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Veteran Ugandan politician Adoko Nekyon is dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nekyon breathed his last at Nsambya Hospital on Friday afternoon where he was admitted for unspecified health complications. His nephew, the Uganda People’s Congress-UPC Party President, James Akena confirmed his death and told URN on phone that they are making funeral arrangements at Nekyon’s home …

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Tears over dead lions

But pressure over resources remains between people and beasts in national park Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The war between man and animal has erupted again, as it often does, in Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The recent pile of 11 lion carcasses discovered by park rangers in …

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Chat with the dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A funeral agency in Sweden is currently seeking volunteers for a project that it hopes will offer people comfort by allowing them to speak to their deceased loved ones. The agency called Fenix wants to create chat bots (artificial intelligence) to comfort mourning relatives …

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Parliament pays tribute to fallen Major Gen Julius Oketta

MPs call for the streamlining of the promotions policy in the army Parliament on Monday paid glowing tribute to departed former deputy national coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation Maj.General Julius Oketta who passed away Saturday at Kadic Hospital in Kampala due to heart failure. Members of Parliament (MPs) from both …

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Living with the dead

By Mukama Miriam A visit to Mulago Hospital mortuary shows a mortician’s attempt to cope with his loss The woman lying on the metallic slab was about 60 years old. Her skull was bare, and white with hints of her blood. The skin that normally covers the skull had been …

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