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Kamwokya residents count losses following last night fire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traders in Kamwokya are counting losses following Thursday’s fire outbreak. On Thursday, two people died when fire gutted several houses in Kyamuka zone in Kamwokya, destroying property worth millions of shillings. The fire that started at 7:00 pm was caused by electric sparks from one …

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Kamwokya mob kills thief, steal his private parts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A notorious suspected thief in Mulimira zone has been killed by unknown people who also took off with his private parts. The deceased only identified as Onyango was killed on Sunday morning, but after killing him, the attackers chopped-off his private parts and dumped his …

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Police probes abduction, defilement of minors in Kamwokya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira road police has launched a hunt for men who abducted and defiled two minors in separate attacks from the Conte Africa zone of Kamwokya, on the outskirts of Kampala. One of the victims aged eight is said to have been lured by a neighbour …

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Kyagulanyi petitions court over security siege at NUP offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has petitioned the High Court seeking orders compelling security agencies to vacate the sieged party offices in Kamwokya. In his application filed before the Civil Division of High Court, Kyagulanyi who is also the former NUP …

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NUP members protest delayed endorsement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was chaos at the National Unity Platform-NUP party headquarters in Kamwokya on Tuesday afternoon after several aspirants showed up demanding for endorsement as official party candidates. The disgruntled aspirants demanded answers having spent two days trekking to the party offices to pick their …

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Sipapa’s gun shooting victims seek justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Survivors of the shooting involving music promoter Charles Olim alias Sipapa in Kamwokya city suburbs on Saturday last week are demanding for justice. Two men moving with Sipapa are said to have opened fire when a group of People Power supporters confronted them shortly after …

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No money no vote – Kamwokya voters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A large number of people in Mulimira zone in Kamwokya in Nakawa West constituency continue to shun voting in the NRM primaries, seeking to be paid first before voting for any candidate. Nakawa West Constituency has three people participating in the race including the …

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Police battles people power crowds in Kamwokya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teargas and live bullets hovered over parts of Kamwokya, a suburb of Kampala as police battled supporters of People Power, a pressure group led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The crowds were mobilized by aspirants from various constituencies mainly around Kampala who …

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Kamwokya residents resolve to install security cameras

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Contafrica village in Kamwokya II parish in Kampala Central Division have resolved to embrace technology to fight the escalation of crime. Residents say they intend to install Closed Circuit Television Camera’s-CCTV on majority streets in their area because of increasing cases of mugging. …

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