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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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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Who is in Museveni’s next cabinet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Features, news analysis. COVER STORY Museveni’s next cabinet: Which opposition politicians are in and what awaits them THE LAST WORD The triumph of colonialism: How European claims to promote `civilisation’ in Africa remain the supreme aim …

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Ethiopia prime minister names new cabinet

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Ethiopian new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reshuffled his cabinet Thursday in a bid to stem growing discontent with the long-ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition. Abiy, 42, is the first prime minister to come from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group the Oromo, who …

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Kenyatta names Cabinet, picks Kilonzo High Commissoner to Uganda

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced his full Cabinet, after 85 days of taking oath of office, and named new postings of ambassadors including to Uganda.Ambassador Kiema Kilonzo who has been in Ankara, Turkey will be Kenya’s new High Commissioner to Uganda, taking over …

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Liberia’s Weah makes first cabinet appointments

Monrovia, Liberia | AFP | New Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Ex-international footballer Weah was sworn in on Monday at a stadium surrounded …

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