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One dead, four missing as boat capsizes in River Nile

Pakwach, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A baby has drowned after a boat on which she was traveling with seven people other from Pakwach to Nwoya district capsized in River Nile. The accident occurred at around 3:30 pm on Tuesday around Olobodegi parish in Pokweri sub county in Pakwach district. …

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Four hospitalized in Kumi after bus accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people are nursing critical injuries at Atutur general hospital after a bus accident on Monday evening. A Gateway bus registration number, UAH 781Z rammed into a house of John Luke Akiiso along Soroti- Mbale road in Olupe trading center, Kumi sub county in Kumi …

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Masindi Resident Judge Paul Gadenya involved in motor accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Masindi Resident Judge, Justice Paul Gadenya has been involved in an accident along the Kampala-Masindi highway. The accident occurred on Monday morning at around 9:30 am in Bigando Cell Kuguliya division Masindi municipality Masindi district. At the time of the accident, Gadenya was …

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Speeding UPDF truck knocks dead Sembabule man

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A speeding UPDF vehicle has knocked dead a 35-year-old in Sembabule district on Saturday. The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert …

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Truck crashes off the Namboole flyover, one dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traffic was halted on the Northern Bypass this afternoon after one person was killed and two others injured following a fatal accident at the Namboole Flyover in Bweyogerere in Kira Municipality in Wakiso district. According to police, the accident occurred when an Engineering Plant vehicle …

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Speeding vehicle collides with train in Jinja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are investigating an accident involving a saloon car and a train that was heading to Kampala from Jinja station last night. The accident occurred when a saloon car registration number UBC 836A failed to take heed of the warnings and traffic provisions while crossing …

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Prof. Baryamureeba arrested after knocking woman dead in Kibuli

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Makerere University Vice Chancellor and 2016 Presidential Candidate, Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba has been arrested over knocking a woman dead. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Prof Baryamureeba is being detained at Kabalagala police station. Owoyesigyire added that Prof. Baryamureeba was driving …

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Police conducts fresh probe into death of Seeta traffic officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traffic police are conducting fresh investigations into an accident that caused the death of  Innocent Ayesigye, a traffic officer who was knocked by a speeding vehicle along the Kampala-Jinja highway. Ayesigye was knocked by a speeding motor vehicle on May 24 from Namanve while riding …

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Truck loaded with marijuana, mangoes crashes in Luweero

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luweero is hunting for the driver of a Fuso truck which was involved in an accident at Nakazzi village in Luweero town along Kampala-Gulu highway this morning. The unidentified driver of the truck registration number UAX 949E from Arua municipality was heading to …

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