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Buganda road court charges pastor with noise pollution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastor Edson Muhawenimana from Katallage Ministries Church in Kansanga appeared before Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court on six counts related to noise pollution. Prosecution led by Allan Mucunguzi told the court that from October 2021 to date, Pastor Muhawenimana and others still at large have been …

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Police sensitize bar owners on noise pollution

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mukono district have sensitized bar owners and managers on dangers of noise pollution before executing a crackdown. The engagement follows a directive issued in April by the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Tumusiime Katsigazi to all territorial commanders to crackdown on …

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Pastors call for review of noise pollution regulations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of pastors from Kajjansi and Katabi town councils in Wakiso district have called for a review of the regulations on noise pollution. According to the pastors, the Noise Standards and Control Regulations of 2003 are due for review. The pastors expressed their views at …

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Two pastors remanded over noise pollution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two pastors are on remand for noise pollution. The suspects are Pastor Edward Mukisa and Herman Ssebunje from Nkumba Miracle Centre in Bendegere village, Katabi town council, Wakiso district. They appeared on Tuesday before the Buganda Road Chief Magistrate on charges of noise pollution and …

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Nakiwogo residents sue church over noise pollution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three residents of Nakiwogo village in Entebbe municipality have sued the owner of ‘My People World Mission Outreach Church,’ Grace Kabuye over noise pollution. The trio; Richard Watum Wod-Ongom, Male Mukasa and Stephen Balinandi, all retired civil servants and businessmen allege that they have been …

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People Power coordinator arrested for noise pollution

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kamuli district has arrested Moses Bigirwa, the Busoga region coordinator of the People Power Pressure Group, a political outfit championed by Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi. He is charged with noise pollution. Bigirwa teamed up with other people power sympathizers to sound …

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Noise pollution

By Nicole Namubiru Are you exposed to these danger signs? As I write this article, there is a sharp metal-on-metal grinding noise outside my office window. I suspect it is an electric metal grinder. It could be an electric saw cutting timber. I can also hear someone nailing something.  Farther …

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