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Kakira sex video lands Jinja policemen in trouble

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four police officers accused of recording two love birds at Kakira along Jinja highway having sex in their vehicle and posting the video on social media have been apprehended. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga identifies the suspects as Corporal Mathew Magara, Police Constables Musa Semakula, …

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Fight over sugarcane business

President Museveni supports exports to Kenya  Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | On June 11, President Yoweri Museveni held a closed door meeting with the sugarcane farmers in Busoga sub-region at the Jinja state lodge a head of his planned Operation Wealth Creation campaign. Among those who attended the meeting …

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MPs approve zoning in sugar bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary committee on trade has included zoning in the Sugar Bill 2016, which was recently returned by President Museveni. The Sugar Bill is meant to ensure that there is a sustainable, diversified, harmonized, modern and competitive sugar sector to meet domestic, regional and International …

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Fight over proposed sugar bill

  Big sugar producers insist government must incorporate zoning clause                                      Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | The fight over the proposed Sugar Bill 2016 seems to be far from over as President Yoweri Museveni promises to return it back to Parliament barely four months since it was passed in November …

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Sugar price to drop further

Manufacturers cite increased imports and declining demand from foreign markets Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is good news for Uganda’s sugar consumers in the coming months owed to the projected sugar in production volumes amidst increase in imports. Statistics from the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA), which consist …

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COMMENT: Bitter truth about sugar

COMMENT: Uganda’s claim to have surplus sugar is mistaken and obscures a bigger regional problem  Uganda and Kenya are learning a bitter truth about ordinary added sugar used in homes, industries, and service facilities. Just six months ago in September 2016, the two countries were fighting a trade war over …

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Sugar crisis hits hard

The sugar shortage in the country has seen sugar prices going as high as Shs8,000 for a kilogram. Various explanations have been made for the crisis of one of the most essential household commodities. According to the sugar manufacturers association, the shortage was caused by a ten day shutdown of …

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