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Provision of sanitary pads in schools to delay- Janet Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni says that there is a need for a well-funded national project to sustain the provision of free sanitary pads. Janet Museveni was on Thursday responding to queries by Members of Parliament sitting on the Education Committee …

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Government gazettes KCCA Amendment Act 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government has gazetted the Kampala Capital City Authority Amendment Act 2020. The amendment first introduced before parliament in 2015 was passed in August 2019 and assented by President Museveni December last year. The amendments put in place the position of Speaker at KCCA which …

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Parliament to vet newly appointed Ministers on Friday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s appointments committee will on Friday vet nine ministers recently appointed by President Museveni. According to a communication from the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige dated December 30th, the first person to appear before the committee will be Raphael Magyezi, the Igara East MP …

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Ministerial appointments strategic for 2021 elections- Teso leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Local leaders in Soroti have attributed the recent appointments of ministers from Teso as a strategic plan for the 2021 elections. President Museveni, on Saturday, appointed Serere Woman MP, Helen Adoa as Minister of State for Fisheries, Usuk MP, Peter Ogwang as Minister of State …

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Museveni to meet lecturers over salary enhancement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | President Museveni has invited lecturers of public universities for a meeting to discuss salary enhancement. The meeting is scheduled for Saturday at Entebbe State House. In a letter written by Irene Kauma, a senior official in the office of the First Lady and Minister …

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Museveni wants gov’t agencies to recruit staff with integrity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | President Museveni has advised government agencies and departments to recruit people who have integrity and not academic papers. Museveni who was on Wednesday speaking at Kololo Independence grounds after the match against corruption said that recruiting staff based on academic papers is common in …

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Mixed reactions as gov’t rolls out another initiative for wealth creation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Government has rolled out another initiative in parishes targeting specialized groups in a move aimed at job creation and improving household incomes. In the Presidential Initiative on wealth creation and job creation locally referred as Emyooga, each Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) …

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ISBAT University gets charter for Masters and Doctorate Programs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) has granted Turkish-owned International Business, Science And Technology University (ISBAT University) a charter that allows it to offer Masters, doctorate programs and other initiatives for academic advancement. NCHE chairperson Prof. Eli Katunguka handed over the charter document …

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Deputy IGP, four AIGPs take oath as new police council members

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Muzeyi Sabiiti and four Assistant Inspector Generals of Police –AIGPs has taken oath as new members of the Police council. The members were sworn- in at an event overseen by the Inspector General of Police, John …

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