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Three arrested for dropping threatening leaflets in Wakiso

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Crime Intelligence has arrested three people suspected to be behind the threatening leaflets dropped in Katabi-Entebbe municipality in Wakiso district. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga identifies the suspects as William Lubega, a mechanic, Asadu Kirigwajo, a former bodyguard to the Katabi town council …

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Police arrest suspected ringleader of Wakiso machete wielding gang

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Abdul Karim Ssekasi, the suspected leader of machete-wielding thugs that have been terrorizing Wakiso residents is in police custody. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says that a team of police officers in Entebbe picked up Ssekasi when they responded to an alert as he was preparing …

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Wakiso district seeks help to reclaim Gunda forest from encroachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district authorities are appealing to the Environment Ministry to help them reclaim Gunda forest reserve in Katabi town council from illegal occupants. The forest measuring 57 hectares was gazeted in 1932 and in 1998, it was categorized as a local forest reserve, owned and …

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Investigators rule out murder in land dealer’s death

    Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Special Investigations Division in Kireka alongside Criminal Investigations Directorate have released three suspects in the death of Wakiso land dealer, Samuel Musiitwa, who was a brother of slain Star FM journalist Robert Kagolo. Assistant Superintendent of Police- ASP Charles Twine, who also speaks …

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Wakiso district launches solar water project in Bussi islands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district has launched the first completed phase of the solar water project constructed in the Islands of Bussi sub-county that was started last year. While launching the project in Bussi sub county, the Wakiso chairperson Matia Lwanga Bwanika said that putting clean water in the …

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NDA confiscates drugs worth 200 million during operations in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) enforcement team has today ended their operation by confiscating drugs worth Shs 200 million in Kampala and Wakiso which are not worth being on the market. Dr. Muhammad Lukwago who heads NDA’s central region operations says among the drugs confiscated is …

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Senior six student found dead in school ceiling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A senior six student of Comprehensive College Kitetika in Kitetika zone in Kasangati town council in Wakiso district has been found dead. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson has identified the deceased as 18 year old, Jane Nabikolo. Her lifeless body was found …

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