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PLE: Kasese teachers go to homes to trace for drop-outs

  271 girls did not return when school re-opened ahead of PLE Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Head Teachers in Kasese District have started going to homes to trace learners who dropped out of school during the lockdown. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Kasese, Amis Asuman Masereka says 482  of …

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FDC leaders in Kasese promise to seize lost seats from NRM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The defeated Kasese LC V chairperson Sibendire Bigogo Geoffrey of the Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party says the defeat in the parliamentary and local government council elections will strengthen the party. Bigogo on Wednesday lost the LC V seat to NRM’s Muhindi Bukombi Eliphaz …

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FDC loses Kasese LC V chairperson seat to NRM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party in Kasese has lost the district LC V seat. Muhindi Bukombi Eliphaz, the NRM party candidate defeated the incumbent Sibendere Bigogo Geofrey with 91,064 votes against Bigogo’s 86,408 votes. The other candidates were the National Unity Platform-NUP flag bearer …

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Opposition team up in Kasese ahead of LC V, mayoral elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition members in Kasese district have joined forces to serve as polling agents and mobilisers for the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC LC V and mayoral candidates. This follows the poor performance in the parliamentary elections which saw the opposition party losing three seats to the …

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Police foils Amuriat’s campaigns in Kasese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kasese district on Tuesday blocked Forum for Democratic Change- FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi from campaigning in the district. In December, the Electoral Commission banned political campaigns in Kasese and other 15 districts due to the surging Covid-19 infections exacerbated by mass …

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Fishermen in Kasese task candidates to protect fishing business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen on Lake Edward and George in Kasese district have tasked candidates vying for elective positions to focus on the safety of the fishing business. The fishermen point out that harassment from marine forces and lack of safety jackets are affecting their business. There are …

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Presidential candidate Fred Mwesigye resumes campaigns in Kasese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate Fred Mwesigye on Tuesday resumed his campaigns in Kasese district. According to the revised Electoral Commission campaign program, Mwesigye was on Monday scheduled to campaign in the districts of Kasese, Kamwenge Kyegegwa and Kibaale districts. On Tuesday, he is supposed to campaign …

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Kasese voters want candidates to improve roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Voters in Kyabarungera sub county in Kasese district want candidates to address the poor road network in the area. The residents argue that the poor roads have slowed down the development of the area. They cite the Rugendabara- Kasangali, Kabatunda-Mbata and Kicwamba-Kithoma roads which are …

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