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FDC, NUP brace for tight Nakawa division mayoral race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three candidates will be contesting for the Nakawa division mayoral race after nominations by the Electoral Commission. They include Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate Daniel Musoke, National Unity Platform-NUP flag bearer Paul Mugambe and NRM’s Bruhan Byaruhanga. The three seek to replace the incumbent …

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Ssenyonyi, Balimwezo agree not to compete in Nakawa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakawa Division Mayor, Ronald Balimwezo Nsubuga and the National Unity Platform-NUP party spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi have agreed to take advantage of the recent decision to split Nakawa into two constituencies to avoid competing against each other. The two NUP party members have been competing …

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Police teargas truck knocks boda-boda cyclist dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A boda-boda cyclist was on Wednesday knocked to death by a speeding numberless teargas police truck at Nakawa traffic lights. Witnesses said the cyclist who was identified as Eric Muyinza was crossing the traffic lights when the truck abruptly rammed into him. Patrick Onyango, …

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Kampala Police hunts marijuana dealers in Nakawa, Kira

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Metropolitan Police are hunting for suspected drug dealers in the slums of Nakawa Division, in Kampala and Kira Municipality, Wakiso District. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said the hunt for drug dealers follows a revelation by a marijuana farmer William Babigambe who …

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Museveni set to launch new URA tower, Uganda’s tallest

Tax body to save Shs3.8bn annually upon completion of the project Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly constructed 23-floor Uganda Revenue Authority headquarters at Nakawa that President Yoweri Museveni will commission today, is designed as a one-stop centre to boost tax collection. Constructed in a record four years, the project will converge …

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URA’s new 22-floor headquarters

Facts about the URA Tower ✅ 22 floor building ✅ Four podiums and eighteen tower floors ✅ Total 26,021 square metres ✅ Project cost sh 139 billion ✅ Car parking 12,923 square metres ✅ 5 levels for parking ✅ Car parking for 360 cars plus surface parking for 710 vehicles …

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VIDEO: Gov’t to start an ICT Innovation hub in Nakawa

VIDEO: Gov’t to start an ICT Innovation hub in Nakawa Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Within the next six month government will have completed an ICT innovation park in Nakawa. Mirroring a silicon valley of sorts, the facility will enable especially young innovators to work on, create and test their …

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COMMENT: Why the URA new home is critical

Kampala, Uganda | COMMENT | UGANDA MEDIA CENTRE |   As Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) strives to improve customer service under the Modernisation Programme, using client centred approaches, there are several fragmented processes handled in different locations. URA incurs a lot of expenses on communication and travel between the various offices to …

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Kaweesi murder suspects number 20, appear at Nakawa court

Twenty people  including a woman who were arrested in connection with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi have appeared before Nakawa Magistrate Court again on Thursday and sent back on remand to Luzira Prison until June 1. According to State Prosecutor Joyce Anyango the investigations into this case …

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