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Uganda pension assets up 25%

Pension sector assets topped Shs 6.5 trillion in 2015, a new report by the Uganda Retirements Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) has shown. URBRA CEO David Nyakundi told journalists that the increase in the assets was attributed to the improving quality of governance in both public and private schemes in the …

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VIDEO: A history of sold UBC properties

NBS: The revelation that yet another public officer fraudulently acquired properties of Uganda broadcasting Corporation, UBC is not a new story. Several public figures have fraudulently acquired UBC properties including land, masts and radio equipment much to the anger of the public. We explore the UBC properties that have since …

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Legendary boxing coach Dick Katende dead

Legendary boxing coach Dick Katende has passed on. Though the cause of his death is still very much speculative, reports claim he slipped and hit his head on a hard surface at his home in Naguru. The fall turned out to be fatal. In a condolence message, the Uganda Sports …

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Proposed government bailout exposes emperor’s nudity

COMMENT: Nimrod Muhumuza After years of touting of Uganda’s positive economic growth in flowery language, citing growth in the manufacturing and real estate sector, and reduced poverty and inflation statistics, it is now emerging that the government is contemplating forking out over Shs1 trillion to relieve over 100 companies facing …

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Doctors killing pain wrongly

Pain, the unpleasant physical and sometimes emotional experience, is almost analogous to being alive. Doctors divide pain into two types; acute and chronic.  Chronic pain is that which lasts longer than a month whereas acute is that which goes away when it’s cause ceases. Chronic pain, doctors say, often begins …

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Peter Mwesige given task to review UBC

Dr Peter Mwesige, African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) Executive Director, has been named to head a committee to review Uganda Broadcasting Corporation. The terms of reference of the committee will include an organisational capacity assessment; studying the quality of content and services of all UBC channels; assessing the innovative …

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