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Independence Day 2015

By Vision Reporter

Added 8th October 2015 10:33 PM

Fifty three years ago to the day, the British Union Jack was lowered and the Uganda flag was raised. For Ugandans, there was hope that the country’s economic bounty would be employed to raise theirs and their children’s living standards. Our past and present leaders have embarked on economic polici

Independence Day 2015

Fifty three years ago to the day, the British Union Jack was lowered and the Uganda flag was raised. For Ugandans, there was hope that the country’s economic bounty would be employed to raise theirs and their children’s living standards. Our past and present leaders have embarked on economic polici

Ten economic milestones

Fifty three years ago to the day, the British Union Jack was lowered and the Uganda flag was raised. For Ugandans, there was hope that the country’s economic bounty would be employed to raise theirs and their children’s living standards. Our past and present leaders have embarked on economic policies that have many times been initiated with the best of intentions, often poorly executed and sometimes abandoned altogether.

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Experts call for formation of strong institutions in the country

By John Semakula

Whereas Uganda has recorded significant improvement in the last 51 years in governance and constitutionalism, scholars argue that more needs to be done.

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Uganda after independence: from instability to democracy

In Uganda, the only democratic and ceremonial handover of power from one leader to another was on October 9, 1962 at Kololo in Kampala when we received independence.Since then, those who have been ruling Uganda have taken over using military might. The political parties; Uganda National Congress led by I.K. Musaazi, the Democratic Party led by Benedicto Kiwanuka and the Progressive Party led by E.M.K Muliira spearheaded the bitter struggle for Uganda’s Independence. The struggle started in 1945 until the attainment of independence.

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Uganda’s post-independence speakers

By Moses Walubiri

On the second floor, Southern wing of the Ugandan Parliament is a mini ‘Hall of Fame’ where giant paintings of the eight men and one woman who have been speakers of the Ugandan Parliament since independence inscrutably stare down people passing in the hallway. From Narendra M. Patel, Prof. Edward Rugumayo, Francis Butagira, Moses Kigongo, James Wapakhabulo, Francis Ayume, Edward Ssekandi to Rebecca Kadaga, these individuals have shaped Uganda’s independence trajectory, mainly through legislation and sanctioning policy decisions.

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Uganda after independence: from instability to democracy

In Uganda, the only democratic and ceremonial handover of power from one leader to another was on October 9, 1962 at Kololo in Kampala when we received independence.Since then, those who have been ruling Uganda have taken over using military might. The political parties; Uganda National Congress led by I.K. Musaazi, the Democratic Party led by Benedicto Kiwanuka and the Progressive Party led by E.M.K Muliira spearheaded the bitter struggle for Uganda’s Independence. The struggle started in 1945 until the attainment of independence.

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1. Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited

2. Uganda Law Reform Commission

3. Kakira Sugar Limited

4. Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

5. Uganda Wildlife Authority

6. Bageine & Company Limited

7. Cotton Development Organisation (CDO)

8.  Gulu School of Clinical Officers

9. Public Procurement & Disposal of Public Assets Authority

10. DAS Holdings Limited 

11. Uganda Railways Corporation (URC)

12.  Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project Phase II

13. Kinyara Sugar Limited

14. Uganda Business and Technical Examminations Board (UBTEB)

15 .Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examminations Board (UNMEB)

16.  KS Hydro Power (U) Ltd

 17.  Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

18.  Civil Aviation Authority

19. Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

20.  Roofings Group

21.  Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation

22. Uganda National Meteorological Authority

23. Ministry of Internal Affairs

24. The Directorate fo Ethics and Intergrity

25 The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control 

26.Education Service Commission

 27.China Communication Construction Company

28. Uganda Electricity Transmission Company

29. Uganda Development Bank

30. National Water and Sewerage Corporation

31. Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs 

32. Mulago Hospital

33. Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

 34. Equal Opportunities Commission

35. Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

36. The Office of the Auditor General of Uganda

37. National Forestry Authority

38. The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

39. Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities

40. The National Authorising Officer

41. Ministry of Education and Sports

42. Picfare Group

43. Huawei Technologies (Uganda) Co., Ltd

44. Ministry of Defence

45. ENERGOPROJEKT & ENERGO UGANDA

46. Uganda Road Fund

47. The Confucius Institute

48.National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

49.TOTAL

50. National Agricultural Advisory Services, (NAADS)

51. Uganda Coffee Development Authority

52. SCOUL

53. National Resistance Movement

54.Makerere University

55. Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd

56. Equity Bank

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