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Focus back on Parliament as ‘Age Limit’ debate rages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Focus returns to Uganda’s Parliament Tuesday when MPs return to The House at 2pm to continue business that was pushed forward from last week. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga is chairing today’s session that is expected to set in motion proposals to change the constitution to remove …

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What future for UDB?

Experts debate fate of finance-starved long-term funder UDB Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | “Should the Uganda Development Bank (UDB) seek capital from the government only? How should it work around Uganda’s short-term investment culture? Should it operate like a private sector bank or continue as the government’s band-aid effort …

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Afro-barometer poll shows Ugandans want age limit maintained

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A new survey has indicated that majority of Ugandans favor maintaining an age limit of 75 years for presidential candidates. The survey conducted by Afro-barometer showed that up to 75% of Ugandans across the political divide, age, and gender want the presidential age limit maintained. …

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THIS WEEK: Museveni woos Qatar investors

THIS WEEK: Museveni woos Qatar investors Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda is fast becoming a middle-income country with vast investment opportunities in agro-processing, industrialization and the service based sector. “Uganda is moving towards becoming a fast world country based on four sectors; commercial agriculture, …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Behind Museveni land tour confusion

IN THE INDEPENDENT: Behind Museveni land tour confusion Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Get your copy from the nearest news stand. COVER STORY Behind Museveni land tour confusion: Cash handouts, secret age-limit talks and more THE LAST WORD Uganda’s misguided debate: …

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AGE LIMIT: The full story from in, and out of parliament

THE FULL STORY: Chaos reigns in and out of Uganda Parliament as expected debate on motion on age limit removal is deferred Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The much anticipated motion for MP Raphael Magyezi seeking leave of parliament to introduce a Private Member’s Bill to amend the constitution …

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TUMWEBAZE: Government to hold monthly open days

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Government is set to hold monthly open events in which its agencies and departments will explain to the public matters service delivery, according to the Minister of Information Technology and Communications Frank Tumwebaze. Tumwebaze was speaking Thursday Sept. 21 at the ICT Ministry headquarters in …

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