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No salary enhancement until after 2021 general elections- Muhakanizi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government will not be in position to meet the salary enhancement requirement to all public servants due to several funding requirements for financial year 2020/2021. According to Secretary to the treasury and Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development’s Permanent Secretary Keith Muhakanizi, some of …

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BoU forecasts inflation upsurge ahead of general elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda has forecast a likely rise in prices of goods and services in the months towards the general elections. According to BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, core inflation, which measures the increases in prices of goods and services less electricity, food and water, will peak …

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Is Greece’s July 7 vote last stand for Tsipras?

Athens, Greece | AFP |  Greeks vote on Sunday in a general election that is the first in the country’s post-bailout era, which looks set to oust leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a record-setting four years in power. Greece’s first avowed atheist and longest-serving crisis premier, as well as …

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Rivals vying to lead post-bailout Greece

Athens, Greece | AFP |  Greece is holding its first post-bailout general elections on Sunday after a campaign focused on middle-class tax complaints, the Macedonia name deal and security. Here are profiles of the two main contenders: – Tsipras: leftist austerity PM – On the back foot after four nearly …

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