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Mukula blasts Vice President Alupo after NRM victory in Soroti

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, Vice-Chairperson, Eastern Region, Capt. Mike Mukula has blamed the Vice President, Rtd. Major Jesca Alupo for ignoring the main NRM campaign taskforce during the Soroti East by-election and chose to work in isolation. Mukula faulted Alupo for avoiding …

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Busoga leaders want Govt support to fight poverty in region

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from Busoga sub region have challenged the Vice President Jessica Alupo to spearhead efforts of rallying cabinet members to endorse the increase of the sub region’s economic empowerment. The leaders  said they want an increase from the current approved 4 billion Shillings, to …

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140 Sub-county leaders in Teso get motorcycles

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Vice President, Jessica Alupo has handed over 140 motorcycles to the sub county chairpersons in Teso sub-region. The Yamaha XTZ 125E model motorcycles worth over sh2 billion were delivered by the Nile Fishing Company on behalf of Yamaha Motor Company. They were delivered on …

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Former BOU chief Elangot failed to access his pension

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of mourners who trekked to Serere district to pay their last respect to the fallen former Deputy Governor of Bank of Uganda, John Robert Elangot were shocked to learn that the 87- year- old man died before receiving his pension. Elangot died on …

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Women in top positions

Why Museveni appointees raise mixed feelings | AILI MARI TRIPP | President Yoweri Museveni, who has led Uganda since 1986, has appointed a woman, Jessica Alupo, as vice-president and another woman, Robinah Nabbanja, as prime minister. He has also increased the percentage of women in the cabinet from 27% to …

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Kadaga, 16 ministers miss Cabinet swearing in

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seventeen newly appointed ministers have failed to take the oath of office at Kololo Independence Grounds. Some of the ministers failed to appear because they are contacts of COVID-19 victims and are in self-isolation, others are undergoing treatment while others have lost relatives among other …

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