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Emirates Named Best Airline Worldwide at 2017 Business Traveler Awards

Emirates’ focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations both in the air and on the ground were recognised yesterday with four accolades at the ‎Business Traveller Middle East 2017 Awards. At a ceremony attended by key travel industry executives, Emirates was crowned “Best Airline Worldwide”. It was also named “Airline with

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Besigye: My Mission is Not to be President

Four-time Ugandan presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said it is not his mission to hold the country’s top office but rather to fight for justice. Besigye, formerly President Yoweri Museveni’s personal doctor, has challenged Uganda’s three-decade leader Museveni at the ballot, unsuccessfully, at least according to official results from the

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ODM Vs NASA: War of Words Erupts over Leaked Flag Bearer Report

A leaked report indicating that the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) had recommended former prime minister and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga as the National Super Alliance (Nasa) flag bearer in the August presidential election has sparked off a war of words among political parties in the loose opposition

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President Kenyatta Launches Portal to Highlight Achievements Ahead of Elections

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday launched a public information portal (www.delivery.go.ke) that will showcase his government’s investments in projects across the country and other achievements. Speaking during the launch at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, the president, who is seeking another term in office in the August poll, said the

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It’s a Concoction: Minister Kabafunzaki Speaks out on Bribery Allegations

Herbert Kabafunzaki, the state minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, has spoken out on his arrest Saturday after he was reportedly nabbed taking a bribe. Kabafunzaki, also the Rubanda County MP was arrested with a one Brian Mugabo, a clearing agent. Police say that the minister was soliciting a bribe from

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Health Ministry PS Diana Atwine Dragged to Court in Mbarara Land Wrangle

A land wrangle involving Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Kanzira Atwine has dragged on for 17 years now with attempts for an out-of-court settlement dead on arrival. The family of late Elia Rwancwende accuses Dr Atwine of illegally buying off 30 hectares of their 66.84 hectares family estate at

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Janet Museveni Assures Lecturers of Pay Increment as Strike Looms

Education minister and first lady Janet Museveni has written to public universities assuring them of government’s commitment to increase staff salaries as promised by president Yoweri Museveni in the heat of university staff strikes in August 2014. In a letter dated March 3 to chairpersons of the public universities, Ms Museveni

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