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LIVE: 4th Quadripartite Katuna communique

Katuna, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidents Yoweri Museveni, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, João Lourenço of Angola and Felix Tshisekedi of DRC will shortly brief the media about resolutions of the 4th Quadripartite Heads of State Summit. The meeting was part of the resolutions of the third Quadripartite summit held …

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PM Rugunda reassures Kadaga on Jinja-Kampala Expressway

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said that building of the Kampala-Jinja Expressway remains a key government priority and is on agenda for the upcoming cabinet meeting scheduled for Monday 24 February 2020. Rugunda reassured Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga who raised the …

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THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni action on army shootings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Museveni action on shootings: Trigger happy Lt. Col Juma Seiko makes the UPDF the target THE WEEK In court: ISO Boss Bagyenda’s son gets 32 years for murder THE LAST WORD The passing of …

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Angola President arrives for Museveni-Kagame meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Chief mediator, Angola President Joao LourenCo, has arrived in Kigali ahead of the Quadripartite Summit between Rwanda, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda which will take place today at the Katuna – Gatuna border. The leaders are expected to meet as part of …

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Dramatic scenes as Dr Stella Nyanzi is freed

Ugandan activist freed as court quashes charge of ‘harassing’ president Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi walked free from court amid chaotic scenes Thursday after a judge overturned her conviction for “cyber-harassment” of President Yoweri Museveni. Stella Nyanzi, a university researcher and rights activist known …

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Janet Museveni responds to MPs on new curriculum

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has apologized for any misunderstanding with parliament, as government rolls out of the lower secondary school curriculum. She explained in a statement why her ministry continued roll out of the lower secondary school curriculum contrary to the …

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