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Museveni’s proposal on MPs salaries draws mixed reaction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament has expressed mixed reactions to a proposal by President Yoweri Museveni for a Constitutional amendment to scrap parliament’s mandate of determining its salaries. Museveni made the remarks on Sunday during a meeting with members of the Uganda National …

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Teachers abandon salary demands after Namanve tour

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teachers under the Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU have expressed a change of mind in pressing for salary enhancement after touring Namanve Industrial Park on the orders of President Yoweri Museveni. President Museveni directed the teachers’ Union to tour the industrial Park located in Kira …

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Museveni tasks police managers to improve public image

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni has tasked the police management to improve the public image of the force by fighting the high crime levels and corruption, which have created bad a perception about their services. In a message delivered by the Internal Affairs Minister, General, Jeje …

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Besigye, Bobi Wine join force to oust Museveni

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of the People’s Government led by Dr. Kizza Besigye and People Power’s movement led by Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, have resolved to join forces to expedite the end president, Yoweri Museveni’s 33 year rule. This is contained in a joint …

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MPs petition court over Museveni‘s ‘sole candidature’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eleven Members of Parliament have petitioned the Constitutional Court demanding a declaration that the endorsement of President Yoweri Museveni as the sole candidate in 2021 general elections is illegal. The MPS are;  Theodore Ssekikubo , Lwemiyaga County, Barnabas Tinkasimire   Buyaga  west, John Baptist Nambeshe  …

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FDC supporters want Bukonzo west MP investigated over Museveni’s visit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party supporters in Kasese district want Bukonzo West MP Atkins Godfrey Katusabe investigated over his relationship with President Yoweri Museveni. Katusabe, who represents Bukonzo County West constituency, is a member of the opposition FDC …

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Speaker Kadaga bashes trade committee over sugar bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has faulted the Trade Committee of parliament for rushing the Sugar Bill 2016 and overstepping their mandate. Kadaga, who has been away for close to a month because of ill health expressed her concern in a meeting with Busoga …

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Museveni discourages small scale farmers against cotton growing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has asked farmers to stop growing cotton on a small scale. Museveni made the remarks on Thursday at Karambi playground in Karambi Sub-county, Kasese district. He was visiting the area on the invitation of the Bukonzo West Member of Parliament, Atkins …

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Traders to reap big as Kenya, Uganda sign pacts

Mombasa, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan and Kenyan traders will be the biggest beneficiaries after their two countries yesterday signed a raft of agreements meant to ease trade, cement political ties and improve their social/cultural connections. The colourful signing ceremony, conducted at the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, was witnessed …

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