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UK top court rules against Scottish independence vote bid

London, England | Xinhua | The United Kingdom (UK) Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the approval of the UK parliament. “The Scottish Parliament does not have the power to legislate for a referendum on Scottish independence,” said …

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Uganda At 60: Innovation Village launches ‘I pledge’ campaign

‘I PLEDGE’ campaign to inspire a movement of commitments to build Uganda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | To commemorate 60 years of Uganda’s Independence, The Innovation Village has launched new campaign dubbed “I pledge” to inspire a movement of pledges that contribute to the socio-economic transformation of Uganda. The …

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Lawyers disagree with Museveni over judicial independence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of lawyers have disagreed with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni over his statements questioning the independence of the Judiciary. According to lawyers, the judiciary’s independence should not be questioned or subject to the amendment because it is provided for under the constitution. On Wednesday …

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Museveni questions need for judicial independence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has observed a need to amend the prerequisite for the independence of the judiciary. He says the concept is being abused by some judicial officers. Museveni argues that the judiciary cannot be entirely independent of the other arms of the government and …

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FULL SPEECH: Museveni at Uganda’s 59th Uhuru Day

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda today marked her 59th Independence Day anniversary, with President Yoweri Museveni saying the country has in the past two years shown it can defeat any challenge. ****** FULL SPEECH Countrymen and Countrywomen, Today, the 9th of October, 2021, is the 59th Independence day …

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Obote speech on eve of Uganda’s Independence 1962

Prime Minister Obote speech on eve of Uganda’s Independence in 1962 “Countrymen and friends, At midnight tonight Uganda shall become Independent. We shall have a Uganda flag, a National Anthem and Coat of Arms. These will be symbols, but independence does not begin and end with the selection and raising …

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Only 600 to attend Independence Celebrations at Kololo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 600 guests will join President Yoweri Museveni at Kololo ceremonial grounds for celebrations to mark 59 years of self-rule October 9. According to Peter Ogwang, the Minister of Economic Monitoring in the office of the President, this is aimed at ensuring that there …

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