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RDC, DPC sued for forceful eviction of residents in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The more than 500 residents of Hoima district who were evicted from their ancestral land in Hoima early this year, have sued the Hoima Deputy Resident District Commissioner Micheal Kyakashari, the District Police Commander Patrick Bogere and seven other people for unlawful eviction. The …

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Bukedea RDC, DPC granted bail

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bukedea Grade One Magistrate’s Court has granted bail to the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Wilberforce Tukei, the District Police Commander (DPC), Charles Okoto, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer (GISO), Mahmoud Oluka and Dan Malinga, the District Councilor representing Bukedea Town Council. The group …

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Bukedea RDC, DPC and GISO remanded

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The court has remanded key security officials in Bukedea district to prison for their alleged involvement in the chaos that marred the Bukedea LC V Chairperson by-election. The suspects appeared before the Bukedea Grade One magistrate Juliana Kimono on Monday. They are the Bukedea …

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NWOYA: Speaker gives RDC two months ultimatum to vacate office

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nwoya District Speaker, Tonny Okello has asked the Resident District Commissioner, Christopher Omara to vacate his office block within two months. In the letter dated 27th March 2023 addressed to Omara, the Speaker said that the office was in the year 2019 temporarily allocated …

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Ten arrested for attacking Deputy RDC

Kaliro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten youth accused of attacking Kaliro Deputy Resident District commissioner, Abel Bakunda are in custody at Kaliro Central Police Station. The suspects allegedly stormed Kaliro district headquarters on Tuesday evening demanding the transfer of the Chief Administrative Officer, Samuel Bigirwa on allegations of poor service …

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Kasese RDC halts all activities on contested Rwentutu land

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kasese Resident District Commissioner-RDC, Lt. Joe Walusimbi has suspended any activities on the contested 200 acres of land in Rwentutu village, Lake Katwe Sub-county, Kasese district. The RDC also suspended payment of rent by farmers and families who are utilizing the same land. The …

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RDC halts exhumation in Katabi over family wrangle

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Resident District Commissioner Entebbe, Jacqueline Kankunda, has halted the relocation of five graves from Katabi Town Council to Kasanje Town Council, Wakiso district. This stems from a request by Harriet Namubiru to exhume and relocate the graves of her father (Alimansi …

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Drama as two Luwero ‘Deputy RDCs’ arrive to take over office

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a drama at Luwero district headquarters on Friday when two women showed up to take over the office of the Deputy Resident District Commissioner. They are Mariam Kaberuka, the former Wakyato Sub-County LC V female councilor in Nakaseke district and Faheera Mpalanyi Bbosa, …

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Gen. Muhoozi’s emerging power

Is the presidency project taking shape? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | On January 24, the media was awash with photos of Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba and Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame. Gen. Muhoozi who is a son of President Yoweri Museveni, senior presidential advisor on special operations and commander …

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Katakwi councilors demand transfer of RDC

Katakwi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Katakwi district councillors want the Resident District Commissioner John Steven Ekoom transferred. The councilors accuse Ekoom of clashing with political leaders and threatening to arrest them without justification. They also accuse him of masterminding the livestock quarantine. President Yoweri Museveni deployed Ekoom …

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