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MBARARA: 300 fail to make it to new market list

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 300 vendors have missed out on the newly verified Mbarara Central Market list. Two weeks ago Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister appointed a 25-member committee chaired by the Acting Principal Commercial Officer Joseline Kiconco to carry out a new verification of …

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SALARIES: Mixed reactions after teachers start day 1 of strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A strike is underway for teachers under the Uganda National Teachers Union who are protesting the salary enhancements for Science teachers. This follows the government’s decision to increase the salaries of science teachers to the tune of sh4million while the art teachers and those in …

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Background to the sh48 trillion Uganda budget

BUDGET summary 2022/23 ➡ Shs.48,130.7 billion ❇Domestic revenue: Shs.30,797.3 bn with Shs.23,754.9 bn as tax revenue & Shs.1,795.9 bn as non tax revenue. ❇ Domestic borrowing is Shs.5,007.9bn ❇ Budget support is Shs.2,609.2bn ❇External financing for projects amounts to Shs.6,716 bn of which Shs.4,625.7bn is from loans & Shs.2,090.5 bn …

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Mirroring the life of martyrs

How Martyrs’ Day June 03 and the life in Uganda today mirror the dark old days of Kabaka COMMENT | ANDREW DAVID OMONA | Martyrs’ Day in Uganda commemorates the bold decision of some early converts to Christianity to give up their lives for the sake of the gospel. The …

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Karamoja food crisis worsens

Donors urged to invest in both emergency response and long-term solutions ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | Insecurity, cattle rustling, COVID-19 after shock, rising food prices, climate change and limited resources are some of the factors pushing thousands of Karimojong households into destitution, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification …

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