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RDC Suspends UGX 500M Project Over Shoddy Works

Lamwo, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, James Nabinson Kidega has halted the construction of a multi million maternity and outpatient wards at Katum health Centre II in Padibe East Sub County citing shoddy work. Kidega issued the directive to halt the construction works valued at Shillings …

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Hoima security committee halts give away of forest reserve land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima District Security Committee has halted the allocation of Kandanda Forest reserve in Kyabigambire Sub County to private investors by the National Forestry Authority-NFA. The decision was reached in a community meeting held on Monday evening at Kyampaka village in Bulindi parish in Kyabigambire …

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Voting winds up in volatile DRC’s long-awaited election

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP |  After two years of delays, the Democratic Republic of Congo voted Sunday in presidential elections that will determine the future of Africa’s notoriously unstable giant. The country’s Catholic Bishop Council said the voting took place in “relative calm”, based on their observations in 78 …

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DR Congo poised for election postponement

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | A candidate in upcoming presidential elections in DR Congo said Thursday that the national election commission had confirmed the long-delayed vote would be postponed again. Theodore Ngoy, one of 21 candidates vying to succeed President Joseph Kabila on Sunday, said the Independent National Election …

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Lira RDC orders police to reopen closed cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira District Security Committee has directed police to conduct fresh investigations into some closed case files. The directive stems from several petitions by some residents to the Lira Resident District Commissioner, Milton Odongo. The RDC told URN this morning that they had resolved to conduct …

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Masaka RDC bans strip dances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka Resident District Commissioner, Herman Ssentongo has banned strip dancing alias “Kimansulo” there. According to Ssentongo, the District Security Committee resolved to ban nude dancing following complaints that students were getting involved in the nude shows disguised as music and drama concerts. He has directed …

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