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Tororo Broadcasting Network fund-raiser now set for October 31

    Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A fundraiser for the proposed Tororo Broadcasting Network (TBN) that had earlier been scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed to October 31, 2020 to enable more well wishers to participate. The decision was taken after President Yoweri Museveni confirmed that restrictions …

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School owners, teachers in State House to agree on opening plan

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several members of the teachers’ association, private schools and institutions and the COVID-19 committee, are locked up in a meeting with Education Minister Janet Museveni, to iron out issues surrounding the proposed reopening of schools. The meeting comes after a roadmap issued by the …

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Makerere confirms October 3rd re-opening

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University has confirmed that it will go ahead and resume teaching and learning in the first week of October despite the main building being gutted by fire last week. First to return will be the  final year students of the College of …

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Romance in the air as Zari turns 40

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Dubai-based Ghanaian actor and movie producer Frederick Naumah has set Instagram alight, with a romantic birthday note for Zari Hassan who turned 40 yesterday. “Just when I thought of giving up to the fate that true love doesn’t exist, you came and showed me the best …

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Free Public Zone to be established at Entebbe Airport

    Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Free Zone Authority (UFZA) has today handed over a five acre piece of land to National Enterprise Corporation (NEC), the commercial arm of the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF), to embark on the initial phase of construction of a first …

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NRM declares Rukutana flag bearer in Rushenyi

  ✳ Rukutana 25,310 – 46.3% ✳ Kabasharira 25,290  – 46.2% Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | The chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party-Electoral Commission Dr Tanga Odoi has declared State Minister of Labor Mwesigwa Rukutana winner of the Rushenyi County NRM party primary elections. This after a …

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