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Locals, traditionalists clash over new Budhagali oracle

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  There was commotion on the shores of River Nile in Jinja this morning when residents of Budhagali village in Budondo sub county rose up against traditionalists accusing of fronting a fake sucessor to the late Budhagali Nabamba. Some of the resident stormed the holy alter …

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Nigeria’s ruling party wins election in key oil state

Yenagoa, Nigeria | AFP |  Nigeria’s ruling party on Monday won the key oil-rich state of Bayelsa, the electoral body said, a sign of President Muhammadu Buhari’s growing influence in opposition strongholds. Residents cast their ballots in hotly-contested gubernatorial elections in Bayelsa and central Kogi state on Saturday in polls marred …

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Bukedea district leaders sucked in Amujeju land wrangles

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of residents forcefully evicted from the contested land in Amujeju village in Kamutur Sub County in Bukedea district are accusing their leaders of fueling conflicts and abetting their eviction. There is a dispute between Kamutur and Kambarwa sub counties on who owns the …

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Apaa residents struggle to access health services

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents of Apaa Township in Amuru district are struggling to access health services. It follows the closure of Apaa Health Centre II two years following a heated disputed between Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and residents over ownership of the land hosting the health center. Prior …

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8 FDC youth arrested in Namboole national stadium

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A group of eight supporters of Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) party have been arrested from Namboole National Stadium. They were picked up by police deployed at the Stadium to prevent the opposition from holding their planned meeting there at about 2pm on Monday, several hours …

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Apaa residents decry arrests by security personnel

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents of Apaa in Amuru district have accused security forces for arrests and illegal detention of innocent civilians. 13 people have been arrested in the past two weeks in separate incidents. On 25th October, nine people were arrested from Gazi village by Uganda Wildlife Authority …

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South Sudan nationals charging Ugandans to access farms in Lamwo

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A boundary dispute between Uganda and South Sudan has left residents of Ngomoromo village in Lamwo District unable to conduct normal businesses.  The contentious land is located in Parapadwanya bordering Ngomoromo in Uganda and Poge in South Sudan’s, Ayaci County. The disputed area is also …

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Kabarole residents repair dilapidated road

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Residents of Kiguma Sub County in Kabarole district spent a good part of Saturday repairing the Nyakitojo road that has been in a poor state for over 10 years.  The residents say that the road which connects to Karago Town Council and Sub Counties of …

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Ntoroko residents protest illegal sand mining

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT Residents of Ntoroko are protesting the unregulated sand mining in the district. Sand is mined in Kibuku Town Council and Karugutu Sub County. In Kibuku, sand is mined from River Kisege which is at the same time a water sources used for the community. During the …

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