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Supreme Mufti Kayongo rejects “Unity” Prayers

Supreme Mufti Kayongo rejects “Unity” Prayers

The office of the Supreme Mufti has disassociated itself from what it has described as unprincipled call for unity by the leaders at Old Kampala. This is after the leadership of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council organized a national unity prayer session slated for Friday at ...

Catherine Ageno

January 27th, 2015

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NSSF, UBTS launch blood donation drive

NSSF, UBTS launch blood donation drive

The National Social Security Fund is moving to address the growing blood deficit at the Uganda Blood Transfusion Services. “Uganda needs 300,000 units of blood annually, but we normally collect only 170,000 units a year”, says Dr. Dorothy Byabazire the Director UBTS ...

Catherine Ageno

January 27th, 2015

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Another Chinese company eyes Standard Gauge Railway

Another Chinese company eyes Standard Gauge Railway

A new Chinese company has expressed interest in the construction of the standard gauge railway. China Railway Group Limited, one of the companies that have expressed interest in constructing the 22 trillion shillings railway, met the committee members, who are currently in ...

Catherine Ageno

January 27th, 2015

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UN needs $1.8tn for post 2015 agenda- Kutesa

The United Nations requires at least 1.8 trillion dollars annually to facilitate the implementation of the post 2015 development agenda. The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Sam Kutesa has told journalists that the funds will be mobilized to help developing ...

Catherine Ageno

January 27th, 2015

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Compensation of war claimants starts soon- Museveni

Compensation of war claimants starts soon- Museveni

Government has promised to fast track the compensation of people who lost their cattle and property during the insurgency in the late 1980’s. Under the Prime Minister’s office, the Iteso were to be compensated and their farms restocked however this was not implemented. ...

Catherine Ageno

January 26th, 2015

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