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New kids in banking

  Industry experts foresee a competitive, innovative and technology driven sector   Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Rivalry in Uganda’s banking sector is expected to tighten following the central bank’s decision to grant two entities licenses to start banking business. These are Afriland First Bank Uganda Limited, a Cameroonian …

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Uganda Airlines new CEO tasks ahead

  Former CEO Ephraim Bagyenda appointed director engineering and maintenance Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | The soon-to-be appointed CEO of the revived Uganda Airlines will have a challenging job ahead as he or she tries to identify the major shifts in the aviation industry and steer the company towards …

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Health: Medical negligence

What can be done about it? Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Health professionals are ethically obliged to attend to someone presenting an emergency, says Dr. Apollo Odeke Epuwatt a Physician at Mulago hospital. But when someone comes to the hospital not presenting an emergency, it is up to the …

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Dairy is the new coffee

  The dairy sector in transformation in Southwest Uganda NEWS ANALYSIS | RINUS VAN KLINKEN | Coffee has for a long time dominated the political, economic and social landscape in Uganda. Government policies, programming and budgeting is geared to supporting the coffee sector to propel the economy. However, a quiet …

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Hima Cement boosts girls school in Kamuli 

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hima Cement has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed girls’ dormitory at Luzinga Secondary School in Kamuli District. The ceremony that was presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, took place on Oct. 10 at the school and was attended by …

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The fall of PS Nassali Lukwago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It’s tough times for Dr. Rose Nassali Lukwago, a former powerful permanent secretary at ministry of Education. In the same position at the Judicial Service Commission, she has been a shadow of her former self. The Inspector General of Government Justice Irene Muyagonja directed …

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