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Another follow-home front-gate attack and robbery in Kamuli.

Another follow-home front-gate attack and robbery in Kamuli.

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The Territorial Police in Kamuli, is actively investigating another follow-home front-gate attack and robbery which occurred on the 5.07.2022 at 8pm, at Bukaga zone, Southern Division, in Kamuli Municipality, Kamuli District, where a one Hajji Swale Mukembo, a prominent businessman, was attacked by two armed thugs on a bodaboda, who robbed him of cash Ugx 2m, keys to the shop and keys to his motor vehicle, a Toyota Harrier, UAV 809P, Black in colour. They immediately after escaped with their loot. The fortunate part of it, is that the victim was not injured. He did the right thing and handed over the valuable items on him. The overriding consideration in dealing with a robbery is to reduce the possibility of an injury. This is the second incident in Kamuli in a period of 4 months. Once aga...
President  M7 praises Janet for  changing Uganda’s education sector.

President  M7 praises Janet for  changing Uganda’s education sector.

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The President of the republic of Uganda YK Museveni has showered praises on his wife Janet Kataaha Museveni for what he called the remarkable transformation of the ministry of Education and Sports. He made the remarks Monday while flagging off athletes who are going to represent Uganda in the Commonwealth games in Birmingham, UK. Museveni, who kept referring to his wife as “maama” noted that as a minister, Janet has displayed great leadership skills using teamwork to solve the different challenges that the ministry has been facing for years and posting results nearly in every sub-sector. "I want to thank maama because maama has been able to bring together this ministry because of teamwork. She likes teamwork. She calls me teams and because of her method of teamwork you can see what she is...
I should have spoken to Sound Sultan before he died – Says Burna Boy.

I should have spoken to Sound Sultan before he died – Says Burna Boy.

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Grammy-award winning singer, Burna Boy has said he wished he spoke to late singer, Sound Sultan before his death. Burna Boy said this on the last track of his new album ‘Love, Damini’. The singer admitted that he needs to show more love to people while they are alive. Excerpts from the song read: “I should have talked to grandaddy before it’s too late. “I should have talked to Sound Sultan more before he died. I should show people more love while they are still alive. “I should always know the way my people feel inside. “I’m trying to be a better man, I’ve been trying, I got it all but I still got my anger.” Elitenews recalls that Sound Sultan was confirmed dead on July 11 after battling throat cancer. The news of his death came as a shock to fans and well-meaning Nigerians. Sound Sultan b...
Promote local contractors- PS ministry of finance urges procurement entities.

Promote local contractors- PS ministry of finance urges procurement entities.

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The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Ramathan Ggoobi, urged the procurement entities to promote local contractors by reserving 30% of the civil works for them. Ggoobi made the remarks on Friday at Hotel Africana in Kampala while opening the 6th Annual Procurement Summit 2022, under the theme, “Procurement As a Tool for Sustainable Social Economic Development,” was organised by the Institute of Procurement Professionals of Uganda (IPPU). Ggoobi said much as the highest percentages of procured works and services in big government projects go to foreign companies, the 30% reservation should be transparently awarded to local entities so that they build their own capacity. “The ball is in your hands as procurement entities to ensure that the 30% reservation for local companies i...