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Masindi leaders reject 120,000 pineapple suckers citing poor quality

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masindi district authorities have rejected 120,000 pineapple suckers supplied under the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme, saying they are of poor quality. The pineapple suckers were delivered by Juliet Nyamahunge, who was contracted by Operation Wealth Creation. The suckers were meant for distribution to farmers in …

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One shot dead as police disperse rioting Kinyara sugarcane cutters

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person was gunned down during a protest by over 200 Kinyara sugarcane cutters in Masindi district on Saturday evening. The deceased only identified as Rizfork, and resident of Arua district met his death when anti-riot police opened fire to quell the protest in Kibamba …

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LCII chairperson hacked to death

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown people have hacked to death Livingstone Kasangaki 58, the LCII Chairperson of Kyakamese Parish in Pakanyi Sub County, Masindi district. The assailants waylaid Kasangaki as he was returning home from a trading Center at 2:30 a.m. They hacked him several times on the …

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Minister demands probe into Masindi district officials over shoddy works

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Economic Monitoring in the Office of the President Peter Ogwang has ordered for the arrest of nine Masindi district local government officials for allegedly executing shoddy works on government projects in the district. The officials are John Kasaija, the Masindi municipal …

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Sugarcane farmers protest new price set by Kinyara

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sugarcane farmers in Masindi district under their umbrella Masindi Sugar Cane Out growers Association Ltd -MASGAL are protesting the new price for sugarcane that was recently announced by Kinyara Sugar Limited for this financial year. The Association is the biggest supplier of sugarcane to Kinyara …

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Masindi residents arrest police officer accusing him of extortion

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Angry residents of Kiroya cell in Karujubu division, Masindi municipality in Masindi district have teamed up and arrested a police officer whom they accuse of extortion during the lockdown announced by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to curtail the further spread of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic …

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