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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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Ssekikubo blames Gen. Tumwine for his woes

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Lwemiyaga County Member of Parliament, Theodore Ssekikubo is blaming his current woes on Security Minister, General Elly Tumwine. Ssekikubo  is currently locked up at Masaka Central Police Station following his arrest on Friday this week for mobilizing residents to defy the livestock quarantine, reopen …

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NRM youth threaten to join opposition over mistreatment.

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of National Resistance Movement –NRM party Youths in the Greater Northern Uganda has threatened to quit the party and join opposition if their grievances are not addressed by the party chairman, President Yoweri Museveni. The greater Northern Uganda comprises NRM youth leaders from …

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Sugar cane zoning no longer relevant-Museveni

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Zoning for sugar mills has outlived its importance to the economy due to the surplus cane, according to President, Yoweri Museveni. He said this while addressing cane farmers at Bugembe stadium in Jinja district on Wednesday. Under the old sugar policy, no sugar factory would …

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Museveni warns investors to desist from constructing in wetlands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  President, Yoweri Museveni has warned the general public and investors against encroaching on wetlands. He says the structures constructed in wetlands block water, which can lead to severe floods. Speaking to journalist at the Jinja based State Lodge on Tuesday night; Museveni said government shall …

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Who are the new faces in cabinet?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday evening reshuffled his cabinet bringing on board several new faces picked from among Members of the tenth parliament. Among the new faces making it on the cabinet list, is Igara West MP Rafael Magyezi, who was appointed Minister of Local …

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Uganda, Rwanda officials to meet today over border closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Delegates from Rwanda will meet their Kampala counterparts at Speak Resort Munyonyo today to deliberate on the re-opening of the border between both countries.  The Kampala meeting, which was supposed to be held in October and then pushed to November but was cancelled at last …

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Police to cancel licenses for non-fingerprinted guns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Uganda Police Force-UPF has cautioned that all guns, owned by individuals and private security companies, that will not be fingerprinted by the end of this year will have their licences revoked.  Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom, who is the chairman of the …

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