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Woman raped and murdered in Kamwenge district

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kamwenge district are investigating circumstances under which a 48 year-old woman was raped and murdered by yet to be known assailants. The deceased has been identified as Medius Ayebare, a wife to Fulgence Beyanga, all residents of Nyanchwamba1 cell, Masaka ward, Kamwenge town …

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Two in custody in Kamwenge over impersonation

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kamwenge district is investigating two men for alleged impersonation and receiving money by false pretense. The suspects are Godfrey Kaijabwango and Nelson Kamwesiga, both residents of Nsorora village in Kamwenge town council, Kamwenge district. Preliminary police investigations show that the suspects have been …

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Kyagulanyi promises to solve Dura limestone quarry controversy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has promised to resolve the controversy surrounding Dura limestone quarry that has divided leaders and residents of Kamwenge and Kitagwenda districts. In 2008, Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA permitted Hima Cement Limited to mine limestone from …

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Muntu cancels Kamwenge rally after disagreement with police over venue

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT presidential candidate, Mugisha Muntu on Wednesday cancelled his rally in Kamwenge after disagreeing with police over the venue. According to Muntu, he had planned to have his rally at Biguli primary school playground in Biguli town council but due to …

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Strange disease forces man to go without solid foods for 8-years

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty-three -year-old Benon Baryaremwa is living in pain and crying out for help after spending over eight years with unknown illness. Baryaremwa is a resident of Mpanga Cell in Kabambiro sub county in Kamwenge district. Baryaremwa developed strange pain in the chest which would …

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Kamwenge gets multi-million facilities for hosting refugees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kamwenge district has received brand new facilities worth Shillings 4.5 billion for hosting 69,000 refugees. They include classrooms, toilets, and tanks for rain water harvesting at Damasiko, Mukole and Kamusenene Primary Schools in Kibaale East County. The facilities were built under the Development Response …

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Collapse of 13 Saccos in Kamwenge worries authorities, residents

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The collapse of 13 Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations –Saccos in Kamwenge and Kitagwenda has raised fears among district authorities over the future of Saccos there.  According to Kamwenge District Status report for the 2018/2019 financial year, 13 Saccos have collapsed in the last ten …

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Kamwenge district bids farewell to Kitagwenda

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kamwenge district has today bid farewell to Kitangwenda County which will become a district effective July 1, 2019.  Kitagwenda has been one of the two counties that make up Kamwenge district. Today, Kamwenge district chairman Aggrey Natuhamya formally saw off part of his territory with …

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Fort Portal – Kamwenge road finally commissioned

Museveni finally commissions Fort Portal—Kamwenge road Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Sept. 7, President Yoweri Museveni finally commissioned the 66km Fort Portal—Kamwenge road, almost 18 months after it was expected to be completed. The class two tarmac road which runs from Kamwenge District to Fort Portal town in Kabarole …

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Four police officers charged over torture of Kamwenge Mayor

Four police officers have been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison for the alleged torture and causing of grievous harm to Kamwenge District Mayor Goeffrey Byamukama. The mayor had been arrested from the Ministry of Lands office in Kampala in connection with the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The …

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