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Ugandan ruling party backs Museveni re-election bid

20 Feb 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

20 Feb 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

19 Feb 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

19 Feb 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

15 Feb 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.

UPDATE 3-Uganda deports MTN CEO over 'national security' concerns

15 Feb 2019

KAMPALA, Feb 15 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

12 Feb 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

12 Feb 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.

Uganda police arrest BBC journalists, government demands release

07 Feb 2019

KAMPALA Ugandan police arrested a team of BBC journalists for illegal possession of prescription drugs, but the country's government spokesman said the reporters had been helping to expose corruption, and demanded their immediate release.

Uganda seizes ivory, pangolin scales worth an estimated $8 million

01 Feb 2019

KAMPALA Uganda seized a contraband shipment of ivory and pangolin scales it said was the largest the country had ever taken, with a market value estimated at more than $8 million. | Video

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