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Pader CAO halts contribution for Oulanyah burial after backlash

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pader Chief Administrative Officer Alex Chelimo has retracted a directive for a mandatory cash contribution towards the burial of former Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah. He says government will cater for burial expenses as provided by the law. On Tuesday, Chelimo wrote a circular …

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LIVE: Oulanyah remains back to Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The remains of Jacob Oulanyah, Uganda’s Speaker who passed away last month in Seattle, US, are finally home. They were flown in by Ethiopia Airlines. The casket will be received with full honours. Burial plans On Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th April at 9.00 am …

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PICTORIAL: Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo at Mengo to meet Katikkiro Mayiga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice, who recently apologized to the Kabaka over remarks he made at a vigil for Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, has today personally delivered his message to the Katikkiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga. Accompanied by leading Ugandan diplomat Olara Otunu, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo …

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Uganda asks west to ‘go slow’ on energy transition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda says the west should allow emerging oil-producing countries in Africa to extract their resource amidst the energy transition debate. Energy transition refers to the global energy sector’s shift from fossil-based systems of energy production and consumption — including oil, natural gas and coal — …

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Colourful 10th for Blankets and Wine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Every party-goer in Kampala was at Lugogo Cricket Oval Sunday for the return of Blankets and Wine and its 10th-anniversary. Popular as a high-end picnic day, the event registered a great turn up from regular fun-loving folks, celebrities and socialites who showed up in …

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Battling illicit trade

Private sector wants government to up game to protect genuine manufacturers Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan companies including Unilever, Uganda Breweries Limited and BAT Uganda are carrying out sensitisation workshops countrywide to weed out illicit trade. Joanita Menya Mukasa, the managing director for Unilever Uganda said on March.16 …

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