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Ugandans to pay Shs100 more for Isimba power

Ugandans to pay Shs100 more for Isimba power

By Nelson Wesonga: Ugandans will pay Shs217 for the 183–megawatt Isimba hydro power project’s power, which is Shs73 more than earlier thought. Different Energy officials had in the past told Ugandans Isimba’s generation tariff will be  Shs 144 the equivalent of 6 US cents ...

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October 10th, 2017

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Koboko MPs call for peace amidst age limit amendment

Koboko MPs call for peace amidst age limit amendment

By Felix Warom Okello: The Member of Parliament for Koboko Evelyne Anite has asked voters to be peaceful when they return to consult them on lifting of the presidential age limit following the tabling of the bill for the first reading two weeks ago. Koboko, a stronghold for ...

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October 10th, 2017

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State prosecutors resume strike over low pay

State prosecutors resume strike over low pay

By Ruth Anderah State prosecutors have announced the resumption of their sit down strike starting today. This follows elapsing of the 90 days grace period given to the government to address their concerns which included salary increment, a tax waiver on their salaries and ...

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October 10th, 2017

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Medical doctors’ strike set for November 6

Medical doctors’ strike set for November 6

By Emmanuel Ainebyoona Medical doctors under Uganda Medical Association have voted to lay down their tools in all public hospitals on November 6 if government does not respond to their demands. At a stormy extraordinary meeting held at Mulago on Monday, doctors also voted to

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October 10th, 2017

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The Aga Khan recieves grand master medal

The Aga Khan recieves grand master medal

By Moses Ndhaye & Samuel Ssebuliba The government of Uganda has awarded His Highness the Aga Khan the Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa medal, which is Uganda’s highest civilian honour. President Yoweri Museveni decorated the Aga Khan at Bushenyi were the main

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October 9th, 2017

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