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Three remanded over murder of Ntoroko district NRM boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makindye based UPDF General Court Martial has remanded three suspects in connection to the kidnap and subsequent murder of former Ntoroko District National Resistance Movement chairperson, Japheth Kabagambe Ahebwa. The suspects are Barnabas Alleluya, a businessman/native doctor and resident of Kagando cell, Rukindo ward …

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Ntoroko leaders demand report on killings of NRM chairpersons

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Ntoroko have demanded detailed reports into the killings of district NRM chairpersons. On Thursday, the Ntoroko district acting National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairman Japeth Kabagambe was reportedly kidnapped and killed. His body was dumped near River Mpanga at the border between Kamwenge …

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Ntoroko district NRM chairperson murdered, body dumped in Ibanda

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a sombre mood in Ntoroko district after the breaking of sad news of the murder of the Ntoroko district acting NRM chairperson, Jepherson Kabagambe Aheebwa. According to the latest information from RDC Meshach Ruhaga Kawamara, the deceased went to Fort Portal with a …

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Quarantine imposed in Ntoroko after FMD outbreak

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ntoroko district has imposed a two-week quarantine following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease- FMD.  The most affected areas are Butungama, Bweramule, Rwebisengo, Karugutu and Lake Semuliki. According to the guidelines, the movement of livestock and livestock products into and out of Ntoroko district …

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Ntoroko farmers fear FMD outbreak as Congo herds flock into district

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders and farmers in Ntoroko district are living in fear of an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease following an influx of pastoralists from DR Congo. The pastoralists are running away from instability in Boga. Dr. Bagonza Patrick Businge, the principle production officer Ntoroko …

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Over 10,000 Congolese refugees enter Ntoroko district

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 10,000 refugees fleeing instability in Boga town in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC have crossed into Ntoroko district mainly via Rwamabale, Kayanja and Haibale. Boga is about 25km from Ntoroko district. Majority of the refugees have pitched camp at Rwamabale primary school while others …

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UEDCL tackles Bundibugyo electricity challenge

Electricity consumers in Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts want power distributor to meet their expectations Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Imlan Lutaaya, 24, the proprietor of Kuteesa Metal Works, a six months old welding startup, located in Nyahuka Town Council, Bundibugyo District has his eyes on the new power distributor …

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Ntoroko residents struggle to contain flooding waters

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 residents of Kanara and Bweramule sub-counties in Ntoroko district are living in deplorable conditions as water emerging from Lake Albert continues to submerge their areas. According to area leaders, the water levels have been rising since January and continued to displace …

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Rising water levels cause flooding in areas near Lake Albert

Ntoroko , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Locals in Kanara sub-county, Ntoroko district are living in panic after rising water levels caused flooding in areas surrounding Lake Albert. The flooding has affected more than 50 families on the southern part of the lake whose houses were submerged. The most affected areas …

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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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