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Suspected smugglers arrested with contraband cigarettes worth Shs.140 million

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four suspected smugglers have been arrested with contraband cigarettes in Wakiso. They were arrested on Friday in Ssenge Village, Wakiso District by Uganda Revenue Authority Enforcement-URA officers, following a tip-off by an informer. Ibrahim Bbosa, the URA Assistant Commissioner for Public and Cooperate Affairs, says …

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Mairungi farmers demand parliament records on new narcotics drugs bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso Miraa Growers and Dealers Association has petitioned the Clerk to Parliament demanding documents to help them file a constitutional petition challenging the passing of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Control Bill of 2023. On August 22nd, Parliament presided over by Deputy Speaker …

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Wakiso locals receive investment opportunities tips from UDB

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business and political leaders in Wakiso, together with   Uganda Development Bank (UDB), have identified the district’s investment potential and discussed sustainable projects that will drive economic growth. The leaders met at  a one-day investment conference held at Peniel Beach Hotel in Entebbe, under the theme “Harnessing …

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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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