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Woman arrested for stealing baby after strangling mother

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has arrested Anita Harriet who disappeared from her home yesterday after after allegedly murdering her neighbour Carolyn Nakiguli at Wakiso village, Nama sub county, Mukono district and stealing her baby. According to Herbert Kambugu, the Wakiso LC I chairperson, the deceased had gone to …

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Polling stations in Wakiso report missing ballot papers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several polling stations in Wakiso district on Wednesday reported missing ballot papers from the booklets. According to Electoral Commission, each ballot booklet must have a total of 50 papers. However, at some polling stations visited by our reporter, some booklets had 30 to 40 papers …

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Three million mosquito nets to be distributed in Kampala, Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Health Ministry is set to distribute three million mosquito nets in Kampala and Wakiso districts. The distribution will start on Friday and end on Wednesday 13th. This is part of the newly launched “under the net” campaign, through which government intends to distribute up …

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MPs criticize extra funds allocated to Emyooga in Kampala and Wakiso

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have raised concern over the government plan to give an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts under the Emyooga, a government initiative aimed at wealth creation and employment. The initiative is part of government strategies to transform …

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Wakiso engineer succumbs to COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tom Felix Mudaali, the senior assistant engineer of Wakiso district is the latest victim of the novel coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Mudaali breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was admitted in intensive care over the weekend in critical condition. Wakiso district LC …

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NRM primaries in Wakiso opened to all willing voters

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | There were mixed reactions in parts of Wakiso on the guidance given by National Resistance Movement-NRM chairman Yoweri Museveni, allowing non-registered members of the party to participate in the ongoing primaries. Museveni recently guided that all party members with cards, but whose names do …

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Wakiso district drills boreholes to curb water crisis

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district has drilled three boreholes to curb water crisis. The boreholes were drilled at Kyampisi village Kyengera town council, Kakiri town and Buddo village. Drilling of each of the boreholes cost 30 million shillings. The boreholes are expected to serve more than 1,000 …

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Wakiso district staff to undergo Covid-19 testing

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health will screen Wakiso district staff for Covid-19. The district has registered more than 50 COVID-19 positive cases and two deaths. About 200 staff will be tested at the district headquarters in Wakiso town council starting on Monday. The District Health …

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Wakiso takes lead to institute district human rights committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso has taken the lead to institute a district human rights committee as recommended by the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) many years ago. The acting chairperson of UHRC, Dr. Katebalirwa Amooti says that whereas 27 districts including Budaka, Bukedea, Busia, Hoima, Isingiro, Kiboga, …

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