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Congolese refugees in Kisoro decry physical, sexual abuse

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Congolese refugees who fled to Uganda following fighting between M23 rebels and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) in Rutshuru territory, have expressed concern over the rising cases of Gender-Based Violence-GBV. Fighting broke out last month after rebels attacked and captured …

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JAMES ODONGO: Founder and headmaster of ‘The School of Hard Knocks’

 The life of Bishop James Odongo ✳ March 27, 1931 – BORN in Molo, Bukedi district ✳ May 8, 1931 – Baptized by Fr Willemen of Nagongera ✳ 1944 – Joined Nyenga Seminary ✳ 1956 – Ordained priest in Rome ✳ 1965 – Consecrated Bishop ✳ 1965 – Attends Second Vatican Council ✳ 1968 – Appointed Bishop …

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Pope Francis mourns retired Archbishop Odongo

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Head of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Francis has mourned the passing of the retired Archbishop of Tororo Archdiocese, James Odongo. Archbishop Odongo, 89, who was the first Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tororo died on Friday morning at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala. …

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Protective wall at Kitubulu road section completed

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA has erected a retaining wall at Kitubulu section along the Entebbe-Kampala road.   The wall, 120 metres long and 2 metres deep, is expected to protect the road from flooding caused by the increasing water levels of Lake Victoria. In …

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State house anti-corruption unit probes Soroti University officials

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Soroti University officials are under probe by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit, over allegations of misappropriation and diversion of funds.   The officials are Prof. Robert Ikoja Odongo, the University Vice-Chancellor, Lawrence Okema Deputy Vice-Chancellor, James Odongo Internal Auditor and Hudson Areeba Procurement officer. Others …

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