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EAC jobs interview postponed after Uganda’s protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The interview for several East African Community Secretariat jobs that was planned to commence from 18th October until 2nd November has been postponed due to lack of quorum. The secretariat early this year advertised over 50 jobs attracting more than 15,000 applications. However, there have …

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Uganda asks South Sudan to waive visa fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has given South Sudan a one-month ultimatum to waive visa fees for Ugandan nationals seeking to enter the country. This follows Uganda’s decision to waive visa fees for South Sudanese entering Uganda which will take effect on October 1. Speaking to the media, the …

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Government to construct multi-billion sugar factory in Busoga

Luuka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government of Uganda has finalized plans to construct a 135 billion Shillings sugar processing factory in Luuka district. Uganda Development Cooperation-UDC will supervise the implementation of the construction works through direct financing from the Ministry of Finance. The plant whose construction works are expected …

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Salaamu Musumba withdraws election petition against Kadaga

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Vice President for Eastern Uganda, Proscovia Salaamu Musumba has withdrawn the election petition filed against Kamuli woman MP Rebecca Kadaga. Musumba had filed the petition before the High Court in Jinja faulting both Kadaga and Electoral Commission for allegedly orchestrating …

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EAC boss tells Minister Kadaga of financial woes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s East African Community Affairs Minister Rebecca Kadaga has advised EAC Secretary General Peter Mathuki to use ‘shuttle diplomacy’ to see member states remit their annual financial contributions. This, Kadaga said will be more effective than waiting at the Secretariat for members to bring the …

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Parliament honors former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has awarded Rebecca Kadaga for her service during her tenure as Speaker. Jane Kibirige, the Clerk to Parliament presented the award to Kadaga on Thursday on behalf of the House administration. The event took place in Kadaga’s new office as Kamuli Woman MP at …

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Kadaga hailed for leading fight against bad western culture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga was sworn in as an ex-officio member of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in Arusha, Tanzania. Kadaga will sit in the East Africa Community (EAC) Council of Ministers, the central decision-making and governing organ of the EAC. In the …

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President Museveni hails Kadaga for accepting ministerial job

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has hailed former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga for being a modest and person of humility. Kadaga took oath as the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East African Affairs at a short swearing in function held at State House …

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