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100 arrested in Isingiro for illegal entry into Uganda

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 100 people have been arrested in Isingiro district for crossing into Uganda from Tanzania through the porous routes. The routes are mainly in the villages of Kakamba, Nyamarungi, Kikagate, Kamwima and Ruborogota. In March, President Museveni directed the closure of all borders as a …

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Floods destroy bridges, roads in Isingiro district

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tensions are high among residents of Birere sub county and Kabuyanda town council after heavy floods destroyed roads, bridges and gardens in the area. Some of the bridges covered in floods include the Rwentondo-Nyabuziba bridge that connects Isingiro and Mbarara district. The rains that …

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Floods kill two in Isingiro district

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been killed by floods in Isingiro district. The floods that followed a heavy downpour on Saturday morning also displaced more than one hundred people. The deceased have been identified as Kyarikunda Asiimire 15 a resident of Rubagano cell Kagaara parish Kabuyanda …

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Over 100 cows in Isingiro go blind

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 cows have lost their eye sight in Kakamba sub county in Isingiro district. Benon Mutakirwa Rugaju, the chairperson Kakamba Dairy Cooperative Society which brings together 150 dairy farmers in Kakamba sub county says that their cows are going blind and they …

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Gov’t commissions Kaberebere –Nyamiyanja-Ryamiyonga road construction

Isingiro , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is excitement among residents of Nyamuyanja sub county in Isingiro district following the long awaited commissioning of Kaberebere –Nyamuyanja-Ryamiyonga road construction works. The 23.1km road stretch will cost Shillings 1.68 billion provided under the Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project [DR DIP], which …

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Museveni launches Shs3bn fruit factory in Isingiro

While opening a Shs3bn fruit factory in Isingiro district that aims to produce 31500 litres packaged in 350 milliliter bottles, President Museveni encouraged Ugandans to engage in modern profit oriented agriculture to improve family incomes. While addressing hundreds of people at Citizens High School grounds in Kabarebere, Museveni said it …

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Embrace modern farming, Dr. Byanyima tells Isingiro

Residents of Isingiro district have been called upon to embrace modern farming to cushion themselves against drought and famine in the district. The call was made by the president of Rotary Club of Kololo Dr. Rosemary Byanyima during a tour of the The Omukabaare Heifer Project. The project is aimed at mitigating …

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Museveni roadside phone call breaks internet

Kyeirumba, Isingiro The internet is awash with photos of President Museveni making a phone call while seated comfortably on a highway under close watch of his security, who remained at a distance. The incident happened in Kyeirumba village in Isingiro district  shortly after he attended the World Population Day commemoration …

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