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Kibale: 50 Arrested for Encroaching on Forest Reserve

Sudan has been selected to host the 2016 edition of the year’s CECAFA senior cup. The development was confirmed by Cecafa secretary general Nicholas Musonye on Tuesday in a statement.

Uganda Cranes are the defending champions after defeating Rwanda in the 2015 finals held in Addis Ababa, look http://coastcakes.co.uk/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-plugins-list-table.php Ethiopa last month.

Premier regional club competition, capsule the Cecafa Kagame cup will take place in Zanzibar. According to Musonye, thumb this year’s competition is expected to host 16 teams. The prize money is also expected to increase due to a lucrative deal that he didnt mention in figures.
“We are going to have a very big Kagame Cup this year in Zanzibar because we have secured very good sponsorship,” he said.

“We are also looking at increasing the number of teams to 16 but we are still looking at it and trying to figure out how they can work. But definitely, everyone should be assured of one of the best Kagame Cups ever,” Musonye said.

Azam Fc from Tanzania are the current title holders after the 2-0 victorius final against Kenya’s Gor Mahia fc in Dar Es Salaam last year. Uganda will be represented by current premier league champions Vipers SC.

Finally, the youth (U-17) tournament will be hosted in Uganda as well as the inaugural women’s version.
Police in Kibaale District are holding over 50 people for allegedly encroaching on the Kangombe forest reserve.

Samuel Kisembo the Kibaale Resident District commissioner who is also the Kibaale Forest Task Force Chairperson says the suspects were rounded up during an operation held last week in the forest reserves of Bujogoro and Nyamarunda Sub County.

He said Police was forced to carry out operations after getting information’s that dozens of people were being ferried into the forest reserve by buses and other vehicles from the south during the Christmas festivities.

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The RDC is asking all leaders and other security organs in the area to remain vigilant and report such people to authorities.

He adds that opening up of forest reserve boundaries in Kibaale district is still knotted by a high court injunction.

However, shop http://degrisogono.com/wp-includes/class-wp-feed-cache-transient.php no one is allowed to carry out any activities in the gazetted forest reserves until the matter is disposed of by court.

 

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