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NRM candidates demand facilitation to battle opposition rivals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidates in Busoga sub-region want the party secretariat to facilitate them to counter their opposition rivals who they accuse of funding a smear campaign against them. The NRM candidates say they risk losing their seat due to lack of campaign funds. …

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SPC recruitment postponed in Busoga sub region over low turn up

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recruitment of Special Police Constables-SPCs in Kiira, Busoga East and Busoga North regions has been postponed for a week because of the low turn up of applicants. Recently, the Uganda Police leadership announced the countrywide recruitment of SPCs targeting 50,000 applicants. The prospective SPC …

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Tumukunde mobilizing support in Busoga sub region

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | General Henry Tumukunde has embarked on grass root mobilisation in Busoga sub region to garner support for his presidential ambitions ahead of the 2021 general elections. The quiet meetings which are taking places in the residence of Tumukunde’s loyalists in different districts within Busoga …

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Busoga region MPs back Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from the Busoga sub-region have pledged to support the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga for the position of second national vice-chairperson of the National Resistance Movement- NRM party. Kadaga will contest for the position with the State Minister for Lands and …

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People Power legal officer arrested for holding illegal assembly

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Iganga district have arrested Francis Muganga, the head of people power’s legal team in Busoga region for leading a protest which attracted crowds contrary to the presidential directives aimed at controlling the spread of coronavirus disease COVID-19. The president barred public meetings …

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Traditionalists defy kingdom, construct shrine on River Nile banks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Traditionalists in Busoga sub-region have started constructing a permanent shrine on the banks of River Nile in Budondo sub county in Jinja district in disregard of a directive from the Kingdom. The traditionalists say that the shrine will provide shelter to Hassan Kirunda, the new …

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Farmers anticipate higher profits from cane juice production

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sugarcane farmers in Busoga sub region are optimistic of reaping big from cane juice compared to selling their harvest as raw material. Some of the farmers interviewed during a two day’s training program on cane juice production at Kamuli district headquarters on Friday, said …

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Electronic gun registration commences in Busoga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have embarked on a week long gun fingerprinting exercise in Busoga region. The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja rugby grounds. Several people including security personnel from Uganda prisons …

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