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Rid your sector of unethical conduct, Tumwebaze tells UEARA

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Frank Tumwebaze has directed external labour recruitment companies to rid their sector of unethical conduct and ensure that licensing conditions are strictly adhered to. In a meeting with the executive members of the Uganda Association …

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Tipper accident claims 2, critically injures another

Bundibugyo, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Two people died on spot and another escaped with serious injuries on Tuesday evening in a motor accident at Humya Bridge trading center along Bundibugyo-Fort portal high way in Ntotoro Sub County in Bundibugyo district. The accident involved a Tipper lorry registration number UAY 889R.  …

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Isimba dam: Kasaija snubs committee meeting for second time

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Physical Infrastructure Committee of Parliament wants Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija referred to the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee for alleged failure to appear before the committee. Officials from the Ministry of Finance appeared before the Physical infrastructure committee on Tuesday. The Committee is investigating …

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Walubiri’s UPC faction to issue parallel election roadmap

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda People’s Congress- UPC faction under Peter Walubiri plans to issue a parallel road for their party primaries. This comes after the UPC faction led by Jimmy Akena, the Lira Municipality MP embarked on preparations for the 2021 elections last year with an update …

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Rwanda deports three Ugandans ahead of Katuna meeting

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda has deported three Ugandan nationals who were locked up for allegedly smuggling sorghum. They are Marvelous Kukundakwe, Gordon Tugumisirize and Zabulon Komunda, all residents of Rubaya Sub County in Kabale district. The three were picked up Rwandan security on January 16th 2020 from Kivuye …

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Makerere Legal Director throws in towel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Henry Mwebe, the controversial Legal Director of Makerere University, has resigned from office. Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has confirmed Mwebe’s resignation. “He has given notice of resignation,” he said. It is still unclear why Mwebe threw in the towel but sources indicate …

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