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Archbishop Jonah Lwanga dies at 76

He spoke up on democracy, constitutionalism, and human rights Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Since the death on Sept.05 of Archbishop Jonah Lwanga in Athens, Greece, the spiritual leader of more than 500,000 Ugandans who are Greek Orthodox Christian, tributes have been pouring in. “It is really sad and …

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Archbishop appointment of Nankabirwa is strategic

It would be utter irresponsibility for the Church of Uganda not to interest itself in what happens in cabinet COMMENT | SABIITI MARTIN RWABIHURWA | In yet another masterstroke, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Most Rev. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, appointed Ruth Nankabirwa, the minister of Energy as Church …

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Masaka’s machete murders

An over-confident president, weak police, and political intrigue Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Late evening on July 23, two men were riding home on a bicycle when they were ambushed and attacked by machete-wielding assailants. John Kabanda and Vincent Kalya were both hit on the head and left to …

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Ntoroko district NRM chairperson murdered, body dumped in Ibanda

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a sombre mood in Ntoroko district after the breaking of sad news of the murder of the Ntoroko district acting NRM chairperson, Jepherson Kabagambe Aheebwa. According to the latest information from RDC Meshach Ruhaga Kawamara, the deceased went to Fort Portal with a …

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Buyende town council NRM chairperson perishes in road accident

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | George Musenero, the Buyende town council National Resistance Movement-NRM party chairperson has died in a motor accident. The 60 year old Musenero perished in an accident on Tuesday afternoon in Butabaala trading center along Kamuli-Jinja highway. Musenero who was riding a motorcycle registration number UAF …

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Uganda Rwanda relations

The forgotten feud awakens? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Ten years after President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame starred in high profile reconciliation, there seems no path to making peace again after two years of border closure. Instead, new tensions could flare up. In July, Rwanda …

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MUSEVENI: Increase Parish Model fund to Sh1.1 Trillion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has asked the National Resistance Movement-NRM party MPs to support the proposed increase of the Parish Development Model Fund budget from the current 200 billion to 1.069 trillion Shillings. In the current financial year 2021/2022, parliament appropriated only 200 Billion Shillings towards …

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NRM veterans warn against abolishing mailo land tenure system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three veterans of the National Resistance Movement-NRM have warned that the proposal by the government to abolish the mailo land tenure system risks plunging the country into chaos if not handled properly. Retired Major Abdul Nadduli, Maj Kakooza Mutale have both said government is misguided …

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