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Verification of war claimants in Kitgum kicks off

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has embarked on the verification of war claimants in Kitgum district for compensation over the loss of their livestock and properties destroyed during various insurgencies in Northern Uganda. Kitgum LCV chairperson Jackson Omona says that they have received a team from the office …

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Museveni assents to Local Gov’t Amendment Bill 2020

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has assented to an amendment to the Local Government Act cap 243, removing the lower and upper age limit for lower local council leaders. On Tuesday, Parliament passed an amendment to the Act, removing the lower and upper age limit for lower …

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Traders urge President Museveni to sign landlord-tenant law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tenants in Kampala’s commercial buildings are calling on the president to quickly assent to the Landlord-Tenant Act 2018, saying it would help resolve the current conflicts over rent and other issues. This comes as the two sides fail to agree on whether to have the …

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Prime Minister commits to lifting new restrictions on Gulu district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has told the Acholi Parliamentary Group, an umbrella of legislators from Acholi sub-region that the ongoing lockdown in Gulu district will be lifted on Monday. Travelers were caught unaware when buses from Gulu were stopped from travelling in …

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Boda boda cyclists demand meeting with Museveni over lockdown

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda boda cyclists in Kira municipality want to meet President Museveni over the continued lockdown. On Monday, President Museveni said restrictions on boda-bodas, schools, religious gatherings, hawkers, arcades, salons and curfew among others would continue as the country continues to ease the lockdown. …

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Museveni rallies Ugandans to support scientific elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has supported the scientific elections model and rallied Ugandans to do the same. In his first public address after the release of the revised electoral roadmap, Museveni said that the Electoral Commission presented three choices to choose from in as far …

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