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Bank of Uganda sued

Bank of Uganda sued

Bank of Uganda has denied responsibility in the case in which it was sued, over a sculpture used on the 20,000 shs note. The Bank was sued by a Makerere University lecturer Sylvia Nabiteeko Katende for 1 billion Shs, over alleged violation of her intellectual properties. ...

February 21st, 2012

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Counterfeits Law to be fast tracked

Counterfeits Law to be fast tracked

  Government is asking partner states in the East African Community to enact legislation on counterfeit products if the vice is to be checked. Uganda is in the final stages of amending the Anti-counterfeits law while Kenya is the only country within the community with ...

February 14th, 2012

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Dr. Terry Kahuma suspended

Government has suspended the Executive Director Uganda National bureau of Standards Dr. Terry Kahuma over allegations of mismanagement. A statement issued by the ministry of Trade, industry and cooperatives says the suspension takes immediate effect to allow investigations ...

February 10th, 2012

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Ivory worth Shs 1billion recovered

Ivory worth Shs 1billion recovered

Uganda Revenue Authority has today handed over ivory worth 1 billion shillings to the Uganda Wild life Authority.  The 176 pieces of ivory were recovered together 189 pieces of hippo teeth and monitor lizards, worth 400 million shillings. The animal products were intercepted

February 10th, 2012

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Tourism marketing poor

Tourism marketing poor

Players in the tourism industry have criticized government over its reluctance to offer financial support to the sector over the years. Uganda has since last year been ranked among the top tourist destinations in the world, with the latest rankings from lonely planet ...

February 8th, 2012

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