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Ostrich population doubles in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The population of ostriches in Matheniko-Bokora game reserve in Karamoja sub-region in northeastern Uganda has doubled. Fred Kizza, warden of Matheniko-Bokora game reserve told URN on Tuesday in Moroto that the ostrich population is now over 50,000 making it the biggest of the species in …

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Cheptegei starts year with great Monaco win

  📌 MONACO RESULT ✳#5kHerculis 1. Joshua Cheptegei 🇺🇬 13:13 2. Bethwell Birgen 🇰🇪13:18 3. Davis Kiplangat 🇰🇪 13:19 Women 1. Beatrice Chepkoech 🇰🇪 14:43 WR 2. Meraf Bahta 15:46 3. Alice Finot 🇫🇷 15:522 Monaco, Principality of Monaco | THE INDEPENDENT | The annual Monaco Herculis run produced another world record today, but not …

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Cheptegei unveiled as Uganda’s new tourism ambassador

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has today unveiled star athlete Joshua Cheptegei as one of Uganda’s tourism ambassadors. Lilly Ajarova, UTB’s executive officer confirmed the development during a function held today at the Uganda Golf club in Kampala. Last year, Cheptegei broke a 16-year-old world record …

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The new Uganda Airlines planes are here, what next?

Vernita Kayiwa and Tina Drazu will be the first Ugandan women to fly the wide body Airbus A330. They have gone further in their civilian flying careers than any Ugandan women ever, no mean feat and worth celebrating COMMENT |  DEREK NSEKO  |  Now that the dust has settled on Uganda …

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Second Uganda Airlines Airbus takes off, due at 9.30am

📌Arrives 🇺🇬 9.30am #Airbus #A330neo 💰unbeatable economics 🌍excellent range versatility 💺superior comfort Toulouse, France | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | The second new Uganda Airlines plane, another Airbus A330neo, has just taken off on an 11-hour journey from Southern France, heading to Entebbe Airport. It is fully loaded with medical supplies, …

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A Hidden Treasure

Karimojong enduring attachment to their culture Moroto, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Notwithstanding the social- cultural stereotype often attached to the Karamojong, a north- eastern ethnic group in Uganda, the group is privileged to preserve it’s distinct traditional norm and practices in the contemporary times. A visitor to Moroto and …

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