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Unsealed ballot boxes worry opposition leaders in Iganga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition leaders in Iganga district have accused Electoral Commission-EC officials of failure to use strong seals on the ballot boxes which they say creates suspicion of possible vote rigging before the polling day. It was observed that out of the 323 ballot boxes received at …

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Police in Iganga blocks presidential candidate John Katumba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate, John Katumba spent Thursday in running battles with police after being blocked from addressing his supporters in Iganga and Jinja districts. Katumba started with a procession along Iganga main street. However, police intercepted his vehicle and blocked him from conducting his activities. …

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Bobi Wine granted bail

Iganga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi has been granted bail by court in Iganga, and ordered to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 SOPs. The case against him has been adjourned to 18th December 2020. Legislator and lawyer Medard Sseggona represented Kyagulanyi at the court in Iganga, …

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Iganga chief magistrate’s vehicle knocks dead elderly woman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Iganga Chief Magistrate’s official vehicle has knocked an elderly woman in Kapchorwa district. The deceased has been identified as 98-year-old Alima Yapkorya 98, a resident of Kasabel village Kasabel sub county. The Sipi region police spokesperson, Fredmark Chesang, says Yapkorya was knocked dead …

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COVID-19: Iganga baby transferred to Mulago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An eight-month-old-baby, one of Uganda’s 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19, has been transferred to Mulago Hospital. Ministry of Health in a statement today confirmed the baby is in stable condition, and was transferred together with its parents. MOH also confirmed than none of the …

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Father of baby who tested positive to COVID-19 on the run

Iganga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Iganga district is hunting for Ivan Kavuma, the father of  an eight-month-old baby who tested positive for COVID-19. The baby is one of the five new cases that tested positive to the virus today, bringing the number of Ugandan cases to 14. …

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BREAKING: Uganda confirms five new COVID-19 cases

  DR MWEBESA 🔸 Five new cases | Uganda total now 14 🔹 2,661 travelers including Ugandans identified so far 🔸1,230 are under follow up 🔹764 are under institutional quarantine 🔸466 are under self-quarantine. 🔹1,431 high risk travelers have completed their 14 days of follow up Kampala, Uganda | THE …

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IGANGA: 70 health professionals commissioned

Iganga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Over 70 professionals in enrolled Nursing, Midwifery, pharmacy, laboratory techniques, records and information management in Iganga District have been commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni. The graduands were awarded Diplomas and Certificates in Clinical Medicine, 3 years after the launching of the Institute. The graduation …

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