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PICTORIAL: President Museveni harvests from demo farm

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixteen months after demonstrating bottle irrigation, President Yoweri Museveni returned to his Kawumu farm in Luwero District this week to harvest tomatoes, passion fruits, mushrooms, pineapples and matooke alongside fish, chicken and dairy products. ” I am proud to be back in this place as we …

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GOVT: We don’t know who arrested New Vision journalist Etukuri

Kampala, Uganda | UGANDA PARLIAMENT | The Minister of State for Internal Affairs Mario Obiga Kania has denied knowledge about the arrest of Charles Etukuri, a journalist working with the New Vision, and that his whereabouts are yet to be established. Etukuri, a security correspondent with the newspaper, was arrested …

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THE INDEPENDENT: The politics behind Kasaija censure calls

    IN THE INDEPENDENT THIS WEEK: The politics behind calls to censure Kasaija, fire Muhakanizi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE Independent. COVER STORY Shs700bn loan saga: The politics behind calls to censure Kasaija, fire Muhakanizi EDUCATION O’ level science subjects: Why …

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Kenya’s Jambojet makes maiden flight to Uganda today

  Kenya’s Jambojet makes maiden flight to Uganda today Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Nairobi based budget airline Jambojet today expands its wings in East Africa with the launch of a double daily flight between Nairobi and Entebbe. Among the passengers on the inaugural flight that took off shortly before …

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ZARI: Bye Diamond!

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  South African based Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan “The Boss Lady”, posted a black rose on social media on Valentine’s Day Wednesday, with the message “sadly I have decided to end my relationship” with hubby Naseeb Abdul Juma “Diamond Platnumz”. Here’s the post: Understand that this …

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Uganda Land Commission boss Baguma Isoke admits fault

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Chairman Uganda Land Commission Baguma Isoke has admitted that his body gave away Government land that it holds in public trust irresponsibly. Baguma told the Land Probe Commission chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire that most of the land belonging to schools, ministries and institutions …

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Bakabulindi grilled by the Land Probe Commission

Kampala,Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | State Minister for Sports Charles Bakabulindi has appeared before the Land Probe Commission to explain his involvement in the sale of Kololo SSS play field along Lugogo by pass in Kampala, to City Tycoon Sudhir Ruparellia. Recently Board Members of Kololo SSS appeared before the land …

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Red Pepper and Gov’t given ultimatum on out-of-court settlement

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Buganda Road Court on Wednesday gave the Directorate of Public Prosecution and the Red Pepper directors two weeks in which to conclude negotiations and file a consent notice in court. Chief Magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda says he has given the parties’ negotiations a last chance …

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