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LIVE: Matia Kasaija’s Sh40 trillion budget

▶ THEME: Industrialization for Job Creation & Shared Prosperity 💠 2019 – Sh40 trillion 💠 2018 – Sh32 trillion 💠 2017 – Sh22 trillion 💠 2016 – Sh20 trillion ▶ Domestic financing 74.5 percent ▶ External Financing 25.5 Top ✅ Works-Transport Sh6.4 trillion ✅ Security 3.6 trillion ✅ Education 3.2 trillion Bottom …

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How Ebola virus has spread to Uganda from DRC

Kampala, Uganda | Grace Matsiko – AFP | A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, Health Minister Ruth Aceng said Tuesday. Uganda has been on high alert since the outbreak across …

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Uganda names 23 for AFCON 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cranes coach Seb Desabre has named the final official list of 23 players to travel for the the Total AFCON Finals in Egypt this month. There were no surprises, with all the key players led by Denis Onyango, included. Emmanuel Okwi finally makes the …

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The Bakaleke case

Lawyers, prosecutors, judiciary ponder curious case of top police officer Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Justice Mike Chibita discontinued all charges against fugitive Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)Siraje Bakaleke. The discontinued charges include abuse of office (three counts), embezzlement, obtaining money with false …

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Rwanda ‘opens’ Katuna border post

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda-Rwanda border at Katuna has been opened to allow movement of heavy trucks, in what Rwanda says will be to try its one-stop-border infrastructure. In a statement issued last night, Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) said the area will only be open from today …

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