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Ministry of Gender offers women collateral free loans

The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and secured sh43 billion support from the United Nations to support women employment efforts in Uganda. The ministry’s Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana announced plans this week to offer women loans at reduced rates though the Women Entrepreneurship Program (WEP). The development of …

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Entebbe Road madness

One of the temporary inconveniences that are making branding Uganda more complicated Amos Wekesa, arguably the face of Uganda’s tourism industry and self-confessed ‘brand ambassador’ for the country, rarely, if ever, makes negative comments about his country in public. He travels around the world marketing the country in his ‘I’m …

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UPDF: Soldier at Makindye Barracks shoots seven dead

THURSDAY 4PM BREAKING NEWS: Reports just in indicate at least eight people are dead after a shooting incident at Makindye Military Barracks in Kampala, Thursday afternoon. The barracks was sealed off soon after to allow investigations to take place. The first reports on the incident have come from the Uganda People’s Defence …

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Ugandan takes charge at top brewery UBL

  Mark Ocitti Ongom was on Thursday unveiled in Kampala as the new Managing Director (MD) of Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL), taking over from Nyimpini Mabunda. Ongom is only the second Ugandan to lead the beverage manufacturer since UK multinational Diageo Plc, acquired majority shareholding in East African Breweries Limited …

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Investigate Gulu attack, Acholi MPs say

NBS: Members of Parliament from Acholi region under their umbrella body Acholi Parliamentary Caucus want government to fully investigate the Gulu attacks to get to the bottom of the crisis. This follows the Sunday shootings that left a UPDF officer and a police officer dead, and several people arrested. Share …

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