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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Matia Kasaija’s tax burden

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Kasaija’s tax burden: How to raise money from ideas that failed THE LAST WORD Paved with good intentions: How Western interventions in African affairs, even when well intentioned, produce bad results ANALYSIS Saving …

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NTV’s Rita Kanya says ‘yes’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | NTV Uganda journalists Raymond Mujuni and Rita Kanya are officially engaged. This happened Thursday night, with a proposal by Mujuni receiving a ‘yes’. “JUST IN: The most beautiful girl in the world said yes to my most difficult question,” said Mujuni on twitter at …

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Don Wanyama to head New Vision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Senior Press Secretary to the President Don Wanyama has been appointed Managing Director/CEO of Vision Group. The Board Chairman of Vision Group Patrick Ayota announced the decision Tuesday. Wanyama, who has been President Yoweri Museveni’s press secretary since 2016, will replace Robert Kabushenga. The New …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Archbishop Kizito Lwanga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Archbishop Kizito Lwanga:  Prelate who spoke truth to power dies THE LAST WORD Michela Wrong’s Rwanda hatchet job: How attempts to tarnish the name and record of Paul Kagame soils the reputation of …

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Minister Nabakooba launches Uganda Media Sector Working Group

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Private media players and the government have launched a new shot at professionalization and regulation of the media, with the launch of the Uganda Media Sector Working Group, UMSWG. The initiative, which is a joint effort between the leaders of private media organizations and government …

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Journalist Epenu struggles to recover eight years after accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Former NTV news anchor, Gabriel Epenu is still struggling to recover fully due to lack of funds following an accident eight years ago.  Epenu was involved in an accident at Seeta in Mukono district in 2013, which left him bedridden.  His sister, Natasha Epenu, says …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Male Mabirizi vs Owiny-Dollo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Male Mabirizi VS Alfonse Owiny-Dollo: Will the Chief Justice get out of Kyagulanyi’s presidential election petition? THE LAST WORD I am shocked Ugandan journalists are angry: Museveni’s violence and what it should teach …

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UN condemns attack on journalists by military

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The United Nations High Commission on Human Rights has condemned the attack by the military on journalists and members of the National Unity Platform.  On Wednesday, former NUP presidential candidate Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert presented a petition on alleged human rights violations to the office of …

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