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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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MPs frustrated over delayed security deployment in Kasese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the suspected rebel attack on a school in Kasese that left 43 people dead, legislators from the district have poked holes into the government’s response to beef up security. On Friday 16, June 2023, rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces attacked Lhubirira Mpondwe Secondary …

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Kasese families receive bodies after DNA tests

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The remains of 11 students who were killed by suspected members of the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF in Kasese District have been handed over to their families. On June 16th suspected rebels attacked Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Secondary School killing 37 students and seven other members of the …

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Kasese school massacre worries educators

High drop-out rates feared as education bosses are arrested Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The recent attack on a secondary school in the western Uganda border district of Kasese that left at least 41 people dead; including 37 students, has left educators worried about its impact on children in a sub-region …

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Kasese School Attack: UPDF yet to rescue abducted students

Kasese, Uganda | THEE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Force(UPDF) has denied claims that three students of Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Secondary School that were abducted by the Allied Democratic Forces(ADF) rebels had escaped from captivity. Last week, suspected members of the ADF rebel group attacked the school resulting in the loss of …

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Kasese traders ask URA to intensify tax education

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Business community in Kasese District has asked Uganda Revenue Authority-URA to create adequate awareness to enhance tax compliance. They say that there has been a huge gap in communication and information dissemination and if not addressed it will be difficult for the tax body …

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Defence minister blames ADF attack on late, inaccurate information

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs has attributed the attack on Lhubiriha Secondary School in Kasese District by suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels to late, and inaccurate information relayed to the army. Vincent Ssempijja told Members of Parliament on Thursday that when the …

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UHRC: Govt should not be compelled to compensate Kasese attack victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government should not be compelled to compensate families of the latest suspected Allied Democratic Forces-ADF rebel attack on Lhubiriha Secondary School in Kasese district, according to the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC. At least 42 people including 39 students, two residents, and one security guard …

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