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Museveni praises Special Forces Command

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has praised the elite Special Forces Command, a unit of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces tasked with protecting him, his family and other important national installations. Speaking at the passing out 110 SFC Commandos who completed 16 months of specialized training at …

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I have no communication on New cabinet ministers– Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni is yet to communicate formally to parliament about the newly appointed cabinet ministers, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has revealed. In her communication to parliament this morning, Kadaga said she also learnt of the appointments through the media, saying she …

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Mixed reactions as gov’t rolls out another initiative for wealth creation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Government has rolled out another initiative in parishes targeting specialized groups in a move aimed at job creation and improving household incomes. In the Presidential Initiative on wealth creation and job creation locally referred as Emyooga, each Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) …

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Defence Ministry seeks extra UGX 130 billion for LDUs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Deputy Chief of Defence Forces, Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi says that the army requires 130.5 billion shillings additional funding for Local Defence Unit (LDUs) personnel. According to Mbadi, the money is for wages, clothing, food, fuel and training of over 23,000 personnel. Mbadi made …

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Otuke district yet to get stock farm

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | President Yoweri Museveni is yet to deliver his pledge of establishing a district stock farm in Otuke district. In 2009, President Museveni while in Otuke district pledged to establish the stock farm in the area to be used as the livestock multiplication centre to …

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Peoples Gov’t to petition ICC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Peoples Government plans to petition the International Criminal Court ICC against President Yoweri Museveni for allegedly committing crimes against humanity. Addressing the media on Friday, at their offices on Katonga road, the Peoples Government Deputy President Erias Lukwago says that President Museveni in his …

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Gov’t to take over mountains of the Moon University next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government will next year take over Mountains of the Moon University – MMU. In 2017, management of the University applied to government to take it over and turn it into a public university. Last year in January, President Yoweri Museveni directed the Education and Sports …

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