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Uganda’s inflation rises to 3.2 percent in February: UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The increase in prices of commodities and services over the last 12 months, ending February 2022 have pushed Uganda’s inflation to 3.2 percent up from 2.7 percent registered in January, the statistics agency has said. Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) in a Consumer Price Index …

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Cost of health care fell in December 2021: UBOS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans seeking health services paid less in December compared to the same period year ending November 2021, according to the report published the Uganda Bureau of Statistics(UBOS) The report released by UBOS at their offices in Kampala indicates that Ugandans paid 5.4 shillings less on …

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Uganda’s annual headline inflation up to 2.6 pct in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s annual headline inflation rate for the year ending November 2021 increased to 2.6 percent from 1.9 percent in October, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday. Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) said the difference is attributed to the increase in the prices of commodities. Core …

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UBOS: 80% of women experience violence at work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 8 out of 10 women in Uganda have experienced some form of violence at their places of work, according to a new study done by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS). The study was conducted between February 2020 and February 2021, on …

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Court blocks interdiction of five UBOS officials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has issued an interim injunction blocking the decision to interdict five officials of the Uganda Bureau of Statics-UBOS over allegations of corruption. The five are Dr Chris Ndatira Mukiza, the Executive Director, Dr Albert Byamugisha, the Chairperson Board of Directors, …

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Sugarcane farming: Why Busoga has remained the poorest

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busoga has the biggest number of sugarcane mills and huge acreage of sugarcane, making use of its fertile soil around Lake Victoria and Lake Kyoga coupled with good rains. However, the persistent poverty in Busoga continues to raise questions whether cane cultivation is benefiting farmers. …

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Second lockdown reversing economic recovery gains – Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recovery of the economy has suffered a setback following the 42 days that the country was under a lockdown, this is according to economic analysts. The economy was recovering from the effects of the March-to-June 2020 lockdown, with both the Bank of Uganda and the …

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Robinah Nabbanja

  Mobile cash and her changes in PM office Kampala, Uganda | JOSEPH WERE | Debonair. Reticent.   Uganda has recently had two very different prime ministers personality-wise; Amama Mbabazi and Ruhakana Rugunda. It is up to you to tick who of the two was debonair and who was reticent. Now …

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