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Floods kill 12 people in Bundibugyo

  Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Twelve people have been swept to their deaths by floods in western Uganda, the Red Cross said on Saturday, as the East African country is battered by torrential rain. “We have recovered 12 bodies from the water and one person has been rushed to …

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Mudslides kill 14 in Bundibugyo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Fourteen people have died and scores injured following a devastating mudslides in Bundibugyo district. The mudslides occurred in Harugale sub county at 4:00 am on Saturday morning following heavy rains. At least 30 houses were reduced to rubble and property buried in the mud. Several …

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Mumbere agrees to be guarded by UPDF

Jinja High Court on Feb.06 released the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on bail following an agreement reached between the state and his lawyers that his security shall be provided by the UPDF royal guard Brigade and not the Rwenzururu royal guards. Mumbere who was released on a non-cash bond …

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Propaganda over Mumbere

COMMENT:By Elijah Kisembo Political abstraction creates rationalisation of actions of stronger party without listening to victims. Peace is not the absence of violence. However, violence is a clear reflection of the sometimes deceptive peace that we celebrate in our communities. Recently, the country woke up to an explosion of violence …

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Over a dozen people killed in Uganda landslides

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | About 15 people were killed and dozens injured on Tuesday in landslides triggered by torrential downpours in hilly western Uganda, local authorities said. @Jadwong houses swept away by floods in Bundibugyo, roads made impassable, 11 confirmed dead @newvisionwire pic.twitter.com/RjFOOCcFv3 — Charles Etukuri (@EtukuriCharles) May 10, …

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Mumbere blames media, enemies of kingdom for chaos

The Omusinga of Rwenzururu Charles Wesley Mumbere has met President Yoweri Museveni who is on a four-day security assessment tour of the Rwenzori region. “I met the King this afternoon and he assured me on all issues I was hearing and I am satisfied with his explanations,” Museveni said yesterday. …

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‘Don’t pressurize government to reconcile with criminals’

Government will not tolerate anybody who attempts to politicize crime, President Yoweri Museveni has stressed. While meeting a delegation of Obudingiya bwa Bamba cultural institution led by the Omudingiya wa Bamba Amongi Martin Kamya yesterday in Kasese, Museveni said those who were involved in the recent criminal violence that claimed …

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Bundibugyo erupts in post-election violence

By Independent Team 13 killed in clashes blamed on EC’s mishandling of results announcement During the Feb. 24 national local government elections, the returning officer of Bundibugyo Daniel Nayebare appeared determined to run a transparent operation. He allowed the results of the elections to be relayed live on a local …

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