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Nagirinya’s sister breaks down in police court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The sister of murdered social worker, Maria Nagirinya broke down while testifying in the police court. Nakyejjwe burst into tears as she narrated how Nateete police station acted un-bothered despite informing them that Nagirinya and her part-time driver Ronald Kitayimbwa had been kidnapped. She …

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Nagirinya murder: Police officers deny negligence charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police officers arrested in regard to the kidnap and murder of social worker Maria Nagirinya have denied charged of negligence. Appearing before the police court on Wednesday, three Assistant Superintendents of Police – ASPs Muhammad Byansi – Officer in Charge of Natete police station, …

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MUASA hails President Museveni over fresh salary enhancement directive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Lecturers under the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) have commended efforts by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to have their salaries fully enhanced. In a presidential directive dated September 30, Museveni ordered the public service minister to conclude payments for government scientists and university …

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Police, army chiefs meet Museveni in Kisozi over gang raids

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The police top leadership headed by Deputy Inspector General of Police –DIGP Maj Gen Muzeeyi Sabiiti, is in Kisozi, Mpigi District to deliver a plan to President Museveni on fighting gangs in Kampala. A senior police source at police headquarters in Naguru who preferred …

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Arcade traders want President to sign Landlord and Tenants Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tenants in Kampala have asked President Museveni to sign the Landlord and Tenants bill. On Tuesday several traders operating in arcades met at JBK hotel to discuss challenges they face while conducting their businesses. Swaibu Buzigu a trader at Mukwano Arcade says they continue …

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FDC launches campaign to oust Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has launched a campaign to oust President Museveni from power. Speaking at the party’s independence celebrations held on Wednesday at the party’s headquarters in Najjanankumbi, the FDC President Patrick Amuriat says that the party will not wait for the 2021 …

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President Museveni blasts URA over VAT refund delays to manufacturers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has used the Uganda Manufacturers’ Association (UMA) exhibition to blast the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) leadership for not being forthcoming on the needs of the manufacturers. Museveni, who officially opened the show at Lugogo on Monday, first entered a closed …

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President Museveni promises to solve Bunyoro land problems

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has expressed government commitment to solving land problems affecting the oil rich Bunyoro sub region. Museveni on Monday said government will soon come up with “special” modalities of addressing the continued land grabbing and evictions that have escalated in the region …

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