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Landlords in Uganda will pay 20% as Tax on there House rentals to Uganda Revenue Authority

In Kampala, If you are a landlord and your apartments cost  200,000/= Uganda shillings to rent, you will have to pay KCCA 40,000 as tax. and you will remain with 160,000/= This is a new initiative revealed by Uganda Revenue Authority to generate more tax revenue to implement government programmes. On the percentage of rent which URA will take, Saka ...

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HIV/AIDS and TB Screening campaign Launched at Elegu Transit Camp

Lutheran world federation (LWF) an international humanitarian agency with offices world over has launched a new health campaign aimed at screen all refugees living in the transit camp of Elegu of their HIV/AIDs status and tuberculosis. In a news report by [Gurtong], it’s noted that Dr. Opio Oliver of LWF, the campaign was launched to help curb the likely transmission ...

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South Sudan: United States Calls for Adherence to the Cease-fire

United States has condemns the recent fighting in Jonglei State and Upper Nile State in South Sudan as pediment to the ceasefire situation. “We call on all parties to immediately cease provocative action and hostile engagement, and to further develop security arrangements at the planned security workshop starting September 5” read a press release from US Department of states. Adding ...

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IOM, WHO Battling Cholera in South Sudan

Vaccination of the internally displaced population (IDP) in the Bentiu PoC site is critical in the wake of the 23 June declaration of a cholera outbreak in the capital city of Juba. As of 30 June teams in the country have confirmed over 350 cholera cases in Juba county.   During two rounds of cholera vaccinations between 1–28 June, the ...

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Sudanese Ambassador Attacked, Robbed

H.E Ambassador Abdel Bali H. Kabir aged 55year was attacked last week by unknown armed thugs who managed to penetrate into his mansion and took off with valuable that were in the house. According to security sources who preferred anonymity revealed to us that gunmen raided the premises at around 4am, chloroformed the security personnel of Ambassador before making their ...

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CABINET POSTPONES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

South Sudan’s cabinet on Friday postponed elections and extended President Salva Kiir’s powers for two years, the information minister said, apparently sinking a peace agreement aimed to end 14 months of war. “We have passed a resolution extending the tenure of the president and the parliament, including all elected positions,” information minister Michael Makuei said after the decision was taken ...

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Three south Sudanese die of anthrax in Uganda

Three south Sudanese nationals have died of anthrax, at Koboko Health Centre IV in Koboko district and Arua hospital in Arua district. Anthrax is a lethal disease caused by bacterium bacillus anthracis. Dr.  Darlington Akusa of Arua Hospital, says 100% of inhalation anthrax patients die whether treatment is given or not, but in the case of gastrointestinal anthrax there is ...

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