Plane crashes in Durango with 101 on board

A passenger plane has crashed in the capital of Mexico’s Durango state, just moments after take-off. State Governor José Rosas Aispuro said there were no deaths among the 101 on board, although around 85 were injured – two critically, including the pilot. The governor said the plane was hit by a gust of wind, which caused a sudden descent. Its left wing then touched the ground and two engines came off. Most passengers were able to walk away before it caught fire. The names and nationalities of those on board…

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Listeners express their thoughts about VOK ahead of the 18th Anniversary celebrations

With three days to the Voice of Kigezi Ekigata concert, when the radio will be celebrating its 10years of service, a section of listeners, has expressed their thoughts, on how the radio has spurred development socially, economically politically and spiritually. The celebrations will be held 4th August in Kabale municipal stadium. Councilor for people with disabilities, say that Voice of Kigezi has helped in promoting rights of vulnerable people. Twesigye adds that the radio has also helped in promoting agriculture through programs Enkubito and Ba’omugeiga. The Kihanga secondary school Head…

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Eng Denis Sabiiti criticizes Justices for upholding age limit removal

Meantime, the Rubanda west Member of Parliament, Eng Denis Sabiiti, has criticized four justices of the constitution for upholding the Constitutional Amendment Bill that lifted the cap on the presidential age. Four of the five members of the Constitutional Court; Cheborion Barishaki, Elizabeth Musoke, Alphonse Owiny-Dollo and Remmy Kasule, upheld the amendment when they said that it did not contravene the Constitution; neither did it contravene parliament’s rules of procedure. Only Justice Kenneth Kakuru declared the process was flawed and urged that the amendment Act be purged from the Constitution.…

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Water shortage affects Kabale Municipality Health Centre II

Kabale Municipality Health Centre II is struggling to cope up with a water crisis, after it was disconnected by National Water and Sewerage Corporation, over accumulated bills amounting to over one million shillings. According to the health workers, the health centre was disconnected two months ago for failing to clear outstanding bills from January this year. They claim that they informed the municipality authorities about the matter but nothing has been done. A health worker who preferred anonymity told our reporter that they currently spend 500shillings on a jerrican of…

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