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Nambooze accuses gov’t of neglecting security of opposition leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze Bakireke has blamed the recent invasion of her residence by unidentified machete thugs on the government failure to protect opposition politicians. According to Nambooze, despite appearing on a list of people marked for assassination, she has never …

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MPs demand list of Ugandans holding diplomatic passports

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government Assurances Committee of Parliament has asked the Ministry of Internal Affairs to provide a list of 699 Ugandans holding diplomatic passports. The committee’s probe follows concerns of Ugandans holding diplomatic and official passports obtained through irregular channels. According to the committee chairperson …

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Gov’t engaging 16 NGOs over suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixteen of the 54 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that were suspended in August are engaging government to have their suspension lifted. Of the 54, 23 NGOs were suspended by the National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organisations for operating with expired permits, 15 …

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Kampala yet to recognise new Afghan government – Minister Oryem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is still holding it’s recognition of the Taliban government, with Minister of State for International Affairs, Henry Okello Oryem saying no formation of a new government has been brought to the attention of Kampala. Minister Okello Oryem said when the formation of the government is …

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Mukono municipality freezes accounts of Emyooga beneficiaries over irregularities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono municipality commercial officer Minisa Namukose has instructed banks to stop disbursing money to Savings Credit and Cooperative Societies-SACCOs registered under the Emyooga initiative. This follows irregularities unearthed during the assessment of the program by Members of Parliament. The government disbursed 560 Million Shillings to …

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MPs question their continued payment without work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament have questioned the continued payment of legislators without working. The MPs forming part of the Opposition leadership led by Betty Nambooze, MP Mukono Municipality and Kalungu West MP, Joseph Ssewungu, say that the payments of their allowances without work …

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NUP endorses Butambala MP Kivumbi for Buganda parliamentary caucus

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party has endorsed the Butambala County MP, Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi as their candidate for the Buganda Parliamentary Caucus chairperson race. The caucus brings together all legislators from the Central region regardless of their political affiliation. MPs use the caucus to lobby …

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Nancy Kalembe, NUP candidates share campaign platform in Mukono

 Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Nancy Linda Kalembe, an independent presidential candidate last evening shared the same campaign platform with the National Unity Platform candidates in Goma division, Mukono Municipality. Kalembe who was supposed to begin her campaigns in the districts of Jinja, Mayuge, Luuka, Buyende and Kamuli made …

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