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Bodies of two fishermen retrieved from Lake Albert

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two bodies of fishermen who drowned in Lake Albert in Hoima district have been retrieved. The deceased fishermen are Godfrey Kandole, 30 and another one only identified as Richard 35, both fishermen attached to Kibiro landing site in Kiganja sub county. Their fishing boat reportedly …

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Police investigates dropped leaflets in Hoima

  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Hoima have heightened security after leaflets were dropped in different parts of Kyabigambire sub county. The leaflets were dropped by unknown people calling themselves members of the Bijambya group. They were found in the villages of Kisabagwa, Bugandale, Kasunga, Bineneza, Mparangasi, …

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FPU distributes 1000kgs of impounded fish to prisons, army

Hoima, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU, has distributed 1000 kilograms of impounded immature fish to Uganda Prisons Services, police and the army in Hoima. The immature fish was impounded from various landing sites on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region where the Fisheries …

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Hoima LC5 chairperson arrested by Anti-Corruption Unit detectives

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Hoima District LC5 Chairperson, Kadir Kirungi has been arrested by detectives from the State house anti-corruption unit over yet to be disclosed charges. Kirungi was picked from Hoima city on Sunday evening by detectives from the state house anti corruption unit and whisked off …

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Stray chimpanzee injures 5 year old boy in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A five-year-old boy is nursing severe wounds at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, following an attack by a chimpanzee in Mparangasi village, Kyabigambire sub-county, Hoima district. The victim is Jonan Twine, a grandson of Julius Wamani, and a prospective pupil of Kyabigambire primary school in Hoima …

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Fresh outbreak of goat plague kills 300 animals in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 300 goats have been killed by the fresh outbreak of goat plague in Kasenyi-Lyato village, Buseruka sub county, Hoima district. Goat plague is a viral disease related to the rinderpest of sheep as well as goats. It is characterized by fever, cough, very …

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Hoima city leaders accuse security personnel of persistent brutality, extortion

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima city leaders have accused security personnel of implementing the presidential directives to curb the spread of Covid-19 with continued brutality and extortion. Victims being brutalized and extorted during patrols and night curfews include boda-boda cyclists; shop keepers, mechanics, and restaurant operators. The leaders including councillors …

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Hoima woman arrested for poisoning her baby to death

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Hoima is holding a woman on allegations of poisoning her own baby to death. The suspect has been identified as Erivanesa Kabagire in her 20’s, a resident of Bwikya village in Bombo sub county, Hoima district. It is alleged that on November 1, …

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