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Police to procure more drones to improve aerial surveillance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force-UPF has resolved to procure more Unmanned Aerial Vehicles-UAV alias drones to improve aerial surveillance and response to crime incidents. According to police sources, the decision is in line with the president’s comments during the State of the Nation Address on the need …

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Demand for ginger, lemons doubles in Gulu and Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The demand for ginger and lemon has doubled within the different markets in Gulu city and Kampala. With the belief by residents that lemons boost their immunity against the coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are now including lemons on their groceries shopping list. Unlike before, in …

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The dilemma of Uganda’s radio lessons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With schools closed again because of the second wave of COVID-19, the Ministry of Education has revived radio lessons to ensure continuity of learning. The Ministry is broadcasting lessons on 15 radio stations across the country targeting primary four and five classes. The stations are …

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DRC is Uganda’s top trade surplus partner – BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was Uganda’s number one source of trade surplus in 2020 according to Bank of Uganda trade statistics, and road projects launched yesterday by President Museveni and his DR Congo counterpart Felix Antoine Tshisekedi will likely further boost Uganda’s trade …

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Lawyers demand unconditional release of Sheik Yusuf Nyanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers representing Sheik Yusuf Nyanzi, one of the suspects in the murder of former Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi have demanded his unconditional release. Nyanzi was arrested on Tuesday morning together with his sixteen-year-old son Abdul Rahim Nyanzi who was later released after …

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