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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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SPCs protest delayed payment in Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Special Police Constables-SPCs who were deployed to provide security during the presidential and local council elections in Hoima city and Hoima district are grumbling over what they call delayed payment of their allowances. A large group stormed the Hoima city Electoral Commission offices in Kijungu, …

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