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ARTS: Kasese’s best secret

World-class art, sculpture, coffee at Rwenzori Founders Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | When in Kasese, the rustic little town of past copper mining glory that lies 375 Km from Kampala city, in western Uganda, make sure to visit Rwenzori Founders Art Centre. You won’t regret it. Located just eleven kilometres …

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YEAR ENDER REVIEW: Kasese King Mumbere `exiled’

YEAR IN REVIEW: February 2017 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following on the November 27, 2016 attack by the army on his palace in Kasese, the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu king, Omusinga Wesley Mumbere,  faced a slew of arrests, detentions, and court appearances that culminated in his being blocked from returning …

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THIS WEEK: Kasese marks a year after deadly attacks

THIS WEEK: Kasese marks a year after deadly attacks Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Omusinga of Rwenzururu Charles Wesley Mumbere is still under house arrest in Kampala, one year later after the army raided his palace in Kasese leaving more than a hundred dead, others injured and some in …

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Cholera outbreak in Kasese, three dead

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cholera outbreak has hit Kasese district in the past week and has so far killed three people in Nyakiyumba subcounty. The Ministry of Health has confirmed that up to 73 suspected cases have been handled so far by local health officials, with 53 of …

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Moderate earthquake in Kasese felt in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A moderate earthquake felt in Kampala, had its epicentre in Kasese and Lake Edward, reports Earthquake-Report.com. According to Earthquake-Report.com, the tremor measured 5.2 on the Richter scale. It was felt in Rwanda’s capital Kigali as well. (read report here CLICK) “Based on the present earthquake parameters (Magnitude, …

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Two arrested with 24.8kg of ivory in Kasese

Two arrested with 24.8kgs of ivory  in Kasese District Police in Kasese has arrested two men in possession of  24.8kg of ivory  worth sh9.6 million. Police say three other suspects are still at large. Bwambale Kalambi 32 and Moses Mumbere 35, all Ugandan Citizens from Kasese District, were this week arrested …

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ANALYSIS: Kasese killings

Human Rights activists, diplomats call for probe in the wake of new HRW report. Pressure from human rights activists, critics and the diplomatic community is mounting on government to act on the disturbing revelations about last year’s Kasese killings detailed in a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). This …

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