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President preaches wealth creation at Martyr’s Day

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has praised Ugandan clerics, Christian and non-Christians, for fostering unity and ending hostilities along faith lines that once sharply divided the nation. Reflecting on the pre-NRM era, President Museveni highlighted significant divisions based on tribal and religious affiliations, which he credits …

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Food poisoning ruins Martyrs Day for many pilgrims

Namugongo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several pilgrims at the Catholic Shrine in Namugongo have reported a range of health issues, including stomach disorders and food poisoning. Dr. Joseph Mubiru from Mulago, who is leading the health service team at the shrine, stated that they have treated over 160 pilgrims for …

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Kyaliwajjala-Sonde road closed ahead of Martyrs Day celebration

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some roads have been closed ahead of the June 3rd Martyrs Day. This was resolved on Wednesday in a meeting of security agencies held at the Anglican Shrines. According to the plan, the road from Kyaliwajjala, Namugongo Division, in Kira Municipality to Sonde, in Goma Division …

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Security heightened as pilgrims start arriving at Namugongo

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police and military have increased their presence at Namugongo as multitudes of pilgrims arrive for next Monday’s Martyrs Day celebrations. On Wednesday, by 8 am, queues had started stretching at Namugongo Catholic Shrines as security personnel from Special Forces Command (SFC), Uganda People Defence Forces …

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Police mops up Namugongo, detains 45 ahead of Martyrs Day

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With only six days to the annual Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations, joint security forces have arrested 45 suspected thugs in Namugongo and its environs. The security agencies, with support of CCTV evidence, have initiated operations targeting suspected criminals who often exploit pilgrims trekking to …

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11-year old among over 700 Nebbi pilgrims to Namugongo

Nebbi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An 11-year old is one of the 724 foot pilgrims trekking from Nebbi Catholic Diocese in West Nile to Namugongo Martyrs Shrine ahead of this year’s Uganda Martyrs day celebrations. The boy who has only been identified as Munguromo from Paidah Catholic parish is making …

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How woman was killed inside Namugongo bar

  Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fresh details have emerged about a woman who was killed on Friday in a bar at Janda zone, Namugongo, Kira Municipality.   The victim only identified as Bianca was allegedly hit with a blunt object that caused her death in the wee hours of the …

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