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France Appoints new Ambassador to the East Africa Community

The new Ambassador of France to the United Republic of Tanzania H.E. Mr. Marcel Escure today presented his accreditation letter to the Secretary General of the East African Community Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera as Special Representative of France to the Community. Amb. Escure replaces Mr. Jacques Champagne de Labriolle whose tour of duty as France’s […]

150 MPs sign to censure ministers Khidu Makubuya and Suda Bumba

Over 150 MPs have signed documents to censure the minister for general duties, Dr. Khidu Makubuya and his counterpart of Gender, Labour and Social AffairsSyda Bbumba for their role in the controversial compensation of businessmen including Hassan Basajjabalaba over loss of businesses.  The censure move was by Ndorwa East MP, Wilfred Niwagaba and the youth […]

ASERECA holds first General Meeting

The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) will be holding their first General Assembly in December, in Entebbe, Uganda. The General Assembly that is attracting participants from the 10 ASERECA member countries begins on Wednesday December 14th and closes on Friday December 16th. The GA was launched last week, together […]

Government to subsidise top set boxes for digital TV migration

The government is proposing to waive taxes on top set boxes that viewers will need to watch TV as the country moves towards switching off analog to digital broadcasting. The world’s switch off deadline will be in 2015 with countries having to transfer from analog broadcasting to digital technology though East African member states agreed […]

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