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Five MPs in hospital after Entebbe Road accident

Five Members of Parliament (MPs), Jesca Ababiku, Maureen Osoru, Isaac Etuka, Tom Aza and Zaitun Driwaru were this evening involved in accident on Entebbe Road. Reports indicate they were driving back from a meeting at State House before the accident at Namasuba, just minutes before reaching the capital city Kampala. …

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Besigye to be tried in court not prison

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye should be tried for treason in court and not a high security prison as the prosecution had requested,  a Kampala court ruled on Wednesday. Besigye, who claimed fraud after coming second in February’s presidential election, was arrested last month for …

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House Approves 80 Member Cabinet

NBS: Parliament this afternoon endorsed an 80-member cabinet in a new wave of events as president Museveni prepares to deliver what he calls a middle income status in his fresh 2016/2021 term of office. The motion faced stiff resistance from the opposition who argued against the blotted cabinet.   Share …

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Parliament vets First Lady

NBS:Parliament starts a three day vetting process of the newly appointed ministers. 17 out of the 81 ministers were the first to interface with the Parliamentary appointments committee that was chaired by Speaker Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga.     Share on: WhatsApp

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TOURISM: Tanzania, like Uganda, faces new VAT battle

ATC News by Wolfgang H. Thome Tanzania’s tourism industry may be in for a rough year ahead should proposals for adding Value Added Tax (VAT) on tourism services be sanctioned by parliament. The 18 percent tax, if implemented, would apply for any service rendered, from park fees to transport and …

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Total’s GAPCO acquisition

Final touches are being made on a deal in which Total will take over all GAPCO operations in the region. The development follows months of intense negotiations between the two for Total Outre Mer SA, the retailing arm of Total, to acquire all the Gulf Africa PetroleumCorporation (Gapco) assets in …

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Primary education to the test

Will institutionalising nursery school education overturn the appalling learning deficit? It’s about 6:30 pm. Most workers are heading home after a long day; not yet for the three men working at this construction site at Lusanja inWakiso District.As they carry bricks and piles of concrete with an obvious gait in …

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