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Aggrey Awori laid to rest in Bugiri

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former ICT minister, Aggrey Awori has this afternoon been laid to rest in his country home, located in Kibimba village in Buwuni town council in Bugiri district. Awori who succumbed to COVID-19 died on July 5th at the age of 82 years. Nafuna Awori, …

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Aggrey Awori to be buried in grave he dug 10 years ago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The late Aggrey Awori will be buried in a grave he built 10 years ago. Awori, the former ICT Minister died on Monday in Kampala. He will be laid to rest at his country home in Kibimba village, Buwuni town council in Bugiri district on …

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Father arrested attempting to sell off daughter

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man in Bugiri district is in trouble after being arrested red-handed trying to sell off his nine-year-old daughter to a witch doctor for suspected ritual sacrifice. The suspect is 34 year old Menculam Ajalu, a resident of Naluwerere trading center in Kapyanga sub county …

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Father in Bugiri arrested for killing his children

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Bugiri district have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly killing his two children on Friday night. Fred Kibete, a resident of Buduma A village in Muwayo town council was arrested over the death of his five-year-old son Elvin Mwoyi and daughter, …

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Man detained for wife beating, dies in Police cell

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Bugiri district is investigating circumstances under which 40 year old, Nyawuchi Opendi apparently committed suicide inside the police cells at Muwayo police station on Sunday night. Opendi who was alone in the police cells is reported to have strangled himself using his …

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Mother, son electrocuted in Bugiri

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Bugiri district is investigating circumstances under which an 18-year-old Fahad Mususwa and his mother, Fazira Kagoya aged 53 years were electrocuted in their garden on Saturday evening. The victims who are residents of Bugodo village in Kapyanga sub county in Bugiri district are reported …

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Bodies of two boys retrieved from Kibimba dam

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Bugiri district has today retrieved the bodies of two boys who were reported to have drowned in Kibimba dam located in Bulesa sub county on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased are 17-year old Siraj Mayende, and Ashiraf Nambuku aged 10 years, pupils at Bubuzi …

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Main suspect in murder of Bugiri Imam arrested – Police

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The main suspect in the murder of Sheikh Mutumba Masudi of Bugiri has been arrested today, Police has revealed. The suspect has been identified as Mugoya Abiyasad a supervisor of SGA Private security Company. Upon interrogation, the suspected shooter admitted to having shot and …

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Four in custody after Bugiri Imam murdered

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The territorial police in Busoga East Region -Bugiri – has held four men, first suspects in the case of the murder of Sheikh Mutumba Masudi, 60. Sheikh Mutumba was the Imam of Iwemba Mosque who was shot dead Friday at his home in Busimba …

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