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‘Veterans’ camp at Lwamata, renew demands for compensation

Hundreds of civilians claiming to be Luweero Triangle veterans from Kiboga, Kyankwanzi, Mubende and Mityana have camped at Lwamata playground, saying they will not leave until the president meets them over their compensation. The group, who have their own body Kasejjere-Kigemuzi Veterans’ Association, said that President Yoweri Museveni and the ruling National …

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VIDEO:Besigye sets conditions for NRM – opposition dialogue

VIDEO: Retired Colonel Dr.Kizza Besigye has set condition for any NRM-Opposition dialogue. The former FDC presidential flag bearer, has tasked the Inter Religious Council to first implement four conditions discussed earlier in order to have a successful dialogue that has been long sought to the resolve impasse and disagreement between him and …

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Museveni: Exporters to S.Sudan will be considered for bailout

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said companies that sold goods to the government of South Sudan and have not been paid will be considered for a bailout. Museveni told Uganda’s Political Leadership Retreat at the National Leadership Institute (NALI), Kyankwanzi that these companies require government intervention because they are exporting …

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VIDEO: Kyankwanzi cabinet retreat starts

NBS: Cabinet ministers and Permanent Secretaries left for a one week retreat at the National Leadership Institute Kyankwanzi that will address issues of service delivery in the country. Others called to attend the retreat are members of the ruling NRM’s Central Executive Committee who will orient the new Cabinet in …

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VIDEO: UPC attacks FDC over IPOD withdrawal

NBS: The Uganda Peoples’ Congress has hit out at the Forum for Democratic Change Party(FDC) leadership’s decision to opt out of the interparty Organizationfor Dialogue (IPOD); an organization that brings together Ugandan political parties with Parliamentary representation. UPC says FDC’s position is disappointing, especially coming a few months after general …

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Tanga Odoi: On having 4 mothers

Tanga Odoi, the chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party’s Electoral Commission, is assertive to the point of abrasiveness.  The former university don attributes his confidence in dealing with situations directly and not fearing to take a stand from the kind of family he was raised. Odoi, who is …

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Post-script: Why the big fish will not bite

The Independent has learnt that long before the February 2016 elections that renewed his grip on office, President Yoweri Museveni was toying with options of how to weaken the opposition even further after walloping it at the polls. Cooptation became his best option.   It is an old and tested …

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PHOTOGRAPHS: New Uganda cabinet swears in

Uganda’s new cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday. The ceremony that started in the morning, continued into the afternoon as the Vice President and 31 full ministers took the oath. Forty eight state ministers were also sworn in. Selected photographs of the ceremony More Photographs from the ceremony at State …

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