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‘Building a new National army can help resolve Libya problems’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has told a visiting Afro-Arab Youth Council delegation that the problems in Libya can be solved through the building of a National Army. He, however, assured them that a lasting solution to the Libyan conflict would be found. “The African Union is …

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President Museveni backs chief justice on land eviction guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has supported the guidelines issued by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe regarding land evictions. Last year, following the unlawful eviction of hundreds of people from Lusanja Land, Wakiso District, Katureebe said that judicial officers should first visit the land under dispute before …

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Museveni to Guide EAC Political Confederation Constitutional Process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has been chosen to guide the process of drafting the political confederation constitution, of the East African Community (EAC) This was agreed during the 20th ordinary summit of heads of state held at the East African Community headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania on …

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President urges Ugandans to cherish unity, launches UPE book

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has strongly urged the people of Tororo District in particular and Uganda in general to cherish unity by embracing the first principle of NRM, which is patriotism. “It is not good to celebrate NRM Day without understanding NRM principles. NRM members of …

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President Museveni explains why Acholi, Lango war claimants funds were diverted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Most of the funds initially meant to compensate Acholi and Lango War Debt Claimants and victims of different insurgencies have been diverted to facilitate critical national infrastructure developments, according to President Yoweri Museveni. The president said the government has now prioritized infrastructure developments like roads, …

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Academicians assured of better pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Council together with the University Community has honoured President Yoweri Museveni with an award for his outstanding scholarly contribution in authoring a Thesaurus  in an indigenous African language, Runyankole-Rukiga and is entitled Katondoozi. “Thank you for recognising our work. I was able to …

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COMMENT: Museveni is just a lucky man!

Although there is a lot of speculation as to why he has lasted long in power, that is the most charitable interpretation COMMENT | ABBEY SEMUWEMBA | We have all heard scurrilous stories about President Yoweri Museveni – and believed some of them -even if we would never make any such …

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YEAR ENDER REVIEW: Budget-reading month

YEAR IN REVIEW: June 2017 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | June 8: This is traditionally the budget-reading month and Matia Kasaija, the Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development read a Shs29trillion National Budget. The government increased budgetary allocations to the Science and Information Technology sectors. Earlier on June 6, …

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The African Dream

By Paul Kagame, Uhuru Kenyatta, and Yoweri Museveni Today’s leaders know what success will look like for this continent’s citizens and what needs to be done The dream that the twenty-first century will be the “African Century” is powerful and intoxicating. It is also becoming reality. As African officials gathered …

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