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Oxfam says government wrong on land

Recommends different approach to issues in new report Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A new report by Oxfam, the international development and humanitarian organisation, has faulted the government’s land policies. Titled `Locked out; How unjust land systems are driving inequality in Uganda’, the report re-emphasised dealing with gaps in …

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Vaccine-preventable disease could kill 900,000 people

WHO wants African governments to invest more in surveillance systems | THE INDEPENDENT | African governments need to invest in strong disease surveillance systems that will ensure early detection and response to risks and outbreaks of Vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) and avoid unnecessary deaths. Vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) surveillance is a critical …

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Fighting over UTL administration

Will Bemanya’s removal save or ruin the company?   Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Bickering among government officials on who should take over the management of Uganda telecom as provisional administrator could scare away prospective investors, experts say. UTL needs around Shs255bn to clear some of its Shs536bn debt …

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EAC’s bad year

Cancellation of Heads of State summit was the anti-climax of the bloc’s 20th anniversary Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | On November 30, the East African Community (EAC) marks twenty years. A scheduled Heads of State Summit for the six EAC countries; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan …

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