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 Ugandans paid more for eggs, peas in June- UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Ugandans were in June charged high prices for some food items compared to May 2020. This is according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures what Ugandans pay for various goods and services. The June …

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Prices for food, drinks dropped in March-UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans paid less for food and non-alcoholic drinks like juices and soda in March compared to what was paid in February. This is according to the Uganda Bureau of Statics (UBOS) has said. UBOS’ consumer price index (CPI) for March 2020, which captures what …

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Soroti battles teachers’ gap, and accommodation

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Soroti district has attributed the low performance in Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE to inadequate teaching staff and accommodation. 390 out of 867 teachers in the district lack accommodation. Soroti also operates on 71:1 [pupil: teacher] ratio against the 43:1 national average [2016 Statistical Abstract of UBOS]. According …

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Kenyan National arrested for theft of UNBS vehicle

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police in Hoima has arrested a Kenyan national on allegations of stealing a vehicle belonging to Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS. The suspect Felix Agoro 32 together with others still at large allegedly stole a land cruiser vehicle registration number UBD 172P. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine …

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Cost of houses increases in Rubaga, Kawempe divisions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The cost of houses in the areas of Rubaga and Kawempe experienced one of the highest increments last year, according to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS. In its latest residential property index release, the statistics agency said that property prices in these areas grew …

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Oxfam says government wrong on land

Recommends different approach to issues in new report Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A new report by Oxfam, the international development and humanitarian organisation, has faulted the government’s land policies. Titled `Locked out; How unjust land systems are driving inequality in Uganda’, the report re-emphasised dealing with gaps in …

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Companies hired more workers in November – Survey

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Companies hired more staff in the month of November as demand for their products increased, a new survey has shown. The Purchasing Managers Index, published by Stanbic Bank and IHS Markit shows that the business environment improved to 58.6 points in November from the …

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