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P7 candidate dies hours to exams following a dog bite

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emma Semata, a primary seven-candidate at Ebenezer Nursery and Primary school in Nakasongola, died hours to the exams following a dog bite. Semata breathed his last at around midnight at Entebbe hospital, where he was rushed by his parents after being beaten by a dog. …

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Nakasongola fishermen frustrated over low fish catch

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen in Nakasongola district have decried the low fish catch months after the fishing ban was lifted on Lake Kyoga. Last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries lifted the ban on fishing at Lake Kyoga after a yearlong holiday. A limited number …

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Nakasongola demands better services for re-electing Museveni

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakasongola County Member of Parliament and LC V chairperson have asked the National Resistance Movement to prioritize service delivery in the next five years if they are to retain support in the district. Noah Mutebi Wanzala is among the two incumbent Members of Parliament …

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Missing student found dead in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A senior five student of Pope John Paul II Secondary School in Nakaseke district who went missing on Tuesday has been found dead in Nakasongola. Noah Bukeera, a son to Bogere David, a resident of Namakukulu village in Nabiswera sub county was found murdered and …

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Families of abducted Nakasongola persons flee homes

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The families of two people who were allegedly abducted by armed personnel in Nakasongola district have fled their homes in fear. George Ssenyonjo, 36, a resident of Kirooro village in Nakitoma sub county was allegedly abducted by unidentified gunmen on January 5th, 2021. His friend, …

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Amuriat arrested in Nakasongola

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Patrick Oboi Amuriat the Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate had been arrested in Nakasongola. Amuriat was arrested after he defied police directives not to head towards Lake Kyoga. Amuriat first addressed three rallies at Migyera town, Buruuli quarter zone and Nakasongola RC Primary School …

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Fight against land evictions dominates Nakasongola campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The fight against land evictions has dominated the parliamentary campaigns in Nakasongola district. The majority of residents in the Nakasongola district are tenants on land owned by absentee landlords and public land. Several residents have faced evictions from landlords to pave way for the establishment …

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Strong winds displace 300 in Nakasongola

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 300 people have been left homeless after strong winds destroyed houses and several hectares of gardens in Lwampanga sub county in Nakasongola district. The strong winds hit the area on Tuesday night at around 11 pm before the rains affecting the villages of …

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Buganda chief defies directive to halt palace reconstruction

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The reconstruction of Kabaka’s palace in Nakasongola is going on as planned despite a directive by town council authorities stopping the works and protests from Buruuli chiefdom. Last month, Nakasongola town clerk, Herbert Kasibante wrote to Buganda Kingdom’s representative in Buruuli county, Gerald Kyanjo …

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