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Kasese School Attack: UPDF yet to rescue abducted students

Kasese, Uganda | THEE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Force(UPDF) has denied claims that three students of Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Secondary School that were abducted by the Allied Democratic Forces(ADF) rebels had escaped from captivity. Last week, suspected members of the ADF rebel group attacked the school resulting in the loss of …

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Defence minister blames ADF attack on late, inaccurate information

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs has attributed the attack on Lhubiriha Secondary School in Kasese District by suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels to late, and inaccurate information relayed to the army. Vincent Ssempijja told Members of Parliament on Thursday that when the …

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UN chief condemns school attack in Uganda

United Nations, USA | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned an attack on a secondary school in western Uganda reportedly perpetrated by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) group, said his deputy spokesman. Ugandan authorities said ADF rebels attacked the Lhubirira secondary school in Mpondwe on the border …

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Archbishop condemns Kasese school attack

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda His Grace Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has condemned the attack on a Secondary School in Kasese District. Its alleged that the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF attacked the School on Friday night and killed more than 40 students. Several others were …

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Lt Gen Muhanga rushes to Somalia after attack on UPDF base

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commander of Uganda People’s Defence Forces(UPDF) land forces, Lt Gen Kayanja Muhanga has rushed to Somalia after an attack on the UPDF base by the Al-Shabaab. On Friday, the Al-Shabaab issued a statement claiming it had raided Uganda forces’ base at the outskirts of …

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No gun lost in Kapeeka attack – UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces have confirmed that there was no gun stolen in an attack in Kapeeka town on Saturday night. At 22:40 hours on Saturday night, assailants armed with a rifles attacked a Police and UPDF foot patrol in Kikondo cell in Kapeeka …

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UN strongly condemns airfield attack in Central African Republic

Windhoek, Namibia | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations (UN) on Saturday strongly condemned an attack on an airfield in southeastern Central African Republic (CAR) which left a Moroccan peacekeeper dead. The attack against UN peacekeepers at the Obo airfield on Thursday happened during a UN-led operation to secure the perimeter …

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Another LC escapes gun attack in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The LC3 sub county of Nyakwae sub county in Abim district Franco Ochuu escaped death on Friday’s evening after armed warriors laid an ambush and attacked him. Ochuu was traveling on a boda boda. The victims were traveling on a Motorcycle reg. No.UES 085Q, …

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