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FULL TEXT: The Mining and Minerals Bill, 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has passed the Mining and Minerals Bill, 2021 which will see the establishment of the Uganda National Mining Company which will manage the government’s commercial holding and participating interests in mineral agreements. The Bill that was passed on 17 February 2022 mandates the …

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Govt clears PLE class of 2018 to register for S4 exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Education and Sports has allowed learners who sat their primary school leaving exams in 2018 permission to register for senior four examinations this year. According to information obtained by our reporter, the decision was made during a meeting between Uganda National …

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Nakaayi runs below 2 minutes in new world best

🥇Halimah NAKAAYI 🇺🇬 1:59.55 🥈Tigist GIRMA 🇪🇹 2:01.68 🥉Winnie NANYONDO 🇺🇬 2:02.14 Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s middle distance star Halima Nakaayi showed Monday night that she is steadily returning to her top form with victory in a World Athletics Indoor Tour Silver event – in France. She becomes the first woman …

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Museveni meets Tshisekedi in Congo Brazzaville

Oyo, Congo Brazzaville | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has met President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo in a mini-summit on peace and security in the region, three days after the International Court Of Justice ruled against the East African nation in a reparation case. Congo …

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