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Fort Portal street parking contractor accused of flouting MoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Motorists and Fort Portal municipal council authorities have accused the company contracted to collect street parking fees of flouting the Memorandum of Understanding – MoU. In August Fort Portal municipal council awarded the street parking tender to Woodfix Technical Services to collect local revenue on …

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Poor state of Fort Portal roads anger users

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Fort Portal are protesting the poor state of roads in the area. The roads have developed deep galleys, large potholes filled with stagnant water, are slippery and others have broken culverts. The most affected roads include Maguru – Itara road that measures …

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Woman arrested for offering own baby to neighbor to dupe boyfriend

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |   Fort Portal police are holding a mother accused of offering her neighbor her three-months-old baby to defraud her boyfriend. The suspect is Annet Kabalisa, a resident of Kagote cell in West Division Fort Portal Municipality. The Rwenzori West Region Police Spokesperson, Lydia Tumushabe, …

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Nurses arrested over drug theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Fort Portal have arrested two nurses found in possession of suspected stolen drugs. Vincent Mujanama, a comprehensive nurse from Ntoroko district and Pidson Bwambale, an enrolled nurse from Kibaale district, were arrested at Kalita Bus Park in Fort Portal with a box full …

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Road materials testing lab constructed in Fort Portal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A regional facility supposed to test the quality of road materials is under construction in Fort Portal. The laboratory located in Boma, Fort Portal Municipality will be used for testing road materials that include soils, gravel, bitumen, and rocks. It was constructed under the Uganda …

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Church members beat Fort Portal journalist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Superior Mugaga, a journalist with Voice of Tooro-VOT FM in Fort Portal town is recuperating at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital following an attack by members of Jerusalem Miracle Centre in West Division. Mugaga was thumped by the church members on Sunday when he went …

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Museveni advises bishop to read Ecclesiastes 3:1-3

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandan religious leaders to seek a “disciplined way of interacting” with him and stop provoking him. “I am somebody who knows what I am doing. I do not think there are many people who can lecture me about what …

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