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Over 3000 girls got pregnant in West Nile during lockdown

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than three-thousand girls got pregnant in the greater West Nile region during the Covid-19 lockdown according to statistics from the Education department of the Lugbara Cultural institution. Suzan Ezatia, the Minister of Education in Lugbara Kari says that their findings indicate that some of …

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West Nile CSOs to name and shame corrupt officials

West Nile CSOs say naming and shaming corrupt individuals will reduce the vice Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations-CSOs in West Nile have vowed to name and shame individuals and organizations that are implicated in corrupt practices in the region. The CSOs decision comes after a report from …

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Hold NRM leaders accountable, Opondo tells journalists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government spokesperson and director Uganda media center Ofwono Opondo has urged journalists in West Nile to help government by making its leaders account for time and resources. Addressing journalists at Desert Breeze Hotel in Arua on Sunday, Ofwono told journalists that its only through …

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Tumukunde promises to uplift economic standards in West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate Gen. Henry Tumukunde has pledged to uplift the economic standards of the people of Arua and West Nile if elected president. During his address to his supporters at Arua primary school grounds on Saturday evening, Tumukunde said the people of Arua and …

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LRA victims in West Nile demand compensation before 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Victims of the Lords Resistance Army-LRA insurgency in West Nile have vowed not to vote any NRM party candidate if they are not compensated 99.8 Billion Shillings. The victims have resolved to mobilize voters against the ruling NRM candidates in protest if their compensation is …

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West Nile veterans demand fulfillment of UGX 500M pledge

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 150 veterans in West Nile are demanding for the fulfillment of 500 Million Shillings pledge. In a meeting held on Thursday in Arua city with State Minister for Veteran Affairs Christopher Kibazanga and officials from Ministry of Defense, the veterans leaders demanded that the …

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West Nile LRA victims give gov’t 45 day ultimatum to pay UGX 99Bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 758 victims of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA insurgency West Nile region have given the government a 45-day ultimatum to respond to their compensation demands or else they seek legal redress through courts of law. The victims issued the ultimatum on Friday through Alaka …

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