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Four arrested for vandalizing water pipes in Kalaki

Kalaki, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five people have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing pipes connecting water to Kalaki and Kaberamaido districts. The arrest follows a severe water crisis that hit Kaberamaido and Soroti districts for more than one month. The suspects are Robert Kato, Samuel Lukyamuzi, Reuben Magezi, and Justus …

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Water crisis hits Kaberamaido, Soroti districts for weeks

Kaberamaido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A severe water crisis has hit Kaberamaido and Soroti districts. In Kaberamaido, residents have been struggling to access piped water for more than one month now, while Soroti joined the queue on Friday last week. The water crisis in Kaberamaido district started early last month …

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Over 3,000 children miss measles, DPT vaccines in Kaberamaido

Kaberamaido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 3,015 children below two years of age have missed out on the routine immunization in Kaberamaido district because of the failure of their parents to trek long distances to the immunization centers. The children missed out on the first and third doses of Diphtheria, …

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UWA to compensate family of teenager killed by crocodile

Kaberamaido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has agreed to compensate the family of Simon Okello, the teenager who was attacked and killed by a crocodile at Okile landing site in Kaberamaido district early this month. The 14 year old pupil of primary four in Okile-Kobulubulu Primary School …

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Crocodile kills 14 year old boy in Kaberamaido

Kaberamaido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Okile sub county in Kaberamaido district are searching for the body of a 14-year- old boy they suspect to be a victim of a crocodile attack. The teenager only identified as Okello disappeared when he went fishing at Okile landing site on Sunday …

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Police fires teargas to disperse traders

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has fired teargas to disperse hundreds of traders at Otuboi market.  By 7 am Saturday, traders had convened at the market that operates every Saturday. This was after the Kaberamiado RDC, George Edward Onyakunapesa, told the traders that they are free to go …

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Statehouse Anti Corruption Unit arrests Kaberamaido CAO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kaberamaido Chief Administrative Officer, Pius Epaju is in trouble for alleged embezzlement and abuse of office. He was picked up by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit, which has reportedly been hunting for him since March, 2019. Epaju, formerly the Amolatar Chief Administrative Officer …

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Judiciary extends small claims procedure to Kaberamaido

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Judiciary has launched the small claims procedure court in Kaberamaido district. Under the system, a complainant can get judgment within a day although the maximum period for delivering judgment is a month. This is opposed to the old system that can even last for …

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