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Six NRM MPs lose party primaries in Teso

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least six Members of Parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM Party have lost bids to retain the party flag in the next general election across Teso Sub Region. The most hit district is Kumi where all the NRM flag bearers in the …

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Katakwi residents demand transfer of RDC

Katakwi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Katakwi are demanding for transfer of the Resident District Commissioner- RDC, Michael Bwalatum.  The RDC has been accused of siding with incumbents, the Usuk County MP who doubles as State Minister for ICT, Peter Ogwang and Katakwi Woman MP, Violet Akurut Adome.  The …

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Ministerial team mediating Kadaga, Oulanyah conflict

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Plans are ongoing, to reconcile the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah as bickering between the two senior leaders of Parliament heightens.   The two leaders have had a bitter relationship since 2016 when Oulanyah sought to contest for the position …

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Cabinet splits Nakawa Division, creates 31 new counties

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Cabinet has approved the creation of 31 new counties in various parts of the country. This is in addition to another 15 new constituencies that were approved by Cabinet recently and awaiting parliamentary approval. State Minister for ICT Peter Ogwang told journalists in Kampala on …

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Former EC boss Badru Kiggundu appointed NWSC board chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Electoral Commission chairperson Engineer Badru Kiggundu has been appointed chairperson board of directors, National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). Eng Kiggundu replaces Dr Eng Christopher Ebal. State Minister for Information Communication Technology (ICT) Peter Ogwang confirmed this morning that the cabinet sitting on Monday …

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RDC queries relief food distribution breakdown, demands more for Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Wakiso Resident District Commissioner Rose Kirabira has questioned the coverage of the recently concluded food distribution exercise, saying that majority of the people in her area never received the relief.   The exercise which was aimed at supporting the most vulnerable families affected by the partial …

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