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Bus operators fail to enforce new transport fares

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bus operators in Kampala on Thursday did not hike the charges they have proposed for passengers traveling to different destinations across the country. The operators through their umbrella body, the Uganda Bus Owners Association – UBOA announced a raise in the transport fares on …

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NEW YEAR: Bars turn away revellers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bars and restaurants operating in Ntinda, Kamwokya and Kololo on Thursday turned away revellers who wanted usher in the new year. As early as 9:00 pm, streets that would normally experience an increase in traffic as revellers partied, welcoming the new year were deserted. …

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329 arrested in bars during Christmas and Boxing day celebrations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 329 people were arrested by Katwe and Kira police divisions during operations on Christmas and Boxing day. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire says 147 people were picked from various bars like Happy Boyz Namasuba and New Best Hotel Nateete among others. …

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Six tourists arrested for breaking curfew in Kalangala

Kalangala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | At 22hrs on Christmas night, Police in Kalangala open up their armory, picked their equipment including guns and batons and set off to go and apprehend those violating the presidential directive thereby endangering the lives of innocent Ugandans by “doing acts likely to spread a …

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Eight Karimojong warriors, one soldier die in clash

Moroto, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Eight Karimojong cattle rustlers have been killed in a deadly gun clash with the army. The eight Matheniko cattle rustlers from Moroto district were gunned down in the night of Christmas in a four-hour clash with UPDF soldiers in Napak district.  The UPDF 3rd Division Commander, Brig Joseph …

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Kabuleta promises to cancel oil contracts

Hoima, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate, Joseph Kabuleta has promised to renegotiate the oil contracts government has made with international oil companies.  Kabuleta believes that there was no transparency in the negotiations of the contracts, which are meant to benefit a few individuals in power. He was speaking …

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Archbishop Lwanga decries misinformation on social media

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Kampala Dioceses, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has called upon Ugandans to embrace peace and stop engaging in practices that are likely to cause unrest in the country.   Speaking at Lubaga Cathedral where he was the main celebrant of the Christmas service, …

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Kyagulanyi preaches love, humanity in christmas message

 Ntungamo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has asked Ugandans to reflect on Love and Humanity as they celebrate the Birth of Jesus Christ.  Kyagulanyi, who attended the Christmas service at St. James Church of Uganda Rugarama in Rushenyi in Ntungamo …

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