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Kabale headteachers, parents question schools reopening

Kabale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As schools await the order to reopen for candidate classes later this month, school heads and parents sampled in Kabale district say they just do not have the capacity to put in place the required Standard Operating Procedures to resume operating. More than 15 million …

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Lockdown food for Mityana bar workers, teachers, finally delivered

Mityana, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Private school teachers, bar workers and vendors in Mityana can now finally smile as the food relief meant for covid-19 lockdown finally gets delivered, months after people in other districts got theirs. The food worth 40 million shillings and includes 20 tons of maize flour …

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Ungrateful Mityana NRM chairpersons belittle Museveni’s bicycles

Mityana, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  National Resistance Movement (NRM) chairpersons in Mityana district have challenged President Yoweri Museveni for giving them bicycles. They contend that it is unfair for the secretariat to distribute bicycles to village chairpersons yet they carry the greatest burden to mobilize and maintain people in the …

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Museveni summons Sembabule NRM leaders, aspirants

Sembabule, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has summoned National Resistance Movement-NRM party leaders and aspirants in Sembabule district following reports of violence in the area in the run up to the party primaries last week. The NRM conducted primary election for parliamentary aspirants on Friday. But the process …

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Scientist stranded with innovation despite presidential nod

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The directive by President Yoweri Museveni to several institutions to guide bio-technologist Robert Mijumbi refine his idea of a COVID-19 cure has only created him anxiety and unnecessary suspense, the young scientist told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.  Mijumbi who was arrested in April …

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MPs task CEC to address voting procedure in NRM Primaries

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of National Resistance Movement- NRM party legislators has asked the Central Executive Committee (CEC) to review a decision allowing members not in the party register to vote in the primaries. Last week, President Yoweri Museveni directed that all NRM members should be allowed …

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NRM violence likely to spill into 2021 general election- FDC

    Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | There is fear that the violence witnessed in the just concluded primary elections by the ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM party will spill into the forthcoming general election.  The primaries which were held on Friday, across the country, were characterised by violent confrontations …

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Violence in NRM primaries sets bad precedent-Opposition

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament in the opposition have expressed concern about the violence witnessed in the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party primaries.  On Friday, NRM conducted its parliamentary primary election in which party members chose flag bearers for different constituencies ahead of the 2021 general …

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Museveni gives ultimatum to IGP Ochola

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has given Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola a chilling ultimatum: You either do your work or I will do it myself! Museveni disclosed the ultimatum he gave to the IGP himself this Monday at The president was speaking today at the NRM …

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Museveni’s guidance on NRM primaries stirs mixed reactions

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement-NRM party members have expressed mixed reactions to President Museveni’s guidelines on today’s party primaries.  On Wednesday, President Yoweri Museveni, in his capacity as the NRM National Chairperson issued guidelines in which he instructed that all party members including those that are not …

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