The Independent Jan 23, 2017

The Independent Jan 19, 2017

  • Parliament agrees to ‘investigate’ oil tax bonus

    Parliament to investigate “sh6 billion golden presidential handshake” Parliament on Wednesday agreed to set up a select committee to look into what has been referred to as the “Golden Presidential handshake” that cost tax payers sh6 billion. The bonus was paid out to a team of 42...

The Independent Jan 18, 2017

  • Why Kenya, Rwanda have banned poultry from Uganda

    Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenyan and Rwandan authorities said Wednesday they had banned poultry products from neighbouring Uganda, where a virulent H5 strain of avian flu has broken out. “The government banned importation of poultry and poultry products from Uganda with immediate e...

The Independent Jan 17, 2017

  • ARTS: When elephants kiss

    Kitimbo’s unusual go-green art Art has long been a catalyst for social change, from the anti-war Dadaists during World War I to the music of Nina Simone during the 1960s civil rights movement in America. For as long problems and tragedies remain, art appears to always seek to pla...
  • BUSINESS: Unlocking Uganda’s oil

The Independent Jan 16, 2017

  • Tullow Oil exiting Uganda’s oil sector?

    Oil pundits sees Tullow Oil plc.’s new share sale a strategy to exit the country’s oil sector London-Based Tullow Oil plc’s announcement that it is once again scaling down its stake in Uganda’s oil development, shedding off nearly two thirds of its shareholdings to the rival firm...

The Sunrise Jan 13, 2017

The Independent Jan 12, 2017

  • THE INDEPENDENT: Scandal over Museveni’s 6bn ‘handshake’

    THE LAST WORD Economic growth Vs development: Don’t judge Uganda by where it is but by the speed at which it is growing. COVER STORY Scandal over Museveni’s Shs 6bn ‘handshake’: Stars of anti-corruption fight caught in secret deals with President. SPORTS What does Uganda Cranes n...