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Cult members in Luwero hamper polio vaccination campaign

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luwero district health officials are facing a challenge to reach children of cult members that are against any form of immunization. On Friday, Luwero district embarked on the door-to-door immunization campaign against polio among children aged five years and below. The district targets to immunize …

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Teacher arrested for defiling nine year old girl during coaching

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A primary school teacher in Luwero district is in trouble for defiling a nine-year-old pupil who was entrusted to him for private coaching. The suspect is 28-year-old Richard Obonyo, a teacher at Child Care Primary School in Kikyusa town council. He is accused of defiling …

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Forget about unfulfilled NRM pledges, LOP tells Luwero residents

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga, has advised residents of Luwero district to stop chasing for unfulfilled pledges and join forces to rescue the country. National Resistance Army fighters waged a guerrilla war from Greater Luwero from 1981-1986, and thousand of lives as …

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NITA-U to set up regional ICT hub in Luwero town

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda has embarked on setting up a regional business process outsourcing center in Luwero town council. The center which is an Information and Communication Technology hub is the second in Uganda, and will be set up at Luwero community hall in …

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Unemployment leading youth into terror activities – Luwero RDC

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unemployment is partially responsible for the ease with which some youths are recruited to indulge in crime such as terror-related activities for a pay, Juliet Najjuma Ssenkoole, the Luweero Resident District Commissioner has said. According to RDC Najjuma, an employed person is so busy working …

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Security arrests two sheikhs in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unidentified security operatives have picked up two Muslim clerics in Luwero district for unknown reasons. Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa Nsanja, the Kadhi of Luwero Muslim District has identified the clerics as Sheikh Swaibu Segujja, the Assistant Secretary for Zakat under the Luwero Muslim District, and the …

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Mob lynches suspected livestock thief in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man believed to be in his 20’s has been lynched by an irate mob for allegedly stealing two goats and a sheep in Luwero district. The incident occurred in Kibiriizi Parish, Bamunanika sub county. The yet to be identified victim who did not have …

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Wobulenzi LC3 chairman arrested for inciting violence

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moses Ssebalamu, the LC 3 chairperson of Wobulenzi town council spent the night in Luwero Central police station cells after he was detained for allegedly inciting violence leading to the death of a truck driver. Ssebalamu was arrested last evening (Monday) after recording a statement …

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