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Repeated Katosi water works irk Mukono town traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traders in Mukono municipality have raised concern about the repeated construction works of the Katosi water project which is disrupting their businesses. They argue that the works have affected their businesses because of the long exposure to dust. The works involve laying of pipes by …

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Mukono residents protest delayed compensation by SGR

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 residents in Mukono district who will be affected by the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway-SGR are uncertain about payments. The Ministry of Works in 2016 surveyed and marked the corridor in Mukono where the project will pass to connect to other …

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Over 200 Mukono residents face eviction

A family of the late Ssensiwo Kitooke is claiming ownership of 50 acres of land in Mukono saying residents settled on it illegally. Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 200 people in Mukono district are under threat of eviction from their homes. The affected people occupy 50 acres at …

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11 NUP supporters return home 2 months after alleged abduction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 11 people who had been recorded among the missing supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Mukono North constituency have returned home two months after they were reported missing. These were among the people who were reported missing during the peak of the …

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Three in trouble for assaulting NRM mobilizers in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Naggalama police division are holding three suspects accused of assaulting National Resistance Movement-NRM party mobilisers in Mukono North County. The suspects are Frank Sserunjogi, Muzamiru Mpanga and Edward Ssekabira. The trio together with others still at large are said to have attacked NRM mobilisers who …

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ELECTIONS: Several feared dead in Nakifuma

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Police have refuted reports that indicate several people were been killed as NUP candidate Robert Kyagulanyi’s convoy entered Mukono region on Monday. Separately, Uganda Police in Nagalama are investigating a serious accident that happened today at Mayangayanga along Nagoje road. A somber mood has meanwhile engulfed …

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Formation of SACCOs stirs confusion among Emyooga beneficiaries in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Groups that subscribed to benefit from the presidential initiative for wealth and job creation ‘Emyooga’ in Buvuma and Mukono district have raised concerns about the formation of Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies- SACCOs. Several group members claim that they were promised to receive and have …

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NRM mobilizers in Mukono suspend campaigns over protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement mobilizers in Goma division Mukono municipality have suspended their campaigns citing insecurity in the area. About 200 mobilizers were tasked to campaign for the party flag bearers including the party’s presidential flag bearer in the area, however, following the protests, many …

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Protesters block NRM branded vehicles from crossing Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several vehicles branded with the National Resistance Movement-NRM party colors and posters found a hard time going through Mukono district on Wednesday evening. The occupants were confronted by angry National Unity Platform-NUP party supporters protesting the arrest of their presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu on …

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80 arrested in crackdown on sale and consumption of illegal drugs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested 83 people in Mukono in an operation targeting people involved in the sale and consumption banned substances. The operation covered the areas of Kitega, Benghazi-Wantoni and Nasuuti among others. The operation that was commanded by Ismail Kifudde, the officer in charge of …

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