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Police Officer held after shooting Kamuli boy dead

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kamuli district has detained one of their own, Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) Isaac Twesigye attached to Kamuli central police station over shooting dead 18 year old Guster Bakooye at Buwenge Mpya Zone in Kamuli municipality on Sunday night. It is reported …

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Lightning strike claims lives of two sisters in Kamuli

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A thunderbolt struck dead two sisters in Buzidolo village in Bulopa sub county in Kamuli district following a heavy downpour yesterday morning. The duo was identified as 25-year-old Deborah Nairuba and 30-year-old Veronica Babirye. The two were hit shortly after returning from the borehole where …

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Kadaga gets three law firms to defend her victory

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has lined up three law firms to defend her re-election as Kamuli District Woman Member of parliament. Kadaga’s re-election is being challenged by her rival, Salaam Proscovia Musumba, the Forum for Democratic Change Vice President. As a result, …

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Can Musumba break Kadaga’s grip on Kamuli?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Salaamu Musumba’s bid to end Rebecca Kadaga’s stretch as the Kamuli district woman representative has been met with mixed reactions from the public with some supporting her whereas others want her to back down from the race. Much as the Kamuli district woman MP race …

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Hima Cement boosts girls school in Kamuli 

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hima Cement has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed girls’ dormitory at Luzinga Secondary School in Kamuli District. The ceremony that was presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, took place on Oct. 10 at the school and was attended by …

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Eight dead in weekend Kamuli road accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight people have been killed and nine injured in an accident along the Jinja-Kamuli highway. The accident which occurred on Sunday involved a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 861J from Jinja district that lost control after a tyre burst, knocking a motorcycle carrying two …

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Kadaga accuser thrown out of his home

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Wankole in Kamuli district have ejected Damian Akuze, a witch doctor who allegedly sued the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga for nonpayment of sorcery services. Akuze filed the case through his lawyers; Mangeni and Company Advocates at the Jinja High Court, demanding …

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VIDEO: Laboratories in government centres in deplorable state

VIDEO: Laboratories in government centres in deplorable state Kampala,Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Government health centres in Kayunga and Kamuli are on the verge of closing laboratory services due to a lack of equipment to carry out medical tests. The laboratory attendants in these health centres say they have been operating …

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Kamuli gets 391,000 mosquito nets

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has launched a mass distribution of over 390,000 insecticide treated mosquito nets in Kamuli to curb incidents of malaria in the eastern region. The distribution is part of a countrywide effort by the Malaria Control Programme under the Ministry of Health, which commenced in …

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Kamuli election loss leaves Musumba soul searching

FDC stalwart Salaamu Musumba suffered another election defeat in less than two years when she lost out to NRM’s Rehema Watongola, her arch rival for the Kamuli Municipality seat. Watongola won the seat in 2016 and Musumba petitioned citing voter bribery and election malpractice. The bye election was tightly contested …

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