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AFCON: Burkina Faso beats Comoros, Uganda to wait

Qualifiers for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after penultimate round of group matches this weekend: Guinea-Bissau (Group E winners) Morocco (Group F winners) Egypt (Group G winners) Ghana (Group H winners) Algeria (Group J winners) Senegal (Group K winners) Zimbabwe (Group L winners) Cameroon (Group M winners) **Mali  …

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Wapakhabulo appointed CEO of Uganda National Oil Company

Josephine Wapakhabulo, has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uganda’s National Oil Company (UNOC). Her appointment announced by company’s board chairman, Emanuel Katongole on Wednesday June 1, comes weeks after The Independent reported that she was being considered for the job. In his statement, Katongole noted that Wapakabulo …

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PHOTOGRAPHS: Uganda and Turkey sign 6 MOUs

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni Wednesday morning hosted visiting Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at State House Entebbe. Uganda and Turkey held bilateral meetings that were followed in the afternoon by signing of cooperation agreements and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in six areas of visas for diplomatic passport holders; cooperation in …

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Besigye lawyers storm out of court in treason case

Former FDC Uganda presidential candidate Kizza Besigye’s lawyers have stormed out of court after their client made a no show for the mention of his case. The state failed to produce the Uganda opposition leader who currently incarcerated at Luzira prison on treason charges, arguing there was an eminent security …

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