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Contractor of two Seed schools in Bunyoro accused of shoddy work

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kwik Build Contractors and Engineers are on the spot over shoddy work at Kigorobya seed secondary school in Hoima district and Nyairongo Seed Secondary school in Kikuube district. The company owned by Patrick Isagara, a resident of Hoima City is accused of executing shoddy …

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Security guard arrested for shooting suspected thief dead

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Hoima is holding a security guard for allegedly shooting a suspected thief dead. The arrested security guard has only been identified as Awori, who had been deployed to guard a cattle farm owned by one Manzi Tumubwine in Kibaali village, Buraru sub-county in …

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700 teachers vaccinated against Covid-19 in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 703 teachers in Hoima district and Hoima city have been vaccinated against Covid-19 on the first day of the mass vaccination. The exercise was launched on Wednesday in both Hoima district and Hoima city. On the first day of the vaccination, 340 teachers were vaccinated …

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289 youths turn up for LDU recruitment exercise in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 289 youth in Hoima district turned up for the recruitment of Local Defence Unit personnel. The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) recently announced the recruitment of another batch of 10,000 Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel countrywide. The recruitment targeted youths from the age of 18 …

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Hoima councilors protest over unpaid allowances

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Councilors in Hoima district are protesting the delayed payment of their allowances. Hoima district has 32 councilors who earn 350,000 Shillings as allowance per sitting. Now, the group say that they are demanding allowances for the last three months, and are threatening to shun all …

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Congolese militiamen raid Lake Albert, rob three boat engines

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Suspected militiamen have again raided the Lake Albert waters in Hoima district and robbed three boat engines, one fishing boat and sixteen solar batteries. The attack occurred near the Kaiso landing site in Kabaale sub-county, Hoima district on Tuesday. The seven suspected militiamen, four dressed …

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CMI impostor arrested extorting cash from Hoima lodges

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A combined team of Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF and police personnel teamed up to corner and finally arrest Samuel Tukamushaba, 32, a resident of Bujumbura West cell, Kihombaza ward, Hoima East division in Hoima city for extortion. Tukamushaba, who is currently detained at Hoima central …

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Five teachers arrested for conducting lessons

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five teachers of Yanah Primary School in Hoima East Division Hoima City have been arrested for conducting lessons. The teachers are Ronald Naizito, Leonard Kyaligonza, Juliet Ndibalekesa, Cissy Namkabirwa, Akio Ntibankane and Fred Mukasa. Last week, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced fresh restrictions as part …

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