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CSOs in Bukedi, Bugisu want gov’t to unfreeze NGO accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations in Bukedi and Bugisu have asked the government to unconditionally unfreeze the accounts of two Non-Governmental Organizations-NGOs. Last week, the Financial Intelligence Authority froze bank accounts of the Uganda NGO Forum and the Uganda Women Network on grounds that they were financing …

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Kyagulanyi vows to boost coffee production in Bugisu if elected

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi of the National Unity Platform -NUP has specifically pledged to farmers in Bugisu sub region and Uganda at large that if elected, he will boost coffee production. Kyagulanyi made this pledge while speaking to thousands of his supporters today during his …

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Museveni pledges to create over 200,000 jobs for Bugisu region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has promised to create over 200,000 jobs for the people of Bugisu sub region. Museveni on Thursday evening explained that with his wise leadership, his government has attracted investors who have created over 2 million jobs in the country citing an …

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Museveni asks Bugisu leaders to desist from sectarianism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned leaders against sectarian tendencies. Speaking at a meeting with leaders from Bugisu region comprising those in the districts of Mbale, Manafwa, Namisindwa and Bududa, at Mbale S.S grounds on his campaign trail, Museveni said leaders should look at how people …

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Landslide victims in Bugisu demand relocation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Landslide victims in Bugisu region have asked the government to relocate them to safe places. The victims are currently seeking refuge in internally displaced camps. Sarah Nambozo one of the victims at Wambewo internally displaced camp in Bubyangu sub-county in Mbale district says since …

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Bugisu NRM cadres demand for another district, 2 municipalities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement party leaders from Bugisu sub-region have handed a written petition to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga demanding for creation of more administrative units to extend services nearer to their people. In the document which they handed to Kadaga during a Bugisu region NRM party …

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All incumbent district chairpersons in Bugisu, Sebei defeated in NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All district chairpersons in the Bugisu and Sebei sub regions lost the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries held on Friday. They include George William Wopuwa for Namisindwa district, Simon Peter Wananzofu from Bulambuli, Herbert Mulekwain Sironko and Christopher Songhar in Kapchorwa district, Paul Machinjaji in …

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Irene Muloni, Minister Kitutu win NRM primaries in Bugisu region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Energy and Mineral Development Minister Mary Goretti Kitutu has won the National Resistance Movement flag to contest for the Manafwa district parliamentary seat. Kitutu polled 46,851 votes to defeat her arch-rival Rose Mutonyi, who was switching from the Bubulo West parliamentary seat and Miss …

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