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Is it still possible for schools to reopen this academic year?

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  There is growing anxiety on the proposed re-opening of educational institutions, which were closed in March, to protect the over 15 million learners in high-risk concentration centres, against the COVID-19 threat.   At that time of the closure, the idea was that learners could report back …

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UPDF deploys amid chaos in Kyebando over imported voters

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The army has deployed in Kyebando Central after chaos erupted at St. Paul Primary School where members of National Resistance in Kyebando Central have turned up in hundreds to cast their vote. The NRM is voting for flag bearers for Local Council 3 Chairman and …

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Uganda, TOTAL agree on pipeline project

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda government and the French oil giant Total E&P have reached a major milestone that paves the way for a Final Investment Decision on the production of Uganda’s oil. This came during a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO …

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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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