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Towards a better Kampala city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan Affairs, Benna Namugwanya, presented the achievements KCCA registered between 2016 and 2021 during the NRM Manifesto Week at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala. The Manifesto week aims at accounting to Ugandans in …

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ANT to conduct internal party elections in August

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT party is planning to conduct internal party elections in August 2021, to streamline its structures from the grassroots. The party which believes in building party structures, has been operating with an interim leadership composed of the National, Regional and Sub region …

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Witch doctor, five others arrested over kidnap of two children

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kagadi police are holding six people, among them a witch doctor on allegations of kidnapping two children. The witch doctor has been identified as Sylvester Bagonza, a resident of Kyomunembe cell in Kagadi town council, Kagadi district. The particulars of the remaining suspects have been withheld …

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Poor extension services affecting farmers in Kasese

Farmers in Kasese are grappling without extension services which have affected their production rate Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The failure by extension workers in Kasese district to reach out to the community is affecting farming activities. Many extension workers have reportedly abandoned their duty stations or take long to respond …

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State witnesses contradict selves in murder case against traditional healer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two prosecution witnesses have today contradicted themselves in the murder case against Godfrey Lukabya, a traditional healer. The state accuses 58-year-old Lukabya of unlawfully killing a one Moses Kalikwani in June 2019. While presenting its case this morning, the state produced four witnesses. They included, Martin …

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