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55 women in Lyantonde face prosecution for defaulting UWEP funds

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 55 women in the different enterprise groups in Lyantonde district are facing prosecution for defaulting on the public funds disbursed through the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program-UWEP. The women received the funds disbursed through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development to strengthen …

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Lyantonde celebrates decline in HIV prevalence

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lyantonde district health authorities are celebrating a decline in HIV/AIDS prevalence in the three years. Dr Moses Nkanika, the Lyantonde District Health Officer, says that the prevalence rate reduced from 11.6% in 2018 to 9.5% to date. Nkanika attributed the reduction to various HIV/AIDS programs …

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Lyantonde residents allowed to eat meat for Easter

Quarantine lifted for Easter, after Foot and Mouth Disease ravages dairy sector in Lyantonde Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The yearning for meat for residents of Lyantonde town council was fixed just in time for Easter celebrations by the district authorities who relaxed the Foot-and-Mouth-Disease on the weekend. Meat …

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Lyantonde district authorities relax animal quarantine

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lyantonde district veterinary authorities have relaxed the ban on the sale and movement of cattle and animal products in the district. Early this year, the district authorities banned the sale and movement of cattle and animal products in the district to contain the Foot and …

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Kalungu family exhumes remains of man buried 100 years ago

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business came to a standstill at Lyantonde Hospital when a family from Bujjubi-Kiweesi village, Kalungu district, stormed the facility to exhume the remains of their family member who was buried at the cemetery at the hospital entrance 100 years ago. It is said that Paul …

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Unknown assailants kill Lyantonde town council FDC mobiliser

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unidentified assailants have killed the Lyantonde town council Forum for Democratic Change-FDC mobiliser Emmanuel Atuhaire. His lifeless body was found lying in a pool of blood along the road in Mwere Nyakinengo in Biharwe Mbarara city on Saturday evening. Kahiigwa Nafuka, Mwere cell LC I …

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FMD resurgence leaves Lyantonde meat consumers and dealers stranded

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lyantonde district has suspended the sale of meat following the resurgence of Foot and Mouth Disease- FMD. This comes two weeks after FMD was confirmed in Lyantonde and several other districts across the country. The others are Ssembabule, Kalungu, Rakai, Kampala, Gomba, Wakiso, Kiboga, Kiruhura, …

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