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FDC members in West Nile demand representation on CEC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change FDC supporters in West Nile have demanded for inclusion on the Central Executive Committee- CEC of the party. The concerns were raised by FDC Delegates from Koboko, Maracha and Arua during a meeting in Arua town on Tuesday.  The meeting was …

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Maracha district officials root for Miriaadua falls upgrade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials in Maracha district have asked the Government to upgrade Miriandua Waterfalls, along the Arua – Koboko road to an International Tourism Site. The area first came into the limelight three years ago during an inspection tour by district officials who uncovered a beautiful …

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NDA impounds 121 boxes of drugs, arrests five in West Nile

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) has arrested five people for illegal dealing in drugs. Four people including a Congolese national were arrested in Arua, while one was arrested in Nebbi in a crackdown on illegal dealing in drugs. The five day operation which started …

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ARUA: Police disciplinary court recommends demotion of five officers

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police Disciplinary Court has recommended the demotion of five Police Officers in connection to last year’s chaotic Arua Municipality parliamentary by-elections. The Police Disciplinary Court Chairperson, Dennis Odongopiny announced the ruling at Arua Municipal Council hall this morning. Odongopiny said the Police Disciplinary …

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West Nile virus can kill years after infection

Miami, United States | AFP |  West Nile virus may be three times more deadly than previously thought, because many deaths associated with the mosquito-borne virus occur years after the initial infection, researchers said Monday. The findings were based on a study of 4,144 people in Texas, and were presented …

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