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USMID road construction commissioned in Kitgum municipality

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The first phase of construction of roads in Kitgum municipality has been commissioned, thanks to the World Bank-funded Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development programme (USMID). The work valued at 16.1 billion Shillings covers a total of seven roads crossing through 2.89 kilometers in the …

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Minister Nabakooba intervenes in Bukakata land dispute

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba has halted the planned eviction of more than 3,000 people, from disputed land in Kasanje-Nakigga village, Bukakata sub-county, Masaka district. The affected persons are mainly pastoralists and peasant farmers occupying more than three square miles of land in Kasange-Kigga village, Kiteredde, …

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Museveni defends Nabakooba’s appointment as lands minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has defended the appointment of former Mityana Woman Member of Parliament, Judith Nabakooba as Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development. In his new Cabinet announced on Tuesday, Museveni appointed Nabakooba as Lands Minister replacing Beti Olive Kamya. Nabakooba, formerly serving as …

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Gov’t to pay former workers of Uganda Posts and Telecommunications

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved a proposal by the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance to pay pension to former employees of the now-defunct Uganda Posts and Telecommunication Corporation. Speaking on Wednesday at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Judith Nabakooba, the Minister in charge of ICT and …

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Free media airtime for gov’t to be streamlined – Nabakooba

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba has promised to work with the relevant bodies to review the guidelines on the mandatory free airtime offered to government in Radio and TV stations. In 2014, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) issued a guideline requiring …

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Minister pleads for funding for UBC and national guidance directorate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Minister of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and National guidance Judith Nabakooba has decried a lack of funding for national guidance and Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC).   Although the Ministry sought 22 billion Shillings for the national broadcaster-UBC, and three billion Shillings for the national guidance …

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NIRA decries old equipment, low staffing

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  National Identification Registration Authority-NIRA officials have pleaded with the Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance Minister, Judith Nabakooba to push for the procurement of new equipment.    A team of NIRA officials, who met the Minister at their Eastern Regional Offices in Mbale City on …

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ICT minister inspects communication network at Busia one stop border

 Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Judith Nabakooba, the Minister of information and communication technology-ICT spent part of Friday inspecting the communication networks at Busia One Stop Boarder Post-OSBP. The minister’s visit was prompted by complaints from area leaders about the poor network in Busia resulting from interference from other networks.   …

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