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Son resurfaces three days after his ‘burial’ in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is excitement and confusion in the family of Christopher and Gertrude Kazirya, residents of Kayonza village in Butuntumula Sub-county in Luwero district. It all started on Tuesday this week when the couple received news that their son, Bernard Wajja Nsamba, had been killed in …

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Two days of mourning for Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Orthodox Church will officially have two days of mourning Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, who has been the leader of the church since 1997. The body of Metropolitan Lwanga arrived Sunday after which service was held. He  died on 4th September in Athens, Greece …

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Plans for BMK’s final journey

  Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Preparations to send off Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige, popularly known as BMK are in high gear at the Salaam Muslim Cemetery at Nkoowe, approximately 13 miles on Hoima road in Wakiso district. The fallen businessman will be laid to rest at the cemetery on …

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Concern as COVID-19 bodies exhumed for reburial in Budaka

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Budaka District COVID-19 Taskforce has raised a red flag over reports that relatives of COVID-19 victims are exhuming their bodies at night to accord them “befitting burials”. Local leaders in Budaka town council and Kachomo Sub County claim that some residents exhume the bodies …

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Archbishop Lwanga will be buried inside Rubaga Cathedral

  Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala archdiocesan interim administrator, Msgr . Charles Kasibante has confirmed that the decease Archbishop Cyprian kizito Lwanga will be laid to rest in the historical Rubaga Cathedral church. Dr Lwanga will be the third prelate to be buried inside Rubaga Cathedral. The first …

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FULL VIDEO: Lawyer Kasango finally laid to rest

  Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The body of Lawyer, Bob Kasango has finally been buried at his in-law’s home in Mugasani Cell, Gweri Ward, in North Division Fort Portal Tourism City, a month after his death.  He was laid to rest in the home of the late …

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Tanzania says bye to former President Magufuli

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | XINHUA |  Tanzania on Friday held a burial ceremony for former President Magufuli in his native town of Chato in Geita region with full military honors mounted by the Tanzania People’s Defense Forces. Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan, along with various dignitaries, including former Presidents …

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KASANGO: Justice Lydia Mugambe Ssali to make ruling today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Family Division of the High Court will today decide where lawyer Bob Kasango will be buried. High Court Judge Lydia Mugambe Ssali on Monday and Tuesday heard arguments from both parties on the impending burial of the lawyer who died from Luzira Prison almost …

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