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“Invest wisely” – Museveni to 19 Retiring UPDF Generals

President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of Uganda Armed Forces has advised the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) retirees to invest their retirement package wisely and create a base for themselves in civilian life. The President was on Monday evening speaking at a farewell party he hosted at State House, Entebbe for

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Parliament Pays Tribute to Mukwano

Members of Parliament have hailed the late Amirali Karmali Mukwano as a great entrepreneur whose enterprises enabled Ugandans to improve their livelihoods through access to jobs as well basic needs. In a motion moved by the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, for a resolution of Parliament to pay tribute to Mukwano,

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Ugandan Athlete Shida Leni Wins Silver in Women’s 400M at World University Games

Ugandan athlete Shida Leni from Bugema University won a Silver Medal in the Women’s 400m at the World University Games in Naples Italy on Wednesday (10th July, 2019). Having been knocked out in the Semi-Finals in the 2 previous editions (2015 & 2017) of the Games, her coaches for the last 6

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Burial Programme for Fallen Hickory Bar Owner Arnold Mugisha Released

The burial program for fallen Hickory bar owner Arnold Aine Mugisha has been released. The family has announced that there will be a funeral service on Wednesday, 10th July 2019 at 10:00AM at All Saints Cathedral Nakasero, Kampala. Anold will later be laid to rest on Friday 12th July 2019 at 2:00PM

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Pine Car Bond Proprietor Ssebuwufu Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison Over Murder

High Court in Kampala has Monday (1st July, 2019) sentenced Pine Car Bond proprietor Muhammad Ssebuwufu to 40 years in prison over the murder city business woman Donah Katushabe. Ssebuwufu and seven others; Godfrey Kayiza, Philp Mirambe, Stephen Lwanga, Paul Tasingika, Yoweri Kitayimbwa, Damaseni Ssentongo and Shaban Otuddu were last week convicted of three counts of murder,

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Bombardier Quits Commercial Aviation After Failing to Break the Boeing-Airbus Stranglehold

Bombardier has given up on commercial aviation, selling its regional jet business to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHVYF) for $550 million in cash. The sale marks the end of an era for Montreal-based Bombardier, which has been forced to admit defeat in the face of heavy competition from the industry's entrenched duopoly, Boeing(BA) and Airbus (EADSY). Bombardier (BDRAF) CEO Alain Bellemare said the

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Speaker Kadaga Presides at Bunyoro King’s 25th Coronation, Pledges Local Content Bill

Parliament is determined to push through a Private Member's Bill on Local Content despite the reluctance from government. This, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, said is intended to boost and protect the livelihoods of the local communities in which the multinational corporations operate. "We passed the oil law having included local

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Deported MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte Returns to Uganda After Presidential Pardon

President Yoweri Museveni has pardoned deported MTN Uganda Chief Executive Officer Wim Vanhelleputte and ordered the Immigration Department to allow him to return to the country. Mr. Vanhelleputte who headed MTN Uganda since 2016 was arrested and deported in February this year. A Deportation Order signed by Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo, deemed

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