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Police give ghetto youth, public 14-days to surrender army uniforms

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some reformed ex-criminals and suspects in some of the pending cases have told the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Senior Commissioner of Police –SCP Stephen Tanui that they get army and police uniforms from security personnel. Tanui held a meeting at police headquarters with …

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Four Ebola survivors discharged from Mubende Hospital

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four survivors, who have been undergoing treatment at the Ebola Treatment Unit – ETU in Mubende have been discharged. They were discharged on Thursday amid jubilation by the health workers, district technical staff, and members of the Ebola Taskforce led by Mubende Resident District …

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Minister Otafiire warns of rogue elements in security forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Kahinda Otafiire has acknowledged that rogue elements have infiltrated the government’s security forces, and are behind some of the crimes being committed. Gen. Otafiire says some of the rogue individuals have taken advantage of the arrests currently being conducted by …

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MPs want explanation on persistent power outage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has asked the Minister of Energy and Mineral development to present a comprehensive statement on persistent power outage in the country. There has been persistent power outage in the country with a nationwide blackout experienced on the night of Wednesday, 30 November 2022. Different …

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VP Alupo, MP clash over gov’t progress on provision of sanitary pads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Vice President Jessica Alupo, and Busia Municipality Member of Parliament, Geoffrey Macho clashed at the Children’s summit at Hotel Africana in Kampala on Wednesday, over sanitary pads. It all started when the organizers led by Moses Ntenga, the Executive Director of Joy for Children …

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Deputy Speaker urges MPs to adhere to Parliament rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has urged legislators to strictly adhere to the Parliamentary rules of procedure when debating in the House. Tayebwa’s guidance followed Tuesday, 29 November 2022 incident where Francis Zaake, Mityana Municipality MP rose to speak on a point on …

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