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Government given two weeks to return Sugar Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Parliament has given government two weeks to return the sugar bill 2016 to the house. In 2018, Parliament passed the sugar bill 2016 excluding zoning, which would allow sugar millers to set up factories and buy cane from out growers without any restrictions. However, …

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Kabale ANT coordinator complains of receiving death threats

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Nicholas Byonanebye Kamutu, the Coordinator Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) in charge of Greater Kabale is living in fear after purportedly receiving death threats from unidentified person. Kamuntu, who resides in Rukore Village in Ryakarimira Town Council in Kabale District, says he received a life …

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Gov’t unveils new strategies as NDP II misses key targets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Enhancing value addition in Agriculture, Tourism, Minerals, Oil and Gas and human capital development have been outlined as the new strategic areas for boosting the development of the country over the next five years. Additional focus will be put on strengthening the private sector …

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Minister Bahati asks MPs to approve UGX 415bn loan for irrigation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance in -charge of Planning David Bahati has asked Members of Parliament to approve a loan of up to 415 billion shillings for irrigation. Bahati on Wednesday appeared before the committee of National Economy to defend the about 415 billion shillings for …

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Trade Ministry needs UGX 5bn for Dubai Expo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde has said that the ministry requires 5 billion Shillings to participate in the six months world expo scheduled to take place in 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates-UAE. In her statement to parliament on Wednesday, …

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MPs wants audit on Lubowa hospital project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the National Economy committee of Parliament Syda Bbumba has called for an audit of the Lubowa-Based International Specialized Hospital of Uganda. Bbumba made the call while meeting State Minister for Finance David Bahati on the state of the USD 379 million-facility being …

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