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Parliament disagrees with Museveni on taxing loss making companies

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has rejected President Yoweri Museveni’s proposal to tax businesses declaring losses in the current financial year 2020/2021. This is now the fourth consecutive time that the government’s proposal is suffering defeat.  The decision was taken during a debate on Tuesday, in which MPs reconsidered …

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Museveni donates UGX 100m to his village primary school

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | As schools financially struggle to reopen after seven months of lockdown, President Yoweri Museveni has donated 100 million Shillings to a primary school in his village of Rushere in Rwakirura district.  In a press statement issued by the presidential press unit, Museveni on top of …

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Heavy deployment at Nyabushozi tally center

Kiruhura, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  There is heavy deployment of the army and police at the tally center in Nyabushozi County, Kiruhura District following the fresh primary elections held on Thursday.   Tension has been high in Nyabushozi county since the September 4 primaries where the District Registrar, David Agom …

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Wakiso locals offer free land for roadworks

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Residents of Nakawuka, Kasanje and Kisubi in Wakiso district have offered free land to government to upgrade the road stretching from Mpigi to Nateete in Kampala to tarmac. The locals contend that the road whose traffic is ever heavy, slows development of their areas …

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DP struggling to get signatures for Mao’s presidential bid

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The Democratic Party has appealed to its members to support their President General Norbert Mao to secure signatures and National Identification Numbers-NINs to cement his Presidential Bid.  According to the DP Electoral Commission, whoever gets elected as the President General of the party, automatically …

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Crash programme on to inspect Wakiso’s 3,000 schools by Thursday

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Wakiso district educationists office has deployed a big task of inspecting a total of 3187 primary and secondary schools before they resume studies come Thursday this week. Each government (UPE) school is also receiving 1.5 million shillings cash to purchase specific requirements. The Wakiso …

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60 Namanve forest land encroachers remanded, 15 granted bail

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Mukono Grade I Magistrates Court has granted bail to the 60 people arrested for encroaching on Namanve central forest land and remanded 15 others who have appeared without sureties. The suspects were among the 500 people who descended on Namanve forest reserve armed with …

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ANT leaders condemn Uganda spending Sh200b on DRC roads

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) leaders have condemned Uganda government’s plan to fund construction of roads in the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan and Ethiopia. On Monday this week, the State minister in charge of planning David Bahati appeared before the budget committee …

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