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Next Media Lays Off Over 30 Employees As Company Moves To Global Digital Competition

Next Media Services has laid off over 30 employees that the multimedia company said are not digitally ready for their next transformation journey. Sources at Next Media told this website that the most affected is the editorial department, which has seen notable figures such as Edris Kiggundu, Noah Kyeyune, Elijah Turyagumanawe, John Kibalizi and Fatia…

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NIRA To Kick Off Mass Enrolment & Renewal Exercise Of National IDs Ahead Of 2025 Expiry

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) with mandate of registering all Ugandan citizens has announced the mass ID enrollment and renewal exercise which is set to start in June 2023 and end in August 2024. According to NIRA, the exercise is directed at renewing all cards issued between 2014 and 2015 in keeping with…

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Ruparelia Foundation Congratulates UWEC On 70th Anniversary, Pledges Continued Support

The Ruparelia foundation, under the Ruparelia group, has congratulated the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) popularly known as Entebbe Zoo upon making it 70 years in existence. The Foundation which also sponsors a lion cub called Arie [named after Dr Sudhir Ruparelia’s granddaughter and daughter to Ms Sheena Ruparelia], has also pledged to continue using…

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Uganda Coffee Exports Generates Record US$876.4 Million

Uganda’s coffee exports generated a record US$876.4million in revenues for the just concluded 2021/2022 coffee year that ended on September.30. This represents a 39% increase in revenues compared to the previous year despite a decline in export volumes. Latest statistics from the state-owned Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) shows that the East African nation exported…

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“Being Married Doesn’t Guarantee An Equal 50% Share of Property When You Separate”- Ugandan Court Rules

The Court of Appeal in Kampala has redefined matrimonial property rights for spouses in Uganda in its recent judgement. In a judgement delivered today, November, 15, three Justices of the Court of Appeal including Elizabeth Musoke, Muzamiru Kibeedi and Christopher Gashirabake made pronouncements with far reaching consequences on the rights of married persons in matrimonial…

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