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Fuel consumers want gov’t to regulate prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fuel consumers in Kigezi sub-region are asking the government to consider setting up standard prices for fuel. Currently, fuel prices are set by the various dealers as determined by the forces of demand and supply. But the consumers in Kabale district argue that the …

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Police block Kabale pork dealers protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Anti-riot police on Wednesday foiled a demonstration of over 40 pork dealers in Kabale district who were demanding for the immediate lifting of the quarantine. In September veterinary authorities in Kabale and Rubanda districts imposed a quarantine following an outbreak of the African swine …

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Sh300 million MTN generator rots away at Kamukira Health Centre IV

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A generator worth 300 million shillings is wasting away at Kamukira Health Centre IV in Kabale Municipality because of lack of funds to install it. The generator was purchased for the facility in February by Mobile Telecommunication Network-MTN. However, since then, the generator has …

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Kabale law enforcement, veterinary officers clash over pork disposal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A row has erupted between Kabale district veterinary officials and Kabale municipality law enforcement officers over the disposal of impounded pork. The pork was impounded during an operation on Monday, October 21, from Spax Bar and Grill, a popular hangout located in Kabale municipality. …

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Kabale ANT coordinator complains of receiving death threats

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Nicholas Byonanebye Kamutu, the Coordinator Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) in charge of Greater Kabale is living in fear after purportedly receiving death threats from unidentified person. Kamuntu, who resides in Rukore Village in Ryakarimira Town Council in Kabale District, says he received a life …

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Finance Ministry freezes Kabale municipal accounts

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Works at Kabale Municipal council have been on a standstill following the freezing of its bank accounts by the Finance ministry. An officer from the Municipal’s Finance department told URN on condition of anonymity that the move followed an error from the finance ministry related …

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African Swine Fever outbreak confirmed in Kabale

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A quarantine on the movement of pigs and its products has been imposed in Kabale district after the confirmed outbreak of the African swine fever. Last week, over 70 pigs died of a strange disease which forced the district authorities to send samples to the …

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UNRA protests construction of lock-ups in road reserve

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA has protested a decision by Kabale Municipality authorities to authorize the construction of permanent lockups in the road reserve. Traders operating in Kabale Central market are currently constructing permanent lockups at Kabale Police Barracks playground and in the road reserve …

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Hope radio switched off after hosting Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel on Thursday night switched off Hope Radio in Kabale municipality. The radio was hosting Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party leaders. The leaders were Dr. Kiiza Besigye the former FDC president, Ingrid Turinawe, the FDC Chairperson of the Women’s League, Patrick Amuriat Oboi, …

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