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Parliament wants national oil firm joint venture terminated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has recommended for termination of the joint venture agreement between a consortium of three companies and the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC). This follows adoption of the report of the Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry during plenary of Thursday, 03 February 2022, which recommended …

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Gov’t urged to speed up trial of Rwenzururu guards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of legislators have called on government to grant a speedy trial to the royal guards of the Rwenzururu Kingdom who were arrested and detained in 2016 for abetting an insurgency. The MPs expressed their displeasure with the delay in resolving the matter stating …

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4,000 approved for cattle compensation in Lira

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 4,000 people in Lira district will be compensated for lost cattle during the conflict in the Lango region. The beneficiaries are drawn from all sub-counties in Lira district and the two divisions of Lira city. According to a list released by the Attorney General, …

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Government pinned over top vacancies in agencies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President is yet to consider names for the appointment of the Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) and two Commission members. The Deputy Attorney General, Jackson Kafuuzi, told a Parliament sitting on Monday, 10 May 2021, that the Minister for Justice and …

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EC rejects parliament’s proposal to extend nomination dates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has rejected the demand by Parliament to have the nomination for Members of Parliament extended saying there is no time. Parliament had tasked the electoral commission to extend the nomination dates to allow members who want to change names or align …

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