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‘King Kong’ wins gold for Uganda at African boxing champs

Welterweight Muzamir ‘King Kong’ Kakande won his final fight Sunday as Uganda ended the AIBA African Boxing Championships in Congo Brazzaville with a gold and two silver medals. It is Uganda’s first gold in a major boxing tournament in 13 years. Uganda national champion Kakande beat Mauritian Merven Clair on …

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Why Bank of Uganda has cut CBR to 10%

  Says revamping the economy will depend on government spending Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Central Bank has once again lowered its indicative lending rate, the Central Bank Rate, in a bid to push commercial bank rates down and spur private sector borrowing in the next three months. …

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THIS WEEK: KCCA warned on procurement

THIS WEEK: KCCA warned on procurement A report by the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) internal audit office has raised queries over how the city authority handles its procurement exercises. The report for the third quarter of the financial year of 2016/2017 notes that at least seven contracts were awarded …

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THIS WEEK: Anti-pornography committee starts work

THIS WEEK: Anti-pornography committee starts work Father Simon Lokodo, the Minister for Ethics and Integrity has bolstered his fight against pornography by commissioning a government anti-pornography committee that has kicked off operations. The committee is headed by Dr Anette Kezaabu Kasimbazi. Other committee members include Dr Martin Sempa, Dalton Opwonya, …

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THIS WEEK: Makerere VC race takes shape

Prof Venansius Baryamureeba, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe and Prof Edward Kirumira are the three candidates out of whom the next Vice Chancellor for Makerere University will be picked. The three made impressive presentations as they sold their vision and leadership philosophies at a public forum attended by government officials, academic staff, …

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