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Engineer dies day after Okuhingira 

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An engineer who was traditionally introduced by his loved one at a Okuhingira at the weekend has perished in an accident at Kahunga trading center along Ntungamo-Mbarara road . The fatal accident that occurred Sunday afternoon involved two motor vehicles UBN375Q Subaru Forester white in …

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Ferry services halted after tuel truck plunges into River Nile

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Passengers traveling to Adjumani and Moyo districts and other parts of the West Nile region and South Sudan are stranded after the temporary suspension of services by Laropi-Umi Ferry on Albert Nile. The vessel temporarily halted services on Sunday night after a Kenyan fuel …

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Professor Ogenga Latigo survives another accident

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Former Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Professor Morris Ogenga Latigo has sustained injuries in another serious accident he was involved in around Nakasongola district along Kampala-Gulu highway. The accident involved Latigo’s car Mercedes Benz registration number UBG 961D and a Truck registration UBJ 070B …

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ISINGIRO: Bus accident claims seven lives

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven people have been confirmed dead in a road accident that happened at Kyeirumba along the Mbarara-Isingiro Road last evening. A bus registration number UBG 812K, belonging to Global Bus Company, that was heading to Kikagate is said to have collided with a Mbarara-bound Fuso …

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Juba-bound fuel tanker bursts into flames along Lira-Soroti road

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traffic was paralysed along the busy Lira-Soroti highway this morning after a fuel tanker overturned and caught fire. The fuel Tanker registration number SSD 321V/ SSD 320V carrying an unspecified quantity of fuel belonging to Narus Company Ltd in Kenya was traveling from Eldoret …

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The unexpected toll of traffic accidents

When undergoing treatment for injuries sustained during a crash or accident, you’re often immobile Kampala, Uganda | HENRY DDUNGU | High rates of road accidents are a devastatingly common issue across Africa which records the highest number of road traffic incidents in the world, every year. The WHO has ranked Uganda …

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Police confirm one dead, 117 pupils injured in Manafwa accident

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have confirmed the death of a pupil of Nakhupa primary school in Manafwa district following an accident involving dozens of pupils. The deceased is 16-year-old Thomas Naminayi. The accident occurred around 10 pm on Tuesday at Kufu along Mbale-Manafwa road involving a Tata …

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