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Museveni tells tea farmers: Take on high value crops

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has asked farmers to diversify from the traditional tea growing to other high commercial value crops. In his address during the National Labour’s day celebrations held in Mukabura playground in Fort Portal Tourism City, Museveni said tea doesn’t have high global …

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NWSC to boost water supply in Fort Portal, two other cities

Fort Portal , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has initiated a comprehensive feasibility study to revamp, expand, and develop water and sanitation infrastructure in Fort Portal Tourism City, along with surrounding areas within a 50-kilometer radius. This endeavor, supported by a grant from …

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Sabiiti retires after 24 years as auxiliary Bishop of Fort Portal

Fort portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pope Francis has officially accepted the resignation and subsequent retirement of Bishop Joseph Mugenyi Sabiiti Apuuli, who has faithfully served as the Auxiliary Bishop of the diocese of Fort Portal for 24 years. This significant decision was announced by the Holy See Press Office …

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St. Leo’s College Kyegobe student drowns In water reservoir

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Fort Portal on Thursday evening retrieved the body of a student who drowned in a water reservoir in Fort Portal. Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Bilson Musinguzi 17, a senior Three student at St. Leo’s …

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Five arrested for trafficking children

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five people have been arrested in Fort Portal for allegedly trafficking 19 children aged between 7-13 years. Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson, says that Fort Portal Police intercepted a taxi that was ferrying the children from Hima Town Council in Kasese …

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Former Fort Portal Mayor granted bail

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rev. Willy Kintu Muhanga, the former Mayor of Fort Portal City, and his five co-accused are out on bail. The others are David Musinguzi, Patrick Kasoro, Chris Tusiime, Henry Kyomuhendo, and Thomas Kakuru. The Fort Portal Grade I Magistrates Court remanded the six …

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