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Arua SACCO reminds President Museveni of Sh350m pledge

Aura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Arua City Savings and Cooperative Credit Society have demanded for the fulfillment of 350 million shillings presidential pledge. The Sacco has 5,000 members spread in the districts of Arua Zombo, Pakwach, Yumbe Koboko and Arua Municipality. The pledge was made in 2017 …

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Govt adds 8MW to boost power supply in West Nile

  Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has through the Energy and Mineral Developments Ministry increased the supply of thermal energy to 8 megawatts to help address the intermittent power supply in West Nile. Nyagaka power dam, which is operated by the West Nile Rural Electrification Company-Wenreco, has been producing …

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Wadri celebrates, urges end to political squabbles

  Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua Municipality MP Kassiano Wadri  has urged the people of Arua to put aside their political differences and join the fight against corruption and under development in the West Nile. Wadri made the call during a victory party held at Arua Hill Grounds to celebrate …

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Heavy deployment ahead of Wadri’s Arua Victory party

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dozens of uniformed and plain clothed security personnel have been deployed in Arua town ahead of the victory celebrations organised by Arua Municipality MP Kassiano Wadri. Over 10 police vehicles including anti-riot water, pepper and foam canons arrived in Arua at 5pm today with …

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Tiperu bid fails, court confirms Wadri is Arua MP

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Arua has dismissed with costs, an election petition filed by Nusura Tiperu, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate in the August 2018 parliamentary by-election. Tiperu lost the race to former Terego County MP Kassiano Wadri who was declared the winner …

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MP Zaake remanded to Gulu Prison

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake has been remanded to Gulu Central Prison after being charged with treason. Appearing before Gulu Grade I Magistrate Isaac Imron Kintu on Friday afternoon Zaake was not allowed to enter plea. Zaake who appeared in court limping …

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State House anti-corruption team arrests six from Arua over corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State House Anti-Corruption Monitoring Unit has picked five officers from Arua municipality and a school bursar for alleged financial impropriety. The suspects are Khamil Erejo, the Arua Municipal Chief Finance Officer, Martin Alia, the internal Auditor, Dradria Anthony, Municipal Engineer, Mathew Afubo, Senior Assistant …

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ARUA: Police disciplinary court recommends demotion of five officers

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Disciplinary Court has recommended the demotion of five Police Officers in connection to last year’s chaotic Arua Municipality parliamentary by-elections. The Police Disciplinary Court Chairperson, Dennis Odongopiny announced the ruling at Arua Municipal Council hall this morning. Odongopiny said the Police Disciplinary …

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MPs welcome proposal to expand road reserves

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have welcomed a proposal by the government to expand the size of road reserves from the current 15 to 40 meters. The proposal is embedded in the Roads amendment bill 2018, which also seeks to reform laws relating to the development, management …

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