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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Hell over bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Hell over bail: What’s behind Museveni move against bail?? THE LAST WORD The triumph of security agencies: How NRM and the ministry of foreign affairs have surrendered their political and diplomatic functions to …

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Uganda’s bulldozer – Nabbanja

COMMENT | Samson Tinka | The appointment of Robinah Nabbanja as a Prime Minister of Uganda caught almost everyone by surpsie. There had been various guesses of likely candidates, but nothing pointed towards her direction. One politician even belittled this appointment.  Member of Parliament Ssemujju Nganda said that she cannot even …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Uganda’s shadow state

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Uganda’s Shadow State: Revealing the networks of people with power THE LAST WORD Is Uganda’s economy failing?: Why Ugandan pundits are mistaken in their understanding of why some foreign firms have quit our …

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Court dismisses one of three petitions against MP Nantaba

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Mukono has dismissed with costs an election petition filed by Ritah Nabadda, a voter challenging the victory of Idah Nantaba as Kayunga District Woman Member of Parliament. Nabadda petitioned the court to nullify the election of Nantaba for allegedly bribing …

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Erias Lukwago replaces Ssebugwawo as FDC VP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Eng Patrick Amuriat has appointed the City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and the Soroti Woman Member of Parliament Ann Adeke Ebaju as Deputy Presidents. The Deputy Secretary-General of the FDC Harold Kaija confirmed the appointments. He …

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Court sets September 13 for Mukesh vs Senyonyi ammendment

Nakawa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court Judge Isaac Muwata has set September 13 to deliver his ruling on whether or not to allow Mukesh Shukla alias Shumuk to amend his election petition challenging the victory of Joel Ssenyonyi as Nakawa West member of parliament. On Friday, the court …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Kampala water supply doubles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. THE LAST WORD To whom it may concern: A frank memo to those demanding that we purchase credibility at the price of mutilating of our beliefs COMMENT The environment and Uganda’s oil activities: It is …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Why Museveni is targeting Mailo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Why Museveni is targeting Mailo: Experts say land issue might end badly, if not handled well THE LAST WORD Obama’s `Promised Land’: How the former president’s memoirs show a good insight to US …

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