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NSSF in capacity building drive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s pension fund plans to equip leadership skills to most of its employees as part of the effort to achieve a Shs20bn target in contribution by 2025. This follows graduation of 132 of its staff on Nov. 08 upon completion of the 8 month leadership …

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THIS WEEK: Mbarara councilor suffers acid attack

THIS WEEK: Mbarara councilor suffers acid attack Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Nov.08 a night before he was set to appear before the commission of inquiry investigating land matters, Amos Katureebe the councilor for Nyamityobora in Mbarara was attacked by unknown persons who poured acid on him. Katureebe who …

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THIS WEEK: ICC starts full probe into Burundi crisis

THIS WEEK: ICC starts full probe into Burundi crisis Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Just weeks after Burundi officially exited from the International Criminal Court (ICC), judges of the court on Nov. 09 authorized the office of the prosecutor to commence probe into the political and security crisis in the …

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THIS WEEK: LC elections suspended again

THIS WEEK: LC elections suspended again Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission on Oct.13 suspended Local Council (LC) elections following two court orders calling for halting the exercise. The suspended elections include those for women councils which were supposed to happen on November 14 and local council administrative …

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THIS WEEK: Former Mulago ED passes on

THIS WEEK: Former Mulago ED passes on Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At 68 years, Dr. Lawrence Kaggwa the former Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director succumbed to heart complications on Nov.10. Confirming the news to journalists, Dr. John Omangino said the retired surgeon had been admitted to Uganda Heart …

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THIS WEEK: Businessman Abid Alam under investigation

THIS WEEK: Businessman Abid Alam under investigation Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lead counsel of the commission of inquiry into land matters Ebert Byenkya has revealed that Businessman Abid Alam is being investigated over alleged murder and forceful eviction of people from land in Mubende district which is home …

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