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Vipers SC are Uganda Premier League champions

2017-18 Uganda CHAMPIONS: Vipers SC  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vipers Sports Club are the 2017-2018 Azam Uganda Premier League Champions. Coached by Portuguese tactician Jorge Miguel da Costa, Kitende-based team lifted the trophy after a 4-1 win over a 10-man UPDF FC side in the last game of …

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Parliament rejects proposed taxes on SACCOs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has for the second time rejected the proposed corporation tax on Savings Credit and Cooperative Societies-SACCO’s. Government had proposed to levy a corporation tax on Profitable SACCO’s in the 2018/2019 financial year. This is one of the proposals in Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, …

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Why Muslim profiling could backfire

Attack on Usafi mosque: Why Muslim profiling could backfire Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | It was a nondescript mosque only noticeable because of its makeshift mabati walls in the congested Kisenyi slums, a notorious suburb of Kampala city. But when police raided Usafi Mosque on April 27, allegedly while …

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PICTORIAL: Museveni makes nostalgic visit to Mozambique

PICTORIAL: President Yoweri Museveni has concluded a three-day visit to Mozambique, whose highlight was a visit to the legendary Montepuez Barracks where Museveni led 28 FRONASA youth in training in 1976. Museveni’s trip to Mozambique was partly to thank  the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) for their role in the liberation …

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Uganda Clays steady profit growth

Competition from other clay products makers threatens its further increase in sales Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Clay products maker, Uganda Clays Limited (UCL), has recorded a steady profit growth for the second year running citing increased marketing and the decision by the majority shareholder, National Social Security Fund, …

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