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Museveni to push for special fund for all former MPs

President Yoweri Museveni has promised government will set up a special fund to cater for the welfare of former Members of Parliament (MPs) and their families. “We are going to work on the welfare of former MPs. How can we fail to look after 1,000 people yet we are looking after tens …

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PICTORIAL: MPs from 1st to 9th parliament get Golden Jubilee medals

PICTORIAL: All former Uganda Members of Parliament (MPs), from the 1st to 9th Parliament, were today honoured  with Golden Jubilee Medals. President Yoweri Museveni was chief guest at the occasion organised to recognize former MPs. It was organised by Uganda’s parliament at Serena Hotel in Kampala. Museveni promised to work on the …

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MP medals are not waste of tax money, says Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday dismissed media claims that parliament is wasting tax payers money by awarding medals to all former Members of Parliament (MPs) at the forthcoming Golden Jubilee Awards due on Monday. Kadaga stated that Office of the President had procured the medals in 2012 and that the only costs parliament would …

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Ochaya UPL’s best player, drives away a Subaru Forester

KCCA Football Club’s Joseph Ochaya was Friday named Azam Uganda Premier League (UPL) Player of the Year 2015/16 in a colorful ceremony at Serena Hotel, Kampala. Chief guest was Special Forces Commander Major Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba who handed Ochaya keys to the top award, a Subaru Forester. Ochaya edged out Erisa Ssekisambu of Vipers and URA’s Robert …

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HEROES DAY: Museveni, Saleh receive highest military medals

President Yoweri Museveni has been awarded Uganda’s highest military medal,  the “Order of Katonga” as the country celebrated Heroes Day in Buikwe on Thursday. Lt. Gen Elly Tumwine, the awards committee chairman, announced the award, citing Museveni’s role in the building of the National Resistance Army (NRA) and National Resistance …

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The Independent’s Flavia Nassaka wins human rights award

The Independent’s Flavia Nassaka has scooped the Human Rights Award for 2016 for her two stories that highlighted Police’s abuse in 2015. The award administered by the Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda recognizes journalists whose stories highlight journalist and media rights issues in the country. Nassaka was awarded a plaque …

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