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Health Ministry rules out Ebola outbreak in Masindi

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Results from the samples of a man who died recently in Masindi district with Ebola-like symptoms have turned out negative. The 28-year-old man from Kitanyata 2 village in Kiruuli sub county was rushed to Masindi Hospital on Friday last week with severe fever, diarrhoea …

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Resident dies with Ebola like symptoms in Masindi

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is high in Kitanyata 2 village in Kiruuli sub county in Masindi district following the death of a resident with Ebola-like symptoms. 28-year-old Moses Abigaba died at Masindi Hospital on Friday where he had been admitted while hemorrhaging from the mouth, nose and other …

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Woman arrested over defilement of 5 boys

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Masindi are holding a 24-year-old woman on allegations of defiling five boys. Police has identified the  suspect as Scovia Nyamusana, a resident of Kamurasi cell, Nyangahya division in Masindi district. The victims whose names have been withheld because they are juveniles are …

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Over 1000 residents face eviction in Masindi

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1000 people from Kirayana village in Kimengo sub county in Masindi district are facing eviction from their homes. On Thursday, officials from Mena Food Company Limited stormed the area under the protection of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers and started fencing off …

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Lands Ministry intervenes in Masindi land wrangle

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Lands has intervened in a wrangle between Uganda Investment Authority-UIA and over 2,000 residents over a contested piece of land in Masindi district. The land measuring approximately 60 square miles is situated in Kimengo sub-county Masindi district. More than 2,000 people …

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Masindi district recieves 660 COVID-19 test kits

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masindi district has received 660 COVID-19 test kits from the Health Ministry to test people in high risk areas. This comes several days after a police detective attached to Masindi Central Police Station tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, hundreds of people believed …

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2000 Masindi residents face forceful eviction from UIA land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 2000 people from Kimengo sub county in Masindi district are facing eviction from land belonging to Uganda Investment Authority-UIA. The affected are residents of Bungucoda, Nyakarongo, Kiryana, Ijwamba and Kokoitwa villages. A team of police officers backed by Uganda Peoples Defense Force-UPDF soldiers …

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