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Police hunt for pastor on the run over defilement of minor

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A family in Nakasongola district is crying out for justice against a pastor they accuse of defiling and impregnating their daughter. The suspect is Pastor Henry Bogere Bisoboka, from Rock of Salvation and Healing Ministries in Kageri village, Wabinyonyi sub-county. According to the family, Pastor …

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Police, UPDF unit to fight cattle theft in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakasongola District Security Committee has resolved to establish a military detachment in Kalongo sub-county to fight rampant animal thefts. According to Nakasongola district authorities, between 10 to 20 heads of cattle are stolen each day in Nakasongola and sold in Kampala City. The …

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Nakasongola to establish detach to curb animal thefts

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakasongola District Security Committee has resolved to establish a military detachment in Kalongo sub-county to fight rampant animal thefts. According to Nakasongola district authorities, between 10 to 20 heads of cattle are stolen each day in Nakasongola and sold in Kampala city. The police …

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Nakasongola leaders fear FMD outbreak as animals crowd water sources

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders in Nakasongola district are in fear that the movement of animals in search of water could trigger a fresh outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. Since November 2021, Nakasongola district has been facing drought forcing pastoralists to trek long distances in search of …

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Flood victims return to shores of Lake Kyoga

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 people in Nakasongola District who were displaced by floods have resettled along the shorelines of Lake Kyoga. Two years ago, water levels at Lake Kyoga rose,  submerging shorelines, swamps, and flood plains and displacing over 2000 households. Lake Kyoga is estimated …

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Guard robs Sh100M from MTN dealer

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola police are hunting for a security guard from J Unit security company for robbing Shillings 100 million from an MTN dealer. Nicholas Ojambo reportedly put the MTN agent from Nile Com Limited and driver at gunpoint in the forest between Katuugo Check-point and …

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Nakasongola pupils to resume studies in tents

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 265 pupils of Moone Primary School in Nakasongola district will have to study under tents when they resume studies in a few days’ time following the rising water levels in Lake Kyoga, which led to the collapse of their classrooms. The water levels …

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Nakasongola district land board under probe for issuing multiple titles

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are investigating Nakasongola district land board for issuing different titles on the same pieces of land triggering conflicts among residents. The district is currently facing 15 court cases where petitioners are seeking court orders to cancel titles issued on the same pieces of land. …

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