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Flood victims in Bunyoro demand to be resettled

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of people displaced by floods resulting from the rising water levels of Lake Albert in the districts of Hoima, Buliisa, Kikuube and Kagadi in the Bunyoro sub-region want the government to resettle them. While campaigning in the Bunyoro sub-region last month, President Museveni promised …

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Kivejinja an icon of NRM ideology -Rugunda

Bugweri, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Uganda’s Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has described fallen second deputy, Ali Kirunda Kivejinja as a true icon of the National Resistance Movement -NRM ideology of service delivery, peace, unity and tolerance. Kvejinja aged 85 years succumbed to Covid-19 on Saturday evening. Speaking to …

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KCCA launches UGX 7 trillions strategic plan

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has launched a five-year strategic plan. The Seven Trillion Shillings plan was launched today at City Hall by the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda. According to the plan, KCCA seeks to promote quality education through the renovation of school infrastructure which includes …

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Parliament demands clear gov’t position on schools re-opening

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda to immediately appear before parliament and provide the government position in regard to re-opening of education institutions. Kadaga’s directive followed complaints by a section of Members of Parliament in regard to the …

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Church will not be a haven for corruption – Religious Leaders

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Religious leaders have committed to ensuring that their platforms and premises are not used as havens for corruption. They equally committed to pushing for the implementation of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2009 that provides for asset recovery.   The commitment was made at the end of a …

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Development bank donates medical supplies to 60 hospitals

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Julius Businge | As part of its Covid-19 Emergency Response Programme (CERP), the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) has donated different types of locally-procured medical supplies, medical equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) to 60 hospitals. In a statement shared recently, the …

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Batooro to be sensitized on return of kingdom assets

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tooro kingdom administration is organizing a series of sensitization meetings for the community about the kingdom properties that are in the process of being returned by the central government. King Oyo on Monday led a delegation that met government officials led by Prime …

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Beirut explosion an eye-opener to Uganda – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has urged Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda to consider the Tuesday explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut as an eye-opener to Uganda in regard to explosives. She tasked the Premier to direct institutions responsible for health and safety …

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