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NGO builds eco-san toilets for seven schools in Mukono, Buikwe district

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven schools in Mukono and Buikwe districts have received Ecological Sanitation-Eco-san toilets, thanks to Cape of Good Hope, a non government organization operating in both local governments. Cape of Good Hope is financed by Saluganda-Elkartea from Spain, whose major role is promoting public health. The …

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Sugarcane transporters, out growers protest unfair trade practices

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 200 sugarcane out-growers and transporters are accusing the Sugar Corporation of Uganda Limited Lugazi-SCOUL, in Buikwe district of unfair trade practices. The transporters buy sugarcane from farmers and Mehta for sale to the factory. However, they claim that Indians who are supposed to buy …

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General Tumukunde arrested in Njeru municipality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential aspirant ,General Henry Tumukunde has been arrested in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district. Tumukunde was picked up from Royal Paradise Hotel where he was meeting his campaign coordinators by police officers led by Hilary Mukiza, the officer in charge of Njeru police station. …

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Najjembe market vendors ordered to self isolate

Buikwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | About 500 vendors from Najjembe market in Buikwe district are worried about losing their produce after being forced into the mandatory 14 day’s self isolation in their homes. The market was closed for disinfection on Thursday this week and all vendors ordered to self-isolate …

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PLE: Twelve arrested for impersonation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Twelve pupils were picked up on Monday from Bugolosese Primary School in Buikwe district for alleged impersonation in the Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. The twelve suspects were reportedly sitting the mathematics examination for some candidates. Jennifer Kalulu Musamba, the Public Relations Officer Uganda National Examination …

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UNRA sets strict regulations on Buvuma ferry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has introduced new guidelines for the users of Kiyindi ferry, which operates between Buikwe and Buvuma districts. In the new guidelines, UNRA has reduced the number of travelers from 300 to 120 on each trip, introduced security checks for all …

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THIS WEEK: War over sugar factories

THIS WEEK: War over sugar factories A row is brewing between sugar cane out growers and district leaders over a new directive by President Museveni ordering the latter not to grant any license to new sugar factories unless there is a sufficient supply of sugarcane. The President also directed that …

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