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Uganda gives go-ahead for Ebola vaccine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has given the World Health Organisation (WHO) a go-ahead to administer an investigational Ebola vaccine in high risk areas neighbouring  the DRC, where the outbreak has already claimed 170 lives. Uganda will become the first country in the world to give the vaccine …

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Police reorganising community policing directorate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police leadership has started reorganizing the Directorate of Community Policing in line with the police standing orders. The reorganization exercise that kicked off last week includes reorganizing the structures and human resource as well as establishing Community Liaison offices where they don’t exist. According …

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JOBS: Advertising manager, The Independent Publications Ltd

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Independent Publications Ltd (IPL) seeks to fill the following vacant position: ADVERTISING MANAGER Job Title:     Advertising manager Organisation: The Independent Publications Ltd (IPL) Duty Station: Kampala Reports to: General Manager About IPL: Independent Publications Limited (IPL), Publishers of The Independent Magazine the leading …

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Ecweru blasts Bugisu Leaders for misleading Govt on Bududa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Relief and Disaster Preparedness State Minister, Musa Ecweru has blasted leaders from Bugisu region for allegedly misleading government on the issues of landslide victims. According to Ecweru, the leaders from Bugisu including Members of Parliament have been frustrating government interventions to support the mudslide …

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Musobo set for Seoul marathon

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Fred Musobo will take part in the 2018 Seoul Marathon slated for November 4th in South Korea. Three-time winner in the Seoul Marathon and the course record-holder Wilson Erupe Loyanae from Kenya will also take part in the race. Musobo will also face stiff …

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Ugandan woman who died in Oman laid to rest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The body of a young Ugandan woman who died in Oman early last month has finally been laid to rest at her ancestral home in Rukungiri district. The 22-year-old Shivan Kihembo died in Oman on October 05th, 2018 where he had gone to work as …

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PSFU blames Gov’t for not Implementing their proposals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has accused government of failing to implement proposals they present during budgeting process. Speaking at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperative annual sector review, Moses Ogwal, the director policy advocacy at Private Sector Foundation said government usually accepts …

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