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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Winners in the Ukraine war

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER Winners in the war in Ukraine: What Uganda is missing THE LAST WORD A frank memo to our wannabes: Why Oulanyah’s evacuation to Seattle was not a waste of taxpayers’ money COMMENT The implosion …

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SPOKESPERSON: Changes to NDA Tower design were to achieve functionality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Drug Authority-NDA has made structural adjustments to the building plan of their proposed headquarters in Kampala. The 12-floor tower comprises offices, laboratories and a three-level basement parking area. Abias Rwamiwiri, the NDA Spokesperson, says that the changes were vital to achieve the functionality of …

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NSSF unveils new payment plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After consulting a good number of its members, the National Social Security Fund has put in place a benefits payment plan that will allow qualifying members to retain part of their savings with the Fund at the point of exit so as to avoid misappropriation …

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Hima cement launches new cement brand

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Nov.9, Hima Cement announced the launch of Supaset cement brand which it said comes to reinforce the company’s commitment to market innovations. Launching the brand at the company’s offices in Kampala, the Marketing Director, Allan Ssemakula said Supaset 32.5R is one of the brands …

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Ethiopian Airlines to purchase 10 new aircrafts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Africa’s fast growing carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has signed a purchase agreement with Bombardier for 10 new Q400 aircrafts. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said on April 27 that the value of the transaction is worth US$332 million. “The Bombardier turboprops continue to deliver unmatched performance to our …

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Coca-Cola in new customer rewards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Century Bottling Company Limited (Coca-Cola) is running a promotion called “Vimba ne Coca-Cola, an Under the Crown (UTC) promotion that is seeing hundreds win instant airtime and cash prizes. The promotion, which started towards the end of last year, is running up to March …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Muhakanizi’s UEGCL audit blocked

In the Independent this week COVER STORY UEGCL saga: Muhakanizi dam audit blocked: Details of accusations against Isabalija emerge. THE LAST WORD Rethinking Africa’s development: Why our intellectual elites need to begin an entirely new conversation about our nations. NEWS ANALYSIS Lessons from Burundi’s SADC move: EAC member states must …

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THE WEEK: Cram work in UCE, Kanyamunyus for High Court

Cram work noted as UCE results are released Results of the 2016 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results were released on Jan.31 indicating a failure rate of 13.2%. UNEB Executive Secretary Daniel Nokrach Odongo noted that many students had difficulties writing correct spelling of words and tenses while answering questions. …

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