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Turkish firm loses interest in Nakaseke beef project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Turkish company ASB Group which signed an agreement with government to establish a USD 300 million special economic zone for beef production in Nakaseke district has lost interest in the project. ASB Group of Companies is one of the largest Turkish based companies in …

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Residents stuck as 508 water sources break down

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 508 water sources have broken down in Nakaseke and Nakasongola districts, heightening a water crisis in one of the country’s water-stressed regions. According to the Auditor-General Report for the financial year 2018/19, a review of the quarterly reports and interview with the …

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Nakaseke reaps better results after intensifying pressure on teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pressure piled on headteachers and teachers across schools in Nakaseke district has significantly led to an improvement in the performance of learners. Area leaders attributed this to the performance as seen in the recently released Primary Leaving Examinations results. According to the Uganda National Examination …

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UPDF join residents to construct Nakaseke health center

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defense Forces have taken over construction of Biddabugya health center 3 in Nakaseke district as part of activities to mark Tarehe Sita anniversary . In 2016, residents of Kasangombe sub county in Nakaseke embarked on a community lead project to construct a new …

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Uganda Red Cross resumes operations in Luweero

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Red Cross Society-URCS has resumed operations in Luweero and Nakaseke districts exciting members of the community. URCS suspended operations in Luweero in 2015 after their staff and volunteers abandoned work over lack of funds. The Society’s Office located in Kasana market zone …

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Museveni endorses creation of Semuto-Kapeeka municipality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has okayed the creation of Semuto –Kapeeka municipality in Nakaseke district, saying it will encourage effective planning for an industrial center. According to Local Government Act, the conditions for creation of municipality include the capacity to meet the cost of service …

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3.5 million Ugandans face starvation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 3.5 million people in Karamoja and the cattle corridor areas of Nakaseke and Nakasongola districts are at the verge of starvation due to weather vagaries that have affected their harvest. The situation is equally dire in the areas of Teso, Bukedea, and …

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Health minister Opendi to brief parliament on Congo Fever threat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister of Health Sarah Opendi has refuted reports that the Crimean haemorrhagic fever, also known as ‘Congo fever’, is ravaging Nakaseke district. She will on Thursday afternoon give a detailed report to parliament. The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah instructed the Ministry of …

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