SK MBUGA: government played a big role for my release

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City socialite Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga alias SK Mbuga who was in jail both in Dubai UAE and Sweden since January 2018 being released last weekend after being found not guilty of fraud by a Swedish court says the government has helped him overcome his woes. Mbuga revealed in an exclusive interview that while he was held up in Jail during the first 6 months of his incarceration in Dubai UAE, he kept trying to find out which crime he had been arrested for and imprisoned for but the authorities were…

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URA will not tax Nakaayi’s sh220m prize money

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Citing Section 21 (ab) of the Income Tax Act, URA said, “an award received by a sports person as a reward from winning or participating in a sports competition is exempt from tax.” Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) will not levy any tax on Halimah Nakaayi’s $60,000 (about sh220m) prize money after she won a gold medal in 800m final at the World Championships in Doha. Citing Section 21 (ab) of the Income Tax Act, URA said, “an award received by a sportsperson as a reward from winning or participating in…

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President Museveni orders salary rise for teachers and doctors

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In one of the biggest pay increments in recent times, President Museveni has given significant salary boost for science lecturers, doctors and other scientists. In a September 30 letter addressed to Health minister Jane Ruth Aceng and copied to Public Service minister Wilson Muruli Mukasa and others, the President directed that the salaries for scientists be moved to the “desired levels”. He, however, advised the non-academic and non-technical staff, who for years had a longstanding outcry for salary enhancement, to wait until such a time when the country is able…

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Launch your career at Victoria University with a course in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

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Welcome to Victoria University Faculty of Health Sciences where improving health and saving lives is key. The faculty’s mission is to improve the healthcare of individuals and communities in the region globally through world class research, learning and practice. Recognized as Uganda’s emerging Leader in health education and research, the programs we have are informed by cutting-edge research integrated with high quality teaching. The academics include outstanding staff that are national and international leaders in their fields, providing a transformational student-centred learning experience. Facilitated by outstanding staff, our state-of-the-art learning…

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