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MTN Uganda launch life-changing spring wells for Gulu City residents

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 8,000 residents across Gulu City are set to gain access to clean and safe drinking water following completion of four spring wells, thanks to a collaborative effort between MTN Uganda’s philanthropic arm, MTN Foundation and Safe Water Uganda, a community-based organisation. This initiative, …

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USMID road works excite Kasese town residents

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kasese Municipality are excited about the new Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Additional Financing-USMID road works. About 5.64 KM of roads in town have been worked on, modern street lights installed, pavements, business access roads, green zones, and improved drainage systems. Three …

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Nakaseke residents petition Prime Minister over irregularities in PDM

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 residents of Nakaseke district have petitioned the Prime Minister demanding investigations into the alleged gross mismanagement of the Parish Development Model Programme. In February 2022 President Yoweri Museveni launched the Parish Development Model, a program meant to eradicate poverty through the execution …

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Napak residents embrace group farming to boost food production

Napak, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Napak district have embraced group farming as a means to enhance agricultural productivity, ensure food security, and improve livelihoods. The farmers have organized themselves into groups consisting of 10 to 40 members, cultivating up to five acres of land, depending on the group …

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Nabbanja, Nakadama assure Mayuge residents on gov’t services

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja and her Third Deputy Lukia Nakadama have assured Mayuge residents, of the government’s commitment to improving the state of schools, roads, and the fisheries sector in the district. The two leaders made the remarks during the belated Women’s Day celebrations, held …

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No money for your demands, Museveni tells Luwero residents

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said that the government has no money to address the demands of Luwero residents. Yesterday the country marked Heroes’ Day in commemoration of the National Resistance Army heroes that were executed during the 1981-1986 war. Luwero and Nakaseke were the epicenter …

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Kawempe residents want local leaders empowered to fight crime

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Lugoba Village Kawempe Division have asked the government to empower and facilitate local leaders to fight crime in the area. The call comes after police arrested six suspects at Lugoba Urban Council for allegedly stealing motorcycles from different parts of the country and …

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Residents reject opening of Lukodi Central Forest Reserve boundary

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 1,800 residents of Bungatira Sub County in Gulu district have opposed the Lukodi Central Forest Reserve boundary opening exercise by the National Forestry Authority-NFA. On Thursday, NFA officials backed by soldiers and police started the Lukodi Central Forest Reserve boundary opening exercise to pave …

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Catholic parish in Kanungu blocking road, infuriates residents

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Nyabirehe parish in Kihembe sub-county, Kanungu district are up in arms against the management of Nyamwegabira catholic parish in Kabale diocese for blocking a road used by the community. The one kilometer road in Nyabirehe village connects Nyinabirehe to the nearby villages of …

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