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NUP declares national fasting and prayer day as Museveni swears-in

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The main opposition party, National Unity Platform–NUP has declared tomorrow a national day pf prayer and fasting for the country, as President Museveni swears-in for the sixth elected term in power. Speaking to Journalists at Kamwokya based NUP head offices, Joel Ssenyonyi the party spokesperson also …

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LOP calls for boycott of Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Two Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Members of Parliament have called for the boycott of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony. The MPs, Atkins Katusabe the Bukonzo West MP and shadow Minister Foreign Affairs and the Leader of Opposition and Gulu Woman MP Betty Aol Ochan are …

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Museveni’s remarks rattle umeme shareholders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni labor day remarks over electricity distribution costs seems to have sent shock waves among shareholders of Umeme Limited-the main electricity distribution company.   The concern over the President’s statement emerged on Thursday as Umeme MEME shareholders met for the annual general meeting in Kampala.  …

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Human rights committee fails to meet Museveni over election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Human Rights Committee of parliament will not interface with President Museveni as it finalizes its probe on rights violations during elections. The probe stems from  the Speaker’s directive that  the committee should take stock of the human rights violations that marred the electoral process.   …

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DRC loses property case against government of Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Constitutional Court has dismissed a petition in which the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo sued the Ugandan government over the sale of its properties in the suburbs of Kampala. The Embassy had sought to recover a number of its properties that were …

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Unidentified youths drop petrol bombs, leaflets in Jinja city

Jinja , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Jinja Police are investigating the circumstances under, which unidentified people dropped leaflets and petrol bombs along different streets in Southern division on Tuesday afternoon.  The suspects who were dressed in hoods and masks are said to have dropped the leaflets and petrol bombs along …

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Museveni explained Ndeeba church demolition to world church leader

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Ndeeba Church demolition under curfew last year was a source of discomfort to Uganda in the international community and President Yoweri Museveni had to make an explanation to world Anglican religious leaders.Yet the Lusanja eviction had even worse effect as the turned Uganda into …

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