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Ntungamo registers surge in malaria cases

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ntungamo district has registered an upsurge in malaria cases. Records show that malaria cases in the district increased to 78,574 in 2022 up from 47,088 in 2021 and 44,971 cases in 2020. According to the breakdown, malaria cases in pregnant women increased to 736 in 2022 …

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Chopper interrupts former minister Kanyomozi’s burial service

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of mourners on Friday were treated to a dramatic scene at the burial service of Yonasani Kanyomozi, the former Minister of Cooperatives and Marketing in the Obote II government, when a helicopter landed nearby. The 5X-MAH blue-white ribbon police helicopter that had delivered …

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Ntungamo district leaders eulogize former minister Kanyomozi

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ntungamo district leaders have eulogized the late Yonasani Bankobeza Kanyomozi describing him as a committed politician and a pillar of Ntungamo’s development. Kanyomozi, a former Cooperatives Minister in the Apollo Milton Obote II regime died on Sunday afternoon at Nakasero hospital in Kampala. Naome …

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Ntungamo district partially lifts livestock quarantine

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ntungamo district has partially lifted the Foot and Mouth disease quarantine in Kajara and Ruhaama counties almost six months after it was announced to contain the outbreak. The government imposed total livestock quarantine on the sub counties of Rubaare and Ngoma in February following the …

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Ntungamo cattle farmers want government to ease livestock quarantine

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cattle farmers in Ntungamo district want the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to ease the foot and mouth disease quarantine regulations imposed on two sub-counties. The government imposed total livestock quarantine on the sub counties of Rubaare and Ngoma in February, 2022 following …

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Uganda deports 15 Rwandan nationals

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan government has deported 15 Rwandan nationals who have been under security arrest, according to a highly placed security official. The Rwandan nationals were deported through the Uganda, Rwanda border of Mirama Hills in Ntungamo district on Wednesday. According to the source, the first …

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Four family members perish in arson attack

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four family members in Nyaburiza village, Nyarutuntu sub-county, Ntungamo district perished in an arson attack on Monday morning. The dead are the family head, Obed Akampurira, 34, Innocent Ainamatsiko, 9, Patricia Ainembabazi, 7, and Peterson Aijuka, 18 months. Akampurira’s wife, Olivia Birungi is nursing burns …

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Ntungamo district engineer remanded over forgery

Rukungiri Chief Magistrate Hussein Ntalo Nasul remanded Prosper Butubuura to Rukungiri government prison until March 17th when he will apply for bail Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prosper Butubuura, the incumbent Ntungamo district engineer has been remanded to Rukungiri government prison for alleged forgery and uttering false documents. Butubuura was …

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