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Ruwenzori diocese launches Runyoro-Rutooro zoom service

Kabarole, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Diocese of Ruwenzori has launched the Runyoro-Rutooro Zoom service.  Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Reuben Kisembo said that the service is meant to bring together Christians from Tooro to pray together despite the closure of churches.   Churches across the country have been closed since March 18, …

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Muntu disappointed with rebel MPs for returning to NRM

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu, the presumptive presidential nominee of the Alliance for National Transformation [ANT] has said he is very disappointed that the National Resistance Movement [NRM] ‘rebel’ MPs have crawled back to the party.  Muntu, a former commander of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces …

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Inside the national CCTV command centre

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  It is seven months since, President Yoweri Museveni, commissioned the National Closed Circuit Television – CCTV Command Centre based at Naguru police headquarters. But the public had never been granted the chance to tour and assimilate with what is done inside. On a bright afternoon, …

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Six million face masks so far distributed

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  More than 6 million out of the required 30 million face masks have so far been distributed by the government in 20 districts.  The districts include Amuru, Kyotera, Buikwe, Ntungamo, Soroti, Arua, Adjumani, Isingiro, Masaka, Mbarara, Lira, Yumbe, Gulu, Moyo, Hoima, Rakai, Busia, Tororo, Kakumiro, …

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President Museveni declines to assent to PPDA amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has declined to assent to the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets (Amendment) Act, 2020.  The Act passed on February 21, 2020, was aimed at reducing bureaucracies  as well as ensuring efficacy and transparency in the procurement of public assets The Act …

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Kampala minister Extend Kitaka’s tenure

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Engineer Andrew Kitaka, the acting Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Executive Director will stay in office until the Public Service Ministry completes the process of recruiting a substantive ED. In her June 25th letter, the Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs says they agreed with the …

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Fewer couples embraced ‘scientific wedding’ concept

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Several couples cancelled their weddings during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, even as the concept of scientific weddings took shape among Ugandan communities.   The concept started with a ban on public gatherings in March 2020 and a suggestion by president Yoweri Museveni that people can abandon …

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