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Uganda deports 15 Rwandan nationals

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan government has deported 15 Rwandan nationals who have been under security arrest, according to a highly placed security official. The Rwandan nationals were deported through the Uganda, Rwanda border of Mirama Hills in Ntungamo district on Wednesday. According to the source, the first …

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Kampala yet to recognise new Afghan government – Minister Oryem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda is still holding it’s recognition of the Taliban government, with Minister of State for International Affairs, Henry Okello Oryem saying no formation of a new government has been brought to the attention of Kampala. Minister Okello Oryem said when the formation of the government is …

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Gen Muhoozi says UPDF able to neutralize Guinea Special Forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) have the capability to neutralize the Special Forces of Guinea that on September 5 overthrew President Alpha Conde. The Commander UPDF land forces Lt. Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has described the Guinea coup leaders as indisciplined, and said they can …

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New blood for NSSF board

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija wants tangible results Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has appointed Peter Kimbowa, a team leader at the CEO Summit Uganda– a private sector Think Tank and managing Partner at IFE Consultants, as the pension fund’s …

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IMF explains USD 1Bn Covid-19 loan facility to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have explained the recently approved US Dollars 1 billion extended credit facility for Uganda to support the post Covid-19 recovery. The officials made the explanation on Monday afternoon during a meeting between the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Mathias …

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Masaka’s machete murders

An over-confident president, weak police, and political intrigue Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Late evening on July 23, two men were riding home on a bicycle when they were ambushed and attacked by machete-wielding assailants. John Kabanda and Vincent Kalya were both hit on the head and left to …

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Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya

Why is government targeting the MPs over Masaka killings? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The charge with murder and remand of MPs Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya, to Kitalya Prison (later switched to kigo) in connection with the killings in the Greater Masaka region has sparked criticism from angry …

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