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Three children drown in Nakasongola dam

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three children have drowned in a valley dam in Kimole village, Nakasongola district. The children have been identified as Boney Kato and Benon Wasswa, twins aged around 10 years. They were pupils of Kisaalizi Primary school. The third has been identified as Daphne Ssebicu, aged …

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Nakasongola forms 13 member committee to track its city status

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A thirteen-member committee has been formed to track the operationalization of Nakasongola city status. In 2020, the Parliament passed a motion elevating Nakasongola town council to city status effective 1st July 2023. Nakasongola city status will cover areas of Nakasongola West and East divisions. As …

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Nakasongola leaders resolve to relocate 1,974 families to forest reserve

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola district officials have resolved to relocate 1,974 families displaced by the rising water levels in Lake Kyoga to Kyalubanga forest reserve before it is degazetted by Parliament. The eight- square mile forest reserve stretches to four sub-counties including Nakitoma, Lwabiyata, Lwampanga and Nabiswera. In his …

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Six family members suffocate to death in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six family members have been found dead at Kaleire village in Nakasongola as result of suspected suffocation. The deceased have been identified as Sadik Lumu, aged 26 and his wife, along with their four children aged between six years down to six months, of whom …

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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary reopened to tourists

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has reopened Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola district. UWA closed Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which sits on over 16,000 acres of land, and home to 33 endangered White Rhinos in mid-April this year with a message that no tourism activity would be …

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