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NEC given deal to renovate Lumumba Hall

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The renovation of Makerere University’s Lumumba Hall is set to take off as the University hands over the dilapidated structures to a UPDF firm. Block A of the hall has been out of use for about 17 years. Blocks B and C were closed …

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Makerere secures UGX 8B to renovate Lumumba Hall

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has secured Shillings 8 billion from the government to commence the renovation of Lumumba hall, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, has revealed. The hall has been vacant for over eight months after students were asked to vacate for the impending renovations. The government-sponsored …

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NRM to fight corruption in Parliament Committees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement – NRM has cautioned party legislators to desist from acts of corruption as they execute their work on different parliamentary committees in the 11th Parliament. Justine Kasule Lumumba, the party Secretary General made the remarks as she delivered her …

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Election petition papers finally on respondent Museveni’s desk

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers representing the first runner-up in the recently concluded presidential elections Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, have finally got some relief after serving President Elect Yoweri Museveni with copies of the petition seeking to overturn his victory. The lawyers led by Anthony Wameli and Geoffrey …

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Lumumba rejects calls to extend NRM registration exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justine Kasule Lumumba the Secretary-General of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) has rejected calls to extend the party’s registration exercise. Last week, the party embarked on a countrywide exercise to register new members, remove ineligible ones as well as inform members of their voting …

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Makerereans being Makerereans

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amid reports of week-long brutality and torture by the military and police, and accusations that political parties are fueling the protests on campus, Makerere students have a kept a sense of humour as they protest against rise in tuition fees, taking to social media …

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