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Archbishop Kaziimba calls for justice as election day draws near

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has called for justice and fairness as the country gears up to the January elections. Kaziimba was this morning delivering his Christmas sermon in a socially distanced service at All Saints …

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Customers defy COVID-19 SOPs in christmas rush shopping

Lira, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Hundreds of people in Lira City ignored the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs as they went about on Thursday to shop for Christmas. With just hours to Christmas, several people flocking markets and shops to purchase mostly food for Christmas.   However, most of the shoppers …

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Nicholas Opio to spend Christmas in prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights lawyer Nicholas Opio will spend his Christmas in Kitalya prison where he has been remanded on money laundering charges. He appeared this morning before the Nakawa Chief Magistrate, Dr. Douglas Singiza who read for him the charges of money laundering. The magistrate didn’t …

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City abattoirs report low sales this festive season

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Butchers are reporting low sales this festive season as the economy struggles to recover from the effects of COVID-19. Since March when Uganda registered its firsts COVID-19 case that warranted government to lockdown the country, many sectors and businesses have been struggling to stay relevant. …

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Security agencies asked not dent Christmas festival with violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Catholic bishops under the Uganda Episcopal Conference have asked security agencies and political actors not to dent this year’s Christmas festivities with violence. In their Christmas message delivered by Bishop Joseph Anthony Zziwa, the Chairperson UEC and the Ordinary of Kiyinda-Mityana dioceses, the prelates decry …

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IGP warns criminals, rioters as country prepares for Christmas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has warned criminals and rioters not to dare attempt to commit their mischief as the country celebrates Christmas on Friday. In his written Christmas message, Ochola says this year’s celebrations come not only at a time when …

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Watoto’s christmas cantata goes online

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The lovers of the Christmas Cantata will this year do with an online performance thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Christmas Cantata has been a crowd puller to Watoto Church, formerly Kampala Pentecostal Church during Christmas holidays for the last 35 years. It comprises high-energy music, …

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Police steps up road inspection in Teso

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | East Kyoga police have stepped up inspections along the main roads in Soroti, Kumi and Kalaki districts as Christmas draws closer. Besides the Police checkpoint at Awoja Bridge, along Soroti- Mbale Road, another checkpoint has been erected at the border between Ngora and Kumi and …

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