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Zimbabwe orders precautionary measures to tackle cyclone Freddy

Harare, Zimbabwe | Xinhua | The Zimbabwean government on Wednesday ordered precautionary measures be implemented due to tropical cyclone Freddy, which is expected to hit the country by the end of this week. The government ordered boarding and day schools in areas on the path of the cyclone to suspend on …

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Kibuku parish chiefs accused of extorting money from PDM beneficiaries

Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parish chiefs in Kibuku district are under the spotlight for allegedly charging each beneficiary under the Parish Development Program-PDM Shillings 10,000 for registration. Fred Kirya, one of the PDM beneficiaries says that their parish chief asked each member to pay Shillings 10,000 as registration fees …

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Compensation squabbles delay West Nile national grid connection: UETCL

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The much-anticipated extension of grid electricity to the West Nile region hangs in balance as squabbles over compensation of landowners overshadow the end of March target. Records at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) indicate that at least 80 people affected by the project in …

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Kibuku secondary school parents plead for gov’t help

Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents of Kibuku secondary school have pleaded with the government to help them improve the deplorable structures at the school. Started in 1992, Kibuku secondary school operates in dilapidated structures. Stephen Mwanga, one of the parents told URN that most of the structures at the …

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Uganda Baati opens showroom in Nansana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Baati Limited, a member of the Safal Group on Feb 21st, opened a showroom in Nansana, one of the fastest-growing markets in the Central region. The opening up of a showroom in Nansana is a strategic market penetration move geared towards growing the overall …

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