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Ministry of works deploys military to curb theft of rail sleepers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Works and Transport, General Edward Katumba Wamala has issued a ‘shoot on sight’ order targeting vandals stealing rail sleepers and materials used for the ongoing repair of the meter-gauge railway-MGR. In February this year, the government contracted China Road and Bridge Corporation-CRBC …

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Reducing road carnage

  Consider yourself as only sensible person on the road, says Gen. Katumba  Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | On May 4, a Kampala-bound bus operated by Link Bus Services crashed and overturned several times killing 20 people on spot; including its driver leaving many others injured just a …

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Terrorists gang up against Museveni

ADF, Islamic State, al-Shabaab working together COVER STORY | THE INDEPENDENT | The recent terror attacks in Kampala point to a change in tactics by the DR Congo-based Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and deeper Jihadi coordination with the Islamic State and al-Shabaab of Somalia. They apparently share training and technology …

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Katumba shooting suspects charged with 18 new offences

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six of the eight General Katumba Wamala attempted murder suspects face 18 additional charges. The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has amended the charge sheet increasing the charges from 6 to 24. The suspects are Muhammad Kagugube, Sirimani Kisambira, Abudalllah-Aziz Ramadhan Dunka, Kamada Walusimbi, Habib Ramadhan Marjan …

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Eighth suspect in Gen Katumba shooting remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The eighth suspect in the double murder case of General Katumba Wamala’s daughter and driver has been remanded to Kitalya government prison. The suspect is Huzaifa Wampa alias Kanaabe, a 34 year old and resident of Nyimba Kikomeko Bombo in Luwero district. Wampa whose hands …

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