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Heavy security deployment as Rubanda holds NRM party elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy deployment of police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) in Rubanda town council where the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) is conducting party primaries. Rubanda is among the 55 districts that are conducting party elections to fill gaps in new administrative units. …

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High prices of land scaring investors from Rubanda

Rubanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The high cost of land in Rubanda district is scaring away investors. According to authorities, the cost of land in Rubanda shot up when it became an independent district in July 2016 after being curved from Kabale. Some of the areas where the cost of …

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Leaders question annexation of sub counties to Kabale Municipality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of leaders and residents from Kabale and Rubanda districts have petitioned Parliament protesting irregularities in the elevation of Kabale Municipality to city status. Kabale Municipality was in May included among the six municipalities that will be elevated to city status by 2023. …

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Rubanda District fails to attract key staff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven departments in Rubanda district local government are lacking key staff. The district currently operates without a District Production Officer, Health Officer, District Engineer and Deputy Chief Administrative Officer. The others are Natural Resources Officer, District Community Development Officer and District Internal Auditor. Efforts …

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At least 13 dead in Rubanda flooding

Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Rainstorms in western Uganda caused flooding that swamped houses, killing at least 13 people including two babies, police said Wednesday. Rubanda district police commander Ramathan Tai said officers in the rural town of Nfasha recovered seven bodies during a heavy rainstorm Tuesday night and found …

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