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King Oyo calls for an end to teenage pregnancy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The King of Tooro Kingdom, Oyo Nyimba Rukidi IV, has warned that Uganda’s future is lost due to teenage pregnancies.  Oyo, who was speaking at Reach a Hand Uganda –RAHU’s fifth Inter-Generational Dialogue –IGD on Tuesday at Serena Hotel, called for an end to teenage …

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Teenager struggling to raise baby conceived through rape

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is a bright Saturday afternoon; Elian Asio (not real names) sits under a tree holding her nine-month old-baby. The baby is shivering with fever and cough. The 16-year-old, Asio says she doesn’t have money to take her to hospital for treatment. Asked why the …

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INTERVIEW: High tax rates fuel corruption in customs

Recently, Uganda hosted members of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) hailing from 24 countries of East and Southern Africa (ESA) for a two-day 22nd governance council to discuss matters tax administration. The Independent’s Julius Businge jointly interviewed the organisers – WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya and Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General …

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Missing comet lander Philae spotted at las

Paris, France | AFP |  Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft has finally spotted the tiny lander Philae stuck in a dark crack on the surface of its comet home — the first glimpse since the robot lab crashlanded in 2014, ground controllers said Monday. The European Space Agency (ESA) released a photograph …

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