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Lightning strikes seven cows dead in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lightning has struck dead seven cows belonging to Margret Kihita in Kabukero village, Karusandara sub-county, Kasese district. According to the residents, the thunderbolt struck on Sunday evening during a heavy downpour. Kahita’s son, Bright Wamala, says that after milking he released the cows for grazing …

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Technical students ask Govt to provide start-up tool kit after training

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Youth undergoing technical skills training in Kasese district have urged government to adjust interventions to uplift Ugandans’ lives to include providing moderate capital and tools after completion of their studies. Celebrating the belated International Youth Day district celebrations at Nyakasanga play grounds in Kasese municipality, …

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FPU arrests 24 Congolese on Lake Edward

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has arrested 24 Congolese and impounded their fishing gear on Lake Edward in Kasese district. The unit accuses the Congolese of crossing to Uganda’s side where they have been engaging in illegal fishing. Major Stephen Alituha, the FPU Commandant on Lake Edward …

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FPU destroys illegal fishing gear on Lake George

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU on Thursday burnt over 50 illegal boats at Hamukungu landing site on Lake George, Kasese district. The FPU also burnt 3,300 monofilament nets, 64 basket nets, 650 under size gill nets, and 2040 under-size fishing hooks among others. The items were …

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Kasese mudslides victims recieve UGX 5 million each from Museveni

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Each of the victims of the recent mudslides in Kasese district has received a condolence contribution of five million Shillings from President Yoweri Museveni. At least 16 people were killed after heavy rain caused mudslides in Kisika, Rukoki sub-county on Wednesday. The landslides buried dozens of …

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Six more bodies recovered from Kasese mudslide

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The death toll in the Kasese mudslides has reached 15 people. Six more bodies were recovered Wednesday afternoon in addition to the 9 recovered earlier in the day. Seven people were taken to different health facilities with serious injuries. The mudslides occurred at around …

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Kasese on high alert after ebola out-break in neighbouring DRC

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health authorities and local leaders in Kasese district have cautioned residents, particularly those living closer to the border areas over the outbreak of Ebola in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. Last week, the regional office for Africa of the World Health Organization-WHO, said …

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Kasese intesifies Ebola screening at border points

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kasese district has intensified Ebola screening along the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. On Tuesday, the regional office for Africa of the World Health Organization-WHO, said one new case of Ebola virus disease was confirmed in Beni Health Zone in the North Kivu Province …

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