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Uganda deports 35 Congolese fishermen

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security officials in the Albertine region have released and deported 35 Congolese fishermen who were arrested on the Lake Albert waters in Kikuube district. The Congolese fishermen were arrested on August 1, 2022 while carrying out fishing activities in the Ugandan waters near Sebigoro landing site. …

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Kikuube residents kill 40 cows over land wrangle

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Bwera LCI in Kyangwali sub county, Kikuube district have killed 40 cows and torched four houses belonging to Pastor George Baguma from Bwera Miracle church over land wrangles. The more than 500 residents are feuding with the pastor over approximately 300 acres of land …

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Bunyoro kingdom officials arrested over extortion of UGX 150M

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Bunyoro kingdom officials in Kikuube district are in police custody on allegations of extortion of up to Shillings 150million. The suspects are Gerald Baleke and Moses Busobozi, the chiefs of Buhaguzi and Kyangwali counties respectively under the Bunyoro Kitara kingdom. They were picked up …

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Kikuube district councilors censure executive committee members

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of district councilors in Kikuube have tabled a motion to censure three members of the District Executive Committee-DEC over allegations of corruption and forgery. The motion to censure Vincent Alpha Opio, the district Vice-Chairperson, the Secretary for works, and Nicholas Kiiza, the Secretary …

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Kikuube district halts sand mining without certificates

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kikuube District Local Government has stopped all illegal sand mining activities in Kisenyi village, Kinogozi parish. The district leadership promised it will ensure that all sand miners in the area stop the mining operations and apply for environmental clearance certificates, from the district natural …

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Evicted residents in Kikuube district face starvation

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 residents of Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube district who were brutally evicted from their land are at the verge of starvation. The affected are mainly women, men and children from Bukinda A and B, Bukinda 2, Kavule, Bwizibwera A and B, Kyeya A …

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23 arrested over Kikuube land conflict

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty-three suspects are in police custody at Kikuube central police station for allegedly beating a man to coma over a land conflict. Some of the suspects that include both men and women have only been identified as Opar, Ofoi, Mita, Ogenrwoth, Aduba, Joyce, Jarieko and Uucha, …

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