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MP Reagan Okumu decries delayed 2016 supreme court ruling

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County MP has raised concerns about delays by the Court of Appeal to rule on an election petition he filed five years ago. Before the 2016 elections, Okumu petitioned the Court of Appeal after his December 2015 nomination as Forum for …

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Gov’t investigating conduct of security personnel-Mbayo

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister-in-charge of the Presidency Ester Mbayo, says the government is investigating the conduct of some security personnel. Mbayo says that the security personnel could be harbouring ill intentions against the government. Mbayo who on Wednesday opened up a two-day retreat for Resident District Commissioners …

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36 remanded over free Kyagulanyi protests in Kyotera

Kyotera, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 36 people have been remanded to Ssaza Government Prison in Masaka district for participating in protests that rocked Kyotera town council last week. A total of 60 people were arrested on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from different areas of Kyotera. They were arrested …

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COVID-19 testing procedures stir controversy at Mutukula border post

Mutukula, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The procedures for COVID-19 testing have stirred controversy at the Uganda-Tanzania border in Mutukula, Kyotera district.   The conflict is pitting Ugandan health workers at the Mutukula Testing Laboratory against Tanzania truck drivers, who are protesting what they describe as painful experiences through which they are …

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Kyotera residents aid illegal entry of Tanzanians nationals

Kyotera, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Kyotera District COVID19 Task Force is accusing residents of frustrating their efforts to control the illegal entry of Tanzanian nationals into the country. Maj. David Matovu, the Kyotera Resident District Commissioner, says some community members aid the illegal influx of Tanzanian nationals into the …

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