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Anywar faces hurdles to retain Kitgum municipality MP seat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Environment Beatrice Anywar faces a stiff challenge to retain the Kitgum municipality parliamentary seat. Four candidates will contest against Anywar for the seat. They are Henry Kissinger Oryem, who was narrowly defeated by Anywar in the NRM primary elections now contesting …

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MPs welcome proposal to expand road reserves

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have welcomed a proposal by the government to expand the size of road reserves from the current 15 to 40 meters. The proposal is embedded in the Roads amendment bill 2018, which also seeks to reform laws relating to the development, management …

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Kisoro MP on spot for intimidating tea nursery bed operators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bufumbira North County Member of Parliament, John Nizeyimana Kamara is on the spot for allegedly intimidating tea nursery bed operators in Kisoro District from joining their colleagues in Kigezi and Ankole regions to sue the National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS for nonpayment. On November 21st, …

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MP Kakooza admitted at Mbarara Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabula county Member of Parliament, James Kakooza and his driver are admitted at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital after surviving a nasty accident along Masaka – Mbarara highway. The accident occurred around 11:00am at Lwebiteete village in Kiruhura Sub County in Kiruhura District when the …

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Leaders on the spot on HIV disclosure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jie County MP Moses Bildad Adome has put his colleagues on the spot for not walking the talk on HIV disclosure. According to health experts, disclosure, a process through which one opens up about their HIV status, can reduce the stresses of living with HIV …

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