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Gulu district fails to maintain 480 kilometres of security roads

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  More than 400 Kilometres of roads in Gulu District have remained impassable sixteen years later after the communities returned from the internally displaced people’s camps.  Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu District Secretary for Works and Technical Services says that out of the 980 kilometres, only …

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Finance committee rejects UGX 200,000 annual car license

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Parliament’s finance committee has rejected the 200,000 Shillings license on cars and 50,000 Shillings for motorbikes. The Ministry of Finance has proposed the fees as part of the revenue measures to fund the 2021/2022 budget. On Tuesday, the State Minister of Finance David Bahati …

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Second phase of indoor residual spraying due to start in Serere

Serere, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Serere district is set to start the second phase of Indoor Residual Spraying in another intervention to eradicate malaria, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda. The spraying exercise is part of a five-year USAID-funded project in several districts of Eastern Uganda. …

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Two dead, three injured in Nsambya police truck accident

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Two people have been knocked dead and three others injured when a police truck lost control and knocked several vehicles and motorcycles along the road in Nsambya, a suburb of Kampala. The Hino truck registration number UP 5638 failed to brake and rammed into …

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