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EU awards 9 winners in Climate Change youth campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | European Union has rewarded winners who took part in a climate change trivia that run on the Delegation’s social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter. The campaign that ran for eight days, detailed a total of 24 trivia questions, with four published daily, concluded successfully on …

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Finance Trust Bank unveils new corporate head offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finance Trust Bank is marking its 38 th anniversary, and to crown it, the bank has moved its headquarters from the suburb of Katwe to TWED Plaza, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero. A ceremony highlighting the move was held on Friday last week —presided over by Tumubweine …

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The virgin birth of Jesus

Why early Christians wouldn’t have found the Christmas birth story of the messiah so surprising COMMENT | Rodolfo Galvan Estrada III | Every year on Christmas, Christians celebrate the birth of their religion’s founder, Jesus from Nazareth of Galilee. Part of this celebration includes the claim that Jesus was born from a virgin …

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Kiira Motors plant ready to roll out vehicles in 2023

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr Monica Musenero last week announced that starting June 2023, Kiira Motors buses will be manufactured at the Jinja-based vehicle manufacturing plant. Musenero, who visited the plant to inspect the progress of the project at Jinja industrial and …

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The true Christmas

How to rekindling its spirit COMMENT | Dion Forster | If the media, popular entertainment, and retail habits are taken as indicators then the celebration of Christmas is no longer just the reserve of Christians. This has some consequences for the religious and non-religious alike. In popular culture and the media, Christmas …

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Workplace burnout

What it is and how to prevent – insights from a clinical psychologist Kampala, Uganda | Shahieda Jansen | People close to you, including family members, friends, and co-workers, frequently express their “stress” at this time of year. As the end of the year draws nearer people are likely to feel weary, …

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UEGCL records 24% growth in income to Shs 210bn

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | State-owned Uganda Electricity Generation Company has maintained a growth trajectory in its annual performance with the latest financial results indicating a 24 per cent growth in income to Shs 210.9billion for the year ended June.30. The company attributes increase in income to a surge in …

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2022: Year in Review

Year Gen. Muhoozi came out Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | January Jan. 5: Widespread condemnation of the Ugandan government after horrendous images of a tortured Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, a writer and novelist, become public. Kakwenza was tortured by security agents after he sent out a tweet about First Son Gen. Muhoozi, …

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