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WHO lauds Uganda’s effort in promoting road safety

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organisation (WHO) has pledged to work with Parliament and other stakeholders in implementing its new resolution on curbing traffic accident deaths by 50 percent within a decade. The Head of Safety and Mobility at the World Health Organisation, Dr Nhan Tran, made the …

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Three perish in Mayuge road accident

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people perished Sunday after ramming into a stationery sugar truck in Bufulubi trading center in Mayuge district along the Musita-Lumino highway.  The dead are Henry Maisanswa, Rose Mweba, and Milton Mande. The trio was driving in a Toyota Caldina registration number; UAG 226B when they rammed …

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Four Kotido LC3 Chairpersons in accident

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four LC3 chairpersons of Kotido district local government are currently undergoing treatment in Matany Hospital after getting involved in an accident on Saturday. The accident happened at around 4pm on the Moroto, Kotido highway when the politicians were on their way back to Kotido …

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UCU student, parent perish on way to graduation

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Christian University has observed a moment of silence in the course of the graduation celebrations at the Mukono campus upon receiving news of the death of one of their students who was travelling for the same ceremony in the morning. Alex Khauka, 24, …

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Crime Intelligence Officer and family die in road crash

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cleopus Bwesigye, a crime intelligence officer from the Kampala Metropolitan South headquarters at Katwe has died in a road crash together with his wife and three children on the Masaka-Kampala highway. The traffic police spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima explains that Bwesigye was traveling back to …

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How to beat car rental theft in Uganda

Loose restrictions on hiring a car and the high resale value of the vehicle have made car rental in Uganda the number one target for scammers SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | Car rental in Uganda is such a lucrative business but most proprietors are hesitant to invest in it. This …

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Three perish in accident at Kakira junction

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people were killed in an accident at Kakira junction along the Jinja-Iganga highway on Tuesday evening. The deceased whose identities haven’t yet been established were riding on a motorcycle registration number UET 176F, which collided with a trailer registration number KBH 501C and ZC …

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Nine dead, five injured in Luwero road accident

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight women and one man have died while five other people sustained serious injuries in a fatal road crash at Sinalya village in Bombo town council, about 38 kilometers into Luweero district along the Kampala-Gulu highway. The crash occurred after two vehicles collided at around …

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Four dead in Hoima road accident

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people have been knocked dead in an accident that happened along the Hoima-Kaiso-Tonya road this morning. The accident occurred near Kyamukunjuki trading centre in Kitoba sub-county, when the victims who were riding on a motorcycle registration number UDW 280K bajaj were knocked by a …

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