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Full Museveni statement on Kampala bombs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has promised to track down all elements aimed at destabilizing Uganda. “They have exposed themselves when we are more ready for urban terrorism. They will perish,” he said in a statement hours after at least six died after twin bomb blasts …

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FDC urges NRM leaders to ignore Museveni’s land views

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC has cautioned President Museveni to stop attacking land tenure systems and instead find lasting solutions to the land problems. According to FDC, the president’s statement to the NRM leaders in which he attacked the mailo land tenure system and declared …

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Relatives of November riot victims demand for justice a year later

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Relatives of people who were killed in the November 18-19 riots are still asking for justice one year later. Speaking at a memorial service organized by the National Unity Platform-NUP in Kampala, relatives and politicians alike said although President Yoweri Museveni promised to hold to …

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Districts stuck as UPDF takes over construction projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | District local governments are stuck with construction funds as they wait for more instructions from the line ministries on how to proceed with Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF Engineering Brigade. Early this year, President Yoweri Museveni directed that all new government school and hospital projects be …

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Batwa cry out

  ‘We want to be considered as part of this country’ In early 2022, Uganda will be evaluated by the UN Human Rights Council on its human rights record; including its handling of the country’s indigenous minority groups. In a similar assessment in 2016, the government committed to give them …

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INTERVIEW: UHRC speaks out on November 18 riots

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Days to the first anniversary of the November 18th, 2020 riots that resulted into death of more 50 people, many questions remain unanswered. There are no indications that they will be answered soon. President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni promised compensation to the innocent riot victims …

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