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Fort Portal city revives monthly cleaning exercise

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fort portal city authorities have revived the monthly “clean Fort portal campaign” in a bid to reclaim its past glory as one of the cleanest Towns in the country. In the past, every last Friday of each month was dedicated to a general cleaning …

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Six sentenced to one year imprisonment on trafficking counts

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six people have earned themselves a one year sentence in Katojo government prison for trafficking students with an intention of extorting money from them. The six appeared Wednesday before the Fort Portal Chief Magistrate, Phionah Sheilla Angula, who sentenced them on their own guilty plea. …

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FORT PORTAL: Five students conned in job scam

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five students are stuck at East Division Police Station in Fort Portal after they were conned in a job scam. The students from Mbale and Bulambuli districts who are in senior four and six vacation were allegedly promised jobs by Empowered Consumerism in Africa Company. …

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Fort Portal city mayor’s vehicle impounded over debt

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The official vehicle of the Fort Portal city mayor has been impounded by court bailiffs over a debt amounting to 37 million Shillings. The impounded vehicle is an Isuzu double cabin registration number LG 0009 116, which the City Mayor, Edson Asaba Ruyonga has been …

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Police investigate murder of banking agent

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Fort Portal are hunting for unknown assailants behind the murder of a female banking agent. Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police spokesperson identified the deceased as 23-year-old Sarah Ahaisibwe, who has been working as an agent banker at her aunt’s shop identified …

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Baby Coach, boda boda accident leaves 1 dead in Fort Portal

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has died and six others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Baby Coach bus and Boda boda in Kachamba trading center along the Fort Portal- Kasese road. The accident occurred when the Baby coach bus registration number UAU 503L veered off …

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