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Tororo’s RockCity Radio to go on air this year

President Yoweri Museveni gives radio sh200million boost Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tororo Broadcasting Network Limited radio (RockCity Radio) will go live this year. This assurance was given today after President Yoweri Museveni fulfilling a government sh200million pledge that was needed by the Tieng Adhola Cultural Institution (TACI) to complete …

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UWA arrests 60 poachers in 8 months!

  Nakapiripirit, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Wild Life Authority (UWA) has arrested 60 people for illegal poaching in the wild life protected areas in Nakapiripirit district. James Okware, the senior warden officer incharge of Pian Upe game reserve in Nakapiripirit district said 60 poachers were arrested in …

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Tourism experts call for repatriation of Uganda’s artefacts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Tourism Association (UTA) has called for the establishment of a committee to lead the return of Ugandan artefacts from foreign museums. Herbert Byaruhanga, the President of UTA made the call on Tuesday, 30 August 2022, as he and association members appeared before the Committee …

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UWA slashes crops of over 500 Sironko families in Mt Elgon area

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has slashed crops belonging to over 500 residents in three villages in Masaba Sub County in Sironko district for alleged encroachment on Mount Elgon national park land.  The affected residents are from Kusi, Ngagai, and Malara villages in Bufupa parish in Masaba Sub County. Patrick …

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