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Army, mineral police deploy at Africa Gold Refinery

  Museveni and The Minister of Energy and Mineral resources Irene Muloni at the launch of the Africa Gold Refinery last year.  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There has been an increased deployment of soldiers and Police officers at the Africa Gold Refinery (AGR) in Entebbe. The deployment that started on Wednesday evening as […]

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Road to AFCON U-17 Finals: Eight goal thriller for Uganda Cubs and Gor Mahia

Your ads will be inserted here by Easy Plugin for AdSense. Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Uganda U-17 National team (Cubs) played their second build-up match prior to the long awaited AFCON U-17 finals with Gor Mahia U-20 side on Friday at the Camp […]

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KADAGA: I am getting better

  Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has assured Ugandans that she is on course for full recovery from an illness that has had her hospitalized at Aga Khan in Nairobi, Kenya since last month. “I am glad to report that due to God’s Mercy and untiring efforts of doctors […]

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More than 1900 CCTV cameras installed in Kampala

FILE PHOTO: CCTV camera. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One thousand nine hundred and forty (1940) out of the proposed 3233 closed circuit television-CCTV cameras have been installed in Kampala and Wakiso under the National CCTV Project, the Deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye has revealed. According to Namaye, the cameras are connected to a fibre […]

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Singer Maureen Nantume Helps Out Desperate 74-year Granny With 24 Grandkids

Ugandan singer Maureen Nantume is having a good year so far with March seemingly her best month ever following a series of successful concerts. She crowned it all yesterday by helping an elderly woman through her charity organization Nkuze Foundation in which she donated food and other household items worth millions of shillings.. Among the […]

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UNAA pledges more support to Halima Namakula’s fistula fight

By Paul Mayambala Halima Namakula made her mark on Uganda’s music industry close to two decades ago but today, she is chartering a different path which has seen her get more international recognition. Her NGO, Women at Work International (WAWI), which is engaged in fighting to end Fistula, a silent killer among women has for […]

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Kirinya FC find Juju in dressing room

By Julius Senyimba For the first time, Jinja derby produced a winner on Wednesday in a StarTimes Uganda Premier League encounter played at a fully packed FUFA Technical Center, Njeru. Bul FC’s Richard Wandyaka header was the difference following five consecutive draws as Kirinya JSS fans and players left the venue with a number of […]

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Early elections loom in Italy as coalition partners accuse each other of corruption
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Malawi: Chilima Accuses Ruling Party of Abuse of Public Resources

[Nyasa Times] Financially-troubled Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) has surrendered some of its vehicles which forms part of President Peter Mutharika running mate, Everton Chimulirenji’s convoy, being used for elections campaign.

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Students’ test scores

Why they tell us more about the community the students live in than what they know ANALYSIS | CHRISTOPHER TIENKEN | Every year, policymakers around the world make life-changing decisions based on the results of standardised tests in schools. These high-stakes decisions include, but are not limited to, student promotion to the next grade level, […]

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