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Hoima city council feuds with locals over garbage management

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima city authorities are on the spot for allegedly dumping garbage on private land. Residents of Kibaati cell in Hoima City East division which hosts the 2.5bililion Shillings nonfunctional waste recycling plant, accuse the city authorities of dumping garbage on their plots. Built in 2012 …

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Security committee lifts ban on metal scrap business in Hoima city

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima city security committee has lifted a ban imposed on metal scrap business. In July, the business was banned citing massive vandalism of government property. Both the city authorities and security committee accused scrap dealers of the rampant theft of solar panels, manhole covers, and …

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Mandela secondary school closed over strike

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 students of Mandela Secondary School in Hoima city have been sent home following a violent strike. The students staged a violent strike at 2am protesting poor feeding and administration. According to some of the students who spoke to URN on condition of …

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Hoima city security committee suspends metal scrap business

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima city security committee has suspended the metal scrap business citing massive vandalism of government property. Both the city authorities and security committee accuse scrap dealers of the rampant theft of solar panels, manhole covers, and batteries among other items on major streets within the …

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Two detained over vehicle theft in Hoima city

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima police have arrested two more suspected vehicle thieves. This brings to five, the number of suspects arrested for vehicle theft in Hoima city. The suspects whose identities have been withheld by the police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations were arrested from Kibaati cell …

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Three arrested over car theft in Hoima

Lukaya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Hoima city is holding three suspects for allegedly stealing a car. The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are believed to have connived and stolen a vehicle registration number UAK 003H Premio, from Hoima city. The vehicle …

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Hoima city fails to revamp UGX 2.5Bn garbage recycling plant

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima city authorities have failed to revamp the 2.5 Billion Shillings garbage recycling plant due to financial constraints. In September, the city authorities noted that they had earmarked 700 million shillings to restore the plant, but to date, nothing has been done even as garbage …

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