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Molly Katanga remanded to Luzira over husband’s murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court has charged Molly Katanga with the murder of  her husband businessman Henry Katanga. Katanga was brought to Court amidst heavy security which included armed Counter Terrorism police armed with guns.  She was wheeled into the Courtroom by a female police …

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Uganda Prisons clears air on HIV reports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Prisons Service -UPS have refuted claims that several inmates are contracting HIV within their jail centers. This follows media reports last week indicating that many inmates were contracting HIV/Aids in the prison cells. The Prisons Spokesperson, Senior Commissioner of Prisons (SCP) Frank Baine, …

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Police arrest suspects in Luzira cash robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected robbers linked to the killing of one person in Kampala’s suburbs of Luzira have been arrested by the Police. The two are believed to have been part of the gang that also injured another person after robbing seventy million shillings from a mobile …

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Inmate kills colleague at Luzira prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A female inmate on Wednesday killed a fellow prisoner at Luzira Maximum Prison. Joan Bainomugisa who is serving a 19-year jail term for the murder of her husband developed a quarrel with an inmate Zainabu Aguti, who was also serving a murder sentence on Wednesday …

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UBL offers seed capital to Luzira women

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On March 28, Uganda Breweries Limited in partnership with the office of the Luzira Women Councillor LC III offered agribusiness training and donated 2,000 mushroom gardens to Luzira single mothers. The Corporate Relations Director Uganda Breweries, Juliana Kagwa said that many women living in urban settings …

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Kwoyelo asks court for transfer from Luzira prison to Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebel commander Thomas Kwoyelo, has requested to be transferred from Luzira Maximum Prison to Gulu prison. His lawyer Evans Ochieng, told the court on Monday that the suspect wants to serve his remand near home to enable his family members to …

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Byabasaija orders prison warders not to use phones on duty

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  In the wake of increasing attacks on security personnel, the Commissioner General of Uganda Prisons, Dr. Johnson Byabasaija, has ordered warders and wardresses not to use their mobile phones while on duty. “Staff must not report for duty with phones, for they distract attention and …

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Christopher Obey is dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Principal Accountant in the Ministry of Public Service Christopher Obey has died. According to the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson Frank Baine, Obey passed away from the Intensive Care Unit at Mulago Hospital where he was rushed on Thursday. “Christopher Obey has gone to …

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Two bodies retrieved from Lake Victoria at Port Bell

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two bodies have been retrieved from Lake Victoria by Marine police and local fishermen at Port-bell, Luzira. The two people drowned on Sunday evening where they had reportedly gone for fishing. The bodies of the two victims have been identified as Isilu Daniel and Iliyatu William …

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