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EU not to compile report for 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union (EU) delegation in Uganda says that they will not compile an official report on the 2021 polls. According to Attilio Pacifici the European Union (EU) Ambassador, they will organize among the embassies forming the EU delegation Diplomatic Watch, which he described as …

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EU, environmentalists demand Govt position on Murchison Falls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union delegation to Uganda and a section of environmentalists have asked for the government position regarding plans to have a hydro-power dam constructed on Murchison Falls. The EU ambassadors led by the Head of Delegation Attilio Pacifici have since Monday been on a …

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Bunyoro Kingdom: Land leased to Hoima Sugar is not in Bugoma forest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister for the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, Andrew Byakutaga has said that the land leased out to Hoima Sugar Limited is not part of the 41,000 hectares of Bugoma central forest reserve. Byakutaga together with other kingdom officials were on Tuesday meeting eight European …

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Twelve Ugandan students awarded European Union scholarships

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  Twelve Ugandan students have been awarded scholarships to pursue Master’s degrees at different European Universities. Uganda Radio Network-URN learned that the EU is to spend an average of 60,000 Euros (220.4 million Shillings) annually on each student.   While speaking at the send-off event for the students …

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EU Ambassadors visit NUP offices in Kamwokya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform has expressed confidence that the international community is beginning to believe in the group bidding to take power in the forthcoming 2021 general elections. The confidence was raised after a four-hour meeting between NUP leaders and a delegation of Ambassadors …

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European union tourism retreat enters day two

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  European Union Ambassadors are meeting in Western Uganda to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Uganda’s tourism sector.   Tourism is one of Uganda’s top foreign exchange-earners with annual receipts of USD 1.6 billion brought in by 1.8 million tourists according to the Uganda Tourism …

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Absence of international observers cannot stop polls – EC chairman

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission (EC) Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama has said that the absence of international election observers cannot stop an electoral process from taking place. Byabakama’s statement follows a revelation by the Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Uganda, Ambassador Attilio Pacifici …

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