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Govt halts Shs4 billion compensation package for bush war veterans

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has halted the Shillings 4 billion compensation to veterans pending a probe into reports of fake claimants. For decades, the government has been paying veterans for their contribution to the National Resistance Army war of 1981-1986 that ushered in the current regime. However to …

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Botswana launches second national risk assessment on money laundering

Gaborone, Botswana | Xinhua | Botswana has launched its second National Risk Assessment (NRA) on money laundering, terrorism financing, and proliferation financing. At the launch in Gaborone on Monday, Emmah Peloetletse, Permanent Secretary to the President and chairperson of the National Coordinating Committee on Financial Intelligence, stated that she believes …

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MUSEVENI: Kashillingi operated directly under me

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has eulogised fallen former NRA commander Lt.Col Ahamed Kashilingi. “Ndugu Kashillingyi (RIP) made his contribution to our struggle and  we salute him. I have spoken to some of his children such as Halima, Busingye and  others to convey to them our …

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Museveni retires 48 army Generals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni, the Commander In Chief of the armed forces has retired 48 generals of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces at a ceremony held at State House Entebbe, Wednesday. General Elly Tumwine, who died last week and was buried on Tuesday was supposed to …

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Gen. Elly Tumwine was resilient: Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has eulogized the late Gen. Elly Tumwine as a resilient man despite being injured badly during the revolutionary war. Museveni was speaking at the State funeral service for the late Gen. Tumwine held on Monday at Kololo Independence grounds. Tumwine, who was …

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Security arrests 4 suspected members of Makerere brigades

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people suspected to be members of the banned Makerere University ‘brigades’ have been arrested as part of the ongoing investigations into the stabbing to death of Uganda Christian University-UCU law student, Betungura Bewatte, during the chaotic guild campaigns. The police postmortem report indicated that …

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CMI, CI probe murder of student at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Specialized military and police violent crime units have taken over the probe of circumstances under which Uganda Christian University (UCU) student, Betungura Bewatte, was last Thursday murdered during Makerere University guild campaigns. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga has told the media that the Chieftaincy of Military …

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Museveni apologizes for Luwero underdevelopment

  Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has apologized to the people of Luwero Triangle for the underdevelopment that is still ravaging their area more than 30 years after he ascended to power. Museveni and his National Resistance Army (NRA) rebel movement used the jungles of Luwero …

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