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VP Alupo blames poor agriculture productivity on low extension services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vice President Jessica Alupo has blamed the low agriculture productivity in the country to low extension services provided to the farmers, a situation that has hindered development of the sector. Alupo said that currently, farmers are increasingly facing crop failure, poor yields and storage loses …

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Museveni donates UGX60M to two churches in Katakwi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has donated Shillings 60 million towards the construction of St. Stephen Catholic Parish and St. Paul Church of Uganda in Katakwi district. Museveni delivered the money through the Vice President, Retired Major Jessica Alupo Epel. She noted that the president was aware …

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VP Alupo defends appointing women in leadership positions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vice President Jessica Alupo has said if the country is to attain equity in development, it’s important to have women in leadership positions. Speaking to journalists on Thursday at the Office of the President ahead of today’s celebration of Pan African Women’s day, Alupo said …

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Parliament approves Jessica Alupo as Vice President

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katakwi Woman MP Maj Jessica Alupo has this morning been approved as the new Vice President of Uganda, replacing Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi who was dropped from the cabinet last week. The motion seeking Parliament’s approval of her appointment was moved by Ruhinda North MP Thomas …

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