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CSBAG urges govt on 2022/23 budget

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group has commended the government for putting together a pro-people 2022/23 budget, but has outlined areas that it wants prioritised so as to achieve tangible results. Speaking at a post-budget event held in Kampala on June 23, Julius Mukunda, …

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MUSEVENI: Stop smuggling goods to Rwanda

    Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has advised the people of Kabale district to refrain from smuggling goods into Rwanda and instead engage in formal business. In a statement provided by the presidential press unit, Museveni made the comment at the Katuna border as he …

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Unending teacher strikes

 Teachers: How Museveni’s strategy is failing COVER STORY | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Non-science teachers in government secondary schools across the country, their primary school counterparts, and tutors in teacher training colleges who are on strike demanding unbiased pay appear to have President Yoweri Museveni cornered. Although the President is talking …

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CHOGM: Commonwealth leaders’ meeting starts in Kigali

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders of more than fifty Commonwealth nations gathered in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, Friday for the official opening of the 2022 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), held under the theme, ‘Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming’. Presidents, prime ministers and their representatives …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Unending teacher strikes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Unending teacher strikes: How Museveni’s strategy is failing THE LAST WORD On the teachers’ strike: How government may have opened a pandora’s box by creating huge salary disparities among its employees COMMENT Bobi …

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UN says refugee situation in Uganda dire as world marks refugee day

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the world commemorates the annual World Refugee Day on Monday, the UN refuge agency warned that the refugee crisis in Uganda is worsening amid increased conflicts in the region and reduced international financing of refugee affairs. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative …

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Kagame, Tshisekedi and Museveni meet in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has today hosted the EAC Heads of State Conclave on Inter-Congolese Dialogue of the Nairobi Process on the Peace and Security Situation in Eastern DR Congo. Today’s Heads of State high-level meeting hosted by Chairperson of EAC, is an …

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