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Heavy security deployment as Bobi Wine, Besigye head to Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy deployment of security personnel in Hoima town and its surroundings ahead of a planned visit by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine. The legislator is expected in the area to launch a campaign by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, …

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EC bans street processions ahead of polls in Hoima, Kaabong

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission-EC has banned street processions in Hoima and Kaabong districts, as the areas await polls, slated for September 26, 2019. The electorate will be voting for woman representatives in Parliament and local government committees. The Parliamentary seats in the two districts fell …

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Hoima security committee halts give away of forest reserve land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima District Security Committee has halted the allocation of Kandanda Forest reserve in Kyabigambire Sub County to private investors by the National Forestry Authority-NFA. The decision was reached in a community meeting held on Monday evening at Kyampaka village in Bulindi parish in Kyabigambire …

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Oil discovery boosts hotel industry in Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An influx of businessmen and investors in oil related activities has pushed up the demand for accommodation in the Albertine Graben. The area is now attracting more investments from companies and individuals seeking to tap into the Oil and Gas industry. Investors from both within …

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THIS WEEK: Cholera hits Hoima, Kagadi

THIS WEEK: Cholera hits Hoima, Kagadi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | For two months now, cholera has hit residents of Hoima, Kagadi and Kyegegwa including the refugee settlements. Number of people affected with the disease in Hoima has reached 2000 and an estimated 40 kiled while Kyegegwa about 300 cases …

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Foundation stone for 1,445km oil pipeline laid in Hoima

  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni and Tanzania foreign minister Dr. Augustine Mahiga have laid a foundation stone at the start point of the 1,445km-long East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) in Hoima, Uganda. Saturday’s function marked the climax of the visit by Tanzania’s president John Magufuli, who …

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Bitature Foundation aims to empower 500,000 Ugandan youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A new youth empowerment programme called Project 500K has started its mission of empowering young Ugandans, aged 18 – 35, as they begin their careers. Project 500K plans to empower youth to change their mindset and build the skills needed to be employable or run a …

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MUSEVENI: Those with self-interest fighting land law amendments

Kampala, Uganda | PPU |President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that there are two groups of people against the proposed amendment to the land law. President Museveni who was accompanied by the Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana and the Minister for Housing Chris Baryomunsi made the remarks Thursday evening at Spice FM …

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