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NDA raids Kampala pharmacies, impounds drugs worth sh46 million

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority has impounded drugs worth sh46 million from 22 outlets within Kampala. The drugs were got during a 12-day enforcement operation after NDA were tipped off that some pharmacies and drug shops were operating without valid licenses. The operation also targeted …

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COVID-19: Record 326 test positive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has today recorded it’s highest number of daily Coronavirus infections with 326 people testing positive from tests conducted on Friday. Results released today by the health ministry show that 326 new cases were confirmed bringing the total number of cases reported in the …

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Lukwago asks IGP to withdraw head of KCCA Law Enforcement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago has petitioned the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, asking him to recall Kituuma Rusoke, the head of the Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA law enforcement team. In a November 8th, 2019 letter to Ochola, Lukwago indicates that …

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I arrested Kipoi without knowing his offences- Witness

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police officer who arrested Tony Nsubuga Kipoi, the jailed former Bubulo West Member of Parliament didn’t know the crime he was wanted for. Kipoi was picked up in 2012 by Inspector of Police, Bernard Turyamureeba who was then working with the Flying Squad Unit …

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DW Akademie’s media mission

Organisation focuses on training of journalists amidst shrinking media freedoms Kampala, Uganda |  IAN KATUSIIME | A leafy compound on John Babiiha Avenue in Kololo, Kampala, has become home to a number of German organisations in Uganda, including known ones like KfW under their trademark ‘German Cooperation’ and newer ones like DW …

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