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Ministers abscond from Parliament after loss in NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament has sought President Museveni’s intervention after ministers failed to attend plenary.  Several ministers were absent during plenary on Wednesday with the exception of the Minister of Gender Frank Tumwebaze. By 5:00 Pm when the house was adjourned, …

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Four police officers, three civilians injuried in Koboko Fracas

Koboko, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | At least four police officers and three civilians have sustained injuries in a clash between the police and supporters of Dr Charles Ayume, a contender for the Koboko Municipality parliamentary seat. The huge crowd was marched through Koboko town on Sunday evening, defacing and burning …

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Gov’t to inject UGX 1 trillion in UDB to boost local production

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said that part of the 1.9 trillion shillings loan obtained from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be injected in the Uganda Development Bank (UDB), to enhance the country’s production capacity.  While commissioning the Lida Packaging products, a manufacturing company that …

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Uganda exports locally made phones to Morocco

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s first information and communications technology manufacturing and assembling factory, Simi technologies has this morning sent the first batch of 18,000 locally made phones to Morocco. Located in Namanve industrial park, Simi technologies owned by Chinese Electronics firm ENGO Holdings Uganda Limited exported smartphones and …

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Gov’t to appoint new UTL administrator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | An extra-ordinary meeting of Uganda Telecom Limited has resolved to that a new administrator will be appointed following the expiry of Bemanya Twebaze’s tenure. Bemanya, who serves as the Registrar General of the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), was in 2017 appointed UTL administrator …

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Middlemen aiding fake investors to grab land – Anite

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for privatization and Investment Evelyn Anite has said that a number of fake investors are being aided by middlemen and land brokers to grab land from bonafide Ugandan occupants. Anite says that the middlemen front non-existent foreign investors to cheaply secure land …

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