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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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WAKISO: UNRA clears structures in road reserve

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has demolished illegal structures worth millions of Shillings in Wakiso town council on the reserve of Kampala-Hoima road. Backed by heavily armed police officers, UNRA officials on Tuesday razed down semi-permanent structures, furniture shops and stalls in Wakiso town council amidst …

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Hundreds turn up for UPDF veterans verification in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of people comprising of retired soldiers and relatives of deceased soldiers have turned up at Wakiso district headquarters for the verification of the authenticity of the documents to ease the payment of pension and gratuity for ex-servicemen. The UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Maj Charles Kabona …

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Wakiso councilors reject district financial report

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district councilors have rejected the financial report citing a lack of implementation of the council resolutions. The angry councilors note that the rejection of the financial report seeks to compel the district authorities to implement activities and programs which were earlier approved by the …

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Police investigates two school fires in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police are investigating two fire incidents where school dormitories were burnt in Wakiso district. One of the incidents occurred at St. Cecilia Primary School at Kikajjo zone, Masajja parish in Makindye-Ssabagabo on Sunday, while the other was recorded at Nanziga SDA Primary School in Maya …

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