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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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Minister Onek, Kikuube leaders clash over Bukinda evictees

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Hilary Obaloker Onek has clashed with Kikuube district officials over his directives to chase people who were evicted from Kyangwali refugee settlement from the office of the Resident District Commissioner. The affected family members have pitched camp …

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Kikuube beneficiaries given one week ultimatum to return emyooga funds

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Kikuube district are struggling to recover a sum of 1.12 billion Shillings that was distributed to various savings groups under a presidential initiative commonly known as emyooga. The presidential initiative was rolled out in October 2020 to support among others, market vendors, welders, …

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50 year old arrested over aggravated defilement

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kikuube have arrested a 50-year-old man for allegedly defiling an 8 year old girl. The suspect has been identified as Milton Sunday, a resident of Nyairongo village in Kaseeta Parish, Kabwoya sub county. He was arrested on Saturday. It is alleged that on …

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20 students from Hoima school of nursing injured in motor accident

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 20 students of Hoima school of Nursing and Midwifery have been rushed to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition after a motor accident in Kikuube district. The accident occurred at Nyarongo village, Kabwoya sub-county as more than 60 students on board were …

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Kikuube leaders halt Bugoma forest boundary reopening

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kikuube district authorities have halted the ongoing Bugoma forest boundary reopening exercise. In November last year, the government through the Ministry of Housing, Lands, and Urban Development embarked on the long-awaited reopening of the Bugoma forest reserve boundary. Covering 410 square kilometers of a protected area …

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UWA arrests notorious poacher for killing two chimpanzees

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Yafesi Baguma, 36, a notorious poacher and resident of Nyaigugu village in Kabwoya sub county, Kikuube district is in police custody on accusations of killing two chimpanzees in Bugoma central forest reserve. Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA rangers in conjunction with the police picked up Baguma from …

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Two children knocked dead on Hoima-Fort Portal road

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A speeding vehicle has knocked dead two children along the Hoima-Kikuube-Fort Portal road in Kikuube district. The accident occurred near Buhimba town council in Kikuube district on Monday evening at around 4pm. The Toyota Sprinter Carib vehicle registration number UBB 825A that knocked the two …

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Kikuube leaders reject poor quality OWC cassava cuttings

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Buhimba town council, Kikuube district have rejected over 100 bags of cassava cuttings citing poor quality. The rejected cassava cuttings were delivered by Brice Ajuna, a domestic supplier under the Operation Wealth Creation program last week. According to the local leaders, after …

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