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Uganda Baati expands market presence with new Luwero showroom

  Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Baati Limited has opened a new showroom in Luwero District. Officials have said the expansion marks the company’s 14th showroom nationwide and reinforces its commitment to providing accessible, high-quality products and services to customers nationwide. Located on Plot No. 793 Gulu Road, …

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Jubilation as Archbishop Wokorach arrives in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of Christians on Thursday thronged St Joseph’s Cathedral in Gulu City to welcome Archbishop Raphael Wokorach p’Mony, as he set foot for the first time since his appointment as the Gulu Metropolitan Archbishop. Archbishop Wokorach, 63 was appointed by His Holiness Pope Francis on …

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PICTORIAL: Roast and Rhyme Jinja edition

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Roast and Rhyme Nyam on the Nile edition took over Jinja city last weekend. The Swangz Avenue experience happened at new location, across the Nile Resort. On offer was top-notch Bell enjoyments, authentic Ugandan live music, savoury nyama choma and a novel spirits-village courtesy …

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FMD: Uganda close to lifting quarantine on livestock

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is considering lifting the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) quarantine on livestock. On February 28th, the Ministry imposed quarantine restrictions in Kampala following an outbreak of FMD in Kabowa, Rubaga Division. Subsequently, the disease spread …

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Activists want Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act declared null and void

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan activists have appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn the Constitutional Court decision that upheld the Anti-Homosexuality Law. The Constitutional Court ruled in April 2024 that the law was primarily enacted to protect children and vulnerable individuals in society. However, the 22 activists on …

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