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President Museveni wants EC to conduct UNSA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission-EC will oversee the forthcoming elections of Uganda National Students Association-UNSA, URN has learnt. The decision was reportedly reached in a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni, the patron of UNSA and the association leadership held at Entebbe State House on Monday. The meeting followed …

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Gov’t struggling to implement President’s 12 security points

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies are still struggling to implement President Yoweri Museveni’s 12 security points, one year later. In his statement to Parliament on the new wave of kidnaps and murders in the country on Thursday, Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo said that in order …

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Gov’t tasked to explain progress on provision of sanitary pads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has tasked the Ministry of Education and Sports to present a report within three months on the progress on government’s plan to provide sanitary pads to school girls in primary school. Oulanyah made the directive on Tuesday …

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68 percent Ugandans live outside money economy- Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 60 percent of the Ugandan population is poor because they are living outside the money economy, according to President Yoweri Museveni. The president believes that many Ugandans do not use their abundant land and labour to create wealth. He was closing a two-day …

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Kasese NRM leaders renew demand for split of district

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | NRM leaders in Kasese district are renewing calls for the split of Kasese into four districts. A section of leaders from Kasese, especially those subscribing to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party, have been pushing for the split of the district. In 2010, Kasese …

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Bus operators shun new Moroto bus terminal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bus operators in Moroto have shunned the new bus terminal, which was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni more than a month ago. Moroto Bus Terminal, constructed by Uganda Support to Infrastructural Development- USMID was completed in April and handed over to the Moroto Municipality …

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President commissions first greater Kampala road project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the construction of the Kabuusu-Bunamwaya-Lweza road in Makindye Ssabagabo, the first project under the proposed Greater Kampala Economic Development Strategy. Construction of the road, estimated to cost 97 billion Shillings, is funded by the World Bank through the second …

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Museveni endorses creation of Semuto-Kapeeka municipality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has okayed the creation of Semuto –Kapeeka municipality in Nakaseke district, saying it will encourage effective planning for an industrial center. According to Local Government Act, the conditions for creation of municipality include the capacity to meet the cost of service …

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Kadaga sets deadline for gov’t to table bills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government has been given two months August to table all the necessary bills they want parliament to handle during the fourth session of the tenth of Parliament. The session started on 6th June when President Yoweri Museveni delivered his State of the Nation Address. …

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