Government to Give Tycoon 1,000 Acres

[Monitor] Kampala -Ministry of Finance officials are looking for at least 1.56 square miles (about 1,000 acres) in Wakiso District to help City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia to expand his flower business.

[Monitor] Kampala -Ministry of Finance officials are looking for at least 1.56 square miles (about 1,000 acres) in Wakiso District to help City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia to expand his flower business.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Katosi Case Suspect Claims U.S.$9 Million From Roads Authority

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) owes Eutaw Construction Company Shs33 billion for the works the company claims to have carried out on the Mukono-Katosi Road project, court heard on Wednesday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) owes Eutaw Construction Company Shs33 billion for the works the company claims to have carried out on the Mukono-Katosi Road project, court heard on Wednesday.

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Museveni Threatens State of Emergency, Arrests If Doctors Strike

[Monitor] Medical doctors under their umbrella body, Uganda Medical Association (UMA), are considering calling off their imminent strike after President Yoweri Museveni reportedly threatened to declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they down …

[Monitor] Medical doctors under their umbrella body, Uganda Medical Association (UMA), are considering calling off their imminent strike after President Yoweri Museveni reportedly threatened to declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they down their tools.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Equity Bank Bets Big On Uganda Subsidiary for Profit Growth

[East African] Equity Bank is looking at its Ugandan subsidiary as its best bet for growth in the coming years as its Kenyan and other regional markets slow down due to regulatory interventions, political squabbles and subdued commodity prices on the g…

[East African] Equity Bank is looking at its Ugandan subsidiary as its best bet for growth in the coming years as its Kenyan and other regional markets slow down due to regulatory interventions, political squabbles and subdued commodity prices on the global markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Celebrities to Promote Tourism in Uganda

[East African] Uganda will promote its tourism industry through local and international celebrities. Through a partnership with the Uganda Conservation Foundation, the Uganda Wildlife Authority, the international conservation group WildAid has launched…

[East African] Uganda will promote its tourism industry through local and international celebrities. Through a partnership with the Uganda Conservation Foundation, the Uganda Wildlife Authority, the international conservation group WildAid has launched a campaign titled "Poaching Steals from Us All."

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Business Partners International Boosts SMEs in E. Africa

[Independent (Kampala)] Vincent Kiyingi is the manager at the Business Partners Internation (BPI) -Uganda. He spoke to the Independent’s Isaac Khisa about financing SMEs in the country.

[Independent (Kampala)] Vincent Kiyingi is the manager at the Business Partners Internation (BPI) -Uganda. He spoke to the Independent's Isaac Khisa about financing SMEs in the country.

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Army Confirms Franco Gashumba Arrest

[Independent (Kampala)] The army has today paraded Franco Gashumba in front of the press, confirming his arrest and accusing him of impersonating Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs (MODVA) officials with an aim to fleece investors.

[Independent (Kampala)] The army has today paraded Franco Gashumba in front of the press, confirming his arrest and accusing him of impersonating Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs (MODVA) officials with an aim to fleece investors.

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Court to Rule Nov 7 On Kaweesi Murder Suspects Bail Application

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Nakawa Court Grade One magistrate Noah Sajjabi will on November 07, 2017 deliver his ruling on whether to release on bail nine suspects are charged with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two others.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Nakawa Court Grade One magistrate Noah Sajjabi will on November 07, 2017 deliver his ruling on whether to release on bail nine suspects are charged with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two others.

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Tears and Cheers Over New GMO Law

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Days after parliament quietly passed the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, widely known as the ‘GMO Bill’, in early October, Meg Hilbert Jaquay, the Managing Director of Jakana Foods Limited, remains sad. Her c…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Days after parliament quietly passed the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, widely known as the 'GMO Bill', in early October, Meg Hilbert Jaquay, the Managing Director of Jakana Foods Limited, remains sad. Her company exports 30 metric tonnes of organic dried fruits to U.S., Europe, Asia, and across Africa every year.

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