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Muslim factions in Lango battle over property ownership

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áMuslim factions in Lango are embroiled in a fight over the ownership of Muslim properties. The dispute pits the Lango Muslim leadership under the Kadhi, Sheikh Ishaq Salim Nangoye and the leadership of Madina Faiza Mosque commonly known as Lira PS under Sheikh Muhammad Yusuf …

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MPs to investigate irregular compensation of Acholi, Teso war claimants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áMembers of Parliament on the Government Assurance and Implementation Committee have resolved to investigate irregularities surrounding livestock compensation. It follows queries over the ongoing livestock verification process, and methods of compensation which were presented to the Committee by Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General. According …

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Sheikh Khalil vows to bring unity among Muslims in Lango

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áSheikh Musa Khalil, the newly appointed acting Northern regional assistant to the Mufti has vowed to bring unity and more development to Lango. Sheikh Khalil was recently appointed by Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda to replace Sheikh Abdul-Aziz Hussein who was sacked …

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Mufti fires northern regional Kadhi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has sacked Sheikh Abdul-Aziz Hussein, the northern region assistant to the Mufti for alleged incompetence and appointed Sheikh Musa Khalil in an acting capacity. Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, who was on an official tour in the Lango …

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Hundreds flock Lira hospital for free eye treatment

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áMore than 500 people with different eye problems have turned up for free eye checkups and cataract surgery at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. The three days camp that started on Sunday is aimed at offering free eye health care to the community of Lango. It …

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Lango MPs call for speedy investigation into Bukwo CAO’s shooting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áLegislators from Lango sub-region have called for a thorough and expeditious investigation into the killing of the acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Bukwo district, Charles Robert Ogwang. According to the police report, Ogwang was waylaid on July 8, 2022 in Kiryowa village, Bombo along …

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