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Oil companies recoverable costs hit $483m in 2018

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has approved US$483 million, equivalent to 1.7 trillion Shillings as recoverable costs by five oil companies. The companies are Tullow, Total, China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC), Armour Energy and Oranto. According to Ernest Rubondo, the Chief Executive of …

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More French companies coming

Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Stephanie Rivoal, the French Ambassador to Uganda spoke to The Independent’s Ronald Musoke on the relevance of this year’s Bastille Day theme and the current Uganda-France relations This year marks the 229th anniversary of Bastille Day and you are celebrating it under the theme: “1968: …

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ITC boosts Uganda’s tech companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Trade Centre, a joint cooperation agency of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and World Trade Organisation charged with the responsibility of development trade, has unveiled a new project aimed at increasing competitiveness of Uganda’s technology companies. Based in Geneva, …

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Chinese companies monitor workers brains

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It sounds like something out of a science fiction, but according to recent news reports, Chinese companies are using special helmets to monitor workers’ brain activity in order to reduce stress and manipulate break times so that they can produce more. Employee brainwave uses sensors …

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Insurance association eyes marine deals for local companies

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE  | The Uganda Insurance Association (UIA) is sensitising importers of goods about marine insurance in a bid to complement efforts by the regulator –Insurance Regulatory Authority – in creating awareness and appreciation of the local purchase of this policy. This move is targeting different groups including; …

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UNRA assures oil companies on roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The roads to critical oil spots and installations will be in at least motorable state by the First Oil in 2020. This assurance has been given by UNRA’s Director of Design and Projects, Eng Isaac Wani, at the 4th Annual Oil and Gas Convention ongoing …

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New ICT policy targets telecom companies

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The cost of internet and related services could soon drop further if the proposed sector broadband policy is implemented, according to the Minister of Information Technology and Communications, Frank Tumwebaze. Tumwebaze, who spoke on the sidelines of the 19th ordinary session of the African Telecommunication …

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VIDEO: Companies in Trouble over Increasing Cyber Threat

VIDEO: Companies in Trouble over Increasing Cyber Threat Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | Financial institutions, public institutions and security organs are being advised to carryout daily audit of their systems in the wake of cyber threats. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of ICT, Vicente Bagire says the increasing technological …

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