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ANT has no working relationship with FDC- Gen Muntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As talks of opposition coalition continue, the Alliance for National Transformation Party-ANT, says it doesn’t have any working relationship with the Forum for Democratic Party-FDC until they reach a point when they are sure that they can trust them. The ANT National coordinator and …

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Prisons launch cotton farm in Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Internal Affairs Minister, Mario Kania Obiga launched the Uganda Prisons cotton farm in Orom-Tikao government prisons in Kitgum district. The farm sits on a 7,200 acre of land in Tikao village Gule parish in Orom sub county that was offered by the community free …

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MP Mwiru wants inquiry into UPDF misconduct in Civil matters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Jinja East Member of Parliament, Paul Mwiru is planning to table a motion demanding for an inquiry into the misconduct of Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers whenever they are deployed in civil matters. Mwiru says that in the recent past, there has been …

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Army chief warns UDPF drivers, store keepers on drunkenness

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF drivers and store men have been advised to regulate their alcohol consumption to safeguard the reputation of the two departments that are considered the backbone of the force. Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the …

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Sh6 billion spent so far on restoring Kasubi Royal Tombs

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Shillings 6.064 billion has so far been spent on the restoration of Kasubi Royal Tombs, report issued by the Information Minister of Buganda Kingdom, Noah Kiyimba has revealed. The royal tombs were gutted by fire in March 2010. They are the burial grounds …

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