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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Should Bobi Wine fear DP oldies?

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Should Bobi Wine fear DP oldies? : Making sense of `crossing’ MPs THE LAST WORD Lessons from youth elections: Why the opposition in Uganda needs to take organisation and unity seriously if …

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CSOs warn about Sh2.7 trillion tax arrears

Escalating tax arrears likely to hurt service delivery, CSOs warn Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have expressed concern over the growing tax arrears worth Sh2.7 trillion which government has failed to pay on behalf of contractors. Regina Navuga, a program officer at Southern and Eastern …

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Bishop Mutebi commences leukemia treatment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kings College Hospital in the United Kingdom (UK) has commenced treating Rev. Canon Hannington Mutebi, the Assistant Bishop of Kampala Diocese for leukemia. Bishop Mutebi, 59, was recently diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia and taken to the United Kingdom for specialized treatment. …

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EU steps up fake news fight before elections

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | The European Union launched Wednesday a system for member countries to alert each other to online disinformation spread by opponents such as Russia to undermine next year’s key elections. The bloc also urged Facebook and other social media platforms to follow through on pledges to …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni meets BOU chief Mutebile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Fixing Bank of Uganda: Museveni meets Mutebile THE LAST WORD Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga concert: Why Uganda (like other African countries) keeps rotating around the same roundabout INVESTIGATION Behind the scenes efforts to save Kasekende, …

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