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Land probe saves UGX 1 trillion from fraud as inquiry ends

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has formally concluded its operations ending more than two years of probing irregularities in the land sector. The seven-member team was appointed on December 8, 2016, by President Yoweri Museveni to inquire into the Effectiveness of Law, Policies …

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Museveni delivers on some of his pledges in Lango

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has finally fulfilled some of his key pledges to the people in Lango sub region that he made about two years ago while touring the region. Some of the notable pledges that were delivered by Museveni on Friday this week include …

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MPs demand for Constituency Development Fund Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want government to table a bill on the Constituency Development Fund-CDF. This came up during the 3rd Annual Legislature Sector Review under the Theme: – Legislating for the good governance and sustainable development held at Hotel Africana, Kampala on Wednesday. It stemmed …

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Experts ask AU countries to address refugee crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts at the Kampala African Union Judicial Convention have asked members states to address worsening refugees’ crisis in the continent. They said there is urgent need for a joint continental policy for addressing economic, security and political issues causing clandestine migration crisis in the continent. …

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Human rights violations secondary to African challenges – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has challenged the Convention of African Judiciaries on Human Rights to treat issues of human rights violations as secondary to more pressing African challenges. Museveni said Africa is grappling with two fundamental challenges related to the growth of economies, oppression of mankind …

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Electronic gun registration commences in Busoga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have embarked on a week long gun fingerprinting exercise in Busoga region. The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja rugby grounds. Several people including security personnel from Uganda prisons …

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MPs demand involvement in distribution of hoes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A section of Members of Parliament are protesting the distribution of hoes in their constituencies without their involvement. President Yoweri Museveni in his 2016 election manifesto promised to avail hoes to every household to support agricultural production. Addressing a press conference on Friday at …

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2,000 suspected criminals arrested by LDU’s in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Local Defence Unit – LDUs personnel have arrested more than 2,000 suspected criminals since their deployment in Kampala, six months ago. The commander of Land Forces Lt Gen Peter Elweru says the LDU’s were doing a great job to end rampant crime and deal …

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Uganda unveils new campaign to tame HIV

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A new campaign to influence behavioral change among youths has been unveiled as part of the Presidential Initiative to end HIV in Uganda. The campaign will be spearheaded by President Yoweri Museveni, whose recorded messages will be aired on both radio and TV stations …

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