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Nationwide polio immunization underway

Uganda has started a three-day nationwide polio immunization exercise targeting over 8.8 million children under the age of five years Kampala, Uganda | Xinhua |  Uganda has started a three-day nationwide polio immunization exercise targeting over 8.8 million children under the age of five years. Vaccination officers moved from house …

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MPs ask Govt to verify all projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked the government to verify government projects in Kampala and Wakiso districts and their impact in the areas. The call by a section of MPs sitting on the Presidential Affairs Committee follows reports of corruption and embezzlement of project funds …

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Mulago boss complains of Ministers, MPs seeking free services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Executive Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital Dr Byarugaba Baterana has criticised ministers and Members of Parliament for curtailing the health facility’s efforts of generating revenue. He said they continuously demand free services at their private section. Dr Baterana said that it was …

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Mabirizi petitions East African Court over legality to try Kakwenza

Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi has petitioned the East African Court of Justice seeking to declare the trial of satirical Novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija on offensive communication charges a nullity. Kakwenza was on January 11 arraigned without this lawyers before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Dr. Douglas …

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Four children dead in Kawempe school fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan Luke Owoyesigyire has confirmed that they are investigating a fire outbreak at New Crest Junior at Kibedi Day and Boarding Primary School in Kawempe Division Kampala City, where four children have been confirmed dead. It is alleged that the …

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DPP makes U-turn over Pastor Bugingo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP has made a U-turn and declared interest in prosecuting Pastor Aloysius Bugingo over his reported marriage to Susan Makula Nantaba. Bugingo is accused of committing bigamy and contracting marriage by customary law with Susan Makula when already married to …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Fight at the Lands Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Fight at Lands Commission: Who’re the saints, if chairperson Byenkya is a sinner? THE LAST WORD Africa’s politics of fiction: It is incredible how politics in our part of the world is far …

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UAE eases restrictions on transit passengers from Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Arab Emirates-UAE has relaxed measures for transit passengers from Uganda. The passengers will no longer have to conduct two COVID-19 tests before departing from Entebbe International Airport. This comes days after the UAE lifted a travel ban on flights from Uganda following reports …

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