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West Nile MPs want borders opened for refugees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament from the West Nile region want the government to allow in refugees from neighbouring countries despite the COVID-19 lockdown. The MPs say that the uncontrolled movement of refugees is likely to have an even greater risk for the …

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Congolese businessmen sneaking into Uganda through West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several businessmen from the Democratic Republic of Congo are still sneaking into Uganda through the ungazetted entry points in the West Nile region. According to health and security personnel, the entry of individuals from another country poses a great risk of spreading coronavirus disease COVID-19 …

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Violence against officers worries police leadership

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Police leadership is worried about the increasing cases of violence directed at its officers in West Nile sub region. It is alleged that a number of Police officers have been attacked, injured and killed in West Nile in the recent past. This has prompted …

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Gov’t tasked to explain constant power outages in Gulu, West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded an explanation from the government about the continuous power outages in Gulu and Lira districts. Gulu district has been experiencing major power outages since 2012 with blackouts recorded daily, which has affected several businesses. Presenting a …

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NDA impounds drugs in West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority-NDA has impounded an assortment of drugs worth 63 million shillings and closed 64 drug outlets in an operation in West Nile. The four days operation was conducted in the districts of Adjumani, Moyo, Yumbe, Koboko, Arua, Nebbi and Pakwach. Emmanuel …

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