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Mbarara parents protest joint exam fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parents in Mbarara municipality have protested the introduction fees for joint promotional exams for pupils. The education department has set a fee of 3,000 shillings which will be paid by all pupils in Primary Four to Primary Seven. This has been criticized by parents …

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Mbarara residents protest new garbage collection fees

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Mbarara Municipality are protesting a move by the authorities to introduce garbage collection fees. The fees recently introduced by the authorities vary between 500 and 10,000 shillings depending on the quantity of garbage generated from a homestead. The money in question is paid …

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Hundreds miss out on police recruitment in Rwizi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 400 people who turned up in Mbarara for recruitment into the police force for Rwizi region were on Monday turned away. 255 police constables are needed for the region with Mbarara having 59 slots, Kirihura with 43, Isingiro 64, Ntungamo 59 and …

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Museveni asks encroachers to voluntarily vacate wetlands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has asked persons occupying wetlands in the Ankole region to voluntary withdrawal from the catchment areas, in order to avoid effects of forceful eviction. The president was addressing a press briefing at Mbarara State Lodge on Thursday night, soon after the …

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Mbarara tops with murder cases

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is to study the persistent number of murder cases in Mbarara district. The CID Director, Grace Akullo recently observed that Mbarara district has continued registering a high number of murder cases since 2001. “The District of Mbarara continues to register high …

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Uganda Kidney Foundation in sh568m plan for treatment centres

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Kidney Foundation is seeking an allocation of sh568 million to run a Kidney Centre in every Regional Referral Hospital across the country. Dr Joseph Gyagenda, the Chairperson of the Foundation says that kidney diseases remain silently ignored by the government with …

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KIIRA EVS excites Masaka, Mbarara

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | KIIRA EVS alias The Beast has excited Mbarara municipal residents. The Ugandan manufactured vehicle, which is being show cased in Western Uganda, caused commotion along Mbarara high street and at Mbarara University. Dozens of residents and university students couldn’t resist taking a glimpse of the …

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MP Kakooza admitted at Mbarara Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabula county Member of Parliament, James Kakooza and his driver are admitted at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital after surviving a nasty accident along Masaka – Mbarara highway. The accident occurred around 11:00am at Lwebiteete village in Kiruhura Sub County in Kiruhura District when the …

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