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Youths raise voices over climate change

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Kampala youth’s recently took to the streets to raise awareness in relation to worsening effects of climate change characterised by unpredictable rainfall patterns, drought, floods and landslides. “We are experiencing floods, Mudslides, continuous drought because of reduction in tree cover,” Oscar Ssenyonga …

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Kampala Geopolitics conference

Experts discuss how to put Africa’s high education on a global scale Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | During the second day of the 5th edition of the Kampala Geopolitics conference, experts discussed how Africa’s high education can compete on a global scale. While speaking during a panel discussion under the …

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Uganda to leverage on MTN Kampala Marathon to market tourism

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda plans to leverage on the Kampala Marathon to market the East African nation as an ideal tourism destination. This follows a partnership between the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and MTN Uganda for the upcoming MTN Kampala Marathon slated for Sunday 20 November …

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Kampala Geopolitics conference set to hold 5th edition

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Makerere University, UN Women, Alliance Française Kampala, and the Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) are delighted to announce that the 5th edition of the Kampala Geopolitics Conference will commence next week on 15th – 16th November at the Makerere University Auditorium. The …

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NUP’s Nyanzi loses ‘bill of costs’ appeal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has dismissed an appeal in which the loser of Kampala Central Parliamentary elections Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu wanted to review an order of 38 million shillings he was directed to pay to eventual winner Muhammad Nsereko as costs. Nyanzi’s appeal has also …

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Rome gives Archbishop Ssemogerere full powers

Archbishop Ssemogerere Formally Vested with The Pallium Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | His Grace Dr Paul Ssemogerere has been formally vested with a pallium, which symbolizes pastoral and judicial powers bestowed upon him by the Pope, to be exercised in Kampala Archdiocese and the central ecclesiastical province. The ritual of …

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Minister directs Entebbe taxis back to Usafi, Kisenyi Parks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Hajjat Minsa Kabanda has directed Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA to enforce the return of taxis playing Entebbe to Usafi and Kisenyi parks. Addressing the media at the Uganda Media Center, Kabanda said that they held a meeting …

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Uganda Police asks for 5,000 CCTV cameras to monitor slums

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 5,000 more Closed Circuit Television-CCTV cameras are needed in order to monitor criminal gangs in the slums of the Kampala Metropolitan area, the Director of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the Uganda Police Force, Senior Commissioner of Police –SCP Yusuf Ssewanyana has revealed. According to Ssewanyana, …

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Gov’t not hitting Entebbe Expressway targets

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is yet to meet its monthly collection target of shillings 7.8 billion from tolling the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA only collected close to Shillings 20 billion as toll fees on the expressway between January 8, 2022, when tolling commenced, and July 31, …

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