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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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MPs to probe agreement with Russian car tracking company

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is to examine the agreement between Uganda and Global Security JSC, a Russian company that was awarded a 10-year contract to install digital monitoring systems in all motorcycles and vehicles in Uganda. This follows a motion by Tororo Woman MP Sarah Opendi, who said …

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Festive season blues

Mixed views on opportunities for traders Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | How will perennial festive season spenders behave amidst slow economic recovery that has not enhanced peoples’ disposable income? What are the chances that traders will make some money this time around given that COVID-19 lockdown measures are somewhat …

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Five foreign nationals arrested in Budaka for illegal entry

Budaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Budaka police are holding five foreign nationals for illegal entry into Uganda. Immaculate Alasom, the Bukedi North region police spokesperson identifies the suspects as Erasmas Dogso and Ziyad Abaala Duse, both Ethiopian nationals. The others are Samuel Abraham, Even Tesgarbr, Luwam Debesay, and a 2-year-old …

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East Africa’s terrorism hotspots

An expert examines the roots and solutions Uganda has had a string of terror attacks lately. The most recent bombings took place in Kampala’s central business district and were claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group. Tensions have been increasing across the border too, in Kenya. The government has instructed …

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Killing suspected ADF fighters

Human rights defenders condemn security forces for extrajudicial killings | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | On Nov. 17, social media sites were awash with grisly pictures of four men who had been executed and dumped on the roadside near Kisege trading Centre in Ntoroko District, in southwest Uganda.  Eye witnesses say …

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