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NWSC summons Posta Uganda over illegal water consumption

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Institutions and private entities in Gulu are on the spot of illegal connections and drilling of boreholes as National Water and Sewerage Corporation loses millions of shillings in the City. At least nine business entities with accumulated water bills have are to reported illegally have …

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Police explains the many private cars on the road

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many private vehicles hit the road in several parts of Kampala today, hours after the president’s announcement of the new lockdown measures banning private vehicles from moving took effect on Friday 2200 hours. On Friday, President Yoweri Museveni reinstated a full lockdown …

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Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway transports 3.45 mln tons of goods in 3 years

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA |  The Chinese-built 752.7-km-long Ethiopia-Djibouti standard gauge railway has transported a total of 3.45 million tons of import and export commodities and goods over the last three years, local media Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Friday. The Ethiopia-Djibouti electrified railway which connects landlocked Ethiopia …

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Investigators rule out murder in land dealer’s death

    Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Special Investigations Division in Kireka alongside Criminal Investigations Directorate have released three suspects in the death of Wakiso land dealer, Samuel Musiitwa, who was a brother of slain Star FM journalist Robert Kagolo. Assistant Superintendent of Police- ASP Charles Twine, who also speaks …

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Export guarantee safeguards key for promoting regional trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda needs an export guarantee scheme for trade with Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, according to the Uganda Manufacturers Association Executive Director, Daniel Birungi. Birungi made the remarks at the recently held post-budget virtual conference in Kampala sponsored by Absa Bank Uganda. Birungi’s …

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