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President urges Ugandans to cherish unity, launches UPE book

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has strongly urged the people of Tororo District in particular and Uganda in general to cherish unity by embracing the first principle of NRM, which is patriotism. “It is not good to celebrate NRM Day without understanding NRM principles. NRM members of …

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Tororo reminds President Museveni of unfulfilled pledges

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tororo residents have listed a number of issues they want government to address urgently. They tabled their demands through the Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo during the 33rd NRM victory Celebrations at Muwafu Primary school ground in Nabuyoga Sub County in Tororo district Saturday. According …

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YOUTH FUNDS: Tororo Municipality struggles to recover sh121 million

Tororo Municipal Council is struggling to recover sh121 million borrowed from  Nation Youth Livelihood Funds Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Last year, at least 14 groups in Tororo Municipality benefited from the national Youth Livelihood Programme funds. However some of the leaders of the beneficiary groups have since abandoned their …

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Cement prices plunge

New study shows the industry is expected to register growth in the next five years Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Buyers of cement have a reason to smile as cement prices fall citing oversupply. A 50kg bag of cement is now trading at Shs 28,000 compared with Shs 38,000 …

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Museveni launches $620 million Sukulu project

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has this afternoon commissioned the first phase of the China-Uganda Free Zone at Sukulu, a $620 million investment, in Tororo, Uganda. The investment, by Chinese company Guangzhou Dongsong Energy Group Uganda Limited, will have a fertilizer plant, steel mill and supporting power …

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Gov’t gets funding for Tororo-Gulu railway line

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union has approved a grant of 21.5 million Euros (94 billion Shillings) for the rehabilitation of the Tororo-Gulu railway. The agreement for the financing was signed this evening between Finance Minister Matia Kasaija and Attillio Pacifici, the Head of EU delegation in Uganda. …

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Shs700million needed for Martyrs day

Shs700million needed for Martyrs day Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As June 03 when Uganda marks Martyrs day fast approaches, the church is in a drive to rise about 720million needed to organize the event. Revealing this, Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo, of the Tororo Catholic Archdiocese which is heaidn this year’s celebrations …

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Tororo diocese registers 4,000 martyrs day foot pilgrims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 4,000 pilgrims from Tororo Archdiocese have already registered for this year’s foot pilgrimage to Namugongo, Tororo Archbishop Emmanuel Obbo has said. Obbo said more foot pilgrims are expected to register for foot pilgrimage from the Archdiocese which will animate this year’s Martyr’s Day …

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