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Students panic as landlord threatens to evict their school premises

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPEDENT | More than 300 students of Kayindu Secondary School in Luwero district are in panic following an order by the landlord to evict them from their premises. In 1982, residents established Kayindu Secondary School as a community school in Kalagala sub-county after getting five acres of …

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Parents storm headteachers over withheld PLE results

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents and leaders in Luwero have piled pressure on headteachers after the Uganda National Examination Board withheld results for 57 candidates in the district over suspected involvement in malpractices. According to Primary Leaving Examinations results for Luwero, at least 1,622 (11.4%) passed in the First …

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Christians protest fresh nominations for Luwero Bishop’s seat

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of Christians has staged a demonstration protesting the fresh nomination of candidates for the Luwero Bishop’s seat before the court hears their petition challenging the nullification of the past elections. The House of Bishops on June 28th, 2023 nullified the elections of …

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Five headteachers ordered to refund UPE Funds

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luwero Chief Administrative Officer has directed five head teachers to refund over sh24 million allocated under the Universal Primary Education (UPE) program. It follows the failure of the affected teachers to account for the funds disbursed under the third and fourth quarters of the 2022/23 …

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Police investigates embezzlement of PDM funds in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Luwero Resident District Commissioner has ordered the Police to investigate the District Commercial office for alleged embezzlement of funds meant for the Parish Development Model-PDM program. It is alleged that 41 million shillings was withdrawn from the accounts of Parish Development Model Savings and …

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Luwero district bans trainees from handling patients without supervision

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Luwero District Administration has banned medical trainees from handling and administering treatment to patients without the presence of supervisors at health centers. Every year Luwero district receives over 200 medical students from different institutions to conduct training at health center IIIs, IVs, and Luwero …

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Woman electrocuted in Luwero while fixing a TV antenna

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A woman in Luwero has been electrocuted while fixing a faulty TV antenna. The deceased has been identified as Betty Nampijja aged 23 years, a resident of Kalagala village in Kikyusa sub-county. John Ojokuna the Luwero District Police Commander says that Nampijja bought a TV …

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Luwero: Water prices skyrocket after a one week water crisis

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Water prices in Luwero Town Council have skyrocketed.  The increase in the water price is a result of the water crisis that hit the area one week ago, which has triggered a significant challenge for residents and businesses alike, as they struggle to find water …

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