Friday , September 24 2021


Tooro’s King Oyo unveils 25-year development plan

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukiidi IV has launched the Kingdom’s development plan for the next 25 years. The plan was launched on Saturday on the eve of the King’s 26th coronation anniversary. According to the plan, the Kingdom will …

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Tourists hail Uganda for keeping tourism sector open

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tourists are hailing Uganda for keeping the tourism sector open despite imposing the second nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. While announcing the lockdown in June this year, President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools and suspended inter-district travels to contain the …

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Two poachers get 12 years for killing Bushbuck

Kyenjojo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two men from Rwamwanja refugee settlement in Kamwenge District have earned themselves 12-years-in jail for illegally entering a protected area and killing a bushbuck.   The acting Kyenjojo Chief Magistrate, Joy Nambozo sentenced Sabanitah Habimana and Augustine Sobomaana after finding them guilty on both …

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