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President’s office launches Runyankore anti corruption books

By Frederick Anyine The office of the President directorate for ethics and integrity haslaunched the Runyankore-Rukiga simplified version of anti-corruptionlaws and citizens handbook on anti-corruption in Mbarara district. The launch of the two publications which marked another step in thefight against corruption was launched at the district council hallKamukuzi on …

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Mbarara Municipal enforcement officer arrested for receiving Shs 500,000 bribe

By Paul Aine Mbarara, Uganda Mbarara district Resident commissioner (RDC) Lt. Col. James Mwesigye has cracked has cracked whip on corruption by effecting the arrest of a Mbarara municipal enforcement officer for allegedly receiving a bribe from Special Forces command soldier SFC on October 29 Tuesday morning. Col Mwesigye said …

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More than 200 suspected stolen phones recovered in Mbarara

Paul Aine Mbarara, Uganda. Police in Mbarara is holding seven phone technicians in fixing phones suspected to have stolen over 200 phones in Mbarara town. Rwizi region Police spokesperson Samson Kasasira said because of alarming cases of kidnaps, Murder and aggravated robbery in the country police and its sister security …

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MPs want Buhweju miners to resume work

Artisanal miners in Buhweju listen to MPs on the Committee on Natural Resources during a meeting to hear a petition on claims of torture and loss of livelihood on Friday 25 October 2019Posted on: 25 Oct 2019 Parliament’s Committee on Natural Resources has recommended that Buhweju district artisanal miners resume work, …

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Swine fever grips Kabale

By Grant Ahumuza Kabale, Uganda Department of veterinary in Kabale district has deployed intelligence and security authorities in local areas to impound and investigate pork and pig dealers due to defying of Quarantine. According to the Kabale District Veterinary Officer Bernard Kabagambe,  the district  authorities  are ready to imprison and …

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Stop criminality in elections Shadow Attorney General calls

By Grant ahumuza Kabale, Uganda Police arrests Makerere University students during the demonstration on October 22 Hon. Wilfred Niwagaba, the Ndorwa West Member of Parliament also Shadow Attorney General has warned government to minimize criminality during the 2021 elections for tourism to flourish.  He said criminality would scare away tourists, …

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Buhweju Artisinal miners want govt to allow them continue with mining

By Frederick Anyine Buhweju Uganda The chairperson committee  of Parliament in charge natural resources Dr Keefa Kiwanuka has asked the government to permit Buhweju artisinal minors to be allowed to remain with casual gold mining for domestic income generation until government sorts out the challenge.He clarified that gold mining in …

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