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Gulu University injects UGX 200 million to refurbish Hoima campus

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu University has earmarked 200 million shillings to refurbish its campus in Hoima city. The facelift is expected to be implemented in the 2021/2022 financial year, according to Associate Professor David Okello Owiny, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University who is leading the University’s management …

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Congolese militiamen rob 19 boat engines on Lake Albert

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Suspected armed Congolese militiamen have again raided the Lake Albert waters in Hoima district, robbing 19 boat engines. The attack occurred at around 3 am on Sunday morning near Kaiso landing site in Kabaale sub-county, Hoima district. It is alleged that the armed militiamen dressed …

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DRC militia releases 16 Ugandan fishermen

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixteen Ugandan fishermen who were allegedly abducted by suspected Congolese militiamen on Lake Albert waters have been freed. The fishermen were freed on Saturday after a week in captivity. They were allegedly abducted on March 14, 2021, while fishing near Kaiso landing site in Hoima …

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Fire guts Hoima Kontiki hotel

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fire has gutted Hotel Kontiki in Hoima city. The hotel which is found along Hoima-Kampala road in Hoima East division went up in flames at around 12:30 am. The fire is said to have started from the hotel roof. Investigations are still ongoing by officers …

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Tanzania ready to start constructing Ug-Tz oil pipeline

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT) | The construction of the $3.5 billion East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Eacop) is scheduled to start next month, Tanzanian newspaper The Citizen has reported today. Quoting Tanzania’s Foreign Affairs minister Palamagamba Kabudi, , Foreign Affairs minister Palamagamba Kabudi, The Citizen said the decision was confirmed last …

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