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House Rules Committee to investigate MP Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has directed the committee on rules, privileges and discipline to investigate the Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake for alleged misconduct and use of language out of the decorum of parliament. She issued the directive following …

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Fight at Lands Commission

Who’re the saints, if Chairperson Byenkya is a sinner? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | “You can accuse Beatrice Byenkya of other things but fraud is not one of them,” says Edgar Tabaro, a partner in the top law firm Karuhanga, Tabaro Associates. Tabaro is among those who vouch …

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Museveni gives nod to mid-term NSSF access

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has likened himself to Pontius Pilate in the Bible, as he reluctantly agreed to the workers mid-term access to their saving in the National Social Security fund. He today directed the Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development Betty Amongi to make …

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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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ANALYSIS: COVID-19 Chaos

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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