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Hundreds conned in dubious online forex trade

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of people in Lira city have been conned by Power Forex International, an online trading company. The clients of the company from Lango, Acholi, and West Nile sub-region include teachers, businessmen and women, students, and mobile money agents. They were lured into investing money …

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Three arrested over brutal murder of businessman

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three suspects are in custody at Apac central police station in connection to murder. The suspects are George Okello 33, Fredrick Otim 30, and another only identified as Joseph. The suspects were picked up on Thursday in connection to the brutal murder of Innocent Anyeme, …

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7 dead, scores injured in Agali road accident

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 7 traders were killed and scores others injured in an accident in Agali sub-county, Lira district on Monday evening. The seven were killed when a Fuso truck registration number UBJ 354G they were traveling in with over 50 other market vendors and their …

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Mob lynches man for slaughtering his wife

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An angry mob in Lira has killed a man for butchering his wife. The mob hunted 53-year-old Denis Alal and killed him for slaughtering his estranged wife, Christine Akello on Monday evening. It all started after Alal while at Anai Ober Cell, Lira City West …

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Son kills father over UGX 5000

Kole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kole police are holding a man accused of killing his father over Shillings 5,000. The suspect is 23 year old James Olugu, a resident of Bargri cell, Eastern ward in Aboke town council. He was arrested on Sunday evening shortly after striking his father Alex …

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Lightning kills 5 family members in Omoro sub county

Alebtong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A a flash of lightning has claimed the lives of five family members in Alebtong district. The dead are Peter Owaa, Vicky Odongo and Desmond Owaa, both adults. The others are Raphael Elem and Silver Acur, all children below ten years of age. With the …

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UPDF soldier commits suicide after shooting woman to death

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier attached to NARO army detach in Akokoro sub-county in Apac district has shot dead a 20-year-old woman before taking his own life. The soldier is 45-year-old Samuel Ojara, while his victim is Sharon Akello. Ojara reportedly followed Akello to …

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Lira man strangles wife to death over sex

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira police are holding a middle-aged man accused of strangling his wife to death for allegedly denying him conjugal rights. The suspect is Sam Obongo, a resident of Alyec B village, Alwala parish in Ogur sub county in Lira district. The deceased is 22-year-old Jillian …

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