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Police truck knocks three people dead in Nwoya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people were on Thursday evening knocked dead by a police truck in Nwoya district. The incident happened at Agung village, Anaka sub–county along the Packwach–Karuma highway when a motorcycle registration number UEV 202X on which they were riding joined the highway and collided with …

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Five police officers charged for siphoning fuel in Nwoya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aswa river region police has arrested and charged five of its officers attached to Integrated Highway Outpost in Nwoya district for discreditable conduct. They include No 31093 Sergeant Brian Okello Sadik; No 56398 Corporal Caesar Dragudu, No 37359 Constable Albert Oven, No 50449 Constable Christopher …

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Mediterranean fruit flies ravage citrus gardens in Nwoya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The mediterranean fruit flies, have ravaged citrus gardens in Nwoya district. The flies cause the fruits to turn yellow and drop early. Among the affected sub-counties are Lungulu; Kochgoma, Lii, Alero, Purongo and Anaka – which has left a section of farmers counting losses. …

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Kingdom Rice to help fill Uganda’s 200,000 tonnes deficit

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has called upon Ugandans to adapt commercial agriculture. Speaking at the commissioning of the FOL Rice Farm in Lamoki village, Anaka Sub- County, Nwoya district in Acholi Sub-Region on Saturday, the President said that Ugandans needed to understand the difference between …

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Oil and gas boom in 2017

Setting up an oil refinery remains a big headache for the country’s oil and gas resources Optimism is the mood as the countdown to Uganda’s first oil continues and pressure mounts on the government to put in place critical infrastructure necessary for oil production in four years. “The government should …

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