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Uganda draw defending champions Morocco in 2020 CHAN

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Cranes have been draw against defending champions Morocco in the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship. In the draws that took place at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports de Yaoundé in the host country Cameroon on Monday night, Uganda are placed in Group C together …

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CSO’s demand recovery of tax refunds issued in error

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have asked the government to put in place a robust tax arrears refund system to guard against monies paid out to businesses in error by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA). This call comes after the Auditor General noted anomalies in the refund …

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Arrested Rwandan national escaped from hospital – Government

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The government of Uganda has said one of the two arrested Rwandan Nationals, Theogen Sendegeya escaped from Butabika Hospital and his whereabouts are unknown to the state. A representative from the Attorney General’s office, State Attorney Brian Musota told on Monday. Musota revealed before High …

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High court issues interim order halting UGX 20 billion road project in Arua

Arua, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  High Court has issued an interim order stopping construction of School and Adroa roads under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID Program in Arua municipality. The two roads valued at Shillings 20 Billion measuring 2.8 kilometers were handed over to China Seventh Group Construction …

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Court sets date to rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s excessive powers

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Musa Ssekaana of the Civil Division of High Court has set April 8th for the ruling on the students’ application challenging the powers given to their Vice-Chancellor under the Makerere University Students Regulations, 2015. In December last year, six Makerere University students ran to …

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Ntagali scoffs at preachers for commercializing gospel

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The outgoing Anglican Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali has scoffed at preachers who have turned church services and preaching into a business. Ntagali says many preachers in the world currently preach what they want people to hear, mostly about riches. He made the remarks while delivering a …

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Joint security agencies arrest 7 suspects, recover stolen UPDF gun

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  A joint team of security agencies has arrested seven people suspected to be members of gangs terrorising Mubende and Mityana districts. Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF and Uganda Police Force – UPF launched a crackdown on suspected criminals in Mubende and Mityana after a …

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