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Residents count losses in Kisenyi fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kisenyi in Kampala are counting losses after fire gutted several houses in Kakajjo zone. The fire which broke out on Tuesday is suspected to have been caused by an abandoned charcoal stove. It spread to a timber workshop, shops, and several houses, destroying …

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Police arrest 68 in crackdown on criminal gangs in Kampala city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty eight suspected criminals have been rounded up in a police swoop in Kampala central business district. The suspects were picked up from Kisenyi and Nakivubo channel in an operation on Wednesday morning involving Field Force Police-FFP officers from Old Kampala police and Central Police stations. …

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Kisenyi, Kawempe have the worst air quality in Kampala – Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new Air Quality Index report for the month of September lists Kisenyi and Kawempe suburbs as areas with the worst air in Kampala Capital City. Giving monthly air quality reports is a new initiative by the National Environment Management Authority in collaboration with Kampala …

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KCCA blamed by review board for supervision negligence

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | KCCA has been condemned by the National Building Review Board for failing to condemn an illegal structure that was flouting technical and legal standards until it collapsed and killed five people in the city earlier this month. The Board that has been investigating …

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Several feared dead as City building collapses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several people are feared dead following the collapse of a storied building under construction in down-town Kampala. According to witnesses in Kisenyi near Mengo, several people including builders, drivers, food vendors and bystanders are all trapped inside the building. Several people rushed with all …

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CCTV unclear as masked Kampala thugs rob sh300 Million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thugs took advantage of the mandatory wearing of face masks to rob sh300 million from three workers of Amal Forex Bureau in Kisenyi, Kampala. As a result, Closed Circuit Television – CCTV security cameras could not swiftly identify facial features of the suspects. Kampala …

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Fire Guts Houses in Kisenyi

 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT A fire has gutted several houses in Kiganda zone, Kisenyi destroying property worth millions of shillings.  According to eyewitnesses, the fire started from Chot’s lodge at 6 pm and spread to other houses, destroying property such as mattresses, fridges, Television sets among other items. It also …

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ARTS: Scenes of contrast

Romantic Lamu and easy Kisenyi Kampala, Uganda| DOMINIC MUWANGUZI |Lamu, a beautiful idyllic Island located along the Indian Ocean coastline in Kenya is a popular holiday resort. The island boasts of sandy beaches and Afro-Arabian culture depicted in the architecture, cuisine, language and costumes of the habitants. Like any coastal town …

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