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Bobi Wine’s future after Arua torture

Museveni, Besigye’s politics will determine next move Kampala, Uganda | GAAKI KIGAMBO | When first term lawmaker Kyagulanyi Robert Sentamu, best known by his artistic moniker Bobi Wine, headed to Uganda’s north-westerly town of Arua on Aug.12 to stump for his choice of candidate in a by-election, only a super psychic …

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Bobi Wine’s torture

How `people power’ hit national stage with protests Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | As he left the Chief Magistrate’s court in Gulu on Aug.16, Arua Municipality MP-elect Kassiano Ezati Wadri , chanted, “We shall overcome, We shall overcome” as a group of people peeping through the court’s wire mesh fence …

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Wadri’s Arua win

The mistakes of FDC, NRM Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Arua Municipality MP Kasiano Wadri appeared assured of victory from the start. “I have already won this election,” he told The Independent a week into the official threeweeks of campaigning, “I will just need to do a little panel beating …

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Arua hawker bags Shs10 million from Coca-Cola

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Another lucky winner, Geofrey Madira from Arua joined previous winners in the ongoing Under The Crown Promotion dubbed ‘Samba Ne Coca-Cola’ promotion by winning Shs 10 million, the company said in a May 4 notice. “I am so grateful,” Madira said upon receiving the …

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Airtel conducts health camp in Arua

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In an effort to boost the socio-economic development in North West Uganda, Airtel on March 02 held a health camp at St. Kizito Primary School in Ombaci in Arua District. The exercise involved provision of free healthcare services including  dental care, eye checkups, blood …

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MUSEVENI: Boda Boda and Taxis are a menace

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT| President Yoweri Museveni has singled out indiscpline on the roads as one barrier that needs to be overcome in Uganda’s drive to be considered fully stable. He urged the police to crackdown on reckless drivers, boda bodas (bicycles) and matatus (taxis). “I have heard foreigners …

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VIDEO: 22 arrested over Thursday Arua church attack

VIDEO: Calm has returned to Arua as 22 suspects in Thursday’s anti-bishop Sabino Odoki demonstration, are charged and remanded. But as Moses Walugembe reports the violence that engulfed Ediofe Cathedral and now threatening the Catholic Church in Arua diocese was just an explosion of a long time internal conflict in the church.   Share …

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