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Kidnaps, NUP, New Cabinet

YEAR IN REVIEW: Bobi Wine and his new party continued to dominate the news in 2021 amidst persecution from government Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | A presidential election. A new majority opposition party. A spate of kidnaps and torture. That was the script of 2021 stemming from Bobi Wine’s …

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Uganda buys Chinese arms for war on ADF

A partnership between the UPDF and one of China’s largest defence contractors could upset allies America Kampala, Uganda  | IAN KATUSIIME | On Nov. 30, the Ugandan army alongside the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Forces (FARDC) launched joint air and artillery strikes against camps of the Congo-based Uganda rebels …

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Christmas road carnage

430 people died in road accidents last December. ‘Fika Salama Extra’ launched News Analysis | RONALD MUSOKE | Minister of Works and Transport, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, wants Ugandans travelling to their upcountry homes for the end of year festivities to do so cautiously. He is one of many leaders …

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Caring for the mentally ill

Focused on peer support yields positive results | MICHELLE M. SCHWAB | In many regions of Africa, traditional healers have treated all illnesses, physical and mental, for centuries. As the prevalence of mental illness continues to rise in Uganda, western influence impacts how those with a mental illness can access …

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UEGCL records Shs92bn net profit in FY2020/21

Profitability included Shs71bn from foreign exchange gains on Isimba loans Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “We yet congratulate ourselves upon the completion of another financial year in which despite the continued Covid-19 disruptions, we were able to make headway as a company,” Eng. Harrison Mutikanga said in his statement …

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