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Ebola case confirmed in Mityana district

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has tested positive for Ebola in Manyi sub county, Mityana district. The female patient fell sick hardly a week after the death of her mother inside a shrine, who was later buried in Madudu sub county, Mubende district. The patient’s child also died …

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EBOLA: IGP orders release of suspects with minor offences

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police –IGP Okoth Ochola has instructed police commanders to release suspects with minor offences in districts affected by the latest outbreak of Ebola. Uganda has recorded 11 deaths and 11 confirmed cases of the Ebola virus disease from communities in …

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3 children killed, 2 injured in Mityana house collapse

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A semi-permanent house has collapsed in Budimbo village, Mityana district killing 3 children following a heavy downpour. The deceased children have been identified as Derrick Wasswa and his twin Douglas Kato, 13, and their 10-year-old sister Florence Nakamya. Witnesses say that by the time of …

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Joyce Bagala retains Mityana Woman MP seat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana Woman Member of Parliament Joyce Bagala has retained her parliamentary seat after the Court of Appeal dismissed a High Court decision that had nullified her election. Bagala, a candidate of the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) won the January 14, 2021 polls with a …

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Minister reinstates evicted kibanja holder

Mityana , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Lands, Sam Mayanja has directed Anna Namirembe, a Kibanja holder in Mityana district to return to her plot of land where she was evicted after occupying it for the more than four decades. It is alleged that the landlord identified …

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Police hunt for gunmen who robbed Link Bus passengers

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mityana District is hunting a group of gunmen who mounted a roadblock and robbed an unspecified amount of money from passengers aboard a Kampala-bound Link Bus. It is alleged that the passengers were traveling on a night bus from Bundibugyo when the …

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Mityana police officers killed following false complaint

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial in Kampala has heard that the two police officers who were killed in Mityana district last year, were tricked into pursuing suspected robbers on the basis of a false complaint. 19 suspects, believed to be members of the Uganda National Coalition, …

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Fire guts furniture workshop in Mityana town

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Property worth millions of shillings has been destroyed after a fire gutted a furniture workshop at Kibibi village, Mityana municipality. The fire destroyed chairs, beds, machines, and hand tool equipment among others. The fire broke out at Kibibi garage in Mityana district on Tuesday morning. Swaib …

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Mityana municipality residents to pay garbage collection fees

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana municipality has introduced garbage collection fees. The fees that were introduced under the Garbage Management Ordinance will see residents pay 3,000 Shillings a month to Globe Cleaning Services, which is currently handling waste collection in the municipality. Mityana Municipality Mayor, Faustin Mukambwe Lukonge says …

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