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Parliament directs gov’t to expedite plans to desilt River Nyamwamba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked the government to expedite plans of desilting River Nyamwamba in Kasese district. On Thursday, while presenting a matter of national importance to Parliament, the Kasese Municipality Member of Parliament Robert Centenary warned of an impending fresh burst …

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Kasese security teams demand closure of camps as violence emerges

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Security teams forces in Kasese District have asked the government to expedite the closure of internally displaced people’s camps in the area as cases of violence emerge. Up to 4,000 people are still trapped in camps after floods which devastated the district in May. The …

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Kasese district to construct permanent evacuation centres

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kasese District is planning to establish permanent evacuation centres to handle volumes of people who get displaced by disasters in the district.   The district has recurrently been hit by floods over the years. The recent catastrophe which came after River Nyamwamba and several other rivers …

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Second wave of floods ruins two villages in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A second wave of floods has washed away a huge part of Kilembe Mines Hospital and severely destroyed two villages in Kasese district as River Nyamwamba and several other rivers burst their banks on Sunday. The two villages of Kanyaruboga and Bulembia in Kilembe …

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Water scarcity hits Kasese town

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kasese town has been hit by scarcity of water. All the three divisions have suffered a breakdown of water supply since Sunday. Phobis Masika a resident of Kizungu cell Nyamwamba division in Kasese municipality says that the abrupt shutdown of water supply has greatly …

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Kiwa Heritage changing face of local tourism in Kasese

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kasese is more known because of Queen Elizabeth and Mt Rwenzori National Parks that attract thousands of tourists annually. However, Kiwa Heritage site is fast catching up as a destination for local and international tourists. Kiwa Heritage site, which is found along Kasese-Kilembe road …

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