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Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro on fire

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | A fire has broken out on Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, officials confirmed Saturday. William Mwakilema, the commissioner for Conservation of the Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA), said it is true that fire has broken out on some parts of the mountain, also …

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Fire guts boys dormitory at Iganga High School

Iganga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Another fire has gutted a boys dormitory at Iganga high school. The fire is said to have broken out at the entrance of the dormitory at around 5:00am this morning. The fire reduced students’ items such as mattresses, suitcases, books and clothings to ashes. The …

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Fire guts Mabaale S.S boys dormitory

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students property worth millions of Shillings has been destroyed in a fire that gutted the boy’s dormitory at Mabaale public secondary school in Mabaale town council, Kagadi district. The school director, Yonna Bagonza, says that the fire broke out at around 9:00pm on Tuesday when …

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Fire guts Rushanje Girls school dormitory

Rwamapara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fire has gutted a dormitory at Rushanje Girls School in Rwamapara district reducing students’ properties to ashes. The fire gutted the welfare dormitory that accommodates 180 students on Tuesday night. Gertrude Atukunda, the school headmistress says that the fire broke out at around 8:00 pm …

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Fire guts Haven High school boys dormitory

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fire has gutted the boys dormitory at Haven High school in Nyahuka town council, Bundibugyo district destroying students properties worth millions of shillings. The affected property includes mattresses, books, jerry cans, clothes, and money among others. No casualties have been reported. The school head teacher Christopher …

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Fire guts Iganga High School boys dormitory

Iganga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga East is investigating circumstances under which fire gutted dormitories at Iganga High school. The fire that started at 9.00pm on Sunday torched both the senior three and senior four boys dormitories as the students were still having their evening preps. The cause …

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Fire guts Mbarara Secondary School boys dormitory

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fire has gutted the boys dormitory at Mbarara Secondary School. The fire that started at 10:30am destroyed Nyerere dormitory which houses S1, S2, and S3 students. The fire destroyed mattresses, clothes, books, shoes, and basins worth millions of Shillings. Monica Ashaba, the Deputy Headteacher in …

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Why young pupils are burning schools in Uganda

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fire investigators have established that dormitories burnt at two separate schools last week in Wakiso district were set ablaze by primary four and primary seven pupils. It started with fire at Young Elite School in Kasokoso, Kira Municipality where a dormitory was burnt in afternoon …

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Police investigates massive Kakira Sugar fire

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kiira region, is investigating circumstances under which fire gutted the supplies department at Kakira sugar works limited, in Kakira town council in Jinja District. The fire emitted heavy flames which spilled over to surround the whole supplies department building at around 9.00Pm, …

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