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Natalie E Brown confirmed US Ambassador in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | President Donald Trump’s choice of ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown has finally been confirmed by the United States Senate. Diplomat Brown, who was picked last November, will replace Ambassador Malac at the US Mission in Kampala. A message from the Senate Thursday …

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Uganda Coffee Bill 2018 finally passed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed the National Coffee Bill, 2018 that provides for registration of coffee farmers by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA). The registration of farmers will entail capturing details of the size of land, number of coffee trees, particulars of a farmer, coffee …

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MPs confirm five Parliament seats for elderly

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of parliament (MPs) have created five Parliamentary seats for elderly persons, one of which has been ring-fenced for women. Every region including Central, Eastern, Northern and Western will each have a representative elected by the Elders’ Council constituting all the districts in a particular …

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Resolving refugee disputes

Insights from a Ugandan settlement | SARAH VANCLUYSEN AND BERT INGELAERE | Typically, refugee camps or settlements, whether in Greece, Jordan or Libya, are seen as lawless environments. They are characterised by a lack of structure, rules and norms. But, based on our study with South Sudanese refugees in northern …

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Uganda political party symbols

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has released political party symbols ahead of the 2021 elections. The list includes old parties like the Uganda Patriotic Movement (UPM), the Federal Alliance and National Unity Platform, recently taken over by Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine.   Share on: WhatsApp

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IMC expands Mbale clinic by adding an In-Patient Department

  Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The International Medical Centre (IMC) has expanded its Mbale Clinic with an In-Patient Department as it strengthens its network across Uganda. According to the General Manager of International Medical Centre, Joel Oroni, the expansion drive is aimed at increasing the healthcare services offered in Mbale. …

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