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Minister Nabakooba tells presidential debate organizers to go to UBC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has advised organizers of the presidential debate to consider using the National broadcaster, UBC and Vision Group televisions such as Bukedde TV to telecast the presidential debate as a solution to lack of funds. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Judith Nabakooba, the Minister …

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Protesters warned against attacking security personnel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Information and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba has warned protesters against attacking security personnel who have been deployed to restore normalcy. In a statement issued on Thursday, Nabakooba said such attacks will not deter the security personnel from carrying out their lawful duties. …

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FDC asks gov’t to pay examination fees for all candidates

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has joined parliament to demand government’s intervention to help clear Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB registration fees for candidates in private schools.  At the beginning of this month, Parliament passed a resolution urging the government to meet the cost of …

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ICT ministry rejects plea to scrap free airtime for gov’t

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The government has declined to abandon a policy requiring private broadcasters to provide free airtime for government messages. This position was communicated by the Ministerof Information, Communication Technology and National Guidance Judith Nabakooba during an interaction with the Rural Broadcasters Association (RUBA) and the Uganda …

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Nabakooba says Mityana win was a vote of confidence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Information Minister Judith Nabakooba won the NRM party primaries in Mityana district. Nabakooba got 35,500 votes to beat her sole challenger Deborah Kyazike Kinobe who got 5,557 votes, a landslide she said is an indicator that her role in parliament has been appreciated. She added …

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UN launches US$15M program to digitalize innovation in agriculture

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UN through the United Nations Capital development Fund-UNCDF have rolled out a five-year program for promoting digital innovation with the aim of addressing challenges within the agricultural sector especially in rural areas. The US$ 15-million program is funded by Sweden, a UN member country …

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Cabinet approves borrowing for road projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the borrowing of up to USD 325 million to be spent on different projects across the country. In a press release issued by the Minister of Information and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba, cabinet approved the government’s request to borrow Euros 7,500,000 …

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ICT Minister asks local government staff to support NRM or quit

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly appointed Information and Communication Technology- ICT and National Guidance Minister, Judith Nabakooba has urged local government employees to support the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM government or quit their jobs. Nabakooba was addressing Jinja district local leaders, technocrats and national data center Uganda-NITAU …

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