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UPDF finds 503 bullets at Uganda – Kenya border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The joint security team in the Karamoja sub region has recovered 503 live rounds of ammunition at Kokochaya check point, off Karita-Lokales road along Uganda-Kenya borderline. It is alleged that since yesterday the suspects, one identified as Kevo and another yet to be identified both …

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Ashraf Kasirye lives to tell his story

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The morning of December 27, 2020, was like any other daybreak for Ashraf Saif-Allah Kasirye, a reporter working with and for Ghetto Media, an online TV affiliated with the National Unity Platform former presidential candidate Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert. By December 27, Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine …

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City riot victims demand compensation from gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Victims who sustained injuries during the city protests in Kampala are seeking compensation from the government. On Wednesday, riots broke out in Kampala and other parts of the country following the arrest of National Unity Platform presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Police and the army …

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Police fire teargas in Kisoro to disperse MP Bitangaro’s supporters

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kisoro on Saturday fired live bullets and teargas to disperse angry supporters of Bufumbira South County Member of Parliament Samuel Kwizera Bitangaro. Bitangaro who is currently being detained at Kisoro police station was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly holding a political …

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Teargas rocks Busia town as taxi drivers protest again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Live bullets and teargas have today morning rocked Busia town as security dispersed protesting taxi drivers. Since morning, officers from the police force, Local Defense Unit-LDU and the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces -UPDF have had running battles with drivers who were protesting against the …

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