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NUP declines invite to Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party has declined an invitation to the swearing-in ceremony of Yoweri Museveni, as President of Uganda for yet another term. The event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday May 12, 2021. The Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo yesterday told journalists …

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21 heads of state to attend Museveni’s swearing in

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 4,042 people including 21 heads of state are expected to attend President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s 6th swearing-in ceremony. Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Esther Mbayo, the Minister of the Presidency said the decision is aimed at conforming to the standard operating …

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Museveni orders flags to fly at half-mast in honor of Mkapa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has ordered all Ugandan and East African community flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting today Saturday to mourn former Tanzanian President William Benjamin Mkapa. Mkapa was on 24th July 2020, announced dead by the Tanzanian government. Mkapa …

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President yet to assent to Traditional Medicines Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said that President Yoweri Museveni is yet to assent to the Traditional and Complementary Medicines Act, 2019, a year since it was passed by parliament. The Act was passed on 5th February 2019, and it among others …

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Mbayo warns politicians against rejecting Covid-19 suspects

Arua, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister-in-charge of the Presidency Esther Mbayo has warned politicians against rejecting COVID-19 suspects evacuated to health facilities in their respective districts.  The Minister’s warning follows an incident on Monday when local leaders organized for the evacuation of two truck drivers to Kampala despite directives …

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Entebbe residents unhappy over one day travel permits

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cross section of residents of Entebbe Municipality are unhappy with the new directive requiring the Residential District Commissioners and their deputies to issue travel permits for only a day. The Minister for the Presidency, Esther Mbayo told RDCs and Deputy RDCs on Monday …

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