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Museveni Orders KCCA to Allow Tuk-Tuk Tricycles to Operate Again

President Yoweri Museveni has directed Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to allow tri-cycle taxis known as Tuk Tuk to operate. Recently, Kampala minister Beti Kamya banned tri-cycle tuk-tuks from operating alongside motorcycle taxis known as bodabodas and taxis after scuffles between the operators of tuk-tuks, and taxis. Museveni on Tuesday campaigned for

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Uganda the Best Country for Fruit Growing in Africa – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has held discussions with Mr. Herbert Hlawati, Managing Director of an Austria-based Agrana Fruit Services, who called on him this evening at State House, Nakasero. Mr. Hlawati is in Uganda to look into opportunities available in the country related to the fruit processing industry. President Museveni, while welcoming him,

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Airtel Uganda Extends Free Health Services to Kampala Community

Residents of Kosovo and surrounding areas, a medically under-served slum area in the Rubaga Division of Kampala city last weekend received free health services at a free Airtel Uganda community health fair. In partnership with The Hind’s Feet Project, a Non-Profit Organization that focuses on making health information accessible to all,

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Alcohol Kills 11, Police Grills Bar Owners

At least 11 people have died after consuming a local brew in the past two weeks in Maganjo Zone, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District, Uganda Police says. Locals say those who consumed the brew would develop dizziniess, vomiting and become partially blind. They would then die in a short while later. Police suspects

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NIRA Speaks out on Theft of National ID Data Claims

The National Identification and Registration Authority (Nira) has spoken out on media reports that national ID data had been stolen. Nira’s clarification is in response to a report carried by government-owned daily The New Vision at the weekend titled ‘Panic as National ID Data is Stolen’. According to Nira, The New Vision

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EADB Completes Another Medical Training in Cancer Management

The East African Development Bank in partnership with the British Council and the Royal College of Physicians have concluded yet another medical training of selected medical practitioners in Eastern Uganda. The training which took place in Soroti,is part of a medical training programme that EADB is carrying out across four East

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Land Probe: Senior Registrar of Land Titles Arrested

The commission of inquiry into land matters has ordered the arrest of senior registrar of titles in the land ministry. Ajara Ataro was accused by lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, the head of the commission, of disrespecting the commission. An apology had earlier been forced out of Ataro after she ‘discourteously’ answered questions

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DFCU Bank Boosts 2017 Uganda’s Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies’ Survey

DFCU Bank on Wednesday (June 21st, 2017) announced its sponsorship of the 2017 Uganda’s Top 100 mid-sized companies’ survey. The announcement was made during a press conference at the dfcu Bank Headquarters in Nakasero, Kampala. The Top 100 Survey aims at identifying Uganda’s fastest growing medium-sized companies in order to showcase business

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President Museveni Meets Investor Rakesh Wahi

President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday (June 21st) received and held a meeting with the Chairman of the United Arab Emirates-based CMA Investment Holding, Mr. Rakesh Wahi who called on him at State House, Nakasero. The Holding specializes in a range of activities that include CNBC Africa Television network and Murdoch University.

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Bank of Uganda Cuts Lending Rate to Lowest Level Since 2011

Bank of Uganda has reduced the Central Bank Rate (CBR) by one percentage point between April and June. In June, CBR was at 11 per cent but on Monday Bank of Uganda further cut the rate to 11 per cent. Central Bank governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile says the cut will address inflationary

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