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The missing Police bus

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police bus that had earlier been announced missing with the driver was found on Christmas eve. Geoffrey Mwase, the driver is also reported arrested after the bus was intercepted at the Morgana Petrol Station in Mityana District. The bus whose number plates had …

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Bus operators explain transport fare hike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Transport fares have soared as more Ugandans travel to the countryside ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities. The most affected are distant routes to the East and the western parts of the Country, where fares have more than doubled. Justus Baribumpe, a driver for …

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Bus collision kills 15 oil workers in Kuwait

Kuwait City, Kuwait | AFP | Fifteen oil workers, most of them from the Indian subcontinent, were killed Sunday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, officials said. Seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan, said Mohammed al-Basri …

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Rough terrain for Pioneer Easy Bus

Creditor plan to auction buses to recover Shs 151 mn debt Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | On the road leading to the Western gate of the Mandela National Stadium, located about 8 kilometres away from Kampala City Center on the Kampala-Jinja highway, one would easily observe that something wrong. Nearly …

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Crash between bus and taxi kills 14 in Algeria

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | A collision between a passenger bus and a taxi in Algeria killed 14 people and injured 22 others on Thursday, authorities said. The accident occurred at Sfid on a national highway linking the northwestern areas of Saida and El Bayadh, according to the emergency services. …

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At least 34 killed in Madagascar bus crash: officials

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | At least 34 people died when a bus carrying young Christian worshippers plunged down a steep ravine in central Madagascar, police and hospital officials said Tuesday. Police said 12 badly burned bodies were counted at the site, 70 kilometres (45 miles) north of the capital Antananarivo. …

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Boy travels from Morocco to Spain under bus

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  A boy travelled at least 230 kilometres from Morocco to Spain hanging underneath a bus, officials said Monday, in another example of desperate measures taken by migrants to get to Europe. Emergency services in the southern Spanish city of Seville tweeted a video of the …

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Kampala Metropolitan Rapid Bus Transport investors here

Entebbe, Uganda| PPU|  Uganda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Chinese investors for three key projects. President Yoweri Museveni witnessed the signing of the projects, which will see an East Africa-China Manufacturing, Trade and Exhibition Centre centre set up in Uganda. The other projects will see an establisment of …

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Brisbane bus driver burnt alive by passenger

Sydney, Australia | AFP |  A passenger doused a bus driver with inflammable liquid and burned him to death in front of horrified passengers in the Australian city of Brisbane on Friday, police said. There was no apparent motive for the killing of the 29-year-old man named by local media …

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