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PAC questions state house on acquisition of Okello house

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  An official from the State House has said their former landlord at Okello House on plot 10A, Nehru Road, in Nakasero, Alexander Okello lost his property after he was duped by some individuals. Lucy Nakyobe, the State House Comptroller said this today while appearing before …

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Misleading to call 2021 elections scientific – Electoral Commission

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission, the body tasked with organizing elections in Uganda has said it is misleading to call the 2021 elections scientific.  Speaking to Uganda Radio Network – URN, Jotham Taremwa, the Electoral Commission spokesperson said they wonder where people are getting the term scientific …

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NRM still stuck on how to proceed with scientific party election

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Even when their members; starting with the chairman of the party who doubles as the President of the country, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni welcomed the proposal by the Electoral Commission to have digital campaigns, the party is still stuck on how to proceed with their own …

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Time to join civil service- former deputy lord mayor

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Sarah Kanyike has handed over the office of the Deputy Lord Mayor Kampala City, saying it is time for her to serve the country as a civil servant. It comes a few days after she was nominated by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as Director Gender, Community Service …

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Gulu university secretary faces dismissal over recruitment scandal

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Gulu University acting Secretary Asaph Adedua faces dismissal following a petition to parliament’s Public Accounts Committee-PAC in regard to the institution’s recruitment exercise during the COVID-19 lockdown. Following the lockdown declared by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to tame the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the …

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Gulu university final year students to undergo COVID-19 tests

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Gulu University Faculty of Medicine is considering subjecting it’s final year students to COVID-19 ahead of the opening of final year semester in June. At least 1,500 finalists from Uganda and beyond are expected to report for their final year semester after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni …

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Bicycle mechanics cash in on suspension of public transport

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s directive that restricted use of private and public passenger vehicles has turned into a high-earning opportunity to bicycle mechanics in Masaka district who are now profiteering from the ban.  In his address recently President Museveni asked people to stop driving public …

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