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Uganda’s Mutai finishes 8th in RIO as Kiprotich fails to defend marathon medal in Olympics

Mutai finishes 8th as Kiprotich finishes 14th in olympics in Rio

Uganda’s Mutai finishes 8th in RIO as Kiprotich fails to defend marathon medal in Olympics ending Uganda’s hope of obtaining a medal in this year’s olympics Check also: Kenya Is The Leading African Country In Rio Olympics Medal Standings So Far Uganda’s Solomon Mutai and Stephen Kiprotich finished 8th and 14th respectively in the men’s 42km marathon as Kenya’s Eliud ...

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Uganda Army Abolishes Bars And Shops Within Barracks

Uganda Army to close shops and bars in barracks

The Uganda Army (UPDF) has ordered shops, bars and other businesses out of all barracks in the country in a bid to curb growing incidents of shooting where many people have been killed by drunken soldiers. Check also: Uganda To Set Up Mental Health Facility For Soldiers The directive was issued by the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Gen Katumba ...

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S.Sudan Rebels Hold 6 Ugandans, Demand A Ransom Of 3 Million Uganda Shillings

Some of S.Sudan rebels

Suspected S.Sudan rebel group operating near the border is demanding  ($890) ransom in order to release six Ugandan traders they are holding, security officials have said. Check also: South Sudan Rebel leader Machar flees the country Leaders in Lamwo District, at the northern border, reported that eight Ugandan timber dealers were abducted while cutting trees in Lubone, S.Sudan on Sunday. ...

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Ugandan Government Wiped Out Over 5,500 Ghost Workers In Corruption Crackdown

musevni & ghost workers

More than 5,500 so-called ghost workers have been purged from Uganda’s civil service as the country attempts to crack down on a culture of corruption.[9] Check also: 18 Most Corrupt Countries In The Developed World The Government loses much money on ghost workers! Uganda’s minister for public service,[3] Muruli Mukasa, told AFP on Thursday that 5,586 government employees ( ghost ...

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