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Two dead, 11 injured in Kabale bus accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have died in an accident that occurred at Kyonyo along the Kabale-Katuna Road, this morning. Eyewitnesses say that the accident occurred at around 4 a.m. when a Rwanda bound Trinity Bus registration number UAX 486X collided with a trailer registration number BUD …

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Speaker tasks Government on ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked government to ensure that all health centres IVs around the country get ambulances as proposed in the 2019/2020 budget. Kadaga said that with the intended procurement of the ambulances will ensure that all  Ugandans good health services. …

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VIDEO: 4 dead, over 40 injured in Nakasongola bus accident

VIDEO: 4 dead, over 40 injured in Nakasongola bus accident Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people died on THE spot and 48 others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Link Bus in Nakasongola district along the Kampala-Gulu highway on Sunday. The accident occurred at around 10 a.m. when …

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Accident claims four lives in Mabira

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people have been confirmed dead following an accident that occurred Friday night in Mabira Forest, along the Kampala-Jinja highway. Police records indicate that the accident occurred when a coaster registration number UBD 343P which was destined for Mbale, collided with a Kampala bound …

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Rwanda mine collapse kills 14

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  An accident at an eastern Rwanda mine on Monday killed 14 people, including seven women, a local government official said. “This is an unfortunate event that nobody expected. The accident happened when falling debris at the mining site buried all the 14 people and killed …

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Britain’s Prince Philip still driving at 97

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain’s lack of an upper age limit for driving was in the spotlight on Friday as 97-year-old Prince Philip recovered after being involved in an accident that flipped his car. An experienced pilot and carriage racer, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband has never been one for …

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17 fishmongers dead in Panyimur accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seventeen fishmongers mainly women have been killed and scores of others injured in a tragic motor accident in Pakwach district. The fishmongers were killed in Panyimur on Sunday while traveling aboard a Fuso truck registration number UAV 118 F to buy fish at Panyimur Market. …

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South African train collision kills three, injures 300

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Two passenger trains collided during the morning rush hour in South Africa’s capital city Pretoria Tuesday, killing three people and injuring hundreds, emergency services said. Two critically injured people were airlifted from the scene of the crash in Mountain View, northern Pretoria, spokesman Charles …

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Fatal air crashes and deaths up in 2018: watchdog

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | A total of 556 people died in 15 plane crashes in 2018, significantly more than the previous year, but long-term trends show safety improving, an aviation watchdog reported. The year 2017 was the safest year in aviation history with only 44 people killed in …

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Three students killed in China university lab explosion

Beijing, China | AFP | Three students were killed in a laboratory blast at a Beijing university on Wednesday, the city’s fire department said. “There was an explosion at the experimental site during a scientific research experiment” on wastewater treatment in the Environmental Engineering Laboratory, the Beijing Fire Department said. …

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