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Two Chinese workers arrested over alleged sexual harassment in Bukwo

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Bukwo district in Sebei region are holding two Chinese nationals attached to China State Construction Engineering and Cooperation for alleged sexual harassment. The two Chinese are part of the team carrying out construction work on the Kapchorwa Suam road. The two Chinese allegedly harassed …

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Bukwo engineer, road inspector in trouble for alleged embezzlement

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The acting Bukwo district engineer George Festo Limo, and road inspector Isaac Mangusho, are behind police bars for alleged theft of Shillings 200million under the Road Fund. Police picked up the duo from Bukwo district headquarters where they had barricaded themselves on Sunday evening to …

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Twins arrested over murder of their brother

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two minors are in police custody in Bukwo district accused of killing their sibling. The 13-year-old twin brothers are residents of Kamanyo village, Titim parish, Chekwasta sub-county and primary 4 pupils at Kapsekek primary school. Nicholas Emangat, the Bukwo District Police Commander says that the …

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FGM survivors in Bukwo want to be considered PWDs

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Survivors of Female Genital mutilation (FGM) in Bukwo are flooding the office of the Resident District Commissioner-RDC demanding to be included on the list of Persons with Disabilities-PWDs. Speaking to URN on Wednesday, Bukwo RDC Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza, said that he receives not less than …

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Four arrested for vandalizing multimillion irrigation scheme in Bukwo

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people accused of vandalizing a multi-million Shillings irrigation scheme in Bukwo district are in police custody. The suspects are Eric Sokuton, the Surum village chairperson, Toney Chebet, Benson Barteka, and Titus Kiprotic. Police picked up the accused persons on Monday on the orders of …

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Magyezi relieves Bukwo CAO of duty, interdicts four district officials

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Swaib Balaba, the Bukwo Chief Administrative Officer is in trouble for alleged abuse of office, corruption and overseeing shoddy projects in the district. The Local Government Minister Rapheal Magyezi, relieved Balaba of his duties on Tuesday and asked him to report to the ministry for further …

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Bukwo hospital administrator arrested for alleged corruption

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Bukwo district in Sebei sub region, Eastern Uganda have arrested the acting hospital administrator, David Sorowon for alleged corruption and mismanaging of money meant for the construction of the hospital mortuary. Sorowon who is currently being detained at Bukwo Central Police Station was …

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Four Bukwo district officials detained over ghost NUSAF 3 projects

  Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The four Bukwo district officials accused of creating ghost projects under the NUSAF 3 programme that cost the government Shillings 700 million are finally in police custody. They are Catherine Chemutai, the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Jonah Chewer, the NUSAF 3 desk officer, Tom …

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