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UBOS: Museveni is right on Middle Income

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has accused the World Bank of mixing up their figures and using wrong parameters, and have insisted that the Ugandan economy has entered into the threshold for the lower-middle-income status based on statistical data computations they have. According to …

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Striking teachers head for another meeting in State House

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is expected to meet the leadership of the Uganda National Teacher’s Union-UNATU later today in an effort to end the nationwide teacher’s strike. The meeting follows the teacher’s rejection of a “new deal” proposed by the Ministry of Public Service. In …

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ICC marks 20 years

World court battles questions of legitimacy and relevance as it marks milestone Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The International Criminal Court (ICC) on July 1 marked 20 years with few victories and many questions about its legitimacy. The fundamental question remains whether it can successfully prosecute the perpetrators of …

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Museveni rallies private sector to support Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the Pprivate sector to support the Parish Development Model. Museveni made the remarks while speaking on Thursday during the second Bi-annual Presidential Chief Executive Officers Forum (PCF) which he hosted at his country home in Irenga, Ntungamo district. The …

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‘Muhoozi project is time bomb’

Researcher insists transition must be discussed seriously COVER STORY | THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER | Who will succeed President Yoweri Museveni, and under what circumstances? Given President Museveni’s advanced aged—he turned 78 this year—his transition from power is no longer a purely theoretical debate. The issue looms over Ugandan politics. However, …

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No one can teach me about human rights: Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said he will not take lessons from anybody about human rights in Uganda. Addressing a delegation from Human Rights Watch led by the Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Roth, which had gone to present to him a report on human rights …

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Museveni calls for implementation of barter trade with Cuba

Kampala, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda and Cuba would benefit a great deal if they exchanged each other’s goods and services. Museveni made the remarks while meeting with a Cuban delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez. In the meeting, the two leaders …

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Museveni urges religious leaders to embrace PDM

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has tasked religious leaders to mobilise their parishioners to embrace the Parish Developmental Model (PDM) programme that is currently being rolled out in the country. The call was part of his message during the groundbreaking ceremony and fundraising drive for the …

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