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Sh777 billion needed to control flooding in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA needs sh777 billion to control floods in the city. The KCCA Acting Executive Director Engineer Andrew Kitaaka says that despite having a drainage master plan, the authority does not have money to carry out construction works for three main channels of …

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Kampala is best EAC city

Quality of Living research place it ahead of Nairobi Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | Uganda’s capital Kampala has once again been ranked the best East African city to live in. It is the third time Kampala wins this accolade in as many years. The ranking is done based on …

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Kenya, Tanzanian pilgrims clean up Namugongo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Foreign Pilgrims from countries Kenya and Tanzania have taken up a task of cleaning up Namugongo, the site of the annual Uganda Martyrs Day Celebration. The shrine was by this morning covered up in heaps of garbage comprising plastic bottles, papers and polyethene bags, …

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POLICE: Murders rise to 4,497 in 2018

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 4,497 people were killed in 2018, according to the annual crimes statistics released by Uganda Police Force-UPF. This represents a 0.5 percent increase in the murders compared to 4,473 cases recorded in 2017. While presenting the statistics, the Director Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Assistant Inspector …

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VIDEO: Dozens injured in Kira Road accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Dozens were injured after a truck rammed into taxis, a bus and boda bodas at the Kira Road Police traffic lights this evening. Unconfirmed reports said one person died at accident spot despite a massive rescue effort by bystanders and the Red Cross. CCTV footage …

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Kampala LDUs to receive orders from army

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has selected a group of 810 officers and non Commissioned officers to command the recently passed out 6,000 Local Defense Unit-LDU personnel. The officers will begin operating immediately the LDU personnel return from a two week’s leave following their pass …

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IMF offers free medical services to 600

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 600 residents of Banda a Kampala suburb received free medical treatment and services for different health challenges courtesy of the International Medical Foundation (IMF), a charity organization under the International Medical Group. The all-day fair conducted in partnership with Apar Foundation, Uganda Sickle …

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