Africa and 92nd in the world. The online rating company Global Fire Power has 126 top countries …

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Time to focus on sickle cell tragedy in Uganda

With up to 15,000 babies dying annually due to sickle cells, Uganda gets a chance to highlight the struggle it faces by hosting the 6th International sickle cell conference scheduled next month. Uganda hosts the 6th International sickle cell conference scheduled on 25th to 27th May at Hotel Africana.  World olicy …

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Why Top Bujagali investor quit

Norwegian firm SN Power set to consolidate position in Ugandan economy, writes Isaac Khisa SG Bujagali Holdings Ltd, a company incorporated in Mauritius and which partially owned interests in the 250MW Bujagali hydropower project is bowing out. The firm, an affiliate of Sithe Global Power, part of Blackstone Group, the …

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Police warns on floods and goons

Due to increased rainfall around the country, Uganda Police has advised everyone to be cautious, avoid pools of water and install lightning arresters, to avoid tragedy. “Motorcyclists shouldn’t maneuver through flooded waters. If the waters are above the knees, wait for the water to subside because you don’t see where …

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Jennifer Musisi under siege

As Jennifer Musisi, the Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) makes five years in office on April 15, the question some key players in the capital are asking is whether she will be able to hold on to the job at City Hall.  This time, it appears, politicians from …

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