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EC set to spend Sh24.5billion on voter’s register display

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission-EC is to spend Shillings 24 billion on the voter’s register display exercises across the country. The exercise that kicks off on February 19 will run until March 10th, 2020. Sam Rwakojo, the EC Secretary who is also the Accounting Officer, says the …

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Uganda releases 13 more Rwandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has released 13 more Rwandan nationals detained on crimes related to threatening national security. This brings to 22, the number of Rwandan nationals released by Uganda and immediately deported to their country. The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan …

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Standard Chartered manufacturers’ business forum attracts 150

  Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Standard Chartered Bank Uganda has today (Feb.18) organized a Manufacturers’ Business Forum for over 150 manufacturers and various stakeholders at Hotel Mestil in Kampala. The aim was to provide a platform for market players to network, share forward-looking insights and best practices, according …

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Indians deserve to be Ugandan tribe

Ravi Shankar, the Indian High Commissioner to Uganda says Indians are already recognised in Kenya. However,  whether they are entitled to be a tribe is something which has to be addressed and examined by the government of Uganda. He spoke to The Independent’s Ronald Musoke about this and more. India …

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Behind URA’s Shs700bn shortfall

Taxman to capitalize on new revenue collection initiatives to achieve better results going ahead Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Doris Akol, the Commissioner General at the Uganda Revenue Authority and her team have recently been in the news over failure to hit the revenue target. This is happening amidst …

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NEMA: Lake Victoria is a naturally self cleansing system

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has said they are working with Kenya and Tanzanian authorities on how to sustainably manage Lake Victoria, that the media has in the past week described as endangered. Uganda’s Daily Monitor and  Kenya’s Daily Nation featured a story …

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‘We want power’

DP leaders explain frustration with Mao as leader Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Norbert Mao, the current leader of Uganda’s oldest political organisation; the Democratic Party (DP) is at his best when gabbing – and some of his fellow leaders do not like that. They wish he could lead …

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