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Three perish in accident along Mbarara-Rwampara road

Rwampara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people have died on spot following an accident at Rwemiyenje Rugando trading center along the Mbarara-Rwampara road. The accident occurred at around 11:00am on Thursday involving a bus registration number UAQ 079W belonging to Bismarkan Coaches, Carina vehicle registration UAV 977P, and a motorcycle …

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Seven dead as boat capsizes on Lake Victoria: Kenya official

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Seven bodies have been retrieved after a boat capsized on Lake Victoria, a Kenyan regional government official confirmed on Thursday. Homa Bay County Commissioner Moses Lilan said the seven bodies were retrieved from the lake after the accident on Tuesday. Four people are still missing. A …

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MP Gilbert Olanya involved in accident along Kampala-Gulu highway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kilak South County Member of Parliament Gilbert Olanya was on Tuesday involved in an accident along the Kampala-Gulu highway. The accident occurred at Kyamukonda village in Nakasongola district at around 8:30pm. Olanya was on the way to Kampala from Gulu at the time of …

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Buyende town council NRM chairperson perishes in road accident

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | George Musenero, the Buyende town council National Resistance Movement-NRM party chairperson has died in a motor accident. The 60 year old Musenero perished in an accident on Tuesday afternoon in Butabaala trading center along Kamuli-Jinja highway. Musenero who was riding a motorcycle registration number UAF …

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Four dead, three injured in Mbale accident

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An early morning accident in Mbale city has claimed the lives of four people and left three others nursing critical injuries. The accident occurred along Mbale-Tororo road adjacent to Mbale city bus park. According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred after a speeding Fuso truck registration …

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Opposition Chief Whip survives mob in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition Chief Whip John Baptist Nambeshe has survived being lynched by an angry mob after knocking a person. Nambeshe who was from Kampala heading to Mbale on Saturday knocked unidentified person at Namwezi along Kampala-Jinja highway in Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District. Juma Kanamwangi, an …

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Five perish in accident along Hoima-Masindi highway

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five people have died and 20 others are nursing injuries after an accident along the Hoima-Masindi highway. The accident happened on Monday at around 10pm near Waaki bridge in Mbaarara village, Kitoba sub county, Hoima district. According to the police, a Fuso Truck registration number …

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One dead, 16 injured in Buvuma accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has died and 16 are nursing injuries from an accident in Bubanzi village, Buvuma town council. The deceased has been identified as Julius Kwanya, an employee of Buvuma Oil Palm Uganda. Kwanya and the injured who are also employees of Buvuma Oil Palm …

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Jinja accident leaves one dead, four others injured

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has been confirmed dead while four others sustained serious injuries during a night accident that occurred in Kakira town council along the Jinja-Iganga highway on Thursday night. It is reported that at around midnight, a Kenyan bound bus registration number KCX 258B was …

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Minister Mutasingwa involved in accident along Kampala-Gulu highway

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |Minister of State, Office of the Vice President Diana Mutasingwa Kagyenyi was involved in an accident along the Kampala-Gulu highway. The accident occurred at Bamusuuta village in Nakasongola district on Thursday evening. Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Isah Ssemwogerere says that Mutasingwa who is also the Buikwe Woman …

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