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FlyHub picks Muhumuza as first CEO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | FlyHub Uganda Limited, a subsidiary of Stanbic Bank Uganda Holdings Limited (SBUL) has announced the appointment of Joel Muhumuza as its first Chief Executive Officer. FlyHub is a newly created FinTech company and one of four subsidiaries under SBUL, the others being, SBG Securities, …

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Oulanyah warns committees that ‘he who pays the piper, calls the tune’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has warned the Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government to stop funding activities of committees. Oulanyah says that this undermines the independence and authority of Parliament. Oulanyah made the directive during his communication to Members of Parliament on …

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Francis Onebe remanded in Kitalya over wife’s murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Francis Onebe has been charged for the alleged murder of his wife Immaculate Asio Mary Blessing Onebe. On Tuesday, Onebe and Bonny Oriekot, a private security guard attached to Pentagon Security Company appeared before Chief Magistrate Makindye Sarah Ann Basemera and were remanded to Kitalya …

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NSSF Bill: President Museveni writes to Speaker Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has formally written to the Speaker of Parliament returning the National Social Security Fund Bill, 2019 with proposals for amendment. Oulanyah revealed the contents of Museveni’s letter dated 26th August, 2021 during the Tuesday plenary sitting saying that he had received …

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President Museveni to address nation tomorrow

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will address the nation tomorrow September 22 on COVID-19 and the measures being taken to control it. The address is set for 8pm. He is expected to address the long standing issue of a closed education and religious sector and …

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