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Suspected armed robber lynched in Kisoro

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An angry mob has lynched an unidentified armed robber in Kisoro district. The suspect together with two others stormed Kapfurizo town center in Rukongi parish, Nyarusiza sub-county pretending to look for mobile money services around 10pm on Wednesday night. They later fired bullets in the …

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Security stops trucks crossing to DRC as M23, FARDC clash

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has stopped trucks crossing Bunagana border in Kisoro district to the Democratic Republic of Congo due to the intense clashes between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in Rutshuru territory. Heavy fighting broke …

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Congolese refugees start returning home

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A big number of Congolese refugees from Bunagana town council in Kisoro district have returned home following their displacement.  About 30,000 refugees crossed into Uganda following last week heavy fighting between the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels and Congolese government troops in Rutshuru Territory, …

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Bunagana primary school closed to host Congolese refugees

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bunagana primary school in Bunagana town council, Kisoro district is playing host to thousands of Congolese nationals fleeing clashes between suspected members of the March 23 Movement (M23) and Congolese government troops in the chiefdom of Bwisha, Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province. Heavy fighting erupted in …

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