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Ruth Ssebatindira appointed UTL administrator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has appointed Ruth Sebatindira, the former President of the Uganda Law Society as the new Administrator of Uganda Telecom Limited-UTL. Sebatindira will replace Nelson Bemanya whose contract expired in November 2019. The decision follows an application filed on December …

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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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ANITE: The plan by the mafia is to take me out of the picture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The ongoing controversy over the audit of Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) took a dramatic turn on Monday, with State Minister for Privatization and Investment, Evelyn Anite telling the press that her life is in danger. Anite blamed the ‘mafia’ – a yet to be identified …

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ANALYSIS: Zigy Wyne death

Bobi Wine, police and Kiwani 2021 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE |“Kiwani” in Kampala street-speak means “something fake.” Musician Bobi Wine coined the word in 2007 as the title of his song that won that year’s award for best Afro beat single. Twelve years later, Bobi Wine (real name Robert …

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Solving UTL puzzle

  Experts say Bemanya should stay but government should focus on recapitalising the telecom firm Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Debts, poor corporate governance, fights, politics and ageing infrastructure have taken centre stage in debates surrounding Uganda Telecom Limited. Bemanya Twebaze, a Ugandan lawyer and corporate executive, who has …

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Fury over Murchison Falls

Govt proposal to build a sixth power dam on the Nile kicks up storm Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Murchison Falls, one of River Nile’s remaining spectacular waterfalls tops the “bucket list” of iconic sceneries in Uganda that hundreds of thousands of tourists covet when they visit the country. …

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UTL: How Museveni overruled Anite

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twebaze Bemanya, the Registrar General, Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), will remain the administrator of Uganda Telecom and continue with the process of identifying an investor to partner with government to revamp it, President Yoweri Museveni has directed. The president’s directive was first …

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