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Lubowa Hospital controversy

How bad can investing in a specialised hospital be? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | “Bring them in. Give them free land. Offer them Tax exemptions. Guarantee their financing. Don’t bother them with minimum wage. Then allow them to take their profits back home.” That is how one unhappy commentator …

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ANALYSIS: The year Bobi Wine

NRM, FDC battled eight by-elections but a young untested legislator became the issue Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | This year, 2018, saw some upsets and changes in the political lay of the land as 36-year-old legislator Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine continued to exert his presence on a …

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Tragedy on Lake Victoria

Marine safety concerns raised again as over 30 die on unsafe cruise boat Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME AND FLAVIA NASSAKA | On the evening of Nov. 24, news filtered through about a boat that had sunk on Lake Victoria. Nothing unusual, it appeared, since tiny rickety fishing vessels sink often on Ugandan …

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UIA’s revolving door

Investment agency is hunting for a new ED as it waits for IGG report on restructuring Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | After making a detailed presentation about investment licensing at a breakfast meeting, Basil Ajer, the Acting Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), held his breath and said he …

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