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Bugisu Cooperative Union sues gov’t over Uganda Vinci Coffee concession

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bugisu Cooperative Union-BCU has unveiled plans to sue the government over the controversial multi-billion coffee concession with Uganda Vinci Coffee Company Limited. This comes almost two weeks after the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija signed an agreement granting Uganda Vinci Coffee …

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Bugisu Cooperative Union to turn Musundi House into 5 star hotel

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bugisu Cooperative Union has earmarked 5.1 billion Shillings to turn Musundi House building in Mbale into a 5-star hotel. The building, one of the oldest and tallest in the Central Business District will be renovated and changed from a commercial building to a state of the …

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BCU board gets another term

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Bugisu Cooperative Union- BCU board has been given another term in office.  Initially, the term of office for the board was two years, but Parliament this year amended the Cooperative Act and the term extended to four years.  On Friday, BCU members who attended …

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IGG declines to probe Bugisu Cooperative Union

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has declined to investigate Bugisu Cooperative Union-BCU. In February 2019 the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga asked the IGG to investigate allegations of corruption against the leadership of BCU. Kadaga’s request came after some members of BCU …

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