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Elias Biryabarema

Uganda probes refinery over alleged smuggling of gold

Mar 13 2019

KAMPALA Ugandan authorities said on Wednesday they are investigating the country's biggest gold refinery over recent imports of an estimated 7.4 tonnes of gold, worth some $300 million.

Uganda accuses Rwanda of imposing trade embargo

Mar 13 2019

KAMPALA Uganda said on Wednesday all its exports of goods to Rwanda were being barred from entering its southwestern neighbor, which it accused of imposing a trade embargo.

Uganda and Rwanda trade accusations over border crossings dispute

Mar 01 2019

KAMPALA/KIGALI, March 1 Uganda accused Rwanda on Friday of blocking goods trucks and other vehicles from entering the country, and of stopping its nationals from crossing into Uganda amid a resurgence of hostility between the two African neighbours.

Ugandan ruling party backs Museveni re-election bid

Feb 20 2019

KAMPALA The executive committee of Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as its candidate in the next presidential election due in 2021, potentially extending his tenure to 40 years.

Ugandan ruling party backs Museveni re-election bid

Feb 20 2019

KAMPALA The executive committee of Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as its candidate in the next presidential election due in 2021, potentially extending his tenure to 40 years.

MTN faces more problems in Uganda as authorities query its sales figures

Feb 19 2019

KAMPALA Uganda accused the country's biggest telecoms operator, MTN Uganda, on Tuesday of underdeclaring its sales and causing public revenue losses, in a further souring of relations with the South African-owned company.

CORRECTED-MTN faces more problems in Uganda as authorities query its sales figures

Feb 19 2019

KAMPALA, Feb 19 Uganda accused the country's biggest telecoms operator, MTN Uganda, on Tuesday of underdeclaring its sales and causing public revenue losses, in a further souring of relations with the South African-owned company.

Uganda deports MTN CEO over 'national security' concerns

Feb 15 2019

KAMPALA Uganda has deported the chief executive of MTN Uganda, the largest telecoms firm in Uganda which is part of South Africa's MTN Group, over national security concerns.

Uganda calls on mobile money to cultivate new debt investors

Feb 12 2019

KAMPALA Ugandans will be able to buy government securities through a mobile money platform in a move by the east African country to become less dependent on commercial banks and institutional investors for its funding.

Uganda calls on mobile money to cultivate new debt investors

Feb 12 2019

KAMPALA, Feb 12 Ugandans will be able to buy government securities through a mobile money platform in a move by the east African country to become less dependent on commercial banks and institutional investors for its funding.

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