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FDC urges religious leaders to preach against bad governance during Xmas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has said religious leaders should not shy from preaching about critical issues of governance during Christmas festival summons. Harold Kaija, the party deputy secretary general told journalists during a weekly party press conference at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi …

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Leaders, hoteliers raise concern over safety of MV Kalangala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kalangala authorities and hotel owners are pessimistic about the safety of MV Kalangala to handle the high volume of travelers during the festive season. MV Kalangala plies the Entebbe- Kalangala route on Lake Victoria. The ferry conducts one return route each day. It sets off …

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Luweero leaders concerned over local revenue loss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Luweero district are worried of a likely drop in local revenue collection after sand and stones were declared minerals by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Government approved a new mining policy, placing sand, murram, granites and stones under the mineral sector. …

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Leaders accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing

Politicians have been accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing on Lake Victoria. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The commander of UPDF- Fisheries Protection Unit in the districts of Jinja, Kamuli, Mayuge, Buyende and Bugiri, Lt. Ronald Akandwanaho says that ever since Members of Parliament raised concerns of alleged torture …

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Museveni asks religious leaders to include HIV messages in sermons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has asked religious leaders to include HIV/AIDs Messages in their sermons. He said this in a message delivered for him by the Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi during the commemoration of the International World Aids day held at Bugobero Sub County headquarters in …

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