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Kawempe LC chairman disarms policeman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police is hunting for a Local Council 1 chairman who disarmed a policeman at the end of  Youth Elections in Kawempe Division in Kampala. Amidst election confusion, Cpl Jack Rutabaleka, was grabbed by six men and LC Chairman of the area Joachim Kimera came …

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Three held for attempted arson in Kawempe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three suspects are in Police custody in connection to attempted arson at Kawempe police station and Hass pump fuel station in Kawempe division in Kampala. The suspects are Hanson Twinemujuni alias Bobi Younger, Ssenono alias Density, the ringleader of the group and a one, Walusimbi. They …

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Cost of houses increases in Rubaga, Kawempe divisions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The cost of houses in the areas of Rubaga and Kawempe experienced one of the highest increments last year, according to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS. In its latest residential property index release, the statistics agency said that property prices in these areas grew …

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Nine machete wielding thugs arrested in Kampala security swoop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nine machete-wielding thugs have been arrested in operations conducted in parts of Kampala, ahead of the Christmas season. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the operations conducted by the Flying Squad Unit intended to rid the city of criminals during the festive season. The …

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Court summons incoming COSASE chairman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road court has summoned the Kawempe South Member of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa on corruption charges. The January 15th, 2019 criminal summon was issued by the Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate, M. M. Nabende. “You are hereby commanded by the Uganda Government to appear …

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VIDEO: Kawempe Hospital now a death trap

VIDEO: The absence of Makerere University medical interns from health facilities in Kampala is spelling trouble for the health sector. Parliament is now seeking government intervention. The chairperson of the parliamentary committee on health Dr. Micheal Bukenya revealed that between 13 to 15 children die every day in Kawempe Hospital …

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