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Ziyech and Mount on target as Chelsea see out Watford

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Goals by Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech earned Chelsea a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Watford to remain top of the Premier League table. Watford made a bright start before play was stopped due to a medical emergency in the crowd, with the supporter involved stabilised …

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Salah bangs brace as Liverpool ease to Merseyside derby victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mohamed Salah’s double helped Liverpool to an emphatic 4-1 win over Everton at Goodison Park. The visitors almost struck twice in the opening two minutes, Joel Matip heading wide and Salah shooting over from close range. Their pressure eventually told, Jordan Henderson curling the ball …

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Man sues deputy speaker Among over alleged torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A real estate broker has sued the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among, seeking to be compensated for the alleged torture inflicted on him reportedly by her agents. In the application filed before the Civil Division of the High Court in Kampala, the broker identified …

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Lab technicians put gov’t on strike notice

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Laboratory technicians under the Uganda Medical Lab Technology Association, have put the government on a three weeks’ notice to go on strike over compensation and recruitment. Patrick Dennis Alibu, the Association Secretary-General said they have since been approaching the government to recognize degree holders …

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61 Zombo barracks attackers charged, remanded to Kitalya prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 61 suspects who were arrested for attacks on the Uganda People’s Defense Forces barracks in Zombo district have been charged and remanded to Kitalya government prison. The suspects, some of whom have been in detention since 2020, are charged with the deaths of five soldiers …

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Uganda’s annual headline inflation up to 2.6 pct in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s annual headline inflation rate for the year ending November 2021 increased to 2.6 percent from 1.9 percent in October, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday. Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) said the difference is attributed to the increase in the prices of commodities. Core …

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