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Muslim community joins anti-gay crusade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC headquarters has joined the crusade against homosexuality in the country. The body designated February 24, 2023, to protest against homosexual practices in the country. In a statement, Sheikh Imran Abdunoor Ssali, the UMSC Religious Affairs Secretary, directed all District Kadhis …

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Ecobank supports community change makers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ecobank Uganda has extended in-kind funding of Shs1million to eight community change makers as part of its recently concluded digital campaign dubbed “12 days of Christmas,” under the festive season theme “A special thank you from us.” Grace Muliisa, the bank’s managing director said on …

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Community support vital in ending wildlife crime – Task Force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Wildlife Anti-Crime Coordination Task Force-NWCCTF is calling for community support in the fight against wildlife trafficking and poaching. The task force was initiated in 2018 and launched in 2020 to promote cooperation and coordination among law enforcement agencies to combat wildlife crime in …

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Tereyet high altitude SS faces eviction

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Teryet High Altitude Secondary School in Tereyet Sub County in Kapchorwa district is facing eviction from the land earmarked to host Tereyet High Altitude National Sports training center. The government aided school with three classes operating in temporary structures was established by the community in …

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Gulu residents protest poor road condition

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents of Railway village in Layibi Division Gulu Municipality are protesting the poor state of the four-kilometer Olam-Sisto road which has been in a poor state for over five years. The road is a major route for business, health and education services connecting the community …

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Police reorganising community policing directorate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police leadership has started reorganizing the Directorate of Community Policing in line with the police standing orders. The reorganization exercise that kicked off last week includes reorganizing the structures and human resource as well as establishing Community Liaison offices where they don’t exist. According …

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