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Red Cross withdraws services from Kisoro borders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Red Cross Society has withdrawn its services at Uganda-Rwanda and Democratic of Congo borders in Kisoro district. The Uganda Red Cross Society has been providing services like screening Ebola and COVID-19 to all people entering Uganda at various borders that include; Chanika, Bunagana, Kanombe …

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Plans of accommodating health workers in Kisoro hits a snag

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Plans by Kisoro district COVID-19 task force to provide accommodation to health officials operating in Covid-19 hot spots have hit a snag due to lack of funds. The areas include Kisoro and St Francis Mutorere hospitals, Uganda-Rwanda border of Chanika, Uganda- Democratic Republic of …

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Lack of funds hampering COVID-19 fight in Kisoro

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kisoro district is struggling to implement activities related to the prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic due to lack of funds. The district is unable to fuel vehicles to enforce the Covid-19 pandemic prevention measures. The district has also failed to deploy security personnel to patrol …

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Passenger found dead aboard Jaguar bus

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A 23-year-old man has died aboard a Kampala-bound Jaguar bus. The deceased was identified as Julius Byaruhanga, a resident of Rubuguri town council in Kisoro district. The bus, registration number UAT 659F left Kisoro this morning. According to Ephraim King, the bus conductor, the …

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Three arrested over Crested Cranes trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people in Kisoro district have been arrested over allegedly possessing Crested Cranes. The suspects are Dan Iradukunda 22 a resident of Bunagana in Muramba Sub County, George  Habyarimana 25, a resident of Gahiza in Buhozi parish Busanza Sub County and Hillary Tumushime, 28 …

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Illegal Entry: 32 Rwandans deported

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 35 people, among them 32 Rwandan and three nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been deported this afternoon. Those deported were arrested earlier in a joint security operation involving the army and Police in the areas of Russia, MuLine and …

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Unfulfilled pledges dominate Museveni’s Kisoro tour

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The unfulfilled pledge of constructing John Kale Institute of Science and Technology and irregularity in sharing revenue generated from national parks dominated president, Yoweri Museveni’s wealth creation rally in Kisoro district on Wednesday. The rally that took place at Girosora playground in Nyakabande Sub …

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Missing Kisoro businessman found dead

  Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Kisoro businessman who went missing last week, has been found dead. Steven Nteziyaremye, 32, a resident of Gapfurizo Village in Karambi Parish in Nyarubuye Sub County in Kisoro district went missing on Friday last week. His brother, Emmanuel Nsabiyunva, says the deceased’s …

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Kisoro MP on spot for intimidating tea nursery bed operators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bufumbira North County Member of Parliament, John Nizeyimana Kamara is on the spot for allegedly intimidating tea nursery bed operators in Kisoro District from joining their colleagues in Kigezi and Ankole regions to sue the National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS for nonpayment. On November 21st, …

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