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Daily News
Court turns down Yoshitha’s request to leave countryKaduwela Magistrate Dhammika Hemapala yesterday turned down a request made by Y
Court turns down Yoshitha’s request to leave country
Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
Kaduwela Magistrate Dhammika Hemapala yesterday turned down a request made by Yoshitha Rajapaksa to leave for Uganda with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to participate in a ceremony to mark the assumption of duties by the Ugandan President. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Zika Q&A: U.S. preps for virus 'scarier than we initially thought' | Videobe made available if needed in the future.Q: When did Zika emerge? A: Zika vir
Zika Q&A: U.S. preps for virus 'scarier than we initially thought' | Video
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 hours ago
be made available if needed in the future.Q: When did Zika emerge? A: Zika virus appeared for the first time in 1947 in Uganda. For decades, health experts considered it a minor-league virus that, until recently, was limited to a narrow belt of... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
MP criticises oil firm for ‘obscene’ tax avoidance « Jersey Evening PostTHE avoidance of £280 million of tax by a Jersey-based company when it sold an
MP criticises oil firm for ‘obscene’ tax avoidance « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 6 hours ago
THE avoidance of £280 million of tax by a Jersey-based company when it sold an oil field in Uganda has been openly criticised by a Labour MP during a Westminster debate. Jon Ashworth, the Shadow Minister without Portfolio, has attacked Island firm... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Chicano Federation Celebra su Almuerzo de Unidad Anualproporciona servicios a los refugiados viviendo en San Diego”, explicó Uzeta.
Chicano Federation Celebra su Almuerzo de Unidad Anual
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 6 hours ago
proporciona servicios a los refugiados viviendo en San Diego”, explicó Uzeta. Walter Lam nació y creció en el Norte de Uganda. Luego de graduarse de la preparatoria, huyó de una persecución política a Kenya. En este país, Lam se recibió una... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Chicano Federation Celebrates Annual Unity Luncheonprovides services to refugees living in San Diego,” Uzeta further explained. W
Chicano Federation Celebrates Annual Unity Luncheon
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 7 hours ago
provides services to refugees living in San Diego,” Uzeta further explained. Walter Lam was born and raised in northern Uganda. After his high school graduation, he fled political persecution to Kenya and attended Egerton University, where he... Read more
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DW
Uganda bans demonstrations, restricts media coverage |Opposition parties in Uganda had been planning several counter measures includi
Uganda bans demonstrations, restricts media coverage |
DW / Posted 8 hours ago
Opposition parties in Uganda had been planning several counter measures including demonstrations to block President Yoweri Museveni's re-inauguration on Thursday. "We are stopping it because there is a court order that says, 'do not cover live',"... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Mormon magiccompelling performances to keep the audience engaged with what was happening on
Mormon magic
Newton Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
compelling performances to keep the audience engaged with what was happening on stage. Candace Quarrels plays the young Ugandan village girl, Nabulungi who the missionaries meet on their assignment to Africa. Quarrels had a beautiful voice. She... Read more
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Stanford GSB
Stanford Business Program Takes Root in East Africaprivate-sector-led development, the Seed program will train these established e
Stanford Business Program Takes Root in East Africa
Stanford GSB / Posted 10 hours ago
private-sector-led development, the Seed program will train these established entrepreneurs from Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and Ethiopia through a yearlong, interactive, educational journey based at Seed’s new regional center in Nairobi,... Read more
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DW
Bad buildings - Nazi architecture and tourism |Yugoslavia. Other popular destinations include places associated with mass kill
Bad buildings - Nazi architecture and tourism |
DW / Posted 11 hours ago
Yugoslavia. Other popular destinations include places associated with mass killings like Idi Amin's torture chambers in Uganda. Many of these historically relevant sites are more than willing to take tourists' money, but not all of them provide... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 6 May 2016The authorities in Uganda are getting edgy in the lead-up to next week's sweari
African Press Review 6 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The authorities in Uganda are getting edgy in the lead-up to next week's swearing-in ceremony for President Yoweri Museveni. The live coverage of opposition protests by local radio and TV stations has been banned. And DRC opposition politian Moise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Villa Dares KCCASC Villa is coming off a 0-2 loss to The Saints in the Uganda Premier League (U
Villa Dares KCCA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
SC Villa is coming off a 0-2 loss to The Saints in the Uganda Premier League (UPL) on Tuesday. While the result could have jolted the Jogoos' title ambitions this season, the 16-time champions are not expected to give archrivals KCCA FC a free range... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lessons From Sam Ssimbwa's Fufa Banlocal game, writes JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE. A fortnight ago, Sam Ssimbwa was hande
Lessons From Sam Ssimbwa's Fufa Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
local game, writes JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE. A fortnight ago, Sam Ssimbwa was handed an eight-month ban by the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) and eventually sacked from KCCA, where he was assistant manager to Mike Mutebi. Ssimbwa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
City Oilers Begin Hoops Title DefenseBasketball League (NBL) finally tips off today at Lugogo Indoor stadium, as JOH
City Oilers Begin Hoops Title Defense
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Basketball League (NBL) finally tips off today at Lugogo Indoor stadium, as JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE reports. The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (Fuba) was expected to announce a new sponsor for this year's NBL yesterday but it did not come... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers Demand More Budget Allocationof the national budget, farmers under their umbrella group, Eastern and Souther
Farmers Demand More Budget Allocation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
of the national budget, farmers under their umbrella group, Eastern and Southern Africa Small-scale Farmers' Forum (ESAFF- Uganda), want government to increase the budget allocation to the agricultural sector. ESAFF members believe the government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Accountability and Child Soldiersadditional background, analysis, and sources on the Lord's Resistance Army and
Accountability and Child Soldiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
additional background, analysis, and sources on the Lord's Resistance Army and the conflict in Northern Uganda, widely publicized in the "Kony 2012" on-line campaign, see in particular:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Startimes to Screen Copa America Gamesexclusive rights for live telecast of the 2016 Copa America Centenario tourname
Startimes to Screen Copa America Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
exclusive rights for live telecast of the 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament in sub-Saharan Africa, which includes Uganda. This year's edition of the revered tournament, which kicks off June 3 in United States of America, is special as it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC and EU to Finalise Trade NegotiationsJohn Petter Gaustad (L), the chairman, European Business Forum in Uganda, and A
EAC and EU to Finalise Trade Negotiations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
John Petter Gaustad (L), the chairman, European Business Forum in Uganda, and Ambassador Kristian Schmidt. Ugandan goods are set to enjoy the benefits of a larger European market after the East African Community and the European Union ended... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Petitioned to Stop Museveni SwearingUganda President Yoweri Museveni. Citizens claim the president is 79 years old
Court Petitioned to Stop Museveni Swearing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni. Citizens claim the president is 79 years old Two citizens yesterday asked the High court to halt the May 12 inauguration of President Museveni. In their application, Moses Bigirwa and Hakim Kizza contend that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Massive Arrests as Security Snuff Out FDC DemonstratorsUganda President Yoweri Museveni. By Johnson Taremwa And Jonathan Kamoga Even
Massive Arrests as Security Snuff Out FDC Demonstrators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni. By Johnson Taremwa And Jonathan Kamoga Even with many of their leaders restricted from leaving their respective homes, FDC supporters yesterday held a series of demonstrations across the country, leading to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Student scientist from KwaZulu-Natal strikes gold with nanotubes for cleaner waterInstitute‚ who discussed alien invasive plants and how they disrupt the ecosyst
Student scientist from KwaZulu-Natal strikes gold with nanotubes for cleaner water
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Institute‚ who discussed alien invasive plants and how they disrupt the ecosystem; and - Savannah Nuwagaba from Uganda‚ a Stellenbosch University student who spoke about how mathematics is used to predict possible changes in animals’... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Okpekpe Race - Toroitich Dares Kenyans, Ethiopians for Top PrizeTimothy Toroitich of Uganda will be looking forward to end the dominance of Ken
Okpekpe Race - Toroitich Dares Kenyans, Ethiopians for Top Prize
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Timothy Toroitich of Uganda will be looking forward to end the dominance of Kenyans and Ethiopians at the fourth edition of the IAAF bronze label Okpekpe 10km International Road Race scheduled to hold in Edo State tomorrow. Just like his compatriot... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chess Kenneth Omollo Champ Plots to Retain National Titleduring this weekend's Nairobi Open Chess Championship at the Makini School. Th
Chess Kenneth Omollo Champ Plots to Retain National Title
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
during this weekend's Nairobi Open Chess Championship at the Makini School. The Kenyans will face stiff opposition from Ugandans during the second edition of the event that has attracted over 200 players. Omollo, who won at the inaugural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scores of Opposition Supporters Arrestedsaid they will enforce the order while Dr Besigye said the order was unconstitu
Scores of Opposition Supporters Arrested
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
said they will enforce the order while Dr Besigye said the order was unconstitutional and they would defy it. In western, Uganda, police detained 21 FDC supporters who had converged at different places to demonstrate. A similar operation was... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spain gets first case of Zika-related brain defect in a foetusby mosquitoes and has spread to more than 30countries. The Zika (ZEE'-ka) viru
Spain gets first case of Zika-related brain defect in a foetus
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
by mosquitoes and has spread to more than 30countries. The Zika (ZEE'-ka) virus was first discovered in monkey in Uganda in 1947 - its name comes from the Zika forest where it was first discovered. It is native mainly to tropical Africa,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Efforts for Conservation of Kagera Region Foreststhat is unique in the country. It was gazetted in 1947 The forest is a continu
Joint Efforts for Conservation of Kagera Region Forests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
that is unique in the country. It was gazetted in 1947 The forest is a continuation of Malabigambo Forest over the nearby Uganda border.The largest part consists of Baikiaea-Podocarpus seasonal swamp forest while the remainder is flooded acacia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Record Number of Films Set for Screening At ZIFF 2016Ousmane Competition. All of East Africa features strongly in this year's select
Record Number of Films Set for Screening At ZIFF 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Ousmane Competition. All of East Africa features strongly in this year's selection with five films from Kenya, three from Uganda and two from Rwanda," he added. There will also be three World Premieres taking place at the festival this year. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Recover Cow Stolen in UgandaJames Mbonera, a 70-year old Ugandan farmer from the south-western district of
Police Recover Cow Stolen in Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
James Mbonera, a 70-year old Ugandan farmer from the south-western district of Kabale, has expressed his appreciation of the Rwandan police for recovering his cow, after it was stolen and sold in Rwanda. The cow, stolen last month from Mbonera's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nationa Football Team Slightly Improves in FIFA Rankingsmaintained their place at the top of the global list, followed by Belgium, Chil
Nationa Football Team Slightly Improves in FIFA Rankings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
maintained their place at the top of the global list, followed by Belgium, Chile, Colombia and world champions Germany. Uganda remain top placed team in the East and Central African region, though the Cranes stay stagnant at 72nd position this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prices of Original Phones Up As Fake Ones Face Banbuy mobile phones because some of them fail to identify which one is fake and w
Prices of Original Phones Up As Fake Ones Face Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
buy mobile phones because some of them fail to identify which one is fake and what is original," Ms Helen said. Kenya and Uganda embarked on a move to switch fake mobile phones in 2012, forcing traders of such products to find a new home in... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Up Close With Virginia Huangsnorkeling with humpback whales in the Dominican Republic. On my bucket list is
Up Close With Virginia Huang
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
snorkeling with humpback whales in the Dominican Republic. On my bucket list is trekking to see the mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda. Favorite movie: “Forest Gump” Music of choice: Pentatonix, Coldplay Favorite place to eat: Breakfast at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vipers Stop Express As Uganda League Takes ShapeThe Uganda Premier League continues to excite many of fans around the country a
Vipers Stop Express As Uganda League Takes Shape
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
The Uganda Premier League continues to excite many of fans around the country as the race for the title takes shape. In a bid to retain the title, Vipers beat Express in a very tensed game played in Buikwe, situated in the Central Region of Uganda,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Grand Heist - a Perspective From the South On the Panama Papersoverall ability of governments to provide needs like education, health, housing
The Grand Heist - a Perspective From the South On the Panama Papers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
overall ability of governments to provide needs like education, health, housing, and other social services to citizens. In Uganda, this has happened through evasion of taxes from oil revenue. The Panama Papers reveal how Heritage Oil and Gas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nathi Mthethwa - African World Heritage Regional Youth Forum Closing CeremonyLesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sey
Minister Nathi Mthethwa - African World Heritage Regional Youth Forum Closing Ceremony
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This was a momentous occasion for young people from all over Africa to exchange experiences,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Remains 87th in Latest FIFA RankingsSwitzerland. Amavubi also maintained their 21st position on the continental le
Rwanda Remains 87th in Latest FIFA Rankings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Switzerland. Amavubi also maintained their 21st position on the continental level and second in the CECAFA region, behind Uganda Cranes (72), third is Kenya (116) followed by Burundi (122), Ethiopia is 123rd while Tanzania is 129th and sixth in... Read more
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News 8000
African choir teaches La Crosse students through song and dancefor students at North Woods International School on Thursday. The choir is mad
African choir teaches La Crosse students through song and dance
News 8000 / Posted 14 hours ago
for students at North Woods International School on Thursday. The choir is made up of children from an orphanage in Uganda. They go around the world telling their story through song and dance, hoping to teach other kids about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anwar Soussa Named MD for Airtel Ugandain 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has announced the appointment of Anwar
Anwar Soussa Named MD for Airtel Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has announced the appointment of Anwar Soussa, as the Managing Director of Airtel Uganda, with effect from June 1, 2016. Soussa has been the Managing Director for Airtel Chad since May 2015. Commenting on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Technology and Sources Renew Hope to End Africa Energy Woesa number of African countries battling energy crises, among them Lesotho, Malaw
Technology and Sources Renew Hope to End Africa Energy Woes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
a number of African countries battling energy crises, among them Lesotho, Malawi, host country Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, have met in the capital of Maputo to tackle the shortfalls. The meeting, held under the auspices of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCC to Licence New Spectrums to Boost Broadband ServicesCountries benchmarked included South Africa, United States, United Kingdom, Uni
NCC to Licence New Spectrums to Boost Broadband Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Countries benchmarked included South Africa, United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Canada and Uganda. Some of the stakeholders who made inputs, expressed satisfaction over the fresh plans to licence additional spectrum... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Firms Reward Best Local EmployeesThe Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E Zhao Yali has commended the government a f
Chinese Firms Reward Best Local Employees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
The Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E Zhao Yali has commended the government a for providing a peaceful environment for Chinese companies. Amb. Zhao, who was speaking at a ceremony where 30 Ugandan employees working in Chinese enterprises were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Murder Cases Dominate Supreme Court Sessionas well as Julius Mumbere who was convicted in regard to the Kasese attacks in
Murder Cases Dominate Supreme Court Session
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
as well as Julius Mumbere who was convicted in regard to the Kasese attacks in which many civilians, police officers and Uganda People's Defence Forces soldiers were killed. Meanwhile, the court has directed prison authorities to produce the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
20 Beneficiaries Get Scholarshipsand scholarship programme in Kampala on Thursday, HE Zhao Yali, the ambassador
20 Beneficiaries Get Scholarships
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
and scholarship programme in Kampala on Thursday, HE Zhao Yali, the ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Uganda said the 20 scholarships are in line with their agreement to provide free vocational education training to Entebbe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Owes Shs64 Billion to Umeme in Power BillsKampala — Government owes electricity distributor Umeme Uganda Limited Shs64.17
Govt Owes Shs64 Billion to Umeme in Power Bills
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Kampala — Government owes electricity distributor Umeme Uganda Limited Shs64.17 billion for power used by some departments, Daily Monitor has learnt. Umeme needs the money to pay for the bulk of electricity it buys from the Uganda Electricity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
URA Tells Traders to Issue Receipts for All Business Transactionsnecessary law be applied. A receipt is a document issued by a seller to a buyer
URA Tells Traders to Issue Receipts for All Business Transactions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
necessary law be applied. A receipt is a document issued by a seller to a buyer as evidence of a transaction. According to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), for businesses whose annual sales turnover is Shs10 million and above, receipts must be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pasuwa Gets April Salaryhas managed to get his salary for April and we have no problem," said Mahachi.
Pasuwa Gets April Salary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
has managed to get his salary for April and we have no problem," said Mahachi. The Warriors will battle the Cranes of Uganda on May 31 in a friendly international at the National Sports Stadium as part of their preparations for the game... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tax Professionals On the Spot Over Unethical Practicesbreed non-tax compliance or outright fraud are a disgrace to the country, tax a
Tax Professionals On the Spot Over Unethical Practices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
breed non-tax compliance or outright fraud are a disgrace to the country, tax and revenue experts have said. According to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Doris Akol, the executive director of the East African School of Taxation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Veterans Form Tourism Companyenable them develop tourism products in order to earn a living. Mr Nassur Bruh
Army Veterans Form Tourism Company
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
enable them develop tourism products in order to earn a living. Mr Nassur Bruhan, the chairman of Fronasa Economic Forum Uganda, said the company which was established in February, aims at improving the welfare of veterans instead of always... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Companies to Market Country's Tourism PotentialKampala — Tourism enthusiasts have challenged government to look at a bigger ma
10 Companies to Market Country's Tourism Potential
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Kampala — Tourism enthusiasts have challenged government to look at a bigger marketing picture of Uganda as they prepare to participate in this year's Indaba Travel Expo 2016. Ten companies will represent Uganda. Indaba, which kicks off on May 7,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Cross Boss Gets Fresh ChargesKampala — Former secretary general of Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Richard M
Red Cross Boss Gets Fresh Charges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Kampala — Former secretary general of Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Richard Michael Nataka has been slapped with new charges of fraud before the Anti-Corruption Court. In the new charges, Mr Nataka is accused of embezzlement, causing financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cipla Players Arrive in Liverpool to Live Football DreamChartered, Liverpool shirt sponsors, are facilitating the trip. The first edit
Cipla Players Arrive in Liverpool to Live Football Dream
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Chartered, Liverpool shirt sponsors, are facilitating the trip. The first edition, won by Roofings Limited, saw the Ugandans' Liverpool dream ended in Nairobi last year. But the bank changed the strategy this time to allow the winners in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jogoos Stand in KCCA's Title PathKampala — Usually, a Villa-KCCA title-shaping match would be the most anticipat
Jogoos Stand in KCCA's Title Path
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Kampala — Usually, a Villa-KCCA title-shaping match would be the most anticipated showdown for any ardent Uganda Premier League fan. This specific clash comes at a time when the two rivals are at different wave lengths, but that nonetheless won't... Read more
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