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By Vision Reporter

Added 29th March 2002 03:00 AM

Oyo hospital: KYENJOJO – The district is to construct a referral children’s hospital and name it after the king of Toro, Oyo Nyimba Iguru. Kyenjojo is one of the three districts that make up Toro kingdom. The others are Kamwenge and Kabarole. The dist

Oyo hospital: KYENJOJO – The district is to construct a referral children’s hospital and name it after the king of Toro, Oyo Nyimba Iguru. Kyenjojo is one of the three districts that make up Toro kingdom. The others are Kamwenge and Kabarole. The dist

Oyo hospital KYENJOJO – The district is to construct a referral children’s hospital and name it after the king of Toro, Oyo Nyimba Iguru. Kyenjojo is one of the three districts that make up Toro kingdom. The others are Kamwenge and Kabarole. The district chairman, Mr. William Kaija, said land for the project has already been acquired. --- Son arrested Iganga – The district Police are holding a 28-year-old man who is alleged to have hacked his stepfather to death using a panga. Fred Kigona was arrested from Irwaniro village, Magada sub-county, after he allegedly hacked Samwiri Pande, 40, several times on the head on Tuesday morning. --- Cadets crash JINJA – A speeding pick-up truck rammed into a platoon of UPDF cadet trainees, critically injuring two of them. The accident occurred at 8:00pm on Wednesday at Njeru on the Jinja-Kampala highway. The cadets were on their routine night navigation exercise. --- Nkangi sued KAMPALA – Former constitutional affairs minister Mayanja Nkangi has been ordered to pay a debt of sh20m to East African Portland Cement Industries, Kenya. Portland Cement Industry sued Nkangi for failure to pay for the cement he obtained on credit from the factory. --- Man burns Iganga – An 80-year-old man in Buluza, Nakigo sub-county burnt to death, after his grass-thatched house caught fire. Wilson Kinyomonyomo lived alone in the hut. The CID, Moses Mpanuka, said, “We suspect the hut caught fire while the deceased was preparing his lunch. His body was found near the hearth. --- aids meet KAMPALA — A total of 250 papers from Uganda have been submitted to the organisers of the 14th International AIDS conference in Barcelona, Spain, in July. A statement published on the conference website indicated that Uganda has the 10th highest number of papers. The leading countries are the United States, India, Brazil, Spain, South Africa, Britain, Argentina, Canada and Italy. --- Man arrested MUKONO—The office of the District Internal Security Officer (DISO) on Tuesday arrested a man identified as Daniel Lubowa on suspicion of selling expired drugs. The arrest was done in conjunction with the Resident District Commissioner’s office. Lubowa was arrested from Namwezi village in Njeru town --- Wires cut MASINDI — Unknown people people have vandalised at least 2,000 metres of telephone wires in the district. They cut off communication services in the town and its suburbs. The district telecommunications officer, Dan Okello, on Wednesday said the wires had been stolen. He said they were burnt and the copper element taken. --- Video halls LUWEERO — The Inspector General of Police, Major Gen Katumba Wamala, has said video halls are becoming a training ground for wrong elements. He was recently visiting the police in Nakasongala. --- ‘Rwakitura’ MOROTO — Residents of Kangole, the nearest trading centre to Morulinga hill in Bokora county, where President Yoweri Museveni pitched camped at the launch of the disarmament exercise on December 3, have named the site ‘Rwakitura.’ The residents said they had no regrets about the hill being named after the President’s country home. --- 2 get 5 years kampala — Two men have been jailed for five years for unlawful possession of firearms. Buganda Road Court Grade One magistrate Martin Mungao on Wednesday said there was enough evidence to convict William Kayemba, 36, and Ronald Semakula, 20. --- Bank thief KAMPALA — An employee of Crane Bank who embezzled over US$10,000 (sh17m) from the bank has been jailed for five years. Hassan Birungi, 45, a driver, was on Wednesday sentenced by Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Charles Sserubuga. --- Sh8.5m theft MPIGI — Armed thugs robbed sh8.5m from the senior marketing officer of 3R International when they ambushed him at Kalagala. Eddy Santriosh, with two other fellow member of staff, were robbed on Saturday as they returned from Masaka where they sold Tyson Waragi. --- Rwandans KYENJOJO — Eight Rwandans have been arrested for illegal entry the country. They were detained at Kyenjojo Police Station. The district Police chief, Gaston Bashobora, said the detainees were arrested in Kyarusozi sub-county.

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