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EASTER: 91 killed in road accidents, crime

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 91 people were killed in road crashes and crime incidents that happened in the Easter holidays according to Uganda police statistics. According to the Police, 46 people were killed in crime incidents while 45 perished in traffic crashes. The road crashes and …

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Security forces call for vigilance during Easter in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Security Forces have asked the people in the Karamoja sub-region to be vigilant during the Easter Celebrations. According to the statement issued by police, the general public is informed that Mt. Moroto and Kidepo Policing Regions have in recent times continued to register …

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Kabaka speaks out on escalating commodity prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has called upon leaders especially Members of Parliament to find ways of addressing the escalating prices of essential commodities. “The Easter celebrations of this year should awaken leaders’ hearts especially our Members of Parliament to fulfil their …

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Kampala metropolitan celebrated Easter peacefully – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Metropolitan Police has commended the public over the peaceful Easter celebrations and urged the community to continue being law abiding citizens after celebrating the Holy Week. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Police Spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Area says there was no major incident recorded in …

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EASTER VIGIL: Somber mood in Kampala Archdiocese

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It was a sombre mood at Rubaga Cathedral when Christians from Kampala Archdiocese gathered for the Easter vigil mass, hours after the death of their Archbishop, His Grace Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga. The Easter Vigil is the greatest liturgy of the entire year in …

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Border communities in Kasese spend Easter without food

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The border community living at the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC border at Mpondwe, Kasese district spent Easter struggling to get food. President Museveni last month ordered the closure of all Ugandan borders for both exits and entries on grounds that it would help prevent …

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