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Parliament clears Mutebile, Ochola for new terms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile on Friday stealthily made his way into Parliament’s vetting committee to defend his re-appointment as Governor of the Central Bank, with security personnel ensuring that media and the public did not catch a glimpse of him. The ailing 71-year-old economist has been …

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Parliament asks education minister to intervene in lecturers strike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the Ministry of Education intervened in the on-going strike by academic staff at all public universities. The lecturers laid down tools on February 6 due to the non-payment of their salary enhancement arrears by the government which …

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Museveni to meet All RPCs, DPCs over security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni, will on Saturday meet all Regional, District and Division police commanders to discuss security matters in their areas of jurisdiction. Don Wanyama, the President’s Senior Press Secretary confirmed that the meeting will take place but said he was not aware of the …

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JEEMA pulls out of IPOD summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum Party-JEEMA has pulled out of the 3rd Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD Summit. The summit will be held on Friday at Kololo Independence grounds.  In a letter addressed to the Executive Secretary of IPOD, the party’s President Asuman said that they didn’t have …

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JEEMA undecided on attending IPOD summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Justice Forum Party is undecided on whether to attend the 3rd summit of Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue-IPOD. The summit scheduled for Friday this week at Kololo Independence grounds shall be chaired by the National Resistance Movement- NRM Chairman Yoweri Museveni.   The summit that brings …

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Congolese nationals continue flocking into Uganda despite border closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Congolese nationals have continued flocking Uganda through Lake Albert despite the border closure. In March last year, President, Yoweri Museveni closed Uganda’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC as part of the measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.      A joint …

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