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Double registration mars update of voters register in Nebbi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Double registration and low turn up of voters is hindering the on-going update of the national voters’ register in Nebbi district. The Electoral Commission- EC gazetted November 21st to December 16th 2019 for the update of the national voters’ register ahead of the 2021 general …

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Police halts Uganda-DRC movement over Ebola threat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force on Thursday halted movement of Ugandans and Congolese Nationals from entering Nebbi district over the Ebola threat, as the district elected a new district Chairperson. The seat fell vacant following the death of Esrom William Alenyo who succumbed to accident …

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EC bans fundraising in Nebbi district by-elections

Nebbi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Electoral Commission has banned fundraising activities during the by-elections for the Nebbi district LC V Chairperson and lower local government officials. The Nebbi LC V chairperson William Esrom Alenyo succumbed to accident injuries at Mulago National Regional Referral Hospital on September 25th, 2018. Electoral Commission …

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Cotton farmers decry infiltration of fake bank notes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cotton farmers in Nebbi district are losing huge sums of money to unscrupulous mobile cotton buyers using counterfeit currency notes. The cotton farmers argue that although the mobile cotton buyers pay better prices for their produce, many of them use counterfeit currency notes. John …

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