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Court rules murder suspect Mathew Kirabo has a case to answer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Mukono has ruled that Mathew Kirabo has a case to answer in the murder of Desire Mirembe, a former Makerere University medical student. Court presided over by Justice Henry Kaweesa Isabirye on Friday, made the decision after the defense team led …

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Fishermen up in arms against AFALU for destroying licensed boats

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen at Mpunge sub county in Mukono district are up in arms against members of the Association of Fishers and Lake Users of Uganda-AFALU moving around their communities destroying their licensed boats. Although Uganda People’s Défense Forces-UPDF has been discouraging the operations of AFALU without …

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NGO builds eco-san toilets for seven schools in Mukono, Buikwe district

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven schools in Mukono and Buikwe districts have received Ecological Sanitation-Eco-san toilets, thanks to Cape of Good Hope, a non government organization operating in both local governments. Cape of Good Hope is financed by Saluganda-Elkartea from Spain, whose major role is promoting public health. The …

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Mukono residents query companies contracted for waste management

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Mukono municipality are querying the capacity of three companies contracted to manage waste in Mukono Central and Goma divisions. On Tuesday last week, the municipality confirmed the contracts of De Waste and Bin IT Ug limited to collect waste and Namakya Enterprises limited …

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Mukono residents protest land allocation to American rapper Akon

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents at Mpunge sub-county in Mukono district are protesting the planned allocation of one square mile of land to American artist Aliaune Damala Badara, also known as Akon to establish his second futuristic city in Uganda. Akon, together with his wife Rozina Negusei, visited Uganda last …

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Missing minor found dead in Mukono

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A six-year-old girl in Mukono district who went missing on her way to school on January 12, has been found dead. Praise Lugoloobi Nakavubu had just been enrolled at Katente Church of Uganda primary school when she disappeared on her third day to school. Police …

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Mukono assistant town clerk interdicted over mismanagement of local revenue

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Principal Assistant Town Clerk for Mukono Central division, Ismael Mulambuzi Ssemyalo has been interdicted for allegedly mismanaging revenue. Since the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, Mukono like other municipalities has been complaining about difficulties in raising local revenue as well as funding the planned …

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Mukono RDC halts eviction of pastor accused of stealing church land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Resident District Commissioner-RDC Fatumah Ndisaba Nabitaka blocked eviction of Mt. Lebanon Church Senior Pastor Samuel Lwandasa, from the house and the church building at the time of conducting new year’s prayers. The RDC confirmed receiving an eviction order from Eco-Trust Property Associates and General …

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Mukono authorities, vendors disagree over market space

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vendors operating in an open weekly market at Mbalala trading center in Mukono district have disagreed with local authorities on the new proposed market space. The Mbalala LCI chairperson Mohammed Wamala resolved to shift the weekly market to Kasenge playground. The market with more than …

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