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Minister Rwamirama intervenes in Sembabule quarantine row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Bright Rwamirama, the State Minister in Charge of Animal Industry has intervened in a dispute on the enforcement of livestock quarantine in Sembabule district. Rwamirama and Dr Rose Ann Edmund, the Commissioner in Charge of Health and her Assistant, Doris Kiconco on Thursday were in …

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Minister Rwamirama rejects petition to compensate NRA deserters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Defence and Veteran Affairs Lt. Colonel Bright Rwamirama has rejected a petition for compensation filed by former National Resistance Army fighters, who deserted the army between 1983-1991. The group deserted the army before they were fully recognized as soldiers …

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Defense Ministry moots amendments in UPDF Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Defense is mooting for amendments in the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Act, to cater for the concerns and interests of ex-combatants and veterans. State Minister for Veteran Affairs Bright Rwamirama says that the UPDF Act, in its current form does nit cater …

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Select committee to investigate Apaa conflict

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has resolved to set up a select committee to investigate the continued land conflict in Apaa Parish, Amuru district. This was prompted by a statement made by the Minister of state for Internal Affairs, Hon Mario Obiga Kania on the continued conflict during plenary …

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Be enterprising, MPs tell UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members sitting on Pistry of Defense can actually be turned around to be the engine of development and we said interest will be paid to companies [where UPDF has interest] that bring in money,” said MP Muhammad Kivumbi (DP, Butambala), who is also the current …

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