Kyambogo University. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One member of the Kyambogo University Staff has tested positive to COVID-19, barely two weeks after the university opened its doors for final year students. According to Reuben Twinomujuni, the University Senior Public Relations Officer, the....
Jackson Buti Atima, the NRM Parliamentary candidate for Arua central division. Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Controversy has erupted in Arua district over COVID-19 results released by the District Health Officer Paul Bishop Drileba, following tests conducted in anticipation of the presidents visit last week.
ARUSHA – East African Community Secretary General Liberat Mfumukeko has met with African Development Bank (AfDB) President and briefed him on the status of EAC integration highlighting the progress in the 4 pillars of integration and articulated the support needed from the Bank. Mfumukeko met Dr Akinwumi A.
A Journalist conducting a covid-19 test today at EC head offices in Kampala. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The electoral commission has today conducted free covid-19 testing for all journalists, politicians and other service providers wishing to take part in next week’s presidential nomination exercise.
Street Vendors take over Namirembe Road non-motorised corridor in the evening. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cyclists have asked Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA to enforce proper use of the Non-Motorized Corridor that stretches from Namirembe Road to Luwum Street.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With some COVID-19 patients reporting long-term symptoms, including damage to major organs, the World Health Organization (WHO) has urged governments to ensure they receive necessary care.
Financial technologies promise to increase efficiency in delivering financial services and promote financial inclusion. Currently, mobile penetration in the country is higher than banking, which provides telecoms with an edge for marketing financial products to their clients through greater reach.
The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. Get your copy online (details bottom) Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY The making of another UPDF loud-mouth: Behind Brig Deus Sande’s outbursts. THE LAST WORD Col.
FILE PHOTO: Government provided food relief to many parts of central Uganda during the lockdown. Attempts by the US to offer cash assistance to other parts of the country through international non-profit, GiveDirectly have been halted. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The US government has been....