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The end of opposition

Bobi Wine gains as Besigye, Mao, Akena kill their parties Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The 2021 general elections have come at the best time for the leaders of Uganda’s three main political parties; the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), the Democratic Party (DP), and the Uganda Peoples Congress …

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Kampala minister suspends all taxi association charges

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Kampala Betty Amongi has announced the suspension of charges being imposed by various Taxi Associations in Kampala and the Greater Metropolitan Area for a month. She said that during this period, there will be no withdrawal of the collected welfare fees held on …

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How lies, fatigue are derailing Uganda’s fight against pandemic Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Ugandans no longer fear the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and that is very dangerous. Government officials in charge of fighting the spread of the disease are increasingly getting under pressure including from fake news. When Betty …

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AMONGI: No school for day scholars on Friday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi has issued a circular stating that today will be the the last day for day scholars at school, to enable parents to have it easier picking children from boarding institutions by midday Friday. She said …

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Uganda land fund is empty- Amongi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has questioned government failure to operationalize the land fund 20-years since it was planned. The fund is a multi-purpose resource envelope envisaged to serve targeted beneficiaries, including tenants seeking to buy or own land, a government seeking to …

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Minister Amongi grilled, told to resign over corruption allegations

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Lands, Housing and Urban Development minister Betty Amongi is facing calls to resign over allegations that she was involved in grabbing land belonging to departed Asians following a string of allegations. Amongi Tuesday finally offered herself before the commission of inquiry into land matters …

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