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2618 teenage pregnancies registered in Kabale in last 7 months

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale district has registered 2618 cases of teenage pregnancies in the last seven months. According to statistics from health department of the district, the cases were registered across both private and health facilities between January and July this year from a total of 17309 of …

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Arrests, intimidation mar parish youth elections in Kabale

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arrests marred the parish youth elections in Kabale district. The Electoral Commission on Wednesday started conducting polls for parish/ward youth committees in 10,027 parishes across the country. In Kabale, the polls were characterized by arrests, bribery allegations and intimidation. Some of the youths who …

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Kabale leaders mourn author Festo Karwemera

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Kabale district are mourning the death of Festo Karwemera, an author and language consultant. Karwemera, 95, died on Sunday morning at Rugarama Hospital where he was rushed on Saturday. Several leaders have described the deceased as a great promoter of Runyankore–Rukiga language …

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Three killed by assailants in Kabale

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kabale have launched investigations under which three people were last night killed by unknown assailants. Kijungu Byamukama alias Ka-Japan, a resident of Nyakiharo village, Mwanjari ward, Southern division, Kabale municipality and his colleague only identified as Yasin, all in early 30’s were gruesomely …

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Kabale, Rukiga ambulances grounded

  Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health service delivery in Kabale and Rukiga districts is being hindered by the lack of ambulances. Rukiga district does not have a government ambulance to rush patients with emergency cases to health facilities. The only double cabin pick-up is grounded at Kamwezi health …

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Man held for raping own mother

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 29-year-old man in Kabale district is in trouble for allegedly raping his 77-year-old mother. The suspect has been identified as Justus Byamukama, a resident of Kashenyi village, Katenga parish in Kamuganguzi sub county. Elias Twesigomwe, the Kamuganguzi sub-county LC 3 chairperson says the …

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Installation of CCTV cameras in Kabale underway

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The installation of CCTV cameras in Kabale municipality and Uganda-Rwanda border of Katuna has excited residents. A total of 23 solar powered cameras with supervision by security are being installed by Africa Technology Exchange Company Limited. According to Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi …

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