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Kabale residents want Covid-19 home based care suspended

Residents want all asymptomatic Covid-19 patients under home based care sent to isolation centers for easy management Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kabale district want the home based care management for Covid-19 patients suspended. In late May, Kabale district Covid-19 taskforce rolled out the home-based care management for Covid-19 patients …

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Kabale RDC apologizes over brutality of health workers

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabale Resident District Commissioner Darius Nandinda has apologized to health workers in the district for being harassed by security personnel enforcing the Covid-19 presidential directives. In the past weeks, security personnel in the district have been under criticism for brutalizing healthy workers. On Sunday night, …

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Salary arrears of former SPCs in Kabale settled

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 former Special Police Constables – SPCs who were deployed to provide security for the 2021 election activities in Kabale district have finally received their salaries. Police recruited the SPCs in December last year to complement its work of law enforcement during …

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Disbanded SPCs threaten to stage illegal patrols over unpaid salaries

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of the disbanded Special Police Constables-SPCs in Kabale district are threatening to stage illegal operations to extort money from the public citing nonpayment of their allowances. Police recruited the SPCs in December last year to complement its work of law enforcement during this …

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2,467 teenage pregnancies registered in Kabale

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persistent high rates of teenage pregnancies in Kabale district continue baffling the leaders. Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, Kabale District Probation Officer revealed to our reporter on Friday afternoon that her office recorded 1,867 cases of girls aged under 18 who were defiled and made pregnant between March …

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Kabale RDC notifies wetland encroachers to resist NEMA and police evictions

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale Resident District Commissioner Darius Nandinda has told people farming in the wetlands to resist any attempts to evict them by National Environment Management Authority-NEMA and Water ministry officials supported by the environmental police until the district authorities are satisfied the exercise is going to be …

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Two buried alive after collapse of a sand mining pit

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A sand mining pit has collapsed burying two men in Kamuganguzi sub county in Kabale district. Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson has identified the deceased as Edwin Niwagaba, 30, and Simon Arinaitwe, 24, residents of Nyakyonga and Rukaranga villages in Kamuganguzi sub county …

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Kabale district budget decreases by 15.1%

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale district local government 2021-2022 financial year budget is to reduce by 6.6 billion Shillings, equivalent to 15.1 percent. According to Patrick Besigye Keihwa, the Kabale district LC 5 chairman, the budget has reduced to 37,545,689,000 Shillings from 44,235,951,000 Shillings in 2021/2021 financial year. Tabling …

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Six traders held for selling adulterated fish

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kabale have arrested six traders for allegedly selling adulterated fish. The suspects were identified as Angella Kyarimpa, 42, Mary Tumushabe, 29, Dorris Ndyamuhaki, 25, Constance Kukundakwe, 26, Pamella Tumwebaze, 23, and Claire Amutuheire, 20. The suspects are all fish dealers in the police …

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