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LIVE: Museveni address on COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has started his address on the country’s next actions to counter the COVID-19 pandemic. He is expected to outline Uganda’s plan to re-open the education sector, the airports and borders. He will also stress that Uganda’s focus will be on the individuals …

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Janet Museveni assesses damage at Makerere University

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN |  First Lady and Education and Sports Minister Janet Museveni has promised to fully support Makerere University investigate and then rebuild after a fire gutted their main administration block early on Sunday. “This is tragic, not just for the university but the country,” …

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Burundi’s Ndayishimiye visits Tanzania

Kigoma, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Burundi President Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye has today paid a one-day visit to neighboring Tanzania, where he held talks John Pombe Magufuli. It is Ndayishimiye ‘s first visit abroad since taking over power from Pierre Nkurunziza who passed away in June soon after the elections. The …

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Kiplimo wins Rome 3000m race in new national record

ROME DIAMOND LEAGUE Men’s 3000m 🥇7:26.64 Jacob Kiplimo🇺🇬 WL DLR NR 🥈7:27.05 Jakob Ingebrigtsen🇳🇴 NR 🥉7:28.02 Stewart McSweyn🇦🇺 AR ④7:38.27 Yemaneberhan Crippa🇮🇹 NR ⑤7:39.75 Mike Foppen🇳🇱 ⑥7:47.48 Isaac Kimeli🇧🇪 ⑦7:48.08 Matthew Ramsden🇦🇺 ⑧7:48.63 Osama Zoghlami🇮🇹 Rome, ITALY | THE INDEPENDENT | Jacob Kiplimo has broken Moses Kipsiro’s national record (7:30.95) in …

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