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Uganda’s Mbabazi eyes top African Union job

ūüďƬ†February 6, 2021 – AUC elections Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Prof. Pamela Kasabiiti Mbabazi is one of eight who have been nominated to contest as Vice Chairperson in next week’s¬†African Union Commission (AUC) elections in Addis Ababa. Prof. Mbabazi,51, is the¬†Chairperson of the National Planning Authority …

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2020 Economic Mkutano

Discussions centres on how to finance local governments Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Optimal funding to local governments is key for the growth of local economies that feed into the national economy, according to David Bikhado Ofungi, the founder and chief executive officer of DERO and curator of the …

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WORLD BANK: Most Ugandans stuck with poor quality jobs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Many Ugandans are stuck with poor quality jobs, a fix that has seen them work longer hours but with falling earnings, a World Bank report has revealed.¬†The report shows that due to poor quality jobs, value-added is very low even when people work. The report …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni and Mbabazi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Museveni and Mbabazi:¬†NRM Historicals, party leaders, cadres speak out THE WEEK Helicopter crash: World mourns NBA legend Kobe Bryant THE LAST WORD Why economic growth matters: Evidence of how GDP growth has led …

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ANALYSIS: 34 years in power

¬†The successes and the challenges of NRM Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The ruling party, the National Resistance Movement (NRM), marked Liberation Day January 26 in Ibanda District, western Uganda. Liberation Day commemorates the NRM capture of power in 1986 after a five-year guerrilla war. The 34th anniversary was …

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Bobi Wine and Besigye

Bobi Wine and Besigye: Who gains, loses in partnership?¬† Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Did the May 6 agreement between Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye to “partner” against President Yoweri Museveni weaken the People Power leader? Did it strengthen a sinking Besigye? Besigye, representing the People‚Äôs Government, and Robert …

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