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10 arrested over alleged murder of surveyor in Gomba

Gomba, Uganda | THE INDEPEDENT | 10 people have been arrested for alleged murder in Gomba district. Their arrest follows violent land clashes that left one person dead and five others injured. Last week, angry residents of Buwanguzi village in Mpenja sub county attacked a group of surveyors led by the …

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Police hunt prime suspect in the murder of Catholic priest

Gomba, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Gomba district is hunting for Vincent Katumba, who is believed to be the prime suspect in the murder of Rev Fr. Josephat Kasambula. Katumba is suspected to have stabbed the catholic priest to death on Wednesday when he went to inspect his property …

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Gomba residents fault EC for wasting resources on unserious candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Gomba district have faulted the Electoral Commission for wasting public resources on unserious presidential candidates. They have asked the commission to put up tougher measures to sieve unserious candidates. They said this at Kiriri trading centre and Kabulassoke during mini rallies held by …

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UPDF chopper crashed during heavy down pour- Eye witness

Butambala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF that crashed on Tuesday morning killing two crew members could have come down because of bad weather, according to an eye witnesses. The Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brigadier General, Richard Kalemire, said in a tweet that the jet Ranger AF302 crashed in Bulo …

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Two dead after UPDF helicopter crashes in Gomba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF helicopter has crashed on a training mission in Bulo in Gomba district. “We regret to inform that a UPDAF Jet Ranger on a training mission has crashed. It had two crew members. Sadly, no one has survived. Investigation into …

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Mega solar power project launched in Kabulasoke

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has today commissioned the $24.5 million Kabulasoke Pilot Solar Power Park, the largest such venture in the region. Owned by a Ugandan based in Germany Dr. David Alobo, the solar project covers the Namulaba and Butiti villages, Kabulasoke sub county in …

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