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Police disperses PTA Meeting at Ediofe, Arua

    Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Drama ensued as Police dispersed a meeting of the Parents and Teachers Association– PTA  of Saint Kizito Orphanage Primary School in Arua District on Saturday. The General Meeting was convened to prepare for first term opening. The meeting, called by Rev. Fr. …

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UMSC set for inauguration of first West Nile Khadi

    Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim  community in West Nile will next month witness the first ever grand inauguration of the regional Khadi Sheik Mahd  Rayhan Mahmud. In his early 40’s, Sheik Mahd was elected by the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC  to head the West Nile Muslim …

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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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