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Don Wanyama to head New Vision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Senior Press Secretary to the President Don Wanyama has been appointed Managing Director/CEO of Vision Group. The Board Chairman of Vision Group Patrick Ayota announced the decision Tuesday. Wanyama, who has been President Yoweri Museveni’s press secretary since 2016, will replace Robert Kabushenga. The New …

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JOBS: URA has 376 places to fill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) are set to fill 376 new vacancies in the first half of this year. “We urge all Ugandans with the requisite competencies, proven integrity, problem- solving, analytical and interpersonal skills plus the ability to handle multiple tasks to apply,” the …

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Uganda Cranes captain Onyango retires

Johannesburg, South Africa |  THE INDEPENDENT | One of the greatest goalkeepers Uganda Cranes has had, Denis Onyango, has retired from international football. The South African based captain and goalkeeper, is considered one of Africa’s best goalkeepers today and his starring role led Uganda Cranes to two consecutive African Cup …

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Fishermen warned against use of kabalagala to catch fish

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has warned fishermen on Lake George against using pancakes to catch fish. This follows reports of fishermen who have adopted pancakes (kabalagala)  as a new method to make their catch.  The fishermen reportedly throw the pans into areas where they have …

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