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Oulanyah, Rugunda to camp in Apaa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new committee appointed to look into the Apaa land dispute plans to camp in the area. President Museveni recently appointed Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah and Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda to lead yet another investigation into the contentious Apaa boundary dispute between the …

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Museveni faults leaders over biting poverty in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has challenged the leadership of Karamoja over the biting poverty in the region. While commissioning Moroto Bus Terminal this afternoon, Museveni tasked the leaders to wake up the population to adopt to new technologies like modern agriculture to get out of poverty. …

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Museveni reveals Uganda’s atomic energy plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni insists that Uganda need nuclear power dams despite concerns that generating power from nuclear is quite expensive. He said the government has completed pre-feasibility studies for a 2000-Meggwatt nuclear powers project He says Uganda must think of nuclear power because all the …

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UDB capitalization at Sh272bn – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Development Bank (UDB) has now been capitalised to the tune of 272 billion shillings, with the money expected to help reduce the cost of money for local entrepreneurs. Speaking at the State of the Nation Address on Thursday, President Museveni said the “the …

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Police, army have capacity to combat threats-Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has said that the army and police have the capacity to combat any threat. Museveni was on Thursday speaking during the State of National Address at Serena Hotel. He says the recently concluded Uganda Martyrs Day Celebrations were peacefully held, despite the …

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President Museveni promises clothings for African Bishops

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has promised to procure vestments for the African bishops coming to attend the symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar – SECAM in July this year. The high-level meeting to be hosted in Uganda will mark the golden jubilee of …

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Construction of Ayago hydro power still hangs in balance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The construction of the 840 Mega Watts Hydroelectric Power Plant on Victoria Nile in Ayaygo in Nwoya district still hangs in balance. Government signed an agreement with Mapa, a Turkish Construction firm to construct the dam in 2013 at the tune of US $1.970 …

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Museveni commissions USMID roads in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned 13 roads that were constructed in Gulu Municipality under World Bank funded, Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development – USMID Project. Construction of the more than 10-kilometres of roads commenced in 2017 at a tune of 43 billion Shillings. Constructed …

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Oulanyah to head second committee to investigate Apaa land dispute

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has appointed Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah to chair yet another committee to investigate the Apaa boundary dispute in Amuru-Adjumani districts. The Apaa boundary dispute started in 2012 when Adjumani district council gazetted the area as East Madi Game Reserve, a move …

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I feel vindicated over UCB sale – Professor Suruma

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Professor, Ezra Suruma, says he feels vindicated now that cabinet is considering the revival Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB). Suruma, the Makerere University Chancellor was one of the few government officials that had tried to resist the World Bank/ International Monetary Fund call for privatization of …

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