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KASESE: 20 arrested over suspected ADF attack at Lhubiriha SS

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies have arrested 20 people suspected to have aided the Allied Democratic Forces – ADF rebels to attack Lhubiriha secondary School in Kasese District on Friday. The attackers raided the school at Mpondwe town which is about 2 kilometres from the Uganda-DRC border …

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Pope Francis prays for students killed in Kasese attack

Vatican, Italy | THE INDEPENDENT | Pope Francis has expressed his condolences and prayed for the students who lost their lives in a brutal attack at Lhubiriha Secondary School in Kasese district. The attack, which occurred on Friday night, and resulted in the tragic deaths of at least 42 people …

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Gov’t to support families of students killed in Kasese school attack

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government will give five million Shillings to each of the families of students who were killed during the attack on Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Secondary School in Kasese District. Suspected ADF rebels attacked the school killing more than 40 students in the boarding section. The insurgents attacked …

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Kasese School Attack: Survivors speak out on dark night

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Students who survived the Friday night attack at Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Secondary School in Kasese District recall that their attackers used sharp objects and guns to break into their dormitory and end the life of their colleagues. Edgar Mumbere, a senior two student and school timekeeper explains …

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UN chief condemns school attack in Uganda

United Nations, USA | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned an attack on a secondary school in western Uganda reportedly perpetrated by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) group, said his deputy spokesman. Ugandan authorities said ADF rebels attacked the Lhubirira secondary school in Mpondwe on the border …

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Archbishop condemns Kasese school attack

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda His Grace Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has condemned the attack on a Secondary School in Kasese District. Its alleged that the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF attacked the School on Friday night and killed more than 40 students. Several others were …

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State drops charges against Omusinga Mumbere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The state dropped treason, terrorism and murder charges against Omusinga Charles Wesley and 217 of his royal guards. Omusinga was arrested together with his royal guards in November 2016 when the police and the army raided his Buhikira palace in Kasese. On Tuesday when the …

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Kasese paralyzed as freed Rwenzururu Royal Guards return home

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business came to a standstill in Kasese town for the better part of Thursday as thousands of people thronged Booma Grounds in Kasese Municipality to welcome the freed Rwenzururu royal guards. The two UPDF buses transporting the royal guards led by Capt. Derrick Mwesige Ayebale …

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KASESE: Man found dead in fish pond

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Kayanja parish Nyakiyumbu Sub County Kasese district on Tuesday retrieved a body of a man who reportedly drowned in a fish pond. Residents identified the deceased as Monday Nyameri but circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear. He was discovered by the owner of …

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