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Katuntu Committee recommends refund of sh6bn ‘Presidential Handshake’

I suggest that on top of refunding the money, the Presidential Handshake beneficiaries each make a public apology – Anna Adeke Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda’s Parliament has overwhelmingly approved recommendations from its Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises requiring 42 public officials to refund Ushs 6 billion shared out …

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Saudi king’s son named crown prince: royal decree

Saudi king’s son named crown prince: royal decree Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, who has been fired. According to a royal …

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Macron in Morocco to discuss Libya, Qatar

Rabat, Morocco | AFP |  French President Emmanuel Macron was in Morocco Wednesday on a 24-hour visit for talks on battling terrorism as well as the Libyan conflict and Qatar’s dispute with its Gulf neighbours. As he stepped off the plane for his first visit to Morocco since his election …

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Gilbert Assi is new MD Vivo Energy Uganda

Fuel distributor, Vivo Energy Uganda, has hired a new managing director, Gilbert Assi, to replace Hans Paulsen who has been at the helm of the company over the  past three years. Paulsen has been promoted to a senior role in the company, working across all countries in Africa where it …

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Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline deal done, agreement signed

Ugandan ministers have today signed the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Inter-Governmental Agreement (EACOPIGA) after leaders of the two nation’s agreed last week that  all is set for construction to start. “This signing is landmark occasion after several months of negotiations,” said Ministry of Energy Permanent Secretary Stephen Isebalij, adding “the pipeline …

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