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Police recover 4 stolen guns, arrest two

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Kibuku district recovered four guns and apprehended two suspected thieves during an operation on Saturday. This comes after an inmate who had escaped from lawful custody reportedly joined a group of robbers targeting Amula stores at Tirinyi Prison and making off with …

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Kibuku parish chiefs accused of extorting money from PDM beneficiaries

Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parish chiefs in Kibuku district are under the spotlight for allegedly charging each beneficiary under the Parish Development Program-PDM Shillings 10,000 for registration. Fred Kirya, one of the PDM beneficiaries says that their parish chief asked each member to pay Shillings 10,000 as registration fees …

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Mother arrested for killing her 10-Year-old son

Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kibuku district have arrested a 49-year-old mother for allegedly whipping her 10-year-old child to death. The suspect has been identified as Tolophina Kanyi, a resident of Saala cell, Kirika sub County. Samuel Semewo, the acting Bukeddi North Regional Police Spokesperson said that on …

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Heavy rains destroy gardens in Kibuku

Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Heavy rains have caused severe havoc to residents in Kibuku after destroying several homes and gardens. The rains that pounded the district on Thursday affected homesteads in the sub counties of Kasasira, Nankodo and Kasasira town council in Kibuku district. According to residents, rains were falling …

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Six year old killed for picking soya beans in neighbors garden

Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kibuku district is investigating the murder of a six-year-old boy whose body was found dumped in a nearby soya-beans garden. The deceased is Sula Goso, a resident of Bugiri parish in Kasasira sub-county, Kibuku district. According to police, the minor who has …

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Kibuku residents vow not to vote NRM flag bearers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Voters of Kibuku district have vowed not to elect National Resistance Movement- NRM party flag bearers. On Saturday, Captain Mike Mukula, the NRM Eastern region vice-chairperson was in the constituencies of Kibuku district campaigning for President Museveni and the NRM flag bearers. They are the …

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Kibuku tops in teenage pregnancies – Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kibuku district has the highest rate of teenage pregnancies and school drop outs among girls in the country, a new report has revealed. The findings are contained in a report by both Bukedi Action for Integrated Development Initiatives – International (BAfIDI), a local non-governmental …

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