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Review of the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP)

Review of the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) Location: Home-Based, plus travel Closing date:  (****today) 10 June 2016 (7pm) Contract duration: 45 consultant days Fee: £22,500 fee, plus travel expenses APPLY HERE (CLICK)   Share on: WhatsApp

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VIDEO: Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Washington, United States | AFP | Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president of the United States, declaring in a video message “I’m with her.” After months of assiduously avoiding tipping the scales of the Democratic presidential primaries and a Thursday meeting with Clinton’s closest …

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Singapore PM defends Internet blockage of civil servants

Singapore, Singapore | AFP | Singapore’s prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has defended the country’s controversial decision to cut off civil servants’ work computers from the Internet, calling the move “absolutely necessary” to keep information systems secure. “Are we happy? I don’t think so, because it will slow us down …

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UBOS: Prices for manufactured goods increases

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has revealed an increase in prices of manufactured goods by 5.1% between April 2015 and April 2016. Some of the contributors to the annual increase include processed food by 8.1%, a result of a rise in sugar by 20.7%, processed coffee by 10.3%, vegetables and …

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HEROES DAY: Museveni, Saleh receive highest military medals

President Yoweri Museveni has been awarded Uganda’s highest military medal,  the “Order of Katonga” as the country celebrated Heroes Day in Buikwe on Thursday. Lt. Gen Elly Tumwine, the awards committee chairman, announced the award, citing Museveni’s role in the building of the National Resistance Army (NRA) and National Resistance …

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Budget: Farmers Bitter

NBS: Farmers have criticized the budget read this afternoon by Finance Minister designate Matia Kashija. Whereas allocation to the sector has more than doubled, a group of farmers watching the parliamentary proceedings live on television at Hotel Africana in Kampala are bitter.   Share on: WhatsApp

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