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Kasese community in fear following attack by suspected ADF rebels

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents Kasese and those at the DRC border are living in fear after suspected rebels ambushed a truck killing two of its occupants on Friday morning. The suspected rebels torched a box body truck Reg. No. UBN 624L in Katholhu village along the Kasese-Mpondwe border highway, …

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Business paralyzed as Mumbere returns to Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Businesses came to a standstill on Wednesday as thousands of Rwenzururu subjects gathered in Kasese town to welcome Charles Wesley Mumbere, the cultural leader of Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu-OBR. The area between Rukoki bridge and the roundabout was filled with people dancing as the helicopter carrying …

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Kasese village leaders to mobilize funds for Mumbere’s homecoming

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local council chairpersons in Kasese District have been tasked to mobilise resources for the homecoming of the Rwenzururu Cultural Leader Omusinga Charles Wisely Mumbere. After nearly seven years away from his kingdom, Mumbere is expected to return on October 4, 2023. Mumbere was barred from …

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USMID road works excite Kasese town residents

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kasese Municipality are excited about the new Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Additional Financing-USMID road works. About 5.64 KM of roads in town have been worked on, modern street lights installed, pavements, business access roads, green zones, and improved drainage systems. Three …

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Police still stuck with four bodies of Kasese school attack

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police forensics department is still stuck with four bodies of the Mpondwe Lhubiriha Secondary School attack by the suspected rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). The DNA samples of the four bodies failed to match those provided by the relatives forcing the department to hold …

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Headteachers bothered by decision to halt Parents Cash Contributions

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teachers in Kasese district are concerned that there might be a decline in the performance of learners after the prohibition of financial contributions by parents in government-aided schools by the Resident District Commissioner. The decision by the RDC followed the arrest of Selivano Kiribyunza, the …

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Mob kills suspected thief in Kasese town

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A mob on Saturday killed a man caught breaking into a house in Nyakasanga, Nyamwamba Division, Kasese Municipality. Residents allege that the unidentified man attempted to break into the house of a boda boda rider Gideon Turyamureba, the Nyakasanga LC1 Chairperson said a group of …

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LCs at DRC border ask for smartphones to improve info sharing

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local council chairpersons in areas in Kasese district neighboring DR Congo want the government to provide them with smartphones to enhance their communication capabilities. They highlight the limited modes of communication available to them, which hampers their ability to promptly share relevant security-related information …

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Kasese diocese ordains two priests, three deacons

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Kasese Diocese, Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has ordained two deacon to priesthood priests and raised three seminarians to deaconate. The event marked the ordination of the 73rd and 74th priests in the history of the diocese. The two priests ordained …

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