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UMS and CIM in big alliance to raise marketing standards in Uganda
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Marketers Society (UMS) has come out with a plan to advance the country’s marketing practices towards world-class standards, by tapping the worldwide network that the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has. Officials of UMS and CIM o...
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‘UNEB exams won’t be fair to rural-based learners’
Should exams body maintain or relax standards for COVID-19 affected candidates? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE |  Stakes normally go a notch higher during national examinations as grades garnered in these tests endorse and set-up students to move from one level of formal educati...
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BREXIT, COVID-19 killing European market
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Ugandan exporters are crying over the business disruption caused by the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union alias Brexit as they were coming to terms with the effects of Covid-19. The UK voted to leave the EU in 2016. While it...
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ESO, CMI join probe of local singer arrested with 48 passports
Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  External Security Organisation–ESO and the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence –CMI have joined the probe of local singer, Ameria Nambala, who was found in possession of 48 passports whose owners cannot be traced.  The artist was arrested from...
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I am shocked Ugandan journalists are angry
Museveni’s violence and what it should teach us THE LAST WORD | ANDREW M. MWENDA | On Feb.17, the NRM government, in characteristic style, used military police to unleash violence against a group of activists escorting Bobi Wine to the UN Human Rights office to deliver a petition...
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Why desired economic growth will be hard to achieve
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recovery of the Ugandan economy to the desired levels will depend on many factors, most of them beyond the country’s control according to experts and the private sector. These factors include the rebound in the export sector, the developmen...
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Prof. Anthony Kerali, MUK engineering don, and Ugandan aristocrat, dies
Kampala, Uganda | Ian Katusiime |  Anthony Kerali, a longtime professor of engineering at Makerere University, and an aristocrat who shared titbits of his life with Uganda’s political elite over the years on Twitter, has passed on. Kerali collapsed and died in his home at Prince...
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