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Western Region, Uganda

Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Western Region, Uganda, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 26 stories have been published about Western Region, Uganda which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.
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Africa · Mbarara

Anger as 300 vendors miss out on new Mbarara Market list of lock-up beneficiaries  - Watchdog Uganda

More than 300 Mbarara Central Market vendors have missed out on the newly verified list of lock-up/stall beneficiaries. Two weeks ago Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister appointed a 25-member committee to carry out a new verification of the previous list of vendors.See the Story
Africa · Mbarara

Mbarara: Boda boda cyclist killed, motorcycle stolen  - Watchdog Uganda

Ssegawa Willy was hacked to death with a hummer by unknown assailants. The body of the deceased was taken to Mbarara regional referral hospital mortuary for postmortem. The hunt for the assailants is on to have them arrested and Motorcycle recovered. Do you have a story to share with us? Email us at editorial@watchdoguganda.com.See the Story
Africa · Kasese

Kasese: Minority tribes call for establishment of cultural museums  - Watchdog Uganda

Indigenous minority tribes in Kasese District have asked the government for support to establish cultural museums to preserve their culture. They argue that cultural museums would very much help to preserve and pass over knowledge about their cultural and historical items. They contend that a number of their artifacts were taken by foreigners during colonial times.See the Story
Kasese · Kasese

Kasese authorities fail to get land to ressetle Displaced Persons a year Prime Minister’s directive - Watchdog Uganda

Kasese district has failed to secure land for the permanent resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons-IDPs. Last year, the government opened bids for persons with land to express interest. In December, it zeroed on one seller but the land was later established to be hilly and at risk of storm floods.See the Story
Africa · Masindi

24 now jobless as Radio Kitara closes after 21 years in operation

At least 24 employees of the Masindi municipality-based Radio Kitara 96.9 FM are now jobless following a decision by the management to shut down the station. All staff were ordered to vacate the premises on Tuesday last week as the regional station wound up operations. In his communication to the staff on Tuesday, the managing director of RadioKitara Maj Gen Muhammed Ali Kiiza cited the biting economic crisis for his decision.See the Story
Masindi · Masindi

12 dead, scores injured in two separate road crashes in Bukomansimbi, Masindi

At least seven people have been confirmed dead and several others seriously hurt after a truck overturned in Bukomansimbi District on Saturday afternoon. Eyewitnesses said the driver of a speeding Fuso truck registration number UAX 226U, lost control before it overturned and crashed into a guard rail.See the Story

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