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MPs summon Minister to explain passport delays

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Thomas Teyebwa has tasked the Minister of Internal Affairs to explain the continued delays in processing of the new electronic passports. “Minister, you should make a statement tomorrow [Wednesday]. You should also explain the rationale behind payment for renewal of passports,” Tayebwa said. …

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Rotary praised for humanitarian work in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has commended Rotary International for the humanitarian support it offers in Uganda. The motion moved by the Government Chief Whip, Thomas Tayebwa noted the international body’s contribution in the health, education, water and environment sectors. “In the past five years, Rotary clubs in Uganda in …

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NWSC boss criticizes Nakawa mayor over water tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The managing director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Eng. Silver Mugisha has criticized politicians advocating for the scrapping of taxes on water consumption. Mugisha says such ideas will result in lack of access to clean water by the community. Mugisha made the remarks …

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Ssenyonyi, Balimwezo agree not to compete in Nakawa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakawa Division Mayor, Ronald Balimwezo Nsubuga and the National Unity Platform-NUP party spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi have agreed to take advantage of the recent decision to split Nakawa into two constituencies to avoid competing against each other. The two NUP party members have been competing …

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KCCA to extend lights to slums

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA plans to install lights beyond the streets of the city. KCCA has installed 4,988 lights in the City, 1,560 of which are solar. However, the street lights don’t cover slum areas with poor roads. Harriet Mulondo, the Director Gender and Community …

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