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Lands Ministry temporarily closes Wakiso zonal land office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The real estate industry in Wakiso district has been thrown into panic following the temporary closure of Wakiso Ministry Zonal Office-MZO. There will be no land transaction in the district, during the time of the closure, as operations of surveys and mapping sections at …

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Four girls defiled in five days

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have expressed concern over the increasing cases of defilement across the country. This follows the defilement of four girls aged three to six years with in the past five days. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the latest cases have been recorded in Wakiso …

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Wakiso health officials raise concern over stone quarry sites

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Health authorities in Wakiso district have raised concerns over the poor conditions of workers in stone quarries. The district has over 78 stone aggregate sites located in Kasanje, Kakiri, Mende and Namayumba. The sites are dusty exposing the workers to health risks which include …

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Business operators in Nansana tampering with yaka meters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Most businesses operating in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district are tempering with Yaka meters. This was exposed on Saturday during an abrupt door to door operation dubbed komboa, by Umeme. It is meant to crack down on power theft in the area. Eng. John …

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TB fight in Wakiso suffers blow as donors slash funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district health authorities are predicting trouble time in the fight against Tuberculosis as leading implementing partners are limiting their activities and slash funding. Tuberculosis, which is a serious infectious disease that mainly affects your lungs, has been a major public health problem in …

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Police kills one suspected thug in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | At least one suspected thug was shot dead in the wee hours of Friday trying to raid a home at Lusanja-Kitezi village, Kasangati town council, in Wakiso district. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Kitezi police shot dead the suspected thug raiding …

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Wakiso land vendors refuse to refund UGX 7 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Two registered owners of the disputed land in Wakiso district facing investigations at the Land Commission of Inquiry for selling to government land with encumbrances have refused to refund 7.4 Billion shillings paid to them. They are Paul Bukenya and Engineer Dick Lutaya, both …

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Police recover gun after thugs break into Buloba factory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have this morning recovered a gun dropped at a factory robbed by armed thugs at Buloba township in Wakiso district. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said police acted on a robbery alert at MMACKS Investments and recovered a Semi Automated Rifle …

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Wakiso starts work on road connecting Entebbe Rd to Masaka Rd

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district has started upgrading to tarmac, another road connecting Entebbe Road to Masaka Road. The close to 10km road starts in Seguku near Nican Hotel, through Katale, Mayinja, Lunnya, Nalumumye, Bandwe, Kinawa to Kyengera on Masaka road. Wakiso district chairperson (LC5) Matia Lwanga Bwanika and Kyengera …

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