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Government registers 2400 Ugandans stranded abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has so far registered 2400 Ugandans stuck abroad following the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. In April, government through the different Ugandan Embassies and High Commissions abroad started the process of registering and verifying Ugandans who are stranded due to …

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Ugandans stranded in Middle East as companies close

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans working in the Middle East are among the millions of people stranded after companies temporarily closed down because of the outbreak of COVID -19. The governments in many Middle Eastern countries have ordered for mandatory shutdowns to slow down the spread of the …

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Uganda has over 500 billionaires – Knight Frank report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A report by estate agent Knight Frank indicates that 494 Ugandans each own wealth worth at least $500,000 (1.8bn Uganda shillings). The index shows the minimum threshold. This means that of the 494 individuals, there are those that own wealth in the excess of USD1m …

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Museveni urges Ugandans to embrace modern farming

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated a call to Ugandans to embrace modern farming practices. He observed that although Ugandans have taken remarkable steps to get out of poverty, they need to embrace market oriented agriculture. The president said that projects like zero grazing for dairy, …

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Minister Bahati asks Ugandans to celebrate Kanye West’s visit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Finance, David Bahati has urged Ugandans to celebrate the visit of American rapper, Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian. Kanye West is currently camped at Chobe Safari Lodge in Murchison Falls National Park where he has been recording a new …

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Prof Mulengani to Ugandans: Up your competitiveness

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renowned management scholar, Prof. Allan Katwalo Mulengani, says Ugandans have to up their competitiveness in the marketplace or else they will be overrun by foreign interests. Mulengani, the Director of Nairobi-based Abacus Business School, was speaking at a business banking breakfast meeting organized by …

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