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Mumbere team: Negotiations with Govt outside court taking shape

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The negotiations to restore the freedom of King Charles Wesley Mumbere, who is battling terror charges in the International Crimes Division of the High Court are progressing, according to his legal team. Alfred Makasi, who serves as both the lawyer for the Rwenzururu Kingdom …

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Find solutions for flooding in indigenous knowledge – Geologist

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents and leaders staying around River Nyamwamba in Kasese district need to be involved in developing and implementing solutions for the flooding of the river, according to Alex Binego Kwatampora ,the president of Geologist Society of Uganda. Kwatampora argued that government has consistently made abortive …

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MPONDWE: Smuggling frustrating URA tax collection targets

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Smuggling of goods through porous borders in Mpondwe, Kasese district is frustrating the efforts of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to achieve its tax collection targets. Smuggling involves the supply, distribution, and sale of products on which applicable taxes in the country of consumption …

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Gov’t, World Bank applauds Kasese leaders, contractors on USMID road works

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | World Bank representatives and government have commended leaders and road contractors in Kasese municipality for keenly supervising the World Bank-funded roads under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Additional Financing USMID-AF program which they say is yielding impressive results. About 5.64 KM of roads are …

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Uganda Red Cross sets up evacuation site in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Red Cross Society-URCS has set up an evacuation site in areas prone to disasters in Kasese district. This follows the Uganda National Meteorological Authority’s-UNMA forecast of heavy rains in Kasese next month. The URCS working with other partners have established a mobile shelter …

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Hundreds stranded as Kasese Bridge washed away again

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of people in Kyanzuki ward, Bulembia division, Kasese, are stranded after the collapse of the Kyanzuki bridge. The temporary bridge was swept away by the flooded River Nyamwamba, cutting off the township from the rest of Kasese Municipality. The original well-structured bridge collapsed …

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Kasese women leaders ask gov’t to resettle IDPs

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women leaders in Kasese district have asked the government to resettle the internally displaced persons in Muhokya Camp. They argue that women and young girls living in the camp have been exposed to untold suffering for more than two years. Angella Birungi, the Chairperson Kasese …

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URA rallies Kasese business community on voluntary tax disclosure

Kasese, Uganda | THE NDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority-URA is rallying the business community in Kasese to utilize the voluntary tax disclosure program in order to meet their target obligations. Under the Voluntary Disclosure process, a taxpayer discloses information relating to tax liabilities, omissions, or misstatements and declarations to Uganda …

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Soldier, child dead in army vehicle accident in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |   A speeding Uganda People Defens e Forces vehicle has knocked dead a child and killed a UPDF soldier in Nyakasanga II ward, Kasese Municipality. The identifies of the child and the soldier were yet to be ascertained as police and residents struggled to save …

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FDC members accuse Police in Kasese violating their rights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) in Kasese district have accused the local police of violating their right to freedom of expression and association. It follows the botched attempt by the police to prevent FDC leaders and members from attending a graduation …

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