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Govt halts Shs4 billion compensation package for bush war veterans

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has halted the Shillings 4 billion compensation to veterans pending a probe into reports of fake claimants. For decades, the government has been paying veterans for their contribution to the National Resistance Army war of 1981-1986 that ushered in the current regime. However to …

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300 Luwero mosques participate in UMSC elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Muslims from 300 mosques in Luwero Muslim District have participated in elections organized by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council amidst protests from a rival faction. The elections across the mosques started at 2pm after jummah prayers. The Muslims elected Chairpersons and secretaries for mosques and councilors …

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Luwero district shifts to electronic tax administration system

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luwero district has rolled out the electronic tax administration system so as to fight leakages and enhance revenue collections. In the financial year 2021/22, urban councils and the district collected 2.4 out of 4.063 billion shillings target as local revenue. At least 1.7 billion shillings …

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DIGP Maj Gen Katsigazi vows to foil any rebel activities in Luwero

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General Katsigazi Tumusiime has vowed to foil any emerging rebel activities from Luwero district. Two weeks ago, a group of armed assailants stormed Busiika police station and shot dead two police officers. The third policeman died in the …

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Planned merger of police posts sparks protests in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luwero district security committee has approved a plan to merge various police posts because of insecurity. This comes three days after unknown assailants stormed Busiika police station on Monday evening, and shot dead two police officers and injured two others critically before making off with …

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Ninety nine succumb to malaria in Luwero district

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 99 people succumbed to malaria in Luwero in the financial year 2021/22, a health report by the district has revealed. According to the district report on mortality and morbidity, 66 of the malaria deaths occurred among children under five years whereas 33 cases occurred …

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