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KCCA to focus on toilet emptying on World Toilet Day

Marking November 19, 2020 with action COMMENT | Allan Nkurunziza | On July 24th , 2013, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously voted to designate 19th November as World Toilet Day. World Toilet Day celebrates the importance of toilets in our daily hygiene and raises awareness of the close to 2.4 billion people …

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Safety and security tips during this election period

    COMMENT | Samson Tinka | Elections are known to be an activity that attracts crowds, generates excitement as people switch from happiness, anger and back. Candidates commit time and money, whereas voters commit time and expectations. In third world countries, where democracies are still young, candidates and their supporters …

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Electoral Commission should help stop increasing incidents of violence

COMMENT | Crispin Kaheru | It is unfortunate that political campaigns are becoming volatile, with incidents of violence. Campaigns are supposed to be civil, to help political candidates to popularize their manifestos. The running battles between security, candidates and supporters however can’t permit stakeholders to harness the real meaning of …

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PSFU partners with Mastercard Foundation to support COVID-19 fight

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Businge | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) in partnership with Mastercard Foundation through the COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Resilience Response Program (CERRRP) managed at PSFU has handed over personal protection equipment among other items to complement the efforts of the Government of Uganda …

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MTN unveils business solution for enterprise customers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Businge | MTN Uganda under its enterprise arm of MTN Business has launched a first of its kind 3-in-1 offer for businesses in Uganda, it said on Oct.29.  The offer is designed to help businesses get more out of their operations with more control …

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