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UTL Simcards to Become Compulsory for Ugandans Just like National IDs – Minister Anite

Government plans to make it mandatory for all Ugandans to own a Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) simcard just like national identity cards are. State minister for Investment and Privatization Evelyn Anite has said that this mandatory simcard acquisition will start once UTL’s woes such as huge debts and management crisis have

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UPDF Officers Cited in Mulago Hospital Land Row

Mulago Hospital, Uganda’s national referral hospital, has been enmeshed in a land scandal after a man claimed he owned the piece of land on which part of the hospital sits. Latima Mpagi on Tuesday woke up to employ men who fenced off the land in question. Later at 10am, the Mulago Hospital

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DStv Enters 1-Year Partnership with Uganda Swimming Federation

DStv Uganda, the leading pay-television entertainment company has entered into a partnership understanding with the Uganda Swimming Federation (USF) which will last from June 2017 - June 2018. The sponsorship entails the following 3 (three) major USF National Championships on the Federation's calendar including the National Inter-club Swimming Championships, 10 -

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PHOTOS: Tycoon Musiba’s Hotel Closed over Shs 1.3 Billion Debt, to be Auctioned

Court brokers have closed Western Meridian Hotel owned by a top tycoon Deo Owobusingye Musiba. The hotel is located in the western Uganda district of Bushenyi and is estimated to be worth over Shs 5bn. The hotel was closed Thursday morning after Musiba failed to pay a bank loan from Uganda Development

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FULL BUDGET SPEECH: Govt Says Economy is not in Recession, Divides Shs 29 Trillion National Cake

Rt. Hon. Speaker, in accordance with Article 155(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I am honoured to present the Budget for Financial Year 2017/18, on behalf of His Excellency, the President. The Financial Year 2017/18 Budget was approved by Parliament on 31st May 2017, in line with the

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‘Uganda’s Budget is a Bunch of Wasteful Expenditure’

Uganda’s National Budget is a collection of wasteful expenditure. Budget has allocated resources as though Uganda’s economy is doing great. The Budget continued to prioritise infrastructure (roads - including rail and energy) yet what the economy needs now is a stimulus. The Budget is sticking to the script even when

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2017-18 Budget: Winners and Losers, Cuts and Boosts

Parliament has approved Uganda’s 2017-18 national budget totalling to Shs 29 trillion. This followed the discussion of a report by the Budget Committee. Today, finance minister Matia Kasaija will read the budget at Kampala Serena Hotel. WINNERS But a look at the allocations reveals that nine dockets have received a boost in their budgets

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