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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Col Besigye’s protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Col. Besigye’s protests: Will they ever achieve change? THE LAST WORD Uganda’s Prisoners’ Dilemma: Why public investments and appointments are economically inefficient in multi ethnic societies ANALYSIS America snubs Museveni again: Crackdown on …

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MUSEVENI: No subsidies, no tax cuts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda cannot take the risk of cutting subsidies and removing taxes from imported products. “That would be definite suicide. It will deplete both family savings and National Reserves, leading to the inability to pay for imports,” he said in …

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Portuguese govt announces measure to cap gas price

Lisbon, Portugal | Xinhua | The Portuguese Council of Ministers announced on Friday a measure to halve the price of gas used for electricity production for both domestic and industrial consumers, who have been severely affected by this year’s electricity price inflation. The mechanism adopted by Portugal after negotiation with …

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Ethiopia announces new increases in fuel prices

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The Ethiopia Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI) has announced a decision to hike gas prices by 16 percent starting Sunday. The ministry said in a press statement released Saturday evening that the price hike would see gas prices rise from 31.74 Ethiopian …

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Cassava farmers decry low prices

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cassava farmers organized under the Acholibur Parish Project, APP, in Pader district are complaining of the low price of cassava per kilogram being offered by Bukona Agro Processors Limited. The APP, an initiative of Archbishop John Baptist Odama, was started in 2017 with the purpose …

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GOVT: Don’t panic over increase in commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has urged Ugandans to stay calm, not to panic as commodity prices rise saying that the situation is only temporary. Speaking at the government media center in Kampala, the Minister for ICT and National Guidance Dr. Chris Baryomunsi said the causes for the …

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