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Floods submerge Paraa docking pier

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Floods have submerged the docking pier at Paraa in Murchison Falls National Park crippling transport. UWA on Sunday issued a flood alert indicating that floods had submerged the ferry docking points at Paraa making it impossible for the ferry to operate across the Nile River. …

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KKT bus catches fire, burns to ashes

Nwoya, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A Kampala bound coach belonging to KKT Bus Company from Paidha in Zombo district has caught fire and burnt to ashes. The bus registration number UAM 360M burst in flames on Friday afternoon near Agung trading center in Nwoya district reducing passenger’s property worth millions …

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Guns recovered from Murchison Falls linked to five murders

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  A combined security team that has so far recovered eight guns from Murchison Falls National Park suspects that some of the firearms were used in at least five murders in different parts of the country. A detective who participated in an operation against poachers said that …

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Baboon mauls 11 months old boy in Nwoya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Game rangers in Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district are mourning the death their workmate’s 11-months-old baby who was mauled by a baboon on Saturday. Isaiah Enyel Ibrahim was the son of Private Rogers Muluwe who is attached to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) …

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 Three arrested over illegal possession of ivory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID has arrested three people over illegal possession of ivory valued at 76 million shillings. Charles Twine, the CID Spokesperson says that the suspects Dickens Opio, Denis Otuku and James Oluyi, were arrested from Oyam district. Twine, who is also …

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Tourism grew slowest in 2019 – BOU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Tourism earnings are estimated to have grown slower in the first ten months of 2019, according to to the Central Bank. The government planned to attract more one million tourists this year on top of the 1.8million people received in 2018.  But the Central Bank …

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