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Masaka RDC bans strip dances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka Resident District Commissioner, Herman Ssentongo has banned strip dancing alias “Kimansulo” there. According to Ssentongo, the District Security Committee resolved to ban nude dancing following complaints that students were getting involved in the nude shows disguised as music and drama concerts. He has directed …

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Masaka road accident claims one, injures four others

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A motor accident along Masaka-Kampala highway has claimed one person and injured four others. The accident occurred this afternoon at Lwera wetland, about six kilometers from Lukaya town council in Kalungu district when a speeding taxi registration number UBB 144L rammed into a stationary Fuso …

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MASAKA: 12 Tanzanians killed in crash on deadly highway

MASAKA: 14 killed in crash on deadly Ugandan highway Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Fourteen people were killed when a truck ploughed into a bus carrying a group returning from a wedding on Uganda’s deadliest road, police said Monday. “The driver of the truck lost control after a tyre burst …

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Masaka on high alert after attacks

Masaka and surrounding districts of Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, and Kalungu are on high alert after a spate of murders in the region has left over 20 people killed in a period of five months. Residents in the four districts have been terrorized by machete wielding gangs who have also committed rape …

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HEALTH: Bird flu threat

Experts say worst is over – possibly The good news announcement from the Ministry of Health came on Monday Jan. 30: the strain of avian influenza that was recently responsible for the death of many migrating wild birds in Uganda is possibly not likely to cause so-called `bird flu’ disease …

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Panic as avian flu breaks out

Experts say you may have bird or avian flu if you experience typical flu-like symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat, headache, respiratory difficulties, fever, muscle aches and diarrhea. Ministry of Agriculture on Jan.15 released an alert about the outbreak of the disease in two spots of Entebbe and Masaka …

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Mayiga’s mission

Is Katikkiro’s third book Uganda: `7-Key Idea’ a presidential manifesto? The Katikkiro (Prime Minister) of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga, has demonstrated leadership skills most especially in the Buganda kingdom. From his humble upbringing in Masaka, he has illustrated like others, the seed of service and leadership the Christian missionary White …

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