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MUSEVENI: Uganda will develop with or without loans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has explained that Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law does not target anyone for being a homosexual, but makes it illegal to recruit or coerce others. This he argued, makes the World Bank’s decision to cut loans to Uganda over the issue, illogical. He …

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Airtel Uganda set to list on Stock Market

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Airtel Uganda Ltd has confirmed its intention to list on the stock market of Uganda up to 20 percent of its shares, totaling 8 billion shares. The company, wholly owned by Airtel Africa plc, is due to publish the prospectus (offer document) approved by …

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African leaders push for ban on unprocessed coffee exports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from coffee-producing countries in Africa are formulating strategies to halt the export of raw coffee beans. This initiative is aimed at elevating the income of farmers and curtailing the exploitation perpetuated by Western nations. The proposal emerged during the second meeting of the …

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PSU charges police officer for shoving old woman in viral video

Butaleja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Assistant Inspector of Police Raphael Odongo has appeared before the Police Professional Standards Unit and was charged for aggressively pushing down an old woman, who was seen in a video that went viral in recent weeks. PSU was tasked to trace where the incident …

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Truck overturns, 116 pupils injured

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scores of pupils of Nagalwa primary school in Manafwa district were injured last night when a truck they were traveling on board overturned at Kufu bridge in Kufu trading center. Up to 116 were injured but reports of deaths at the scene could not …

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Busitema starts search for Deputy Vice Chancellors

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busitema University has kicked off a search to identify suitable candidates for the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor overseeing Academic Affairs, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration. Rosemary Iwani Mutyabule, the Busitema University Council Chairperson, says that the search was rolled out …

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