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Kibwetere’s son rearrested on fresh charges

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luwero has rearrested a man who claims to be a son of Joseph Kibwetere after he was found in possession of wildlife protected species. Two weeks ago, police in Luwero arrested Juvenal Rugambwa aged 57, a resident of Kilambula village in Zirobwe sub …

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Two State House impersonators arrested in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Luwero district have arrested two men who impersonated as State House employees and forced a man to sign a transfer of 80 acres of land. The suspects have been identified as Steven David Kakembo, a resident of Kazo Angola zone and a …

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Stray dogs maul 21 goats in Luwero

  Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six stray dogs attacked a farm and mauled 21 goats at Lusanja village in Kikyuusa town council, Luwero district. The incident occurred last evening during a downpour at around 5.00pm. The dead and injured goats belonged to Godfrey Ssekiranda, a resident of the village. …

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Luwero sees increase in TB treatment success rate

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luwero district has registered an increase in Tuberculosis Treatment and cure rates giving hope in the fight against deaths as result of the disease. According to the Luwero District health report, the number of patients who were enrolled on TB treatment increased from 65% …

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Luwero teenage mothers struggle to look after children

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several teenage mothers in Luwero district are appealing for skills training to enable them to look after themselves and their children. According to Luwero District Health report, at least 16,163 girls below the age of 19 years got pregnant in the 2020/21 financial year. Of …

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Kibwetere’s son arrested attempting to bury child alive

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luwero district has preferred charges of torture and child neglect against a man who claims to be the son of Kanungu genocidaire Joseph Kibwetere. Juvenal Rugambwa, 57, a resident of Kilambula village in Zirobwe sub-county was arrested together with his wife Winnie Rugambwa, …

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Families battle malaria as cases surge in Luwero district

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 154,493 patients tested positive for malaria in Luwero in the 2020/21 financial year, a report by the District Health Department has revealed. This is out of the 165,999 people who were tested for malaria at various health facilities in the district. The health …

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