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Museveni turns down youth leaders demands for UGX 3.4 bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has declined to give 3.4 billion shillings to youth leaders. The over 342 youth leaders from different districts who had converged at Dams’ Water Stadium in Jinja on Wednesday asked Museveni to give them 10 million Shillings each to foot their lodge expenses and …

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Muhakanizi, Minister Anite in fresh fight over UTL audit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi has directed that the audit on activities of the Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) be halted. Muhakanizi, who doubles as Permanent secretary Ministry of Finance wrote to the UTL Administrator Bemanya Twebaze on August 2rd asking him to halt …

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President Museveni sought salary advance after 2016 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni sought a five months’ Salary Advance, soon after the 2016 general election. In honour of his request, State House released a total of 19.1 million Shillings off its budget for the financial year 2016-2017. This was uncovered as a team from State …

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High court asked to dismiss Stella Nyanzi review application

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has been asked to dismiss an application filed by researcher Stella Nyanzi challenging the closure of her defence without an opportunity to summon defence witnesses through the public media. The matter is in relation to a loutish birthday poem, targeted at …

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Museveni asks business community to emulate Mukwano

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has implored the business community to emulate the late Amirali Karmali, Mukwano’s example of admirable work ethics. In a message read on his behalf by the Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, Museveni said Amirali was one of those people who filled …

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UTL creditors petition court over administrator’s appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of creditors of Uganda Telecommunications Limited-UTL have petitioned court seeking orders to remove the Administrator. The sixteen creditors led by  Asaph Nandawula state that the appointment of the official receiver as the Administrator and acting as such on a permanent basis is …

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