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Nakasongola district council kicks security commitee out of tender awards

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakasongola District Council has passed a resolution banning the Security Committee from recommending applicants for the award of tenders to collect dues from the cattle markets. The District Security Committee recently resolved to screen applicants before they are selected by the Procurement Officer for …

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Makerere loses Nakasongola land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has canceled the land offer to Makerere University in Nakasongola district after protests from the occupants. In 1989, President Yoweri Museveni instructed the Ministry of Lands and Surveys to allocate 10 square miles of land to enable them to set income-generating …

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NAKASONGOLA: Boy killed in petrol explosion at home

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 7-year-old boy has died in a house fire in Nakasongola District. The fire resulted from a petrol explosion. The deceased has been identified as Asuman Lubega. He was a resident of Kibuye landing site on Lake Kyoga, in Lwampanga Sub-County. It’s reported that during …

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Army Court denies bail to two teachers accused of assaulting student

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakasongola Army Barracks Unit Disciplinary Court has denied bail to Corporal Jackson Bitaryebwa and Private Enoth Tindimwebwa, both teachers who are accused of assaulting a student. The two reportedly beat up Andrew Kasita, a Senior One student at Nakasongola Army Secondary School on …

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NAKASONGOLA: 235 head of cattle stolen in 10 months

Naksongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Up to 235 heads of cattle have been reported stolen in Nakasongola district, leaving pastoralists crying foul. According to the District Police report, 235 heads of cattle were stolen between May 2022 to March 2023.  The report indicates that only 127 have been recovered …

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Nakasongola farmers petition Parliament over access to dams

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers from Nakasongola District are seeking Parliament’s intervention in a case where they say the National Forest Authority (NFA) has blocked them from accessing nine public water dams. The farmers who were led by their area Member of Parliament, Noah Mutebi Wanzala said that the …

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