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Kalangala on heightened security alert over terror threats

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heightened security deployment at boarding stations of public transport water vessels that operate between Masaka district and Kalangala Islands on Lake Victoria over terror threats. At least a dozen armed security officers that comprise the police and Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldiers are deployed …

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Unvaccinated MV Kalangala staff will risk their jobs

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner Njuki Mbabali has advised all staff and operators of public transport services including those of MV Kalangala to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for …

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Kyagulanyi’s mechanic narrates torture ordeal in UPDF barracks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On December 30th, 2020, Bony Obicho, 25, a mechanic who was working on National Unity Platform-NUP’s Robert Kyagulanyi damaged campaign cars was among the more than 100 campaigners who landed at Kalangala island where the pop-star-turned-politician had gone to campaign. A father of two children, …

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Man apologizes to residents before committing suicide

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiwanuka Nicholas aged 33 hanged himself on Monday evening in his single room rental house at Nkose landing site in Mazinga sub county, Kalangala district. Before hanging himself with a rope, the deceased left a written letter indicating his relatives phone numbers. “I have gone …

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Man sentenced to 42 years over defilement of 3 little girls

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bugembe George aged 24 has been sentenced to 42 years in prison after pleading guilty of defiling three little girls. Bugembe, a resident of Kasisa landing site in Bujumba sub county Kalangala district was charged with defiling two 7 year and one 6 year old …

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