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Disregard Muhoozi’s tweet backing Russia on Ukraine: Minister Oryem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has disowned a controversial social media statement by the first son, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba supporting the Russian invasion of Ukraine. On Tuesday evening, Gen Muhoozi, the Commander of the Land Forces tweeted that “majority of mankind (that are non-white) …

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Gov’t proposes to slash embassy staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has unveiled plans to start the process of re-evaluating the number of workers in Ugandan embassies abroad and subscription to International organizations. The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the move is aimed at trimming the number of …

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U.S. senator pushes for action against Uganda over violations

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s stature and importance as a security partner should not prevent the United States from taking action in support of those fighting for democratic freedoms, a US Senator Bob Menendez’s has said.   Menendez observes that Uganda has been an important, if not critical, security and …

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Losing Chua East NRM flag was a surprise -Oryem

Kitguma, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem has said his loss in the just-concluded National Resistance Movement Party-NRM primary elections came as a surprise. Oryem who first held the Chua County NRM flag in 2001 before shifting to Chua East County from 2011 to …

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Minister Okello Oryem loses Chua east NRM flag

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem has lost the National Resistance Movement party primary election for Chua east county in Kitgum District. Okello suffered heavy defeat in the hands of new political entrant Godfrey Luwo. Luwo was declared winner of the hotly contested …

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Gov’t to examine US sanctions against Ugandan judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is set to examine sanctions against two Ugandan judges and a lawyer implicated in an adoption scam that saw many Ugandan children victimized. The United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Monday sanctioned Soroti resident judge …

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