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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Ugandans in diaspora want National coffee bill withdrawn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are against licensing of coffee growers A section of Ugandans living in the diaspora want the National Coffee bill 2018 withdrawn saying it will lead to exploitation of the farmers and also …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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Gov’t to revise dual citizenship fees

  Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Government is considering revising selected immigration fees to make it easy for Ugandans in the diaspora to acquire dual citizenship. Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, while addressing the political forum of the Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) on Sunday, September 3, 2017 in …

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LIVE: Monday Atigo gets 2nd term as UNAA president

Dallas, Texas | EADM NEWS  LIVE | Monday Atigo was on Sunday re-elected president of the Uganda North American Association (UNAA). Atigo got 189 votes against 166 votes for his challenger Dr Daniel Kawuma at the UNAA Convention 2017 in Miami. Atigo got 9 online votes, and 180 onsite votes, while Kawuma got 49 …

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