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Mugisha Muntu rallies Bundibugyo, Ntoroko for support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gen Mugisha Muntu, the National Coordinator for the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) has rallied the people of Bundibugyo and Ntoroko to join ANT and re-awaken their political spirits. Muntu was speaking in Bundibugyo on Wednesday while training the coordinators and orient them about …

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Ugandans mourn Ntoroko LC V chairperson

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National and regional politicians have mourned the passing away of  Ntoroko District LC V Chairperson, Timothy Kyamanywa who diedat Nsambya Hospital on Saturday. “Saddened by the news of the passing of my friend Kyamanyw,a LC5 Ntoroko district. Very painful to lose such a young …

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Row erupts over sand mining ban in Ntoroko

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a bitter row between Ntoroko Resident District Commissioner – RDC, Elijah Biryabarema and sand miners. The miners, who are concentrated in Kibuuku Town Council, accuse Biryabarema of stopping their operations thereby affecting their livelihood. Anesteri Bahemuka, one of the miners says that they …

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Floods destroy property in Ntoroko

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kanara Town Council in Ntoroko district are counting losses after floods ravaged the area. The floods which started on Saturday following a rainstorm, destroyed homes, schools and killed several animals.  Hannifah Kabahweza, one of the affected residents, says that the floods killed 20 …

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Ntoroko residents form vigilante groups to curb vanilla theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Ntoroko District have established vigilante groups to protect their vanilla gardens from thieves. The groups comprises of vanilla growers and other members of the community. They were formed in Karugutu town council and in the sub-counties of Nombe and Karugutu where vanilla thefts …

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Ebola vaccination kicks off in Ntoroko district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vaccination against the Ebola virus has kicked off in Ntoroko district. The vaccination which started on Wednesday is being conducted at Rwanyara, Musandama, Ntoroko Health Centre IIIs, Bweramule Health Center II and Karugutu Health Center IV. The vaccination is a response to the Ebola outbreak …

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Ebola vaccination to start in Ntoroko district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vaccination of medical and frontline workers against Ebola is scheduled to start Wednesday in Ntoroko district, the Health Ministry has revealed. Ntoroko is one of the high five risk districts where vaccination will take place. The others are Bundibugyo, Hoima, Kasese and Kisoro districts. The …

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