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17-year-old arrested over illegal possession of firearm

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Nakaseke District have arrested a 17-year-old boy for illegal possession of a firearm. The suspect is Akhram Yusuf,  a resident of Lubaga Division in Kampala. He was arrested on Friday after residents of Mabanga village in Namayumba sub county saw him carrying a …

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Nakaseke parents, leaders on panic over planned withdraw of teachers

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is panic among parents and leaders following a decision by Nakaseke district Authorities to withdraw teachers that they had deployed in community schools. The affected community schools are Bwerampindi, Mityomere, Ngando, Lukumbi, Kimotozi, Natigi, Bulyamusenyu, Butalangu, Keshande, Sekabusolo and Kirangazi primary schools. They were …

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Nakaseke police search for thugs in special hire driver murder

Nakaseke , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Nakaseke are on the hunt for unknown assailants who are believed to have hired a special hire driver from Wakiso before murdering and dumping his body in Nakaseke. The victim, identified as Serwano Sonny Bamujje, 40, was a special hire driver residing …

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Govt sends team to Nakaseke to investigate teachers ‘exams’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The incident in Nakaseke, where the district chairperson, Ignatius Kiwanuka Koomu subjected primary school teachers to exams, has drawn the attention of Parliament which is calling for government intervention. Under Koomu’s directive, the P.7 mock exam was administered to teachers from schools that …

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Experts question Nakaseke decision to administer mock exams to teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Several education experts have questioned the approach taken by Nakaseke in addressing the poor performance of some schools in the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE). Amidst concerns over poor-performing schools, Ignatius Koomu, the Nakaseke LCV Chairperson, instigated competence tests for primary seven teachers. Koomu, a …

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Lack of national IDs affecting NRM membership update

Many residents say money lenders are holding onto their National Identificiation cards. Nakaseke , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The absence of National IDs has affected the registration and the update of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party register in Nakaseke district. Many residents say money lenders are holding onto …

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Teachers in Nakaseke made to sit ‘exams’ after poor PLE results

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forty primary seven teachers in Nakaseke district have sat examinations to test their competence after their candidates failed Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. According to the PLE results for Nakaseke district, 604 candidates (12.9%) passed in the first division, 2,706 candidates (57.9%) in the second division, 728 …

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Houseboy kidnaps two school girls in Nakaseke

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Nakaseke District have launched investigations into the suspected kidnap of two female juveniles from Kirangazi village in Ngoma Sub-County. The victims were identified as PhionahTusingwire, 4, and Patience Tarindeka, 5, both pupils at Apex Model Primary School in Nakaseke District. They are believed …

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