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RUKIGA: Water Crisis Hits Kibanda Parish, Residents Fear Outbreak of Waterborne Diseases

RUKIGA: Residents of Kibanda Parish, Kamwezi Sub-county in Rukiga District are lamenting the acute scarcity of water and the looming threat of waterborne diseases. The most severely affected villages include Kakanyoro, comprising 200 households, Rwanyakiju with 250 households, Kashansha with 180 households, and Rwemigugu with 190 households. This crisis also …

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Uganda Police Reports 1.5% Drop in Crime Rates in 2023

KAMPALA: Uganda Police has reported a 1.5% decrease in reported crimes from 231,653 cases in 2022 to 228,074 cases in 2023, as disclosed by Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola during the launch of the 2023 Annual Crime Report at Police headquarters Naguru. Ochola attributed the decrease to coordinated efforts …

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Kisoro Leaders Clash over Saaza Playground Development

KISORO: Kisoro municipality and district leaders are embroiled in a contentious dispute over the development of the Saaza playground by a local businessman. In January, Hamza Kent Rwendegye, a prominent figure in Kisoro town, initiated the fencing of a portion of the Saaza ground with intentions to construct business facilities. …

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Kabale Woman MP Atwakiire Urges Christians to Reject Sectarianism and Embrace Development Initiatives

KABALE: The Kabale District Woman Member of Parliament, Honorable Catheline Atwakiire Ndamira, has urged Christians to shun sectarianism and instead focus on diligent work while embracing government programs to enhance household income. Her message was conveyed today by her political assistant, Alex Akampurila, during the thanksgiving Mass for Arineitwe Emmy …

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