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Unknown assailants strangle Nansana businesswoman to death

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unknown assailants have strangled to death a businesswoman in Nansana municipality in Wakiso district. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire identifies the deceased as 35-year-old Prosy Nakibi, a resident of Nansana East B and trader in Kasooli market. According to Owoyesigire, the …

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Kampala NRM woman MP candidate defies EC on processions

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Faridah Nambi, the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate for the Kampala Woman parliamentary seat took the streets to celebrate her nomination contrary to the Electoral Commissions’ ban on processions.  Nambi, who stood on a wheel loader with several private bodyguards drove from the …

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Three suspects escape from police custody in Kawanda

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kawempe Police Division has launched a manhunt for three suspects who escaped from custody at Kawanda Police Post.  Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire said the suspects, took advantage of a security lapse and broke out of the cells, through the window. The escapees …

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Wakiso leaders decry Covid-19 infections at workplaces

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso district authorities have singled out workplaces as the epicentre of Covid-19 transmission.  The District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Lugoloobi, says most of the Covid19 positive cases registered in the district are from police, prisons, banks, markets, shops and land-related offices. He attributes the low …

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Man arrested taking child’s head to Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Police are investigating a man who has allegedly delivered a child’s head at the parliament building disguised as a wrapped gift to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. The man whose identity is not yet disclosed, was intercepted at the parliament gate opposite the National Theatre by security …

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Two arrested for bribing police officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kajjansi police are holding two men accused of attempting to bribe a police officer on duty. Richard Walugembe and Remogio Baale were arrested on Sunday when they tried to bribe an investigating officer attached to Kajansi police station who was investigating their involvement in …

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Three rescued from Makindye building

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Three people have been rescued alive from a building that collapsed on Saturday evening at Kiwempe Zone in Kansanga in Makindye Division in Kampala. One of those rescued has been identified as Alex Kabanda, according to the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire. Godfrey …

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Woman suffocates to death in restaurant

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A waitress has suffocated to death in a restaurant in Mukono town. The 22-year-old Kisuki Mbambu was found dead on Saturday morning in the restaurant where she has been residing since the Covid-19 lockdown in compliance with the presidential directive to contain the spread …

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Boda boda rider in trouble over UPDF dog tag

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A Boda boda rider is in the custody of Kawempe police station for illegal possession of a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF chain commonly known as dog tag. The suspect is Paul Mugerwa, a resident of Kiganda Zone in Kawempe Division of Kampala district. According to …

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