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Police disperse NUP supporters in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The venue for the Masaka Diocesan day at Kitovu Sports Arena, was a scene of running battles between police and supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP who were gathering to catch a glimpse of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Kyagulanyi and Members of Parliament from Masaka sub …

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Voter seeks to overturn victory of Ssekandi’s rival

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Martin Henry Bazzanya, a voter in Masaka district has run to High Court seeking to overturn the victory of Richard Ssebamala in the Bukoto Central parliamentary race. Ssebamala defeated the incumbent Bukoto Central MP and Vice president Edward Ssekandi, who was seeking his fifth five-year elective …

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VP Ssekandi summoned over ex-Asian property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new city of Masaka is set to begin life on a clean slate as Parliament starts the process of laying to rest the restless ghost of ex-Asian properties that were grabbed by Idi Amin’s government in 1972 and have been changing hands through owners, …

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Ssekandi’s rivals question his victory in the primaries

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The rivals of the Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi are disputing his victory in the just-concluded NRM primary elections for the Bukoto Central constituency parliamentary seat in Masaka district. According to the official results announced by Joseph Mugerwa, the Masaka NRM registrar, Ssekandi emerged winner …

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African govt’s urged to stimulate skills education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has tasked African governments to foster practical skills education, in order to reduce youth unemployment. Museveni said that in the world, over 156 million youth live in poverty because they are tagged on whitecollar jobs other than enhancing practical skills …

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Vice President Ssekandi to head NRM caucus on amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The ruling National Resistance Movemen (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus resolved to set up a committee chaired by the Vice President Edward Ssekandi to advise on amendments to land laws. This was revealed by the Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa (Kiboga) who was flanked by the …

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