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Entebbe tycoon named in Kigungu land grabbing

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Entebbe municipality residents and leaders have implicated businessman, Gerald Mutebi as part of the people struggling to takeover and develop Kigungu landing site. The landing site, which measures approximately two acres, stretches from Kigungu Catholic shrine to Entebbe Girls Secondary school and is home to …

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FDC urges religious leaders to preach against bad governance during Xmas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has said religious leaders should not shy from preaching about critical issues of governance during Christmas festival summons. Harold Kaija, the party deputy secretary general told journalists during a weekly party press conference at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi …

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Leaders, hoteliers raise concern over safety of MV Kalangala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kalangala authorities and hotel owners are pessimistic about the safety of MV Kalangala to handle the high volume of travelers during the festive season. MV Kalangala plies the Entebbe- Kalangala route on Lake Victoria. The ferry conducts one return route each day. It sets off …

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Luweero leaders concerned over local revenue loss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Luweero district are worried of a likely drop in local revenue collection after sand and stones were declared minerals by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Government approved a new mining policy, placing sand, murram, granites and stones under the mineral sector. …

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Leaders accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing

Politicians have been accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing on Lake Victoria. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The commander of UPDF- Fisheries Protection Unit in the districts of Jinja, Kamuli, Mayuge, Buyende and Bugiri, Lt. Ronald Akandwanaho says that ever since Members of Parliament raised concerns of alleged torture …

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