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Three perish in Mayuge road accident

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people perished Sunday after ramming into a stationery sugar truck in Bufulubi trading center in Mayuge district along the Musita-Lumino highway.  The dead are Henry Maisanswa, Rose Mweba, and Milton Mande. The trio was driving in a Toyota Caldina registration number; UAG 226B when they rammed …

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Woman beats hungry son to death over posho meal

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Busoga East on Thursday arrested 29-year-old Eseza Nabirye, over allegations she killed his seven-year-old son, Ivan Makuube after he found he had eaten food without being served. Nabirye reportedly beat the boy to death at  Walugogo village in Imanyiro sub-county of in …

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Police recover 600 bags of stolen cement

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busoga East police have recovered 666 bags of cement that were stolen from a driver at Musita trading center in Mayuge district. The cement was recovered from a warehouse in Idudi B ward in Idudi town council in Bugweri district. The warehouse owner fled …

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Six year old electrocuted in Mayuge

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mayuge district is investigating circumstances under which six year-old Precious Nayiti, was electrocuted at a retail shop on Monday. It is reported that Nayiti, a resident of Nango trading center in Malongo sub-county, Mayuge district, had been sent to purchase drinking water from …

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Civilian killed in scuffle with police

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mayuge district have confirmed the death of Umar Maka, a resident who was shot during a scuffle with police officers at Musubi landing site in Bukabooli sub county on Sunday. It is alleged that it all started after Joseph Osaka, a fisherman at …

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Fish worth sh350 million poisoned

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mayuge district is investigating circumstances under which 10 fish ponds belonging to Mayuge Integrated Fish Farm were poisoned leading to the death of 51,000 pieces of fish valued at 350 million Shillings. The farm, owned by a group of 30 youths, had …

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Former Bunya South MP Kyeyago succumbs to Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Bunya South Member of Parliament, Jowali K. Kyeyago has succumbed to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Kyeyago, also a former delegate in the Assembly of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) died yesterday afternoon at the Jinja based Nile International Hospital. Kyeyago who had …

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Two traders arrested for selling fake cooking oil in Mayuge district

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mayuge district have arrested two wholesale shop operators for selling fake cooking oil. The two shop operators are accused of repackaging and selling fake cooking oil at cheaper prices in the market. The suspects Ronald Kawanguzi and Habibu Waigolo are residents of Dwanilo zone …

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Lightning strikes four dead in Mayuge

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people from the same family have been struck dead by lightning in Mayuge district. The dead who are residents of Sagit Island in Jaguzi sub-county have been identified as Patrick Wambi aged 35, his wife Brenda Nantanda aged 28, their two children Emmanuel Wamuno aged …

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