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Museveni cautions UPDF to guard against contamination

Nakaseke, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned Uganda People’s Defense Force- UPDF soldiers against what he called contamination. He explained that earlier armies including that of the colonial and traditional leaders misused power and turned against civilians, which led to the collapse of the country. He was …

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Chinese firm applies for construction of 840MW Ayago dam

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  A Chinese company Power China International Group Limited has submitted an application to construct the 840 Mega Watts Ayago hydropower plant on River Nile.   According to the Uganda Gazette this week, the company seeks a license for generation and sale of electricity from Ayago dam …

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My appointment was based on merit-Anywar

Kitgum, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The newly appointed State Minister for Environment Beatrice Anywar says that her new appointment was based on merit.   Anywar says the appointment is directly related to her past activism on environment conservation and notes that she is excited to prove to the appointing authority that …

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Kagame: ‘I am not about to tell Rwandans to go to Uganda’

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda President, Paul Kagame has told diplomats in Kigali that he is not about to tell his citizens to return  to Uganda because he has no control over their safety while here. Addressing more than 60 diplomats at the home of the Presidency in Kigali on …

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Mixed sentiments at celebration of NRM liberation anniversary

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents in Arua district have expressed mixed sentiments on the commemoration of the National Resistance Movement Liberation Day.   The holiday commemorates the date in 1986 when the NRM Captured Kampala to overthrow the government of the day, after a five-year protracted struggle that started in …

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Lato milk row; Museveni opposes vengeance against Kenya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  President Yoweri Museveni has opposed plans by some of his officials to reiterate against Kenya for confiscating Lato Milk, a Ugandan brand, produced by Mbarara-based Pearl Dairies Limited.   His position comes at the height of a trade war between the two countries, following the confiscation …

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