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Uganda, China mark 59 years of diplomatic ties

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda and China on Monday marked the 59th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries. Chinese embassy in a tweet said the bilateral relations are growing stronger. “Over the past 59 years, China-Uganda relations have been growing from strength to strength and are …

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Uganda gets new WFP Country Representative

Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | Abdirahman Meygag has replaced El-Khidir Daloum as the new United Nations World Food Programme Representative in Uganda. Meygag started work at the beginning of August after presenting his credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala. Gen. Abubaker Jeje Odongo, Uganda’s Minister of Foreign …

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Jeje Odongo rejects calls to release political detainees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Orungo County Member of Parliament Jeje Odongo has said that Government cannot simply act on requests to release suspects being held in relation to the 2021 election. Odongo was asked by journalists in Parliament today on the calls by the former Mufti of Uganda sheikh …

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Activities of CSOs are suspicious – Jeje Odongo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is forced to interfere in the operations of Civil Society Organisations-CSOs because their activities are suspicious. Speaking on Wednesday at the launch of a book titled, Civil Society in Uganda at Hotel Africana, the Minister for Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo said that the level …

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Gov’t not aware of 365 missing persons on NUP’s list

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Minister of Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo has said that Government does not know the whereabouts of the 365 people of the 423 presented as missing by the National Unity Platform (NUP). Odongo was presenting to Parliament a statement on missing persons where he noted that out …

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Alleged “anti-gov’t” American arrested in Fort Portal

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The arrest of US national, Guy Smith, from Fort Portal Tourism City has become one of the latest by security agencies who say they are cracking down on subversive crimes in the country. In a statement posted on Twitter by the Police Spokesperson, Fred …

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Hope fades for relatives of missing persons in Kyotera

📌 GOVT LIST OF ‘MISSING PERSONS’ ➡ TOTAL 177 ➡ 168 remanded at Makindye ➡ 2 Referred to Jinja Rd Police station ➡ 6 already released on bond ➡ 1 arraigned before UDC ✳ 43 arrested for rioting ✳ 156 possession of military stores ✳ 17 meeting to plan violence ✳ 6 already released on bond Kyotera, Uganda | THE …

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Gov’t fails to table list of abduction victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has allowed individual members of parliament to present lists of missing people from their constituencies. She made the decision after the Internal Affairs Minister; Gen. Jeje Odongo failed to show up to present the list of people in state …

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