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09:10
09:10

Tooro Residents Want Museveni to Talk About Unfulfilled Pledges Kyenjojo 2 1

In 2018, Museveni laid a foundation stone for the construction of Buhinga stadium in Fort Portal. The Uganda People’s Defense Forces – UPDF Engineering Brigade started the construction of the perimeter wall in 2019 and completed it in July this year. However, the construction of the second phase is yet to begin.
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Tumukunde Supporters Resort to Door to Door Campaigns in Tooro Henry Tumukunde 2 1

The over 30 members said their aim is to attract as much support for Tumukunde as possible by the time the country goes to polls in January next year.
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Sexual, Murder Offenses Top Fort Portal Court of Appeal Session Christopher Madrama 1

According to a statement released on November 8, the cause list has 20 appeals against the conviction on charges of aggravated defilement while 15 appellants want the Court to quash murder convictions.
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Bishop Kisembo Cautions Against Selling Tooro Kingdom Land King of Tooro 2 3

Bishop Kisembo was speaking at celebrations to mark 25 years of King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV on the throne. King Oyo ascended to the throne on September 12, 1995 at the age of three following the death of his father, Patrick Matthew Kaboyo Olimi VII in August 1995.
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UPDF Engineers Complete First Phase of Buhinga Stadium Construction UNRA 1

Eng Besigye Bekunda, the head of the engineering Brigade, says the major task they had to accomplish in the first phase was the construction of the perimeter wall around the stadium and they have completed it.
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Fort Portal Blood Bank Decries Poor Funding 1 1

During an interview with URN, the director, Archbald Bahizi, said the blood bank receives only 450 million shillings annually to run its activities yet they have to serves 37 transfusing facilities.
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District Leaders, Mayors Bicker over Interim Leadership of New Cities Fort Portal 1

In the petition dated June 18, the mayors propose to the minister that the transitional city council is comprised of district councilors in the new city area, and the transitional city executive be comprised of the municipality mayors and their executive members.
15:09
15:09

Two Arrested for Selling Purported COVID-19 Herbal Cure Fort Portal 1 1

The Rwenzori West Region Police Spokesperson, Vincent Twesige, says the duo was picked up on a tip off from community members who saw them selling the purported Covid19 herbal cure.
10:48
10:48

Police Officers Assault Journalists in Fort Portal Yoweri Museveni 4 1

Sylvia Kugonza, one of the journalists, says the incident occurred at around 7 pm on Wednesday when the journalists were returning from work. She explains that as they were approaching Kenya Commercial Bank branch in Kisenyi, Fort Portal, they met the Kabarole District Police Commander – DPC John Faustine Oese and other police officers on patrol.
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Civil Servants in Newly Created Cities to Retain Jobs Willy Kintu Muhanga 2 1

On Thursday, during a debate held on Zoom that was organised by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre – KRC, and attended by hundreds of Kabarole residents and leaders, Justinian Niwagaba explained that civil servants in the elevated municipalities will remain with their jobs and work in the cities.
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Fort portal Police Embarks of Mass Sensitisation against Corona Virus 3

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Region Police Spokesperson, says police officers will be moving to public places such as hospitals, schools and public functions to educate the public on the virus and ensure people adhere to the preventive measures.
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Eastern, Northern Regions Not Benefiting From Export Markets near Them – World Bank Fort Portal 1 1 Top story

Eastern and Northern regions are close to international markets including Kenya and South Sudan, currently, Uganda’s most important food export markets
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Gov't to Take Over Mountains of the Moon University Next Year Tom Butime 3 1

Speaking at the university’s 12th graduation ceremony on Friday, the State Minister for Higher Education, Muyingo noted that the task force concluded its work paving way for government take over next year.
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Allocation of Lockups Divides Fort Portal Muncipality Leaders USMID 2 1

The lockups were part of the 13 billion shillings project that was funded under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development – USMID.
11:48
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Fort Portal Division Chairpersons Protest New Garbage Collection Fees Richard Muhumuza 1

Richard Muhumuza, the West Division chairperson, says they have less revenue collections as their major source of income, property tax, is now being collected by agents of the municipal council.
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Poor State of Fort Portal Roads Anger Users URF 2 1

The Mayor Fort Portal Municipality, Rev Willy Kintu Muhanda, says they are aware of the state of roads but are constrained by lack of funds and road equipment. He discloses that they currently have only one grader which is also too old and keeps breaking down.
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Bullets Rock Fort Portal as Police Arrest Suspected Criminals robbery 1 1

Rwenzori West, Community Liaison Officer Solom Mugisa says that the police officers were compelled to fire bullets after the suspected criminals around Mpanga Market tried to resist their arrest.
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Ministry Extends Zonal Land Offices Working Hours Wakiso 6 1 Top story

Dennis Obbo, the Spokesperson of the Lands Ministry, says the Ministry decided to extend the working hours in response to concerns raised by their clients and local leaders.
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Wife of Former Kenyan VP Accused of Land Fraud CID Kampala 3 Top story

In his letter to the Commissioner Land Registration, Haruna Golooba, Juma says it all started in 1990 when he fell sick and asked Nyindombi to lend him Kenya Shillings 12,000 to enable him get treatment. According to Juma, he didn’t heal and asked for another loan of Uganda Shillings 1,150,000 from Nyindombi in 1997.
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Tooro Mourns Amirali Karmali real estate 2 1

In Tooro, Karmali established Rwenzori Commodities Ltd which operates in Kabarole and Kyenjojo districts. The company rehabilitated and planted 2,556 hectares of tea out of 5,700 hectares of land. It has four tea factories Buzirasagama, Hiima, Munobwa and Kigumba.
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