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Mukono district, Kyaggwe county feud over property

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A bitter row has erupted between Mukono district council and Kyaggwe county over management of properties. The properties include the youth centre, community resource centre building, and the ground space opposite the Chief Magistrates court. The properties were handed over to Kyaggwe county by the …

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Court dismisses petition against Mukono MP

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya has dismissed the election petition filed by Wilson Male challenging the nomination of Mukono South County Member of Parliament Fred Kayondo in the race parliamentary elections. Male who  contested for the same position under National Unity Platform -NUP asked Mukono …

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Mr Obomba – A journalist and a gentleman

He was a man of great experience with a leadership track record in the civil service. He also had extensive  international exposure. EULOGY | By Monica B. Chibita | This morning I woke up to the shocking news that my friend and colleague, Mr. Okoku Obomba had passed away at Mengo …

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Mukono lorry drivers, cyclists reject daily street parking fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lorry drivers and motorcyclists in Mukono municipality have rejected payment of daily street parking fees demanding for a gazetted park to at least pay monthly charges for the parking space. The municipality introduced charges for all vehicles and motorcycles parking alongside the streets of Central and …

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Police in Mukono lack patrol vehicles and bikes

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mukono District Police Commander -DPC Annabella Nyiramahoro has reported to her top bosses that they have a shortage of patrol cars to cover the whole district which has in turn affected their efficiency. In a security meeting between police officials from Kampala and …

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Court dismisses second election petition against Nantaba

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Mukono has dismissed the second election petition against the Kayunga Woman MP Idah Nantaba. The petition was filed by Jacqueline Kobusingye Birungi. Birungi who contested as an independent candidate accused Nantaba of forging the A-level results she presented from Mukono Town …

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Nakalema orders Police to deploy on church land in Mukono

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Head of State House Anti-Corruption Unit, Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema has instructed the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Stephen Tanui to deploy police on the Kisowera Church land in Mukono District. Nakalema issued the directives on Saturday after visiting Nakanyonyi and Kisowera parish church land where Mukono …

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Mukono North MP demands release of 50 Muslim kids

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mukono North County Member of Parliament, Abdallah Kiwanuka has asked security to release more than 50 children believed to be held at Kyampisi Childcare Center. According to Kiwanuka, security handed over the children to Kyampisi Childcare Center which belongs to Pastor Peter Ssewakiryanga …

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Police arrest four for raiding mosque in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono division police has arrested four suspects accused of raiding a newly built community mosque in Buyuki village in Nama sub-county with intentions of demolishing it. The Division Police Commander Ismail Kifudde and Resident District Commissioner Fatuma Ndisaba swung into action to save the mosque …

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