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Parliament plenary sittings to resume on Thursday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is set to resume its business on Thursday, two days after it was suspended following explosions at the IPS building, opposite Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA, and the quarter guard at CPS Kampala on Tuesday. The Clerk to Parliament Adolf Mwesige said that he had …

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Parliament business suspended following city explosions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige has suspended today’s plenary following explosions at the IPS building opposite Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the quarter guard at CPS Kampala this morning. “I have been directed by the Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker of Parliament to inform you …

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Henry Waiswa appointed interim Clerk to Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has appointed Henry Waiswa, the Deputy Clerk Corporate Affairs to take charge of Parliament following the retirement of the former Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige. Kibirige was retired by President Yoweri Museveni in public interest and replaced with …

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Defense ministry seeks Sh6.3 trillion for 2021/22 budget

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs is seeking up to sh6.3 trillion to finance its budget for financial year 2021/2022. This was revealed by the Minister for Defense and Veterans Affairs Adolf Mwesige who said that Government has failed to raise Uganda shillings …

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Police blocks Kyagulanyi from taking petition to CDF

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police and other security agencies have blocked the Old Kira Road leading to the offices of the National Unity Platform in Kamwokya, as the party President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu prepared to take a petition to the Chief of Defense Forces(CDF).  Kyagulanyi today told reporters …

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Why three Tooro bigwigs were defeated in NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three incumbent members of parliament in Tooro region suffered defeat in the just conclude ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM primaries. Sylvia Rwabwogo, the Kabarole Woman Member of Parliament, Adolf Mwesige, the Bunyangu County Member of Parliament and Aston Kajara the Mwenge South legislator were all defeated …

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India donates trucks, buses to UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF has received buses and courier trucks from the government of India. The Indian Prime Minister of India Shri Narender pledged to donate the equipment to UPDF when he visited Uganda in 2018. The equipment that includes 10 Tata …

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Withdrawal of army from Mak will be gradual-defence minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs Adolf Mwesige has said that the withdrawal of the army from Makerere University will be gradual.   On Wednesday, officials from the Ministry led by Mwesige, Lt Gen. Wilson Mbadi the Deputy Army Commander, the Minister of Internal Affairs …

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Lawyer challenges gov’t gazettement of Red Berets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A lawyer Ivan Bwowe has dragged government to the Civil Division of High Court for gazetting red berets as military attires. On September, 18th, 2019, the Government through the Minister of Defense Adolf Mwesige published in the National Gazette indicating that red berets, ankle …

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