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Cabinet approves Uganda airlines board of directors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the board of directors for Uganda National Airlines Company Limited.  The board of seven directors will be chaired by Ahabwe Godfrey Pereza. Ahabwe is a former MP for Rubanda East constituency and Minister of State for Local Government.   Transport economist, Benon …

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Zimbabwe hikes fuel prices again as crisis deepens

    Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  Zimbabwe on Tuesday announced a fresh increase in fuel prices, months after a price hike triggered nationwide protests and a brutal security crackdown as the country’s economy woes deepen further. Upping prices by about 46 percent, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) said …

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Umeme’s licence renewal

BOD Chairman Patrick Bitature says negotiations to be concluded before end of year Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Patrick Bitature is a top businessman and entrepreneur in Uganda with interests in the energy, telecommunication, real estate, mining and hospitality sectors. He has earned respect by chairing boards of several …

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ULC: Only 10% of Gov’t land is surveyed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new Uganda Land Commission chairperson Beatrice Byenkya Nyakaisiki has said that the government has failed to survey and title most of its land. Byenkya was on Monday speaking to journalists after appearing before the Parliamentary appointments committee chaired by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga …

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Ministers involved in exporting labour abroad-Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministers own companies that are involved in the exportation of domestic workers abroad, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said. The Speaker was on Wednesday officiating at the Anti-slavery workshop at Golden Tulip hotel in Kampala. The workshop was an engagement of different …

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