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Uganda: High Quality Agricultural Products Will Always Access Market - Ssempijja

All Africa 12 May 2021
Kampala, Uganda -- Farmers who produce high quality products will always access market in the East African region and abroad, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries, Vincent Ssempijja ....
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Uganda: Ugandan Firms Eye Contracts As First Oil Approaches

All Africa 12 May 2021
In the 1990s Edward Kabuchu and his brother were mining tungsten in western Uganda when they were approached by a foreign company looking for oil in the region ....
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Uganda: Standard Chartered Bank 2020 Net Profit Down 42 Percent

All Africa 11 May 2021
Kampala, Uganda -- Standard Chartered Bank has reported a dip in profit after tax by 42% from Shs124bn in 2019 to Shs72bn in 2020, according to its financial results released on Apr.29 ....
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Uganda Cranes World Cup Matches Pushed to September

All Africa 07 May 2021
World Soccer governing body FIFA has postponed Africa's World Cup qualifying games, to give time to countries to restore the right playing conditions ....
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NMS Speaks on Drug Storage Amid Heated Debate in Parliament

All Africa 07 May 2021
Kampala -- Parliament has recommended that National Medical Stores-NMS should face competition with other players in the field ....
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MPs Reject Report on Nakawa-Naguru Housing Estate

All Africa 07 May 2021
Kampala -- Parliament has rejected a report on the status of land on the former Nakawa-Naguru housing estate ....
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Solar Power Dealers Face Fines Under New Law

All Africa 07 May 2021
Dealers in solar home systems that do not meet the newly completed standards face prosecution and fines under the amended law ....
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Govt Urged to Resettle Kyangwali Evictees

All Africa 07 May 2021
Kampala -- Members of Parliament have called on government to resettle residents surrounding Kyangwali refugee settlement camp who were evicted from their ancestral land in 2013 following government's plan to expand the camp ....
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Erased From a Davos Photo, a Ugandan Climate Activist Is Back in the Picture

New York Times 07 May 2021
When Vanessa Nakate, 24, was cropped out of a wire photo featuring her and four white activists, it drew attention that she now uses to expand her work in Uganda and beyond ... .
photo: AP / Brian Inganga
File -In this photo taken Thursday, June 11, 2020, Martin Okello looks out of the window in the house he shares with other Ugandan LGBT refugees in Nairobi, Kenya. He and other members of the LGBT community in East Africa face discrimination that has forced many to flee their home countries for Kenya, which has become a haven for them.
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Uganda passes bill criminalising same-sex relationships and sex work

The Guardian 05 May 2021
The Ugandan parliament has passed a controversial sexual offences bill which further criminalises same-sex relationships and sex work ... She defended the legal discrimination as supporting “societal values”. .
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Uganda: Govt to Levy Tax on Fish Maw Exports

All Africa 05 May 2021
Kampala -- Parliament has approved an eight per cent tax levy on fish maw exports following the passing of the Fish (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ....
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