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IPOD delegates angered by Museveni’s delayed arrival

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Delegates at the second Summit of the Interparty Organisation of Dialogue-IPOD have expressed anger over delays caused by the late arrival of the NRM National Chairman, Yoweri Museveni. He was yet to arrive at  6pm, with IPOD Summit organisers saying he has been delayed by …

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Bobi Wine and Besigye

Bobi Wine and Besigye: Who gains, loses in partnership?  Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Did the May 6 agreement between Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye to “partner” against President Yoweri Museveni weaken the People Power leader? Did it strengthen a sinking Besigye? Besigye, representing the People’s Government, and Robert …

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MUSEVENI: Rwanda border closure will increase smuggling

  Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said the recent closure of the border by Rwanda will not slow down regional trade but instead lead to a rise in smuggling. “It is a ‘hiccup’ that will not slow the region down. Even if border is closed, …

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Museveni backs increase in lunch allowances for nurses

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has backed proposals to increase lunch allowances for nurses and build more training schools. He announced that the nursing school at Nyarutuntu in Ntungamo will be taken over by the government. The president was speaking at the National celebrations for …

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MPs file petition over Museveni sole candidature

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Eleven MPs from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) have petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking to quash the endorsement of President Museveni as the party’s sole candidate in the 2021 presidential elections. They claim the decision is unconstitutional. On February 19, the NRM Central …

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