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Makerere Suspends Plans to Close Fort Portal Campus


Makerere University has reversed and halted a decision to close its Fort Portal until at least after 2018.[9] Check Also: Makerer Runs Broke: They Ask Govt To Takeover The decision rescinds a declaration made two months ago by the University Council that the campus would not open for the 2016/17 academic year.[5] The earlier decision was based on poor student enrollment ...

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Public Holidays lead to loss of billions of Shillings according to URA

URA commissioner general doris akol

Doris Akol, the commissioner general of  the Uganda Revenue Authority ( URA ) has said public holidays cost the country billions of shillings in uncollected revenues.[9] Check also: Uganda Loses Shs3B Daily In South Sudan Conflict She told reporters at URA’s headquarters in Nakawa recently that on each public holiday,[3] Shs 30bn is lost in revenue. In the 2016 calendar ...

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Kale Kayihura Blames Media For Misrepresenting Police Brutality

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The Inspector General of Police Gen.[9] Kale Kayihura told journalists at a press conference held at police headquarters in Naguru on 14 July 2016 that, “the images that were shown on television and social media were selective.[5] Check also: Omalla Suspended Over Election Offenses They did not show the whole incident where crowds threw stones at the police.[10] That is ...

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East Africa: President Museveni Warns Europe On EPA

President Museveni

President Museveni : [9]East African leaders have delayed to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) recently agreed with the European Union (EU) so as to ensure a better trade deal.[5] Check Also: Uganda Could Get Rich On Oil, According To World Bank Speaking during the July 14 French national day (Bastille) celebrations at the French ambassador’s residence in Nakasero, President Museveni ...

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Uganda’s President Opposed South Sudan Arms Embargo

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni said he was opposed to a UN plan to impose an arms embargo on his neighbour South Sudan,[9] saying it would weaken the country’s army just as it was trying to contain a resurgence of violence.[5] Check also: Amid South Sudan Evacuations, Some Locals Are Turned Back The statement from one of the region’s main powers, ...

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