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TOURISM EXPO: Is that a Lion or Leopard?

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The zoo section at the ongoing The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) is the most visited area, but the various questions the wildlife wardens face and the discussions that are going on there, explains why officials decided to put more emphasis on …

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MTN reduces data rates

 MTN reduces data rates Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MTN Uganda has revised data rates to continue the drive towards ensuring offering affordable internet to Ugandans. The reduction in data is expected to drive further internet connectivity, facilitate business growth and enable communication through internet-based channels. The rate reduction, according …

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THIS WEEK: Sam Mwandha is new UWA boss

THIS WEEK: Sam Mwandha is new UWA boss Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sam Mwandha has replaced Andrew Seguya as the new Executive Director of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Mwandha a Veteran Conservationist with experience spanning 20 years in wildlife management and conservation competed and beat the incumbent and Achilles …

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THIS WEEK: Boda Boda riders set to be registered

THIS WEEK: Boda Boda riders set to be registered Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst increasing complaints about the Boda Boda industry being unregulated, the government will soon start registering all cyclists in Kampala once drafting of guidelines is complete. Kampala City Council Authority’s Director for Corporate Affairs Peter Kaujju …

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THIS WEEK: Parliament honors Heart institute surgeons

THIS WEEK: Parliament honors Heart institute surgeons Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has moved a resolution to honor surgeons from the Uganda Heart Institute who have successfully conducted two surgeries on patients suffering from Coronary artery heart disease. Dubbed, triple and double coronary bypass heart surgeries, the operations conducted …

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Museveni tells EAC, ‘We are on the right side of history’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT| Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has urged East African leaders to push for political integration in order to secure the future prosperity of the region. “I am happy that the negotiators have agreed on the initial step of the confederation and on the framing of …

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