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Arch Bakyenga celebrates Golden Jubilee, Museveni gives Mbarara Diocese Sh160m

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara Archdiocese marked Diocesan Day on Saturday by bidding farewell and celebrating 50 years of Priesthood of Archbishop Emeritus Paul Bakyenga, as they welcomed the installation of Archbishop Lambert Bainomugisha. Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja represented President Yoweri Museveni at the function. He contributed sh160million to …

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Mbarara city, district in row over judiciary land allocation

Mbarara, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT| A row has erupted between Mbarara City and the District over ownership of land that was allocated to the Judiciary for the construction of the Court of Appeal. The disputed land measuring one acre is located on Kamukuzi Hill next to the Constitutional Court in Mbarara …

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Nyamityobora vendors seek permission to construct market

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vendors in Nyamityobora food market in Mbarara City South A division have written a letter to Mbarara city authorities seeking permission to redevelop their market. The vendors say they have saved money under Nyamityobora Market Vendors Association, which they can use to redevelop the market, …

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IGG probes collapse of UGX25M Katete bridge stand poles

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government-IGG has started a value for money audit following the collapse of the Shillings 25million stand poles at Katete bridge in Mbarara city. The stand poles collapsed just four months after their construction to prevent heavy heavy trucks with 7 and above …

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One arrested in Mbarara for dealing in counterfeit currency

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mbarara have arrested a man for allegedly dealing in fake currencies. Godfrey Kazinda was arrested on Thursday and found with fake 46,200 US Dollars and 2.5 million Shillings. The Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira, says Kazinda was arrested last year in …

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Mbarara man nabbed after skipping bail in fake $46,200 case

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mbarara have arrested a man for allegedly dealing in fake currencies. Godfrey Kazinda was arrested on Thursday and found with fake $46,200 and sh2.5 million. The Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira says Kazinda was arrested last year in December but …

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Two arrested in Mbarara city for alleged embezzlement of DDEG funds

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mbarara is holding two city officials on allegations of embezzlement of the Discretionary Development Equalization Grant-DDEG funds. The funds were released in September 2020 during the 2020/21 financial year. The two officials were arrested on Wednesday on the orders of the Mbarara City …

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Mbarara city security committee bans illegal taxi stages

  Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara city security committee has ordered the closure of all illegal taxi and bus stages in the city. The directive comes in the wake of Tuesday twin bomb explosions in Kampala. Some of the illegal stages include the Rwebikona-Ntake stage, Ahakatooma stage, and Post …

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Town council authorities demand probe into Kashari dairy farmers cooperative operations

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanyamahembe town council authorities have petitioned Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer demanding investigations into the operations of Kashari dairy farmers cooperative. The town council officials accuse the manager, David Muleesa of operating the cooperation in isolation like it is his private property. Kashari dairy farmers cooperative …

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Asian businessman found dead in Mbarara

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An Asian businessman has been found dead in his apartment in Mbarara city. Rwizi region police spokesperson Samson Kasasira identifies the deceased as 50-year-old Tana Tijas Dhrajilal, a resident of Rugazi cell, Mbarara city South division. According to Kasasira, Tijas’ lifeless body was recovered from his …

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