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Businessman shot dead in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in the Kiira region is investing circumstances under which, a Jinja-based businessman Shaban Malore was shot dead on Saturday night. Malore is reported to have been shot dead by two attackers who were riding on a numberless motorcycle. He had just arrived at …

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Renowned coffee dealer found dead in Jinja guest house

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiira Region police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 60-year-old Ali Mugaya, a renowned coffee dealer in BB Guesthouse in Market zone in Buwenge town council in Jinja district on Tuesday night. The Guesthouse workers discovered his lifeless body this morning when …

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Jinja sugarcane tycoon killed in mysterious incident

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The mutilated and beheaded body of a prominent businessman in Jinja City has been found in a sugar plantation, with all indications that he was subjected to ritual sacrifice. Now Police in Busoga East are investigating circumstances under which the  53-year-old George Waidha, a …

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Jinja school fire attributed to poor electricity connection

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A loose power connection is to blame for the fire outbreak at St. Joseph SSS Nakanyonyi in Jinja City Northern division, which claimed the life of 13-year-old Emmanuel Muwumba on Tuesday night. The fire broke out in the boys dormitory burning Muwumba severely on the …

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Jinja Highway: Assailants have been monitoring victims

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The assailants who shot dead two mobile money agents in Jinja district on Saturday night monitored their victims for two months, according to police detectives investigating the double murder. The four assailants riding on two motorcycles gunned down John Nkabe and his Fred Bulago in …

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Jinja NRM leaders demand chairperson autopsy report before burial

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Jinja district National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders want responsible authorities to produce a conclusive autopsy report, detailing the death of their fallen acting chairperson, William Kato Kaziba, ahead of his burial. Kato succumbed to undisclosed illness on Tuesday night. Kato is reported to have …

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Acting Jinja district NRM chairperson William Kaziba is dead

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The acting Jinja District National Resistance Movement-NRM chairperson, William Kato Kaziba is dead. He was pronounced dead on Tuesday night after battling an undisclosed illness. Kato is reported to have broken down while at his home in Igombe village in Buwenge town council. He was …

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UPDF soldier confesses to murdering 6 in Jinja robberies

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lance corporal, John Nabinoli, the weapons director at the Non commissioned officers academy-NCOA, located in Gaddafi barracks, on Friday confessed to have masterminded five separate shooting incidents within Jinja city, in a spate of two years. Nabinoli alongside private, Patrick Amandwa, the armory guard …

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UPDF instructor, armory guard in custody over aggravated robbery

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lance corporal John Anthony Nabinoli, a weapons instructor at the Jinja city-based Gaddafi barracks, and private Patrick Amandwa, a guard of the armory are in trouble for allegedly leading a racket of armed robberies within Kiira police region. The suspects were arrested while buying a vehicle …

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