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UCE: UNEB exams start, uncertainty in Mubende, Kassanda

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examinations kicked off on Monday with uncertainty among students and parents in Mubende and Kassanda following the lockdown that was imposed on both districts. On Saturday, President Yoweri Museveni ordered among others; the freezing of movement of vehicles, boda bodas, …

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EBOLA: Mubende, Kassanda districts placed under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has suspended movement to and from Mubende and Kassanda districts to control the spread of the Ebola virus. The lockdown will last 21 days. In his address to the nation on Saturday evening, Museveni said there will be no movement from anywhere …

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EBOLA: 15 picked and forced into isolation

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has rounded up 15 people in Kiruma sub county, Mubende district and taken them to the Ebola isolation center for screening and testing. The 15 are said to be members of the same family who had close contact with a deceased, but had resisted …

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Mubende residents live in fear of impending eviction

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 5,000 residents from two villages in Butoloogo sub-county, Mubende district, have accused businessman Donat Kananura, of destroying their crops. During a meeting with Members of Parliament on Tuesday held in Kagezi village, local council leaders accused Kananura and his employees of allegedly using …

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Ebola Virus outbreak

‘We’re ready’ says Uganda COVER STORY | RONALD MUSOKE | Since Uganda declared an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the country on Sept.20, it has moved swiftly to achieve three main objectives; reducing its spread, minimising number of deaths, and ensuring it does not spread to neighbouring countries. According …

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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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Gov’t calls for vigilance as Ebola sets on Mubende district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Health (General Duties), Anifa Kawooya, has asked countrymen and women to remain vigilant in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in Mubende district. Kawooya was on Tuesday, 20 September 2022 presenting a statement before Parliament on the outbreak of Ebola …

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PAPs protest Mubende-Kakumiro road compensation rates

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Mubende municipality who were affected by the construction of the Mubende-Kakumiro road have protested against the low compensation rates. The residents of East Division and Kiyuuni sub-county in Mubende district claim that some of their properties were undervalued during the construction of the 30km …

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