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Panic as PPR disease hits goats in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is panic among farmers in Wakiso district following the outbreak of Peste pes petits Ruminants– PPR, a viral disease that has claimed hundreds of goats and left several others undergoing treatment. The disease is closely related to the rinderpest virus, according to Wakiso district veterinary officials. Dr. Andrew …

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Encroacher destroy wetlands in Wakiso, leaders appeal

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 3 major wetlands in Wakiso district have been destroyed and turned into farms for cultivation. The wetlands around River Mayanja covering Kyengeza, Gobero, and Mende villages among other areas have been turned into gardens for cabbages, maize, and vegetables. Residents and their leaders …

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Vipers show steel to share spoils with Wakiso Giants

Venoms return to action Friday away to Lira ⚽ Wakiso Giants FC 1-1 Vipers SC Wakiso, Uganda  | VIPERS SC WEBSITE  | Vipers SC on Tuesday settled for a point after a 1-1 stalemate with Wakiso Giants FC in a Uganda Premier League match at the Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium. Hillary Mukundane’s …

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Severed head returned, 2nd burial for Wakiso businessman

Police said the locals provided information that led to the arrest of one Jjingo and William Kalibala. The duo, according to Owoyesigyire, also helped police to arrest their third accomplice Samuel Bahati Kitto Namayumba, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso policing division has gone to court seeking an order allowing …

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Wakiso VHTs denounce abuse meted out to PWDs, child mothers

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district Village Health Teams-VHTs have appealed to authorities and leaders to intervene and curb the escalating cases of violence against Persons with Disability-PWDs and child mothers. They observed that parents and relatives hide their children born with disabilities indoors in violation of their rights to …

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IG probes sprouting buildings in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government-IG has started investigations into the sprouting buildings in Wakiso district. This follows reports from whistleblowers that some of the structures are owned by public servants engaged in illicit accumulation of wealth. Speaking on Tuesday at a meeting with Wakiso district officials, …

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Kakiri town council to restore degraded Nonve central forest reserve

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kakiri town council in Wakiso district has launched a tree-planting campaign to restore the degraded Nonve Central Forest Reserve. The forest reserve that is under the National Forest Authority-NFA was destroyed by individuals who have partly constructed buildings, planted eucalyptus as well as acquired land titles …

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Hippos that have killed 26 people in Wakiso strike again

Kavanyanja Island, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two fishermen in  Bussi Subcounty in Wakiso District have died in a hippopotamus attack in Lake Victoria. They have been  identified  as Perimo Alaku from Terego district and Sobasi Tayali Alinga from Yumbe district. Three residents including the area leader say the incident …

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