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MUSEVENI: Africa must support local entrepreneurs to develop

  Arusha, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said Africa must emphasize and support an indigenous entrepreneurial class, national capitalists who can help build economically develop countries. Museveni was speaking shortly after a ceremony in which heads of state of the East African Community commissioned the 42.4-kilometer …

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Nodding disease care center seeks Sh2.1 billion

Kitgum , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop John Baptist Odama Care Center for children suffering from nodding syndrome is seeking 2.1 billion Shillings. The idea of establishing the center was conceived in 2021, after the care center in Odek sub-county in Omoro district closed. The center located at …

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EAC to set up mega irrigation project at Tororo border

✳ Supply potable water to 20,000 people ✳ Irrigate 3,300 hectares ✳ 1.75 megawatts hydro power dam Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has handed over leadership of the East African Community to Burundi’s Évariste Ndayishimiye at the 22nd Ordinary Summit of  Heads of State at the EAC …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni, Mao and politics of 2026

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Museveni, Mao deal and politics of 2026: Their pact shifts national politics in ways unseen THE LAST WORD Uganda’s fictitious disagreements: How our political elites waste so much time indulging in misguided debates …

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DP’s Mao Uganda’s new Minister for Justice

🔴 Cabinet resuffle ✳ Nobert Mao – Justice and Constitutional affairs ✳ Hamson Obua – Chief Whip ✳ Akello Beatrice – State for economic monitoring ✳ Peter Ogwang – State Minister Education & Sports Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | DP Chairman General Nobert Mao has been appointed Justice and …

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🔴 STEEPLECHASE: Chemutai finishes 11th

  Eugene, USA | THE INDEPENDENT | Peruth Chemutai finished 11th at the World Championships in 9:21.93, falling short of the performance that gave her Olympic glory at the Steeplechase in Tokyo last year. Inspector of Police Chemutai, who is the first Ugandan woman to win an Olympic gold medal, …

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KAVC international volleyball back with Sh70m boost from NSSF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The KAVC International tournament is back next month, boosted by a Sh70 million sponsorship package from title sponsor, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF). The prestigious international tournament was last held in 2019, after a forced hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is scheduled …

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