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Bunagana primary school closed to host Congolese refugees

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bunagana primary school in Bunagana town council, Kisoro district is playing host to thousands of Congolese nationals fleeing clashes between suspected members of the March 23 Movement (M23) and Congolese government troops in the chiefdom of Bwisha, Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province. Heavy fighting erupted in …

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Lab technicians, Health Ministry official clash over promotions

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Medical laboratory professionals in government health facilities have clashed with Patrick Mpiima Kibirango, the Registrar of Allied Health Professionals in the Ministry of Health, over their welfare and failure to secure promotions. The matters came up during a scientific conference held at Ikoro Hotel …

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Kisoro magistrates court staff arrested over bribery

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vianney Ngororano, a staff at Kisoro Chief Magistrates Court is in trouble for allegedly receiving a bribe. Ngororano, 29, who is currently being held at Kisoro police station was arrested on Thursday by the police, Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), and Internal Security Organization (ISO) …

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Red Cross extends relief support to Kisoro mudslide victims

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government through the disaster preparedness department under the office of the prime minister and the Uganda Red Cross Society have extended relief aid to 300 families who were severely affected by mudslides in Kisoro district on Monday evening. Mudslides from Mount Muhabura triggered by …

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Christmas: More than 100 arrested in bars in Kisoro

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 people spent their Christmas night in police cells for violating the COVID-19 preventive measures. The suspects were picked up in a joint security operation led by Captain Peter Mugisha, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, his deputy Dan Ndikumwami, and Henry Kintu, Kisoro …

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Kisoro science teachers defect from UNATU to UPSTU

Kisoro science teachers claim UPSTU will give a stronger voice to make demands for their wellbeing Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 100 science teachers from Kisoro district yesterday defected from  their umbralla body Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU to Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union-UPSTU. UNATU has been recognized as a force …

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Kisoro accident claims two football players

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region police spokesperson says Iranatwe died on the spot while Twizere breathed his last this morning Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two footballers attached to the Kisoro based Highland Gorilla Sports Club have died in a motor accident which injured five others. The deceased players are …

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Kisoro RDC, NRM chairman bicker over party’s fading support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, Captain Peter Mugisha is bickering with the district’s National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairman, Philemon Mateke over declining support of the NRM in the district. Mateke who is also the State Minister for Regional Affairs accuses Mugisha of using foul language …

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