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EBOLA: Museveni outlines progress, extends lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has acknowledged the progress achieved in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease but extended the lockdown in Mubende and Kassanda districts by 21 days. The lockdown restricts movements in and out, as a measure to prevent the spread of the disease. Museveni …

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HOLIDAYS: Gov’t transports learners from districts under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 learners from schools in Mubende district were on Tuesday transported to their respective homes. Last week, the government announced a plan to transport learners to and from Mubende and Kassanda, for holidays when the term closes. Mubende and Kassanda districts are under …

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Kassanda district approves UGX 300 million budget for Ebola response

Kassanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kassanda district council on Tuesday approved a supplementary budget of 305 million Shillings for the fight against Ebola. The budget was passed and approved at a special council sitting chaired by Speaker Godfrey Katumba. The money will be used for surveillance, response to alerts, awareness …

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UCE: UNEB exams start, uncertainty in Mubende, Kassanda

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examinations kicked off on Monday with uncertainty among students and parents in Mubende and Kassanda following the lockdown that was imposed on both districts. On Saturday, President Yoweri Museveni ordered among others; the freezing of movement of vehicles, boda bodas, …

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EBOLA: Mubende, Kassanda districts placed under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has suspended movement to and from Mubende and Kassanda districts to control the spread of the Ebola virus. The lockdown will last 21 days. In his address to the nation on Saturday evening, Museveni said there will be no movement from anywhere …

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President Museveni hands public land in Kassanda to residents

Kassanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Museveni has allocated public land to more than 20,000 people in Kitumbi Sub County, Kassanda District. The land measuring 1,214 hectares covering Lubaali Local Council 1, Wandagi, Muyenga, Kalyabulo, Kazinga, and Kyengera villages was in 1977 leased to two people Fred Drake Ndiwalana …

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LAND: 30,000 face eviction in Kassanda District

Kassanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 30,000 people from five villages in Kiganda Sub County, Kassanda District are living in fear over a looming eviction. The residents on plots 76, 75, 84, and 86; Block 440 in the villages Kitaama, Kiryanongo, Nakasagazi, Kabubbu, and Lugoba claim that they …

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KASSANDA: 2,500 cases of pregnancies after defilement in 10 months

Kassanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Kassanda district have decried the increasing cases of defilement and teenage pregnancies following the COVID-19 induced closure of educational institutions. According to Kassanda District Probation Office, the district was tenth with a high defilement cases during the 2020 lockdown. The district registered …

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