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Wanted: Genuine oil investors

How pressure on oil refinery, pipeline pushed Uganda to agree to end secret deals Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | For ten years, civil society has been trying and failing to push the government to join the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global mechanism that requires governments and companies …

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Financial management key in healthcare delivery – PS Atwine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Ministry of Health permanent secretary Dr Diana Atwine has called for a tracking system that will ensure that all allocations to health facilities are utilized efficiently. Atwine said billions of Shillings and supplies channeled to healthcare delivery get wasted, in the hands of medical personnel …

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COMMENT: Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto

Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto: Lessons for Uganda as parliament debates concerns raised over National Bio-safety Bill 2017 COMMENT | BARBARA NTAMBIRWEKI | In August 2018, jurors in California, USA, ruled that Roundup, a popular weed killer, was responsible for Mr. Dewayne Johnson’s terminal cancer illness. A former groundskeeper, Johnson was awarded US$289 …

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Gulu chairman applauded as Score card is released

THIS WEEK: Gulu chairman applauded as Score card is released Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Local Government Score Card, an assessment conducted by a policy think-tank Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) in 35 districts across the country has named Martin Ojara Mapinduzi the Gulu district chairman the …

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THIS WEEK: New report faults automatic promotion, UPE

THIS WEEK: New report faults automatic promotion, UPE A report on performance of Universal Primary Education (UPE) released by a think-tank Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) has faulted the Ministry of Education for the automatic promotion policy. Speaking at the launch of the report on Aug04, Dr. Susan …

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