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Security restricts access to Katuna town ahead of Museveni, Kagame meeting

Katuna, Uganda¬† | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†There is heightened security in Katuna border town in Kabale ahead of President Yoweri Museveni‚Äôs meeting with his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame tomorrow. The meeting is part of the resolutions of the quadripartite summit held in Luanda, Angola on February 2, 2020 under the mediation …

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Unfulfilled pledges, land woes hold back bishop Luwum memorial centre

Kitgum, Uganda¬† | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†The proposed development of a Memorial Centre in honour of St Janani Luwum at Wii-Gweng Village in Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum District has suffered setbacks. In a bid to keep Luwum‚Äôs memory and legacy alive, the government, Church of Uganda and well-wishers proposed to …

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Museveni cautions UPDF to guard against contamination

Nakaseke, Uganda¬† | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned Uganda People‚Äôs 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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Museveni to judges: Don’t make rulings that will affect development

Kampala, Uganda¬† | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†President Yoweri Museveni has asked judges not to make rulings that will interfere with the development of projects. Museveni argued that such rulings will affect the development of the economy. Museveni made the remarks on Tuesday at the opening of the four day annual 22nd …

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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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