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Mbarara city council struggles to dispose unclaimed bodies

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City Council is struggling to dispose of unclaimed bodies due to the lack of a cemetery. In October Mbarara City Council lost the former public graveyard in Rwobuyenje, Mbarara City South Division, after a group of people sued the council for encroaching on …

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Mbarara city lifts FMD quarantine partially

Mbarara , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City Foot and Mouth Disease taskforce has partially lifted the Foot and Mouth disease quarantine two weeks after it was instituted to contain the outbreak. The Commissioner of Animal Health Dr Rose Anna Ademun imposed a total livestock quarantine on Mbarara City …

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Mbarara city embarks on restoring 4,000 hectares of wetland

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara City has embarked on a campaign to restore over 4000 hectares of destroyed wetlands.  The restoration campaign aligns with the Presidential directive to evict all wetland encroachers. David Sancho, the City Natural Resource Officer said that the city had lost over 4,000 hectares of …

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MPs call for construction of mini-max prison in Mbarara

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee have asked the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development to prioritize funding the construction of a mini-max prison facility in Mbarara District. The recommendation is contained in the Committee’s report on the National Budget …

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Mbarara Schools Operate On Lands Without Titles

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairperson of the Mbarara District Public Accounts Committee, Herbert Mutungi has warned of a likely loss of government funds extended to primary schools. Mutungi said while the government has continued to provide funding to the schools, some of them don’t have land titles to …

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41 Suspected Criminals Arrested in Security Crackdown in Mbarara City

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Mbarara City have arrested 41 people in an operation to crack down on suspected criminals terrorizing residents. The suspects were arrested on Wednesday in areas of Kakoba roundabout at tree shade, Lubiri, and behind London Arcade corridors. Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Region …

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Mbarara Lab gets international accreditation

Mbrarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital Laboratory has been accredited by the South African National Accreditation System to international standards. The accreditation provides a means of evaluating the competence of laboratories to perform specific types of testing, measurement, and calibration and that the facility has a …

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Mbarara City urged to hire external lawyers to resolve case backlog

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Alauterio Ntegyereize, the Senior Legal Officer of Mbarara City has formally requested council to engage external lawyers to address the city’s case backlog. According to a report presented to the City Executive Committee, Mbarara City Council is currently dealing with over 40 cases dating …

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