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Rwandan, Congolese nationals arrested in Kabale over illegal entry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kabale has arrested 60 Rwandan and Democratic Republic of Congo nationals over the illegal entry. Brian Ampeire, Kabale District Police Commander says that the suspects include 50 Rwandan nationals and 10 DRC nationals. Ampeire says that 47 of the suspects were intercepted …

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Alcohol still main cause of gender based violence in Kabale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Excessive alcohol consumption remains the leading cause of gender based violence-GBV in Kabale district according to police records. A report by the Kabale Police Child and Family Protection Unit shows that 211 cases of GBV have been recorded between January and December 2020. 50 cases …

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Kabale NUP coordinator granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Derrick Kateebire, the National Unity Platform (NUP) party coordinator for Kabale district has been granted bail. Kateebire was arrested by police on Tuesday for allegedly inciting violence. According to police, Kateebire was organizing a group of boda boda riders to conduct a procession through Kabale …

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Kabale municipality residents protest unreliable power supply

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kabale Municipality are protesting the unreliable electricity supply in the area. They argue that for the last two months, they have been experiencing power outages everyday.  Consumers whose businesses fully depend on electricity are also losing business. Michael Kwehangana, the proprietor of …

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32 test positive for hepatitis B in Rubanda, Kabale districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirty-two people have tested positive for hepatitis B in Rubanda and Kabale districts during the ongoing Hepatitis B screening and vaccination exercise. 26 of the cases are from Rubanda district while the remaining 6 are from Kabale. The Hepatitis B screening and vaccination exercise …

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Losers in NRM primaries boycott reconciliation talks in Kabale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Losers in last month’s NRM party primaries in Kabale district on Saturday boycotted the reconciliation meeting. This week, the NRM secretariat started a drive across the country intended to reconcile the winners and losers of the primaries and to convince the losers not to …

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Kabale delegates boycott NRM Youth MP primaries

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale district youth delegates have shunned the primary election for the National Resistance Movement-NRM Western Region Youth parliamentary candidate citing gross irregularities. The election has attracted 14 aspirants. They are Agnes Tushabe, Edwin Muzamuzi, Tugume, Joshua Israel Akandwanaho, Gwenny Murungi, Mark Ariho Baitwababo, Elijah Naturinda, …

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