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Coffee farmers run to Parliament over seedlings fiasco

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Coffee farmers want Parliament to direct the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to allow coffee nursery farmers to supply seedlings to farmers and payments be made later. This was contained in a petition presented to Parliament by Sheema district woman Member of Parliament Rosemary …

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MPs oppose UGX 7.5Bn budget for new sub-county police posts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Budget Committee has opposed a Shillings 7.5 billion budget request by the Uganda Police Force to construct police posts at sub-county level in order to secure funds for the Parish Development Model (PDM). The proposed budget was communicated to the committee by Rosemary Nyakikongoro, the …

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Karamoja MPs call for new approach to tackle insecurity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Karamoja region have called for a review of the security strategy for the area following increased insecurity characterized by cattle rustling. The MPs were on Tuesday, 7 December 2021 appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs chaired by …

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MPs clash with Gen Otafire over Masaka killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament’s Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs clashed with the Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Kahinda Otafire over the machete attacks in greater Masaka. The clash erupted while officials from the Ministry of Internal Affairs led by Gen. Kahinda Otafire were appearing before the …

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MP want curfew lifted to avert insecurity in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Committee of Defence and Internal Affairs have asked the government to consider relaxing curfew restrictions in Masaka sub-region to enable the community to respond to cases of insecurity. The committee is in Masaka region following the recent attacks that have …

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