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Rakai NUP leaders abandon Kooki candidate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform-NUP leaders in Rakai district have turned against their Kooki County parliamentary candidate Henry Ndinayiwe. They have decided to rally support behind David Mpuuga, an independent candidate accusing Ndinayiwe of disappearing and absconding from the joint campaigns. URN has established that party leaders …

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Rakai DP members defy top leadership on grassroots elections

Rakai, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Democratic Party-DP members in Rakai district have decided to defy the directives of the National Executive Committee-NEC on the procedures of conducting grassroots elections. On Friday last week, the DP National Executive Committee convened an extra-ordinary meeting, which resolved to suspend the National Organizing …

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Six students arrested after Rakai fire, ISO called in

Rakai, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students at St Benards Mannya Secondary school in Kifamba sub county Rakai district have been instructed to return home following the inferno that razed down the boys dormitory last night. The fire left nine students dead. The decision to close the school has been …

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Nine S3 students dead in Rakai school inferno

  Rakai, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nine Senior Three students of St Bernard’s Mannya Secondary School, in Kifamba Sub County Rakai district have died after a fire that gutted a students’ dormitory last night. Deputy Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango confirmed the incident saying arson was suspected and a warden …

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Rakai HIV study shows remarkable drop in infections

  Combination HIV prevention cuts new Infections by 42 percent in Ugandan District Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A National Institutes of Health (NIH) supported study published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention measures across communities …

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