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MPs demand answers on progress of planned merger of gov’t agencies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of Members of Parliament have criticized the government for failing to implement the merger of government departments and agencies. During the plenary session on Thursday presided over by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga the MPs argued that the slow pace of implementing the …

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There is still space to challenge Museveni’s sole candidature

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement-NRM party lawyer, Kiryowa Kiwanuka has told the constitutional court that there is still chance for any of their members to challenge president, Yoweri Museveni for the party card ahead of the 2021 polls. He was responding to application filed by 11 …

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Opposition tells Banyoro to denounce Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition leaders have rallied the people of Bunyoro region to denounce President, Yoweri Museveni and his ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party for alleged incompetence. The opposition leaders made the appeal while campaigning for Asinansi Nyakato alias Kamanda, the Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party …

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President commends US for support to combat viral diseases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has thanked the Government of the United States of America for the continued role and support in combating viral diseases like Ebola in Uganda and the region as a whole. The President was speaking during a meeting with the visiting American Secretary …

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Museveni, Kenyatta sign cross- border peace agreement

. Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni yesterday witnessed the signing of an agreement aimed at promoting sustainable peace and development among Turkana, Pokot and Karamojong communities. The programme dubbed Cross-Border Sustainable Peace and Development seeks to end hostilities among the three …

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Key road linking Uganda to Kenya graded ahead of Kenyatta visit

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The local community in Moroto is celebrating the construction of the Moroto-Nakiloro road, which borders the Kenyan border in Rupa Sub County.  The road has been in bad shape with potholes and broken bridges in Acholi- Inn and Nakabaat areas, according to residents. Works on …

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Museveni asks public universities staff to resume work

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has advised staff of public universities to report back to work and allow him handle their salary enhancement demands. While meeting leaders of public universities staff associations at State House Entebbe on Tuesday evening, Museveni said that he wasn’t aware that his …

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Museveni eulogizes Kavuma

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of mourners descended on Jjungo-Bukuya village in Wakiso district on Tuesday to send-off the late Godfrey Kaaya Kavuma, the former Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom. The vice President, Edward Sekandi, who represented, President, Yoweri Museveni, eulogized the late Kavuma as one of the greatest patriots …

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Compilation of NRM register fails to kick off

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The compilation of the National Resistance Movement-NRM Party membership register has failed to kick off raising concern among aspirants. Early this year, NRM unveiled its road map ahead of the 2021 general elections. According to the NRM Road Map, compilation of the NRM membership …

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Unfulfilled pledges dominate Museveni’s Kisoro tour

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The unfulfilled pledge of constructing John Kale Institute of Science and Technology and irregularity in sharing revenue generated from national parks dominated president, Yoweri Museveni’s wealth creation rally in Kisoro district on Wednesday. The rally that took place at Girosora playground in Nyakabande Sub …

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