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ICPAU to hold 11 th edition of financial reporting awards

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda is teaming up with the Capital Markets Authority, the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Vision Group to hold the 11th edition of the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards, executives said on June 15 at a virtual press conference. …

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Kabushenga retires from New Vision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vision Group’s Managing Director and CEO Robert Kabushenga will hand over office in 90 days time, after asking for early retirement. Vision Group, Uganda’s leading media house, issued a statement explaining the decision of their long-serving CEO. Kabushenga was only the company’s second CEO, having …

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Minister Nabakooba tells presidential debate organizers to go to UBC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has advised organizers of the presidential debate to consider using the National broadcaster, UBC and Vision Group televisions such as Bukedde TV to telecast the presidential debate as a solution to lack of funds. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Judith Nabakooba, the Minister …

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Vision Group raises alert after journalist tests positive

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Vision Group has raised a work place alert after a male journalist working with Bukedde News Paper tested positive for Coronavirus Disease-COVID-19.  The journalist whose samples were tested over the weekend has been picked by the Ministry of Health team for treatment. The search for …

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COVID-19 case at The New Vision

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | A member of staff of The New Vision has tested positive for COVID-19 and the media house plans further checks to ensure more are not infected. “I wish to inform you that Vision Group has registered a case of COVID-19. One …

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Parliament to probe mass layoffs at Vision Group

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Finance committee will start a probe into Vision Group’s recent decision to close three of its regional newspapers and examine the lay-offs which affected hundreds of their staff. The media conglomerate runs more than 10 media units comprising Newspapers, magazines and broadcast channels …

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Vision group employee in Mbarara found dead

Mbarara, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  An employee of Vision Group in Mbarara District who went missing three days ago has been found dead. Christine Kabasweka Akiiki’s body was discovered on Saturday in her room on Mayor’s house along Bucunku Road. Kabasweka who is from Kachwamba, Fort Portal Municipality has been …

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Ministry still puzzled on how to distribute self-study materials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education and Sports Ministry authorities are still puzzled on how to distribute the self-help materials for primary and secondary learners due to lack of clear data indicating where the learners can be found. The decision to distribute the self-study material was communicated six …

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Vision Group Principal Accountant jailed 5 years for theft of 262m

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Former Vision Group Principal Accountant Peter Mubbale has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for stealing 262m shs from his employer. Anti-corruption court Judge Margret Tibulya convicted 60 year old Mubbale yesterday, cancelled his bail and sent him to Luzira prison where he spent the …

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