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School guard in Kamuli arrested for flogging pupils

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Kamuli District have arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly flogging three pupils.  The suspect has been identified as David Kitungulu, a watchman at Butegere Primary School in Butansi sub-county. The victims, aged 10, 12, and 13, are pupils at Butegere Primary School …

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Kamuli NUP supporters granted bail

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 10 supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP have been granted bail. They were arrested last week while preparing for the visit of NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi. Kyagulanyi was slated to preside over a consultative meeting at Kananage Primary School.  However, it was blocked by police, leading …

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Police mounts roadblocks to stop Bobi Wine meeting in Kamuli

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Busoga North has blocked a consultative meeting by National Unity Platform-NUP President, Robert Kyagulanyi in Kamuli district. Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine was slated to hold a meeting on Wednesday at Kananage Primary School, in Northern Division, Kamuli municipality, however, police deployed heavily …

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Kamuli Girls closed following Friday night fire

  Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kamuli Girls Primary School has temporarily been closed after the Friday night fire that gutted the P7 dormitory, resulting in the loss of all the pupils belongings. The dormitory housed more than 100 pupils, all of whom escaped unharmed. The learners attribute their safe …

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Pensioner faces 23-year repayment for Sh16 million ‘mistake’

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | James Isabirye, a 62-year-old pensioner from Kamuli district local government, faces the daunting task of repaying Sh16 Million, which was mistakenly deposited into his account during the 2021/2022 financial year. This revelation came to light during a faceoff between Kamuli District local government officials and …

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Kamuli NRM caucus chairperson sacked over links to NUP

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement (NRM) councilors in Kamuli district local government have sacked their caucus chairperson, Chris Wabwire over what they claim is his newfound allegiance to the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP)-party. Wabwire is the Mbulamuti sub-county male councilor. Led by Maxwell Kuwembula, the …

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UNEB: Verona College under probe over alleged examination malpractice

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Busoga North is investigating reports of examination malpractice at Verona College in Kamuli district. It is alleged that the invigilators connived with the school’s administration to provide some students with the examination papers before the exam started. Preliminary findings indicate that 64 …

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Ruparelia Foundation to hold medical eye camp in Kamuli

Kamuli, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | The Ruparelia Foundation on 20th and 21st August 2022, will hold a medical eye camp in Kamuli, at the Shree Hind Bhavin Samal, providing free eye checks, treatments, glasses and cataract surgeries. Cataracts remain the leading cause of blindness in low/middle-income families, the highest burden …

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Kamuli residents demand renovation of health centre IIs

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Butende and Nawango, Kitayundwa sub-county, Kamuli district have asked the government to rehabilitate health centre IIs. Butende and Nawango health center IIs were constructed three years ago at 60 Million Shillings. The residents say that the health facilities that are in a dilapidated …

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