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CSOs decry tax exemptions in oil pipeline project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Clauses in the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Special Provisions) Bill, 2021 have rattled a section of civil society organisations over concessions and tax exemptions in the proposed legislation. During an appearance before the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director …

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Netball She Cranes in Namibia for Pent Series Opener

In match-day one game, Uganda will play Zambia, Namibia will battle Kenya while Malawi will take on Zimbabwe.   Windhoek, Namibia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Netball team, the She Cranes is aiming for victory over Zambia in their opener in the Pent series starting today in Windhoek, Namibia. Uganda’s …

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Two shot in enforcement of curfew in Wobulenzi

Wobulenzi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been shot by Policemen during enforcement of the night curfew in Wobulenzi town council, Luwero district. The injured have been identified as Ivan Ssepuuya aged 25 years a resident of Kigulu zone and Beatrice Nakitende aged 17, a resident of Kikoma …

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COMMENT: Beware of home made bombs

COMMENT | Samson Tinka | For close to three years, Uganda has gone through several cycles of terrorism attacks, both rural and urban. The rural ones were protracted and took a long time to deal with by government security while the rural terrorism was largely handled and the whole country seemed …

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How online tech is enhancing human trafficking

ANALYSIS | THE INDEPENDENT | Human traffickers who trick people with fake job offers and promises and then exploit them for profit are taking advantage of online technologies for every step of their criminal activities. Research conducted by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) shows how victims are …

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