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West Nile receives motorcycles to fight crime in hard to reach areas

Zombo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The department of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID in four districts of West Nile has been boosted with new motorcycles to detect and fight crime in hard to reach areas. The bajaj motorcycles with private number plates supplied by the police headquarters were handed over to the …

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West Nile leaders demand for action to recover missing ambulance

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from West Nile are demanding for immediate action to recover the ambulance which went missing in March. The ambulance belonging to Arua Regional Referral Hospital went missing from the hospital parking yard. The hospital authorities realized that the Toyota Land Cruiser ambulance registration number …

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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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