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Security arrests 13 suspected terrorists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The joint security team has arrested 13 suspected members of the Allied Democratic Force-ADF terror cell and Mai-Mai rebel group. Eight of the suspects have been arrested by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence in Buikwe district whereas others were picked by Crime Intelligence in the …

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Katumba shooting suspects charged with 18 new offences

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six of the eight General Katumba Wamala attempted murder suspects face 18 additional charges. The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has amended the charge sheet increasing the charges from 6 to 24. The suspects are Muhammad Kagugube, Sirimani Kisambira, Abudalllah-Aziz Ramadhan Dunka, Kamada Walusimbi, Habib Ramadhan Marjan …

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DRC: 11 killed in ADF rebel attack

Kinshasa, DRC, | XINHUA | At least 11 people were killed Thursday night in an attack by rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in a shopping mall in northeastern Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to local security sources. The ADF rebels attacked the …

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Terrorist threats on the rise

  UN report points at ADF, ISIL, al Qaeda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aug. 26: A suspected suicide bomber identified as Katumba Abdul aka Ben was arrested by military intelligence personnel in Pader Town Council with an assortment of home bomb making materials. These included already assembled bombs, …

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Jamil Mukulu accuses officer of torture at Luzira prisons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jamil Mukulu, the leader of the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF has said he’s being subjected to untold suffering and degrading treatment at Luzira maximum prison where he’s currently on remand on the charges of terrorism, aggravated robbery, murder and aiding and abetting terrorism. In a letter …

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Lawyers seek apology from Gen Lokech over anti-Muslim statements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association has asked the Deputy Inspector-General of Police Major General Paul Lokech to apologize over the statements he made linking them to Allied Democratic Forces -ADF. Maj Gen Lokech was quoted saying that those who have been involved in assassinations around …

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Gen Katumba’s shooters trailed him for six months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The suspects picked up in connection to the shooting at the former Chief of Defense Forces-CDF, Gen Edward Katumba have reportedly told the joint investigations team that they trailed him for over six months. Assailants attacked Gen Katumba’s official vehicle along Kisota road and sprayed …

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Over 40 dead after ADF rebel attacks in eastern DR Congo

Kinshasa, DRC | XINHUA |  More than 40 people were killed Sunday night in attacks blamed on rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in two villages in the eastern province of Ituri in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to local authorities. The attacks occurred in the villages …

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