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NRM chairperson loses bid for Masaka district council speaker

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Peter Ssenkungu, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party Chairperson for Masaka District has lost the bid to become Speaker.  Ssenkungu who is the Male Workers representative to the district council had expressed interest in becoming the Masaka district council Speaker.  However he was defeated by National …

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JMS donates medical equipment to kilembe mines hospital

Kasese , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Joint Medical Stores -JMS has donated an oxygen concentrator and a fetal doppler to Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese Municipality in an effort to improve health services at the facility. A fetal doppler monitors a baby when still in the mothers’ uterus. The hospital …

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Celebrated professor James Ntozi succumbs to cancer

Kampala , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  James Patrick Manyenye Ntozi, a retired and highly celebrated Professor of population studies at Makerere University has died.   Arthur Ntozi, a son to the deceased, says that the Professor breathed his last this afternoon from Naalya, Wakiso District. He had been diagnosed with stage …

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33 media houses sue gov’t for double taxation

Kampala , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 33 media houses have jointly sued the government and Kampala Capital City Authority challenging double taxation on trading licences despite numerous court decisions declaring such actions illegal. The media houses are Radio One, Akaboozi, Radio Simba, Basoga Baino FM, Digida, Buddu FM, …

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Three MPs repeat oaths for using unknown names, titles

Kampala , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Three members-elect of the 11th parliament repeated their oaths today after faulting in the initial oaths administered at Parliament earlier.  They include Bubulo East MP John Musila who used the Rastafarian word ‘Jah’ instead of God, Hoima City MP Asinansi Nyakato who used Commander …

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Jacob Kiplimo wins 10,000m race at golden spike event

Kampala , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s long-distance runner Jacob Kiplimo has today scooped the 10,000m race at Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic The 20-year-old posted a Personal Best of 26:33:93 to beat his closest competitor Birhanu Balew of Bahrain who came second clocking 27:07:49 and Italian LLiass …

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Eskom invests Shs233m in Jinja city

Jinja , Uganda | Julius Businge |  Eskom Uganda has improved Jinja city after investing Shs233million in lighting up the area. It said in notice shared with The Independent that it had handed over 31 solar streetlights, installed on Gabula Street to the Jinja City leadership. This investment is part of …

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