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E-LogRev: Uganda rolls out new Electronic Revenue Management System

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Local Government has rolled out the automated Revenue Management System, e-logRev aimed at increasing revenue collections. The online tool is used for local taxpayers’ registration, payment assessments, e-payment, reconciliation, enforcement, reporting and integration with other government agencies. The system was launched …

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Changing Uganda’s electoral system

Citizens want real reforms not the cosmetic changes the Attorney General tabled five Bills before parliament COMMENT | CRISPIN KAHERU | On 25 July, the Attorney General of Uganda, William Byaruhanga tabled five electoral reform Bills in Parliament. The Bills were: the Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill No.17, 2019, the Parliamentary …

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Blocking activists on social media

How Uganda is using old and new laws crack down on citizens, activists and politicians who criticise the president COMMENT | RONALD KAKUNGULU-MAYAMBAL Activists who use digital media are protected by international law and protocols that guarantee freedom of expression. Under international law, freedom of expression is also protected on …

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Unmanned borders still challenge Ebola screening efforts- IOM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The existence of informal and unmanned entry points between the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and several other countries, is a hindrance to all efforts to tame the deadly Ebola virus, according to health and immigration officials from the two countries. They observe that …

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Ending HIV stigma

Woman wrongly convicted of spreading HIV released Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | During the Christmas holiday of 2018, Sylvia Komuhangi went on a tour in northern Uganda and decided to visit her friend Grace Anena in Kitgum. It was a visit that would change her life. And her life …

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