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Mbale still tops in electricity theft, despite reduction

Electricity distributor, UMEME says about 100 people died in the last one year from accidents related to illegal power connections. Umeme General Manager, Celestino Babungi says most of these occur in the Mbale region which is also the biggest single source of illegal connections, accounting for 10 percent. Power losses,

Barclays Gets Bancassurance License

In efforts to improve and expand the insurance services in the country that are still minimal, the Insurance Regulatory Authority has today licensed  Barclays bank as an agent for Bancassurance to serve the population with its innovations. The Chief Executive Officer insurance Regulatory Authority Kadunabbi Lubega says this is the

It’s now Liberty General, not any longer East African Underwriters

Insurance firms are sure the coming of bancassurance, a platform where banks are allowed to carry out insurance services, will reduce its costs. Xolani Nxanga Divisional Director Short Term Insurance at Liberty General Insurance says distribution is one on their biggest costs and if banks act as agents, it will

Cabinet sets up secretariat to handle refugee funds

Government sets up a secretariat through which donors can direct pledges they made during the Uganda refugee solidarity summit.

Legal action against doctors is diversionary – doctor’s body

Striking doctors describe a court case filed against them by the medical workers Union as a diversionary move.