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Hoima cattle farmers relocate animals to Luweero

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cattle farmers in Hoima district have started moving their animals to Luweero and Nakasongola districts in search of pasture and water because of the dry spell, which has taken a huge toll on their area. The most affected are cattle farmers from Buseruka, Kigorobya, Bombo …

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Kenyan National arrested for theft of UNBS vehicle

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police in Hoima has arrested a Kenyan national on allegations of stealing a vehicle belonging to Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS. The suspect Felix Agoro 32 together with others still at large allegedly stole a land cruiser vehicle registration number UBD 172P. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine …

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Bunyoro residents demand improved services before start of Oil production

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Residents and local leaders from Hoima and Kikuube districts are demanding for better services before the actualization of the commercial oil production. They argue that although the government has tried to upgrade some schools and health facilities, the rural areas remain under served and seriously …

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CSOs condemn unregulated disposal of used condoms

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Civil Society Organizations-CSOs in Hoima are up in arms against lodges and bars for allegedly disposing off used condoms in the open. Robina Tibakanya, the coordinator of National Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS-NACWOLA notes that lodges and bars dump used condoms in …

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Pipeline affected persons in fear of attacks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Tension is high among communities on the proposed route for the crude oil pipeline in Rakai and Kyotera districts as thugs raid their homes demanding for compensation money. Hundreds of people in Rakia and Kyotera districts required to vacate their land are upon compensation to …

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DRC militiamen abduct four Ugandan fishermen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four Ugandan fishermen have been abducted on Lake Albert in Hoima district by militiamen reportedly from the Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC. The abducted fishermen have only been identified as: Okello, Jawia, Onen and Osaga all attached to Kijangi landing site in Buseruka sub …

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