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MPs task National Water to reach all Town Councils

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee want the National Water and Sewerage Corporation – NWSC to revise its terms of service and start supplying clean piped water in all town councils across the country. This comes after Eng. Silver Mugisha, the …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Kampala water supply doubles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. THE LAST WORD To whom it may concern: A frank memo to those demanding that we purchase credibility at the price of mutilating of our beliefs COMMENT The environment and Uganda’s oil activities: It is …

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Drought kills over 200 cows in Bunyoro

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 200 cows have died in Bunyoro sub-region between April and August this year due to shortage of water and pasture resulting from drought. Livestock farmers in Buliisa, Hoima, Kagadi, Kiryandongo and Kikuube districts have been struggling to look for pasture and water for …

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Mbale central market chokes on unpaid utility bills

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale central market vendors are choking on unpaid electricity and water bills. The water and electricity in the market has been on and off forcing vendors to vacate the market as early as 5:00pm because of the darkness. According to market authorities, the market owes …

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Cattle farmers in Bunyoro struggle for pasture, water

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cattle farmers in Bunyoro sub-region are struggling to look for pasture and water for their animals following the dry spell that has hit the area for the past three months. The most affected farmers are from the districts of Buliisa, Hoima, Kiryandongo, Masindi and …

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NWSC summons Posta Uganda over illegal water consumption

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Institutions and private entities in Gulu are on the spot of illegal connections and drilling of boreholes as National Water and Sewerage Corporation loses millions of shillings in the City. At least nine business entities with accumulated water bills have are to reported illegally have …

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SOP violators in Lango caned, forced to buy masks at sh5,000

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in the various districts in Lango sub-region are crafting by-laws and practical measures to ensure that the people abide by the COVID-19 prevention Standard Operating Procedures -SOPs. Concerned citizens and soldiers have also been seen enthusiastically administering corporal punishment to violators in some …

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Heavy rains wreak havoc in Napak district

Napak, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Several houses were left flooded and many plants swept away by running water after a heavy downpour that lasted for seven hours on Wednesday morning.  The most affected sub-counties include; Lotome, Ngoleriet, Kangole town council and Matany with many families affected as well. The floods …

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