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Mob set trailer ablaze for knocking dead a senior four leaver

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Arua is hunting for a group of people who set ablaze a transit cargo trailer belonging to Union Logistics Uganda, after the driver knocked dead a 21-year-old senior four leaver. The tragedy occurred on Monday at 12:00 noon, 6 kilometers along Arua Vurra …

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Four arrested for burning parliamentary aspirants car in Nakaseke

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested four persons for allegedly burning a car belonging to an aspirant for Nakaseke South Parliamentary seat. The car registration number UAQ 227-W belonging to Charles Kawuma Nsereko Basajjassubi, a member of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party was set ablaze last night …

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People Power supporter arrested for attempted suicide

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kakooza Kwesiga alias Sanya Tim, a resident of Kasokoso Kireka in Kira municipality in Wakiso district is in custody at Kira road police station for attempting to set himself ablaze in the People Power offices. The Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango says Kakooza was …

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Express penalty ticket prompts another self-immolation in Kazo

Kazo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 23-year-old soap vendor is nursing burns at Kazo health centre IV in after setting himself ablaze. He has been identified as Mugisha Akora, a resident of Umoja village-Nyakasanga ward in Kasese district. Mugisha was intercepted by the traffic police along Kazo-Ibanda highway for riding …

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NFA set ablaze seven houses in Amuru district

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Forest Authority (NFA) has set ablaze seven houses in Amuru district reportedly constructed on the Wiceri Forest Reserve. At least 20 people were left homeless after the houses were set on fire by NFA personnel on Tuesday evening at Opiru village, Labala Parish …

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Kakira sugarcane plantation set ablaze

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 600 acres of sugarcane plantations belonging to Kakira Sugar factory have been set ablaze. They were allegedly burnt on Wednesday by residents of Nailo village in Kakira town council, who were protesting the death of their colleague. The deceased, Batista Atayo, was on Sunday …

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