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Why only 74,000 case files were submitted to ccourt in 2019

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Records at the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID have revealed that only 34% of the 215,224 recorded crimes in 2019 were taken courts of law. CID headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Grace Akullo, submitted only 74,810 case files to court. This translates to …

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South Sudan officials extort UGX 5M from Ugandan farmers

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  South Sudan officials have extorted up to Shillings 5.7 million from Ugandan farmers in Lamwo district to access their farmland since July this year, an investigation by security has revealed. The investigations show that 35 farmers from the district fell victim of extortion to access …

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UNEB investigates possible malpractice orchestrated by distributors

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda National Examination Board- UNEB has embarked on investigations to establish circumstances under, which several parcels of Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE scripts reached respective centers with broken seals. Many examination centers in Wakiso, Mpigi and Masaka districts received parcels with broken seals raising suspicion that they …

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Four Mitooma district officials arrested over corruption

Mitooma, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Inspectorate of Government (IGG) has arrested four government officials of Mitooma District over employment irregularities. In the statement issued on Monday, the spokesperson of the Inspectorate, Muniira Ali identified the arrested officials as Amon Byamugisha, the Senior Human Resource Officer, Saverinus Beyendeza, the community Development …

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Sauna explosion injures five people in Naalya

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |   At least five people sustained injuries on Sunday evening during an explosion at Marco Gym and Spa next to Quality Supermarket in Kyaliwajjala, Wakiso District. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman Patrick Onyango says that preliminary investigations show that the explosion was caused by excessive heating of …

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UNBS starts investigations of Energy Drink

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has started investigations into how Natural Power SX Energy Drink ended up in one of the supermarkets in Kampala. The investigations followed a complaint from a consumer who developed an erection that lasted up to six hours after …

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