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Tumukunde’s sickness derails treason case investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies investigating treason charges against former security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, have revealed that investigations have so far stalled because of his sickness. Tumukunde was arrested on Thursday evening from his office in Kololo by joint security agencies under the command of …

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Kabarole fails to recover Sh900 Million Livelihood Funds

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabarole district has failed to recover more than 900 million shillings meant for the Youth Livelihood Program from 2013-2018. YLP is a revolving fund initiated by the Government of Uganda in 2013 to address unemployment among the youths.  Funds are advanced to youth interest …

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Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec. 03 2019, Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of the United Nations Aids (UNAIDS) programme, was at the airport in Kigali, Rwanda, when she received a telephone call. She was told President Paul …

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COVID-19: Wash hands after counting money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is need to exercise high levels of hygiene especially when dealing with currencies, Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the WHO country director has advised. He explains that touching money is one of the fastest ways through, which the Corona virus can be spread since …

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MP Nyakecho, 9 others questioned after Tumukunde arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) on Friday questioned Tororo County MP Annet Nyakecho, her husband Levi Otim and brother on the intent of their meeting with former Security Minister, Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde. The group was questioned for more than six hours today. This comes …

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