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Kagina Accused of employing Relatives in UNRA Top Jobs

A whistleblower has petitioned parliament’s committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) over alleged anomalies in the recruitment of staff at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA). The whistleblower alleges that the headhunting process is unfair and discriminative. COSASE chairperson Mubarak Munyagwa says that his committee has information that a number of individuals were…

Why YY Coaches Have Shut Down Business?

YY coach services following a spate of accidents in just a month have compelled them to first put their hands off as they try to find a solution to the unending causes of accidents on road by their drivers and buses. The company has 50 buses plying different routes in Eastern and Northern parts of…

Uganda ,Russia sign Nuclear Energy Deal

September 17, 2019, on the side-lines of the 63rd IAEA General conference in Vienna the Governments of the Russian Federation and of the Republic of Uganda signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. On behalf of Russia, the document was signed by Nikolay Spassky, Deputy Director General – Director…

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‘You’re Now Safe’- Goldstar, Hisense Announce Insurance Cover For Appliances

Goldstar Insurance Limited, has announced their partnership with Hisense Uganda in a move aimed at improving the customer experience between the two entities. With it’s electronics appliances policy, Goldstar will in the new partnership cover accidental damages and theft of Hisense brand products for up to three years. The partnership was announced on Thursday April 29,…

URA Busts Yaket Mineral Water Fraudsters Flouting Digital Tax Stamps In Covid-19 Lockdown

The URA Domestic Taxes Enforcement Unit, working on solid intelligence moved in on Yaket International Limited, the manufacturers of Yaket Mineral Water and found the company producing and packaging unstamped water at their premises in Gayaza. The enforcement team also established that the factory was running two production lines churning out unstamped bottled water while…