Category: EAST AFRICA NEWS

EAST AFRICA NEWS
This was De’Mathew’s final advice to Kikuyus on Raila and PM position

The late Benga maestro John Mwangi Ng’ang’ a alias John De’Mathew left a special message to Mt Kenya region and the upcoming musicians 10 minutes before he met his death at Blue Post, Thika Road when his car rammed a lorry. In an audio clip recorded by his friends, De’Mathew stressed the need for unity […]

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Did Ruto kick out journalists, yet again?

An audio recording of someone who sounds like Deputy President William Ruto chasing away journalists is making the rounds on social media. “Bado tuko na watu ya magazeti? Watu ya magazeti mnafanya nini hapa? Toeni hii maTV yenu hapa. Mnatufwata mpaka usiku? Tokeni hapa!” the speaker in the audio clip says. It is not clear […]

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Mafias want to kill me over stance on UTL, says Minister Anite

Minister of State for Privatisation and Investment Evelyn Anite has said there is a plan my mafias to assassinate her just like it was done to former Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga. Addressing a news conference on Monday at the Ministry of Finance headquarters in Kampala, Anite insisted that there is the plan to remove […]

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None of my family members has amassed wealth through looting as claimed, says Museveni

President Museveni has allayed claims that members of his family and clan have amassed a lot of wealth through looting the country’s resources. “Horan Nsubuga is saying my clansmen have grown wealthy by stealing and not by engaging in wealth creation through commercial agriculture, industry, services, ICT. Mr. Nsubuga, I bought Rwakitura in 1967. Whose […]

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URA: What you need to know about rental income taxation

The real estate sector is growing at an exponential rate as manifested by the several properties that have been constructed countrywide. In July 2014, the rental expansion project was created under Domestic Taxes Department Service Management Division headquarters in Kampala. The objectives were expanding the taxpayer register and enhancing revenue mobilization in this sector by […]

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Final step as Mutesa’s exile fate is sealed with him in London cemetery; Obote starts his own part of harsh life

As the squabbles between Obote’s government and the British government climaxed, Mutesa’s family was organizing a final send-off for ‘King Freddie’ starting with a funeral service at Guards Chapel in Wellington. Obote’s government also urged Britain not to associate themselves with Mutesa, saying they would take it as an ‘exceptional’ message should the Queen be […]

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Kenya headed for a referendum hoping to end divisive elections

Kenya, often regarded as a progressive democracy in the region, is bracing itself for the next General Election in 2022, hoping to slay the dragon of divisive politics that have led to election disputes and bloody ethnic tensions in the recent past three election cycles. In August 2017, the presidential election result drove the country […]

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Will Uganda legalise growth of marijuana

About 90 companies, including foreign ones, have applied to the Government for licences to allow them to grow marijuana on a commercial scale, New Vision has learnt. Sources revealed that a number of high-profile meetings have been going on recently, involving multiple government agencies led by the health ministry, to discuss the licences. However, the […]

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Government sets up tribunal to resolve deputes among workers

The ministry of Public Service last week formally inaugurated a tribunal which will help to solve all kinds of disputes between the civil servants. The tribunal is within the main structure of the negotiation machinery of government. The tribunal is set to hear and arbitrates all matters forwarded to it by the Minister for Public […]

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Gen Muhoozi asks army Sacco to consider setting up business wing

The Chief of Defence Forces Gen. David Muhoozi has advised Wazalendo to consider opening up a business arm that could own a bank, investment club, and other businesses. Speaking during the closure of a five-day strategic plan retreat for the Sacco at Royal Suites Hotel in Bugolobi, Kampala, Gen.Muhoozi said it would be prudent if […]

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