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P.A.G faction petitions Museveni over property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Pentecostal Assemblies of God-PAG Lira, a breakaway faction from the Pentecostal Assemblies of God Mission, Uganda has petitioned President, Yoweri Museveni to intervene in their property dispute. PAG Lira limited started in June 2015 following the excommunication of Reverend Joel Mukalo, the then …

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CSOs back Museveni on GMO bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Civil Society Organisations have hailed President Museveni for not assenting to the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, 2012. In a letter to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, the President proposed that the inventor of genetic material be held liable for any harm that their …

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Total E&P suspends all activities on Ugandan pipeline

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  French oil major Total E&P Uganda has suspended all activities, including tenders on the East Africa Crude Pipeline (EACOP), sending shivers among the participants in the Uganda oil industry. The suspension follows the collapse of the Tullow sale deal where Total and China National Offshore …

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Gun fingerprinting starts in West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have started the gun fingerprinting exercise in West Nile. The six-day exercise kicked off on Monday at Arua police grounds. Thomas Kamugisha, the team leader for the firearm verification team, says that the team is capturing the data of each individual gun …

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Harvard student sues Ugandan gov’t officials for blocking him on Twitter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Ugandan student at Harvard University has dragged the Attorney General to court seeking a declaration that he was illegally blocked from microblogging and social networking site; twitter by president Yoweri Museveni’s handlers. The student identified as Seguya Hillary Innocent Taylor using twitter handle @HillaryTaylorVI …

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Battered reuters journalist seeks UGX 100M compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | James Akena, a photo journalist with Reuters has dragged the Attorney General to court seeking damages because of torture by the military. Akena was battered by UPDF soldier down town Kampala on August 20, 2018 while covering protests. He appeared in a photo, which went …

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