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I don’t need lectures about democracy -Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has said that he doesn’t need lectures about democracy. Museveni was on Wednesday speaking at Kololo Independence Grounds after he was sworn in as President of Uganda.  “It is quite comic and laughable to hear of some actors in the world giving …

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Security in Agago recoveries 26 stolen cattle

Agago, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Twenty-six cattle raided by suspected Karamojong rustlers have been recovered by Local Defense Unit-LDU and local leaders in Agago district.  The cows were recovered on Tuesday night during a manhunt for the suspected rustlers following their raid in Biwaga Parish in Lira-Kato Sub County on …

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Nurses board lost UGX 5Bn revenue during lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination board lost over Shillings 5bn in revenue during the nationwide lockdown triggered by COVID-19 pandemic last year.  This came during an interface between the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination board officials led by the Executive Secretary, Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi …

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Kasese district registers high cases of child abuse

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kasese District is grappling with a surge in children abuse cases.  The cases include defilement, rape, neglect, torture among others.  According to records, the district registered an increase of child abuse cases from 2,082 in 2018 to 20,653 in 2019. Last year, the cases rose …

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Sodo withdraws from Mawogola North MP race

Sembabule, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Godfrey Aine Kaguta famously known as Sodo one the parliamentary contestants for Mawogola North Constituency have withdrawn from the race hours to polling day. Sodo, a young brother to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been one of the eight aspirants vying to replace the Foreign …

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