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MPs turn away Nawangwe, University council chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Members of Parliament on the Education Committee on Tuesday turned away the Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe and the Chairperson of the University Council, Lorna Magara. The committee is currently probing the impasse at Makerere University following a strike by students against the …

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Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |  The Swedish Academy will on Thursday crown two Nobel literature laureates after postponing the 2018 prize for a year to deal with the fallout of a sexual harassment scandal that rocked the venerable institution. Here are five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize. – …

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NRM wins Hoima woman MP by-election

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Harriet Mugeny Businge has been declared winner of the hotly contested Hoima Woman MP by-election. Businge of the National Resistance Movement was declared winner at 3:30 am on Friday. She polled 33,301 votes beating Asinansi Nyakato of the Forum for Democratic Change who garnered 28,789 …

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