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Kigezi home boyz FC coach Mark Twinamatsiko sacked

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mark Twinamatsiko, the head coach of the Kabale-based Kigezi Home Boyz Football Club has been sacked over poor performance. Twinamatsiko was unveiled by the club in October 2020 on a three-year contract replacing Vialli Bainomugisha who had also been sacked. However, the Club Chief Executive …

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Masaka senior internal auditor pleads guilty of corruption

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Masaka District Senior Internal Auditor John Bahati Ssempiira has pleaded guilty to soliciting and obtaining a bribe of one million Shillings from a teacher. This’ he confessed before Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende of the anti-corruption court, The court heard that Ssempiira solicited two million …

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LOP calls for boycott of Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Two Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Members of Parliament have called for the boycott of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony. The MPs, Atkins Katusabe the Bukonzo West MP and shadow Minister Foreign Affairs and the Leader of Opposition and Gulu Woman MP Betty Aol Ochan are …

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Acholi clerics welcome Dominic Ongwen’s 25 year sentence

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Religious leaders in Acholi Sub Region are pleased with the International Criminal Court`s judgement for handing a 25-year jail sentence to Dominic Ongwen , the former commander of the Lord`s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group.  The panel of three judges comprised of Peter Kouvacs, Raul …

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Museveni’s remarks rattle umeme shareholders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni labor day remarks over electricity distribution costs seems to have sent shock waves among shareholders of Umeme Limited-the main electricity distribution company.   The concern over the President’s statement emerged on Thursday as Umeme MEME shareholders met for the annual general meeting in Kampala.  …

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Midwives decry high fees for renewing licence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Midwives have decried the exorbitant fees they pay to renew their license.  All nurses and midwives working in Uganda must have a general license to practice and this has to be renewed every 3 years. The midwives note that renewing their practicing license requires them …

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