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Ministry of education calls off MPs meeting at Kololo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education has this afternoon called off a meeting that had been scheduled at the request of Minister Janet Museveni for all Members of Parliament to meet officials for consultations over the reopening of schools. In a communication to URN, Dr Denis Mugimba, …

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Only 600 to attend Independence Celebrations at Kololo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 600 guests will join President Yoweri Museveni at Kololo ceremonial grounds for celebrations to mark 59 years of self-rule October 9. According to Peter Ogwang, the Minister of Economic Monitoring in the office of the President, this is aimed at ensuring that there …

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Preachers stay clear of politics, focus on poverty fight, hope

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As thousands of Christians around Kampala ushered 2020, the year expected to be filled with political happenings for Uganda, prominent preachers around Kampala steered clear of the subject. Instead, they sold 2020 as a year free of poverty, happy marriages for the unmarried and …

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Unemployment or patriotism; driving thousands to join UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Weere, a first class degree holder in Industrial chemistry is among the thousands of enthusiastic people seeking recruitment into the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) at the ongoing recruitment exercise at Kololo Airstrip. Uganda Radio Network – URN met the Weere who graduated on …

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Number of applicants overwhelms UPDF recruitment team at Kololo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Thousands of Ugandans have turned up at Kololo Ceremonial grounds during the recruitment exercise for Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces – UPDF. UPDF seeks to recruit a total of 4000 people in this national exercise that commenced today December 27th, 2019. The aim of the …

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Occupancy in upscale suburbs up – Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Investors in apartments in the upscale suburbs of Kampala like Nakasero, Naguru, Mbuya and Kololo saw the best start of 2019 with a surge in demand from expatriates compared to last year. According to estate agent Knight Frank Uganda report for the first six …

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MPs Juma prayers undermined Muslim structures – UMSC

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has supported a move by the Uganda Police Force to block Juma prayers, which had been organized by Members of Parliament. The Supreme Council says that the prayers undermined the Muslim structures. The Prayers which had been …

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