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Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo

Uganda’s dream of reviving a national carrier are getting closure to actualization. This is after Uganda Airlines, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for two A330-800neo, the new version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner. The agreement was announced at Farnborough airshow by Ephraim Bagenda, CEO of Uganda Airlines and Eric Schulz, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. …

Uganda is safe- IGP Ochola

By Ritah Kemigisa. The inspector general of police Martins Okoth Ochola has assured Ugandans of security amid speculations that the country was to be attacked. Reports on social media fabricated by a one Dr Kiyingi were making round of late showing how Uganda was to be attacked by a group of terrorists. However according to …

Excise duty amendment bill to be tabled today

By  Samuel  Ssebuliba. The ministry of finance is today set to table a revised Excise Duty (amendment)Bill 2018 that is intended to effect a reduction of tax on mobile money transactions from 1% to 0.5%. This shift followed public outrage that forced the president to disown the 1% tax on all mobile money transactions saying …

MUK senior management officials summoned to state house

By Damali Mukhaye. Makerere University senior management officials have been summoned for a meeting with president Museveni at state house Entebbe over various issues currently affecting the Ivory Tower. Although the full agenda of the meeting is not known, the issues to be discussed include that of staff arrears which seem to be persistent despite …