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Novelist Kakwenza remanded to Kitalya over offensive communication

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija has been remanded to Kitalya prison on charges of offensive communication. Kakwenza was this morning arraigned before the Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court presided over by the Chief Magistrate Dr Douglas Singiza, who read to him two charges of offensive communication. …

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Talent Africa group scoops four in 2021 marketing awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Talent Africa Group won four awards in the recently concluded Uganda Marketing Excellence Awards that were organised by Evolve Group Africa. The awards aim to recognize marketing campaigns and agencies that stood out in 2021. Talent Africa Group won the highest number of awards standing …

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7 dead, scores injured in Agali road accident

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 7 traders were killed and scores others injured in an accident in Agali sub-county, Lira district on Monday evening. The seven were killed when a Fuso truck registration number UBJ 354G they were traveling in with over 50 other market vendors and their …

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Four schools in Kabale fail to reopen

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four private schools in Kabale district failed to reopen on Monday following the nationwide resumption of studies. They are Rose Ville Preparatory Nursery and Primary School, Green Hill High School, Kabale Community High school, all in the Southern Division, and Life Bridge Day and Boarding …

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Security names 12 newly arrested ADF terror suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has released the identities of 12 suspects arrested in connection to the rebel Allied Democratic Front (ADF). Police spokesperson Fred Enanga identifies the suspects as Kambale Jovas, Kasali Mbusa, Omirambi John Baptist, Baluku Anthony, Mukwaya Edgar, Bukuya Andrew, Hanifa Hamil, Harimana Tonanta, Kamuri Tonento, …

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