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Journalists Arrested Over Bugoma Forest Demo Released Demonstration 1

Joshua Mutale and Vennex Watebawa, both members of the Water and Environment Media Network-WEMNET were protesting against the leasing of Bugoma forest reserve to Hoima Sugar Limited by Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom for sugarcane growing.
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Two Journalists Arrested Over Bugoma Forest Demonstration Police 1 Top story

The duo was arrested on Tuesday evening few minutes after they arrived in Hoima town ahead of the peaceful demonstration against the sale and destruction of Bugoma forest reserve situation in Kyangwali and Kabwoya sub counties in Kikuube district.
13:10
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Hoima City Mayor Grace Mugasa Loses NRM Flag NRM Primaries 1 2

The Victor, Kaboyo had 11,074 votes at the end of the tally, while Fredrick Alibankoha, the former LCIII Chairperson of Kahoora division in the former Hoima Municipality who also contested for the same seat came third with 1,064 votes. The results were declared by Brian Mugenyi, the Hoima district NRM Registrar last night.
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Armed Congolese Militia Rob Engines on Lake Albert Attacks 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the four suspected Congolese militiamen all armed with guns struck at around 1AM and put the Ugandan fishermen at gunpoint before ordering them to surrender to them the two boat engines.
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UPDF Captain Arrested for Assaulting Traffic Officers 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson identified the officer as Captain Sam Kaziiro attached to the Chieftaincy of Mubende Rehabilitation Center-CMRC.
12:57
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Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert boat accident 1

The deceased has been only identified as Kumakech, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Kabaale Sub county Hoima district. His other colleague who survived the boat accident is only identified as Opio.
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Police Battles NUP Supporters in Hoima Teargas 3 3

Supporters of both parties had converged at Duhaga Roundabout in Hoima West Division for a planning meeting ahead of the 2021 general elections. It is alleged that the meeting was going to be chaired by Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the National Unity Platform Principal and champion of the People Power pressure group.
19:13
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Hoima Woman MP Harriet Businge Loses NRM Flag elections 1 2

Businge polled 12,877 votes while Wembabazi had 13,934 votes. the other contestant Juliet Kusiima came third with 484 votes, according to the results which were read by Hoima NRM Registrar Brian Mugenyi at Kitara secondary school tally centre.
13:08
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NRM Halts Hoima Woman MP Primaries As Aspirant Battles for Life elections 1 1

The Chairperson of the NRM Electoral Commission Dr Tanga Odoi told URN this morning that the elections were halted after sparks of violence between supporters of the area MP Harriet Mugenyi Businge and her main challenger Beatrice Wembabazi.
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Two Children Perish in House Fire 1 2

Moses Balikagira, the Kapapi Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, has condemned the attack and cautioned parents against leaving their children alone during night hours.
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Drug Shortage Hits Kabaale Health Center III Patients 4 1

David Kyagondeze, the in-charge says that the facility lacks essential medicines such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines and medical supplies such as syringes, gloves, catheters and gauze among others.
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Hoima City Civil Servants Miss Pay 1

Geoffrey Bwagi Bamanyisa, the City Town Clerk attributed the delays to integrate the details of the civil servants in the new automated payment system.
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Police Issues Criminal Summons Against Hoima Woman MP For Assault 1 1 Top story

According to Hakiza, the legislator is required to appear without fail at Hoima Central Police Station on Friday.
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Hoima Parliamentary Aspirant in Coma After Assault Attack 2 3 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says Wembabazi was returning from Runga landing site in Kigorobya Sub County on Tuesday evening when she was blocked near Kiryatete landing site.
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Hoima City Need UGX 100 Million to Fix Vandalized Street Lights Batteries 1 2

Thee Vandalized street lights are situated on government, Rukurato, Main street and Bunyoro Kitara roads that were constructed under the Uganda support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID-Project.
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Hoima Airport Construction Boosts Local Business residents 5 1 Top story

Hoima International Airport will be the second international airport in Uganda after Entebbe upon completion. It is an important infrastructure for the oil sector in Uganda, expected to facilitate the construction of the national oil refinery in Hoima and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) that will connect to Tanga in Tanzania. It sits on six square miles of land.
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Bunyoro Religious Leaders Condemn Ndeeba Church Demolition 2

The Church situated in Rubaga division in Kampala was razed on Sunday night after a legal battle over the ownership of the land on which it sits. The land was previously owned by a Buganda Kingdom Princess Evairini Nachwa, who is said to have bequeathed it to the Church trustees, led by Dunstan Nsubuga, the then Bishop of Namirembe Diocese.
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Pictorial: Hoima City Unveiled 16

Hoima City is situated 225km northwest of Kampala and it is where the Palace(Karuziika) of Omukama of Bunyoro is situated.
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Minister Magyezi Urges Hoima City Residents to Shun Corrupt Leaders Local government 1 5

Magyezi was presiding over the inauguration of Hoima City on Thursday. Hoima, a strategic oil city, is one of the three cities that were fast-tracked by Parliament to start operations this financial year. The others are Soroti and Lira, whose elevation was initially set for July 2021.
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Land Protection Police Summons Hoima LC V Chairperson CID 1

The August 5th, 2020 summon from Charles Mutungi, the Commandant of the Land Protection Police Unit, a copy of which URN has obtained, says Kirungi is being investigated for conspiracy to commit felony, criminal trespass, malicious damage and abuse of office.
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