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  • African gov’ts incurring loans with interests of the citizenry

    The African Forum and Network on Debt and Development encourages governments to desist from negotiating for loans on bi lateral level saying that this has proved to be dangerous. They argue that this comes with influence in an exploitative way from the developed countries before the agreement is signed depending

  • 75% of Ugandans want age limit for president maintained – survey

    A new survey says majority of Ugandans favor maintaining an age limit of 75 years for presidential candidates The survey conducted by Afro-barometer shows that up to 75% of Ugandans across the political divide, age, and gender want the presidential age limit maintained The findings show that more than 8

  • Jobless brotherhood launches campaign against presidential age limit

    The jobless brotherhood launches a sensitization campaign against the lifting of the presidential age limit by visiting homes of Mps to remind them about the oath of allegiance they took to protect the constitution. Addressing a press conference at their offices at city house, the group led by Augustine Ojobile

  • Wakayima thrown out of parliament

    Three Justices of the Court of Appeal have unanimously agreed with the High court that Wakayima Musoke Nsereko does not qualify to be a Member of Parliament for Nansana Municipality constituency, because he was nominated in error. Court found that his name doesn’t appear in the entire voters’ register of

  • Brewers want govt to fight illicit drugs

    The Corporate Affairs manager Nile breweries Ltd Onapito Okolomoit challenges government on the need to fight illicit alcohol on the market which he says consumes over 90% of alcohol market. Celebrating the global beer responsible day Onapito noted that instead of government increasing taxes on the beer produced legally to

  • Experts warn that BUBU policy might regional integration

    The deputy Governor Bank of Uganda Dr Louis Kasekende says the decision by Uganda to promote the Buy Uganda Build Uganda policy may force other East African countries to retaliate which would in turn affect the Ugandan economy. Dr Kasekende who has been making a presentation at the Economic Growth