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Museveni nominates Dorothy Kisaka for executive director KCCA

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has nominated Dorothy Kisaka for the position of Executive Director for Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA.  Kisaka works in the Office of the Prime Minister as senior advisor to the Prime Minister.  In the letter addressed to the Public Service Commission, the President …

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53 Rwandan nationals deported from Uganda

Chanika, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  They were handed over to Rwandan Immigration authorities on Tuesday at the Uganda-Rwanda border of Chanika in Kisoro district.   Malicerino Mwesigye, the Assistant Immigration Commissioner who presided over the handover says that the Rwandan nationals were arrested from different parts of the country without …

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Kasirye Gwanga dead

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Kasirye Gwanga is dead. According to family and military sources, Gwanga breathed his last at Nakasero Hospital this morning where he was admitted a few weeks ago with a life-threatening ailment. He was aged 68. He was born in Mubende district in 1952. His …

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Police warns boda boda operators against planned demo in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police has warned Boda boda riders threatening to demonstrate protesting government’s decision to maintain the partial suspension on their operations. Currently, Boda boda motorists are restricted to delivery services and transporting passengers under emergency circumstances. Early this week, President, Yoweri Museveni lifted the ban …

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Gen Tumukunde calls for united opposition to defeat Museveni

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  General Henry Tumukunde has called for a united opposition to defeat President, Yoweri Museveni and end his 35 yearlong hold onto power.  In his first public statement since his release from prison almost a fortnight ago, Tumukunde said all opposition political players must realize …

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Blending face masks with fashion

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Ever since President, Yoweri Museveni announced the compulsory wearing of face masks in public to avoid the spread of Covid19 several people have taken advantage of the increased demand to produce fabric masks. It is common to find vendors lining the streets with various …

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Taxi operators struggle to implement Covid19 preventive measures

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Taxi Operators in Kampala are struggling to implement Covid-19 preventive measures. The operators resumed work on Thursday following a three month’s suspension of public transport by government to contain the spread of Covid19. While lifting the suspension on public transport on Monday this week, …

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NIRA hunts for new executive director as Gama is asked to leave

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Judy Obitre Gama, the Executive Director National Identification and Registration Authority-NIRA will vacate office immediately the process to replace her starts. Gama, who has been at the helm of the Authority since 2015, will not have her contract renewed on the orders of President …

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