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THIS WEEK: Uhuru unveils new cabinet

THIS WEEK: Uhuru unveils new cabinet Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Jan.05 unveiled new cabinet dropping thirteen of his cabinet secretaries. In his announcement, he only named those he had retained and forwarded for vetting to the national assembly speaker Justin Muturi. Those retained …

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Nigeria president leads first cabinet meeting in 5 months

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday led his first cabinet meeting for five months after a long stay in London where he received treatment for an undisclosed condition. The 74-year-old retired general, who flew back to Nigeria on August 19 after more than 100 days in …

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Cabinet approves the ratification of the tripartite free trade area

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Cabinet has approved the ratification of the EAC-COMESA-SADC Tripartite Free Area Agreement (FTA), paving way for the implementation of the Agreement. In a Cabinet meeting that took place on Friday 4th August 2017, members unanimously agreed that Uganda was ready to start the implementation of …

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VIDEO: Chris Obore explains why parliament has summoned Tumwebaze

FULL VIDEO: Chris Obore, the Director, Communication and Public Affairs at Parliament of Uganda explains to NBS TV why Parliament is summoning  ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze for ‘defying’ the house on deadlines for SIM-card registration. Tumwebaze maintained the deadline last Friday, a day after Parliament had recommended it be pushed …

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Trump’s cabinet so far: wealthy, white and war-tested

Washington, United States | AFP | Four billionaires, three generals, a handful of women and nothing but conservatives: President-elect Donald Trump is building a super-rich, unorthodox and largely white inner circle to run the United States from January 20. They include a retired general whose salty language and warrior’s determination …

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AG defends Tumukunde’s appointment

Attorney General William Byaruhanga has defended the appointment of Gen Henry Tumukunde to cabinet. This follows a recent court petition that he was convicted four years ago and thus not suitable for the job. Byaruhanga cleared Tumukunde saying the retired soldier had never been convicted of any crime involving moral …

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Trump cabinet list out soon

New York, United States | AFP | US President-elect Donald Trump prepared Monday to announce a new slate of cabinet picks some time soon, following a busy weekend of meetings with hopefuls at his golf club retreat outside New York. The Republican billionaire-turned-world leader heaped praise on tough-talking retired Marine …

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Cabinet retreat: Parliament takes break until after Sept 9

Parliamentarians will have to wait until after September 9 to debate Nakifuma MP Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko’s private members bill to amend the constitution. The bill aims to extend the retirement age of judges and judicial officers by five years and open the restricted two term tenure of the Electoral Commissioners. Debate on the …

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VIDEO: Kyankwanzi cabinet retreat starts

NBS: Cabinet ministers and Permanent Secretaries left for a one week retreat at the National Leadership Institute Kyankwanzi that will address issues of service delivery in the country. Others called to attend the retreat are members of the ruling NRM’s Central Executive Committee who will orient the new Cabinet in …

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