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Judicial officers chief iustice over allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Judicial officers have petitioned the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe over a directive scrapping their 30 percent allowances approved by cabinet in 2014. The judicial officers through their umbrella Uganda Judicial Officers Association–UJOA led by their President, Godfrey Kaweesa, say there was improper computation of the …

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Cabinet approves Uganda airlines board of directors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the board of directors for Uganda National Airlines Company Limited.  The board of seven directors will be chaired by Ahabwe Godfrey Pereza. Ahabwe is a former MP for Rubanda East constituency and Minister of State for Local Government.   Transport economist, Benon …

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EITI : Uganda opens up to contract transparency in oil

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet last week made a decision for Uganda to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative-(EITI). Government Spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo said cabinet agreed to join the initiative as part government’s commitment to accountability and transparency in the oil and gas sector. Ofwono’s revelation drew minimal media …

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Cabinet approves anti-money laundering amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the anti-money laundering amendment bill, 2018. The amendment is meant to bolster Uganda’s global reputation and cooperation in fighting money laundering and terrorism financing. Media Centre Deputy spokesperson Col. Shaban Bantariza said the amendment will enable Uganda to get admitted in the …

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Cabinet approves Older Persons Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved principles for drafting of the Older Persons Bill, 2019. The bill is meant to enhance protection and realization of older person’s rights. Uganda Media Centre Director, Ofwono Opondo, addressing media on Tuesday said the bill will provide for promotion and protection the …

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THIS WEEK: Opposition announces new cabinet

THIS WEEK: Opposition announces new cabinet Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leader of Opposition in parliament Betty Aol Ochan announced on Nov.29 a new cabinet comprising of members of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Democratic Party and Independents. “It has been a question. They have been asking me whether I …

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RWANDA: Kagame shuffles cabinet

Urges new team to transform Rwanda and citizens Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Oct.19 swore in six new ministers appointed in a major cabinet reshuffle. The new ministers are Minister of Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Minister of Trade and …

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