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COVID-19: Police disperse 1000 at funeral rites in Tororo

• 1000 dispersed at Tororo funeral rites • 6 people who dodged the quarantine in Entebbe were traced in Masaka • 13 Congolese nationals arrested for illegal entry, under quarantine • 9 Tanzanians repatriated after entry through Mwanza • 80 Ugandans from Rwanda under quarantine in Kisoro • 14 bar …

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Pipeline affected persons in fear of attacks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Tension is high among communities on the proposed route for the crude oil pipeline in Rakai and Kyotera districts as thugs raid their homes demanding for compensation money. Hundreds of people in Rakia and Kyotera districts required to vacate their land are upon compensation to …

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Mak council cautioned against interfering with administration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Convocation, a body that brings together staff and alumni of the institution has asked governing councils of both Makerere University and Makerere University Business School – MUBS to respect the independence of the University  administration. The council is the supreme policy formulation organ …

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Tanga Odoi re-elected Makerere University Convocation chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Frederick Tanga Odoi has been elected for another four-year term as the chairperson for the Makerere University Convocation. This was during the Annual General Meeting held at Makerere University Agriculture Research Institute – Kabanyoro held on Friday. Dr Odoi has been the chairperson …

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Museveni, Magufuli lay foundation stone for oil pipeline

Presidents Museveni, Magufuli lay foundation stone for crude oil pipeline construction Tanga, Tanzania | PPU | President Yoweri Museveni and his Tanzania counterpart Joseph Pombe Magufuli have commissioned the construction of the 1,445km-long East African crude oil pipe line from Hoima district in Uganda to the Tanzanian port of Tanga. The …

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Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline deal done, agreement signed

Ugandan ministers have today signed the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Inter-Governmental Agreement (EACOPIGA) after leaders of the two nation’s agreed last week that  all is set for construction to start. “This signing is landmark occasion after several months of negotiations,” said Ministry of Energy Permanent Secretary Stephen Isebalij, adding “the pipeline …

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