The Independent
Kenyatta takes over as EAC chairperson at critical time
Kampala Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The East African Community’s 21st Heads of States Summit, which saw Kenya take over the chairmanship of the community, was unique in many ways, including being the first to be held virtually.  It also came at a time, when two of the members of...
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CRANES: McKinstry out, in comes Mubiru and Kajoba
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Soccer governing body FUFA have appointed a new caretaker team to hand the national team Cranes, following recent poor results. Not only was Uganda knocked out early in the African Nations Championship CHAN tournament in January in Cameroon, ...
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Access to COVID-19 vaccine is a human right
IGAD boss says international community should unite against ‘vaccine nationalism’ Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As African governments struggle to secure the sought after COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Dev...
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Uganda’s COVID overreaction
How copying and pasting Western solutions to the pandemic was unrealistic for Uganda and Africa THE LAST WORD | ANDREW M. MWENDA | When COVID-19 struck, the world held its breath. In early 2020, there were doomsday predictions that the pandemic would devastate Africa, given the c...
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Shortage of funds hampers river nile investment projects
Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Lack of funds in the country and at the transboundary level is hampering attempts to limit fights over River Nile water through development projects. The concern is one of the highlights as countries in the Nile Basin celebrated the annual Nile...
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Residents demand proper planning of Elegu town council
Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Residents of Elegu Town Council in Amuru District have tasked leaders to properly plan for infrastructure at the Uganda – South Sudan border to avert floods and fire incidents. Established in early 2012 after South Sudan’s breakaway from Sudan i...
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Uganda given 3 conditions before free vaccines arrive
    📌 Donations to COVAX free vaccines ▶ US $4 billion ▶ UK $734 million 📌 Uganda’s rollout plan – Phase 1 ✳ Health workers 150,000 people ✳ Security 250,000 ✳ Teachers 550,000 ✳ Over 50s 3.348 million ✳ Below 50s with underlying conditions 500,000 Joe Biden’s US puts $4 billion...
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