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Uganda’s Academic Hub Victoria University Kicks Off Registration For August Intake As Its Online Programme Registers Success

If you’re a student who has been home stranded due to the current COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, cry no more as Uganda’s leading private education hub, Victoria university kicks off registration for August Intake 2021 after a successful March-July digital semester. The University’s management has through its Twitter handle invited students to enrol for work-integrated experiential…

Big Story: IGG Probes Over Shs1bn Ubos Fraud

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) is investigating top officials at the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) over alleged fraud of more than Shs2b spent in ghost activities. By presstime, Dr Chris Mukiza, the Ubos executive director, had declined to discuss the matter, referring all inquiries to the Ombudsman. However, Sources privy to the investigations…

Big Story: DR. Congo Investigates UN Officials For Trafficking Minerals In The Guise Of Peacekeeping

Congolese authorities are investigating United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo officials over trying to illegally export minerals. The U.N. mission in the DR.Congo says it is cooperating with authorities and launching its own internal investigation. Officials in Congo say they stopped the driver as he tried to cross the border into Rwanda…

Uganda Plans To Borrow Over Shs10.3 Trillion From External Lenders As Debt Nears Crisis Level

The Government of Uganda is planning to borrow over Shs10.3trillion from external lenders in the FY2021/22 that starts in July. This website can confirm that according to the latest Budget Framework Paper, maintaining the country’s momentum towards the debt crisis level, the new loans are intended to plug the project revenue shortfalls to fund the…

Uganda’s Ex Chief Justice Bart Katureebe Appointed To The Chinese Supreme Court

Retired Ugandan Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has been appointed to the International Commercial Court Expert Committee of the Supreme People’s Court of China. “Taking account of your recognized expertise and extensive experience in legal fields, I’m therefore writing on behalf of CICC to invite you as a candidate member of the committee” reads Katureebe’s letter…

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