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Masaka farmers unveil new brand of processed coffee

  Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Greater Masaka Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative has ventured into coffee roasting to promoting the indigenous cash crop and improve their incomes. Coffee roasting, encompasses a heat process that turns green coffee beans into fragrant, dark brown beans. After roasting, the crunchy beans are then …

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Couple demands Sh600 million from Church over cancelled wedding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A couple has run to court seeking compensation of Shillings 600 million from Registered Trustees of Church of Uganda and Kampala Diocesan Secretary for the losses they made and mental breakdown after the cancellation of their wedding, 48 hours to the event. Through their …

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Spread of coronavirus confirms WHO fears

Paris, France | AFP | The sharp rise in cases and the geographical spread of the coronavirus outside China confirm WHO fears over dealing with the crisis, experts warned Sunday as they appealed for ever greater vigilance. “There has been a profound shift in the direction that COVID-19 (new coronavirus) …

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UPL: KCCA fluff chance again as they are held by Express

KCCA 1-1 Express Onduparaka 1-1 Mbarara City Tooro United 2-0 Police Wakiso Giants 1-1 Kyetume Bright Stars 1-0 Proline Kampala, Uganda | THE UPL | Ten-man KCCA again fluffed the chance to capitalise on Vipers defeat to URA a day earlier as they laboured to a 1-1 draw with Express …

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Ethiopia: 29 injured in ‘bomb attack’ at pro-Abiy rally

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August. The incident occurred in the town of Ambo, located roughly …

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Manchester United moved onto the shoulder of fourth-placed Chelsea

  Fernandes lifts Man Utd as Wolves, Arsenal win London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United moved onto the shoulder of fourth-placed Chelsea on Sunday after brushing aside lowly Watford as Wolves and Arsenal also staked their claims for Champions League football next season. With runaway leaders Liverpool looking …

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Arsenal revival gathers pace as Aubameyang downs Everton

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang boosted Arsenal’s hopes of gate-crashing the race to reach the Champions League as his double clinched a 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday. For much of a troubled season Arsenal have been written off as also-rans in the battle to qualify for …

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Uganda picks 10 for World Half Marathon after Source of Nile race

Top 5 Men 1. Chebet Abel/Police – 1:02.33 2. Kibet Moses/KCCA – 1:03.36 3. Chemonges Robert/Police – 1:03.42 4. Soyekwo Kibet/KCCA – 1:04.14 5. Kwemoi Vitalis/KCCA – 1:04.21 Top 5 Women 1. Chesang Doreen/UWA – 1:13.25 2. Chemutai Doreen/Prisons – 1:13.36 3. Chebet Rachael Zena/Prisons – 1:14.57 4. Ajok Dorcus/Prisons …

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Archbishop Ntagali concludes farewell tour

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The outgoing Archbishop of the Church of Uganda the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali has this morning completed his farewell journey across the Province, as he prepares for his retirement. In his farewell sermon to the congregation at All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala, this morning, the …

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