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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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Eight dead , four critically injured in Luweero accident

Luweero, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Atleast eight people have died on spot and four others critically injured in an accident at Kibisi village in Luweero district, along the Kampala-Gulu highway. The deceased whose identities are not yet known were travelling in a taxi registration number UBE 364N. The Kampala bound …

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Tipper accident claims 2, critically injures another

Bundibugyo, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Two people died on spot and another escaped with serious injuries on Tuesday evening in a motor accident at Humya Bridge trading center along Bundibugyo-Fort portal high way in Ntotoro Sub County in Bundibugyo district. The accident involved a Tipper lorry registration number UAY 889R.  …

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Twenty killed in Tanzanian church stampede

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | AFP | At least 20 people in Tanzania were trampled to death at an open-air evangelical Christian church service in the north of the country, officials said on Sunday. Government official Kippi Warioba, District Commissioner in the northern town of Moshi, said he feared the …

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