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Boda boda rider sentenced to a year in jail for riding without a driving permit

Boda boda rider sentenced to a year in jail for riding without a driving permit

By Ruth Anderah: City Hall Court has sentenced a boda boda rider to a one year and two months imprisonment after found him guilty of driving a motor cycle without a driving permit and a third party insurance. Azizi Ssekitoleko has been convicted by court’s grade one ...

David Kugonza

August 15th, 2017

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3.3 trillion needed for public servants pay rise

3.3 trillion needed for public servants pay rise

By Ritah Kemigisa: The Public Service Commission has revealed that government requires an extra Shs3.3 trillion annually if it is to increase the salary of all public servants in the country under the salary scale category from U1 to U8. Public servants under the salary ...

David Kugonza

August 15th, 2017

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Judicial officers want official cars

Judicial officers want official cars

By Ritah Kemigisa: Judicial officers have asked government to procure for them vehicles if they are to actively execute their mandate in handling land justice matters. Speaking to KFM, the Uganda Judicial Officers Association Godfrey Kaweesa says according to the law a judge

David Kugonza

August 15th, 2017

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Museveni – limit taxes imposed on informal business groups

Museveni – limit taxes imposed on informal business groups

By Damali Mukhaye: President Museveni has written to the Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, directing him to communicate to all government agencies to limit taxes imposed on informal business groups. In a letter dated July 22 2017 Museveni directed that all operators of ...

David Kugonza

August 15th, 2017

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Three including incumbent Muntu nominated for FDC presidential race

Three including incumbent Muntu nominated for FDC presidential race

By Damali Mukhaye The incumbent FDC party president Major Gen Mugisa Muntu has promised to strengthen party cohesion as a vehicle to capture state power. Speaking to the media shortly after his nomination earlier this afternoon, Muntu said the only weapon that will weaken ...

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August 14th, 2017

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