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32 arrested in police operations in Entebbe

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Thirty two suspected goons have been arrested by the Aviation Police around several beaches in Entebbe during the Christmas and Boxing Day festivities.  Deputy Resident District Commissioner in charge of Entebbe, Noor Njuki revealed the development during an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Friday.  …

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‘Uganda government institutions should be strengthened’

Archbishop Lwanga, Katikiro Mayiga castigate weak Gov’t Institutions Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has asked state officials to revive an increasingly dormant state machinery, which he says is affecting effective governance in the country. According to Mayiga, strengthening the state institutions should …

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Over 30m condoms available for christmas, boxing day- MoH

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  More than 30 million male and 173,000 female condoms are ready for distribution nationwide during Christmas and Boxing Day. Vastha Kibirige, the National Coordinator of the Condom Desk in the Health Ministry disclosed this to URN. Unlike the usual stock out during the festive season, Kibirige …

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No christmas celebrations for Bundibugyo flood victims

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  While the rest of the World is celebrating Christmas, floods victims in the mountainous Bundibugyo District are living a tale of hopelessness and pain. The more than 1000 displaced person camped at Semuliki High Secondary School in Harugale Sub County and Bubukwanga Transit Camp in …

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Nakasongola district relaxes quarantine ahead of Xmas

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  There is a sigh of relief in Nakasongola district following a decision by the authorities to relax the livestock quarantine, which has allowed residents to sell animals and raise money for Christmas. Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries slapped a ban on the movement …

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CHRISTMAS: Street vendors overwhelm KCCA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Street vendors overwhelmed the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) law enforcement team in downtown Kampala on Christmas eve. On Tuesday, the street vendors poured on the road between Owino Market and Mukwano Arcade stretching all the way to Ham Shopping ground, making it almost …

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PICTORIAL: Kampala-Masaka road is a parking lot!

Chaos on Kampala-Masaka road after accident in Mpigi Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Travelers who left as early at 4am heading to western Uganda for Christmas, were still stuck on the road in different sections at 9am, as traffic crawled after an accident in Mpigi. Reports indicate that a …

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