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Ugandans in diaspora protest, call for aid cut

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Ugandans living in London and the United States on Friday held protests calling on the two governments to cut aid to Uganda. In Downing Street, Westminster in London, the protesters who were clad in red attire chanted ‘People Power, Our Power’ and also …

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FAO, Uganda Agribusiness Alliance want Ugandans in diaspora to exploit opportunities in agriculture value chain

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Ugandans in the diaspora have mega opportunities to exploit in the agriculture value chain for Uganda using their periodical earnings, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation Country Representative for Uganda Dr. Antonio Querido. He was speaking to The Independent during the Uganda Diaspora Agribusiness …

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Muntu urges diaspora to fund Opposition campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Retired Maj. Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu has called on Ugandans in the diaspora to fund the campaigns of opposition political parties in the 2020/2021 general elections. He says the opposition have a common goal of taking over power. Muntu, a presidential candidate standing on the …

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Electoral Commission seeks to delay inmates right to vote

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission is seeking more time to implement an order to allow Ugandans in the diaspora and those in prisons to participate in electoral processes. The High Court in Kampala issued the order last month on the basis of a petition filed by …

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Ugandans in diaspora want National coffee bill withdrawn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Winnie Kabogoza a coffee farmer at Kasiiso village. She is among farmers who are against licensing of coffee growers A section of Ugandans living in the diaspora want the National Coffee bill 2018 withdrawn saying it will lead to exploitation of the farmers and also …

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Zimbabwe leader woos fled nationals to return in S.Africa speech

Pretoria, South Africa | AFP | Zimbabwe’s new leader on Thursday appealed to millions of nationals who fled economic decline and political turmoil to return home and help rebuild the nation following the fall of Robert Mugabe. Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, took over from the long-time leader who resigned on November 21 …

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Government to roll out dual citizenship registration in Diaspora

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The government through the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Foreign Affairs will roll out the registration of Ugandans living in the diaspora for dual citizenship. This was revealed by the Rt. Hon Speaker Rebecca Kadaga following complaints by Ugandans living in the United Kingdom that …

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Lands Ministry introduces new land system for Diaspora

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Hon. Betty Amongi has introduced a lands management system adopted by the Ministry for Ugandans living in the Diaspora. Amongi said the new system is aimed at minimizing land grabbing and any fraudulent related land dealings. The …

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