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Gov’t has injected less than UGX 200b into UDB since 2015

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda government has injected less than 200 billion Shillings as a capital contribution to the Uganda Development Bank (UDB) over the last five years, the institution’s published financials show. This is despite the fact that leaders – including President Yoweri Museveni – have been lyrical …

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Uganda airlines still busy despite lock down-CEO

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Airlines is busy with startup activities amidst the nationwide lockdown and global travel restrictions, according to management. President, Yoweri Museveni banned both incoming and outgoing passenger flights at Entebbe International Airport on March 25th 2020 as part of the measures to curb the spread of …

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Country suffers nationwide power blackout again

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda suffered a nationwide blackout on Saturday, the second in less than a month. Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, which is responsible for bulk purchase and transmission of power countrywide, said “We have lost transmission across the nation which has caused a nationwide blackout, please …

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Uganda registers 13 new COVID-19 cases

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda has registered 13 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest number in a single day. This brings to 114, the number of confirmed Covid19 cases in Uganda. The 13 cases were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers on May 8th, 2020. According …

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Court directs gov’t to ensure lawyers access their clients

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court Civil Division has directed government to provide detailed mechanisms to ensure that all lawyers access their clients. Justice Michael Elubu issued the order on Thursday afternoon, saying there is need for government to provide the mechanisms to guard against the constitutional rights …

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Zaake sues security officers for torture, theft

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Francis Zaake, the Member of Parliament representing Mityana Municipality has dragged government and individual police and army officers to court for torture. Zaake was arrested on April 19 from his home at Buswabulongo in Mityana municipality for allegedly endangering the lives of the people by …

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