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Fuel dealers raise prices to control demand

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recent spiraling in fuel prices in Uganda has been attributed to the need to ration the available fuel stocks rather than profiteering. Fuel prices have been rising sharply since late last year but since the beginning of this month, they have risen more sharply …

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Security identifies material used to make Kampala bombs

Museveni reveals chemicals used to make the two explosives in Kampala Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has revealed that ammonium nitrate was one of the chemicals used in the manufacture of the two bombs that were exploded in Kampala on Tuesday leaving seven people dead. …

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Govt defends petroleum distributors as fuel prices shoot up

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has defended petroleum distribution companies in Uganda against accusations that they are overcharging motorists for fuel products. The ministry says that it is still convinced that the fuel product distributors are well within acceptable margins, but that …

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Minister urges Ugandans to brace as fuel prices spike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ruth Nankbirwa, the Energy and Minerals Minister says Ugandans should tighten their belts because the government cannot intervene to lower fuel prices. The pump prices for petrol rose as high as 4,250 shillings by Wednesday, from about 4,190 shillings per litre. Generally, the prices have …

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Petrol, diesel prices soar to record high across Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fuel prices in Kampala have hit a new high, with a litre of petrol going for as high as 4,450 Shillings while diesel was quoted at 3,999 Shillings at some stations on Monday. This is an increase by an average of 300 Shillings over the …

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