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Mbarara city leaders intensify operations against illegal stages

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara Taxi drivers and Conductors Association on Monday intensified operations to arrest illegal taxi touts. The operation was conducted with the help of Mbarara city enforcement team. During the operation, illegal taxi stages that include, Shell Ankole, Independence park stage, Rubis petrol station stage among …

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Two police constables arrested in Kitgum over sale of ammunition

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kitgum district have arrested their own officers over illegal sales of ammunition. Special Police constables Beatrice Akello and James Canrac attached to Kitgum Matidi police post and bus park police post respectively were arrested over the weekend. The Kitgum Resident …

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UIA holding illegal land title for Karamoja industrial park

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Investment Authority – UIA is in possession of an illegal land title for more than 867 hectares of land reserved for the development of Karamoja Industrial Park, according to the Commission of Inquiry into land matters. The commission declared the land title …

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Russia probe ‘an illegal takedown that failed:’ Trump

West Palm Beach, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump slammed the two-year probe into his links with Russia as “an illegal takedown that failed” on Sunday, and said he had been completely cleared by the results. “It’s a shame our country had to go through this. To be …

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THIS WEEK: Lusanja evictions illegal, Court

THIS WEEK: Lusanja evictions illegal, court Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec.14, court ruled that an eviction of hundreds of people from a 75-acre piece of land in Lusanja village in Mpererwe on the outskirts of Kampala was illegal.  In his judgment, High Court Judge John Eudes Keitirima ruled …

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Illegal power connections drop in Bugisu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power service providers Umeme have recorded a sharp decline in illegal connections in the districts of Sironko, Manafwa, Mbale, Bulambuli, Bududa and Namisindwa in the Bugisu sub region. This was revealed by Florence Nsubuga, the National Chief Operations Officer Umeme Limited, at the launch of …

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Lusanja evictions were illegal-Attorney General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The evictions that saw hundreds of families lose their property on a 75-acre piece of land in Lusanja village in Kasangati Town Council in Wakiso district were illegal, parliament heard on Tuesday. In his statement to parliament, the Attorney General William Byaruhanga, said that the …

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Museveni declines to stop operations against illegal fishing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni has rejected a petition by Isabaruuli Constantine Mwogezi Butamanya, the cultural leader of Buruuli Chiefdom to stop operations against illegal fishing practices on Lake Kyoga. In 2017, Museveni deployed 12 soldiers under the Fisheries Protection Unit on Lake Kyoga to combat illegal …

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Kiruhura RDC orders crack down on illegal money lenders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Resident District Commissioner Kiruhura has ordered police to crack down on illegal money lenders. The order stems from increasing complaints in which many borrowers continue to lose property to illegal money lenders. The directive comes barely a day after a team from the …

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Leaders accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing

Politicians have been accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing on Lake Victoria. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The commander of UPDF- Fisheries Protection Unit in the districts of Jinja, Kamuli, Mayuge, Buyende and Bugiri, Lt. Ronald Akandwanaho says that ever since Members of Parliament raised concerns of alleged torture …

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