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New CID boss tasked to reinvestigate murder of nine family members

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of nine people who were murdered in Kyotera, together with the district leaders have tasked Maj. Tom Magambo, the new Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID, to re-investigate the case for justice. The appeal came up on Wednesday when the family held prayers for …

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Kyotera woman arrested for stealing a four month old baby

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kyotera police have rescued a four-month-old baby girl from a woman who stole her from her parents in Matugga-Kavule village, Wakiso district on Friday. The suspect is Sandra Nanyonga, a resident of Katwe village in Kalisizo town council. She is locked up at Kalisizo police …

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Strange disease claims lives in Kyotera

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 10 people have reportedly died of a strange disease within just two weeks at Kijjonjo village in Kasasa sub-county,  Kyotera District. Denis Muyunga, the area LCIII Chairman, says that the residents first developed symptoms such as nausea, severe fever, vomiting, chest pain, …

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Pipeline affected persons petition Total over intimidation, compensation

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline in Kyotera and Lwengo districts have petitioned Total Energies E&P Uganda, for an intervention to address grievances stemming from the land acquisition process. The 1,443km East African Crude Oil Pipeline will transport Uganda’s …

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Residents resist gov’t planned takeover of Sango bay land

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Close to 1,000 residents occupying the former Sango-bay sugar estate in Kakuuto sub county, Kyotera district are resisting their impending eviction to pave way for a palm oil project. The government has given the occupants a one-month ultimatum to vacate the 14,000 hectares of land …

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Pipeline affected persons in Kyotera protest arrest of leader

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project in Kyotera district have protested the arrest of their leader. Richard Birimuye Ssekyondwa was arrested on Friday on the orders of the District Police Commander Hassan Hiwumbire, for allegedly sabotaging government projects. His arrest …

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EACOP compensation: Kyotera PAPs shun bank account opening

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 30 people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline route in Nabigasa sub-county in Kyotera district have declined to open up bank accounts ahead of the compensation payment. New Plan Limited and Total Uganda entered a partnership with Centenary Bank to help …

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Parents arrested for alleged involvement in son’s ritual murder

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kyotera are holding the parents of the late Francis Kateregga, aged 8, for their alleged involvement in his gruesome murder last week. Macklin Namaganda and Mike Sserwada, both residents of Kasamba-Kyamayembe village in Bwamijja parish, Kabira sub-county, were arrested following fresh investigations. …

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