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Police shoot machete-wielding Tororo man dead

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Tororo police have shot dead 26-year-old Godfrey Odoi for allegedly attacking and injuring a police officer. Odoi, a resident of Poti cell in Iyolwa town council, Tororo district, was involved in a confrontation with Francis Musamali, the officer in charge of Iyolwa police post …

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17 UWA rangers killed in operations since 2002

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 17 rangers and nine suspected poachers were killed in the past 10 years during different operations by the Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA. This is contained in the Authority’s report submitted to the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights. The report is a …

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Tororo, Tooro families meet over Kasango burial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The relatives and friends of Robert Kasango, who died last week, have today met in Kampala to try and resolve a dispute about his final resting place. The discussions are led by West Budama County North MP Fox Odoi, and Kasango’s long time friend …

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MUSEVENI: We should not allow crooks to pollute NRM force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has backed NRM electoral commission head Dr Tanga Odoi’s strong stance against manipulation of results from the national primaries held on Friday. The NRM electoral chief has postponed several contests across the country due to violence and suspended some results after …

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D-DAY: Make or break in NRM Primaries

    Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Spokesman Ofwono Opondo has called for calm as fears of violence rose on the eve of Friday’s National Resistance Movement NRM party primaries. “My appeal to NRM members is that shame the naysayers by conducting free and fair elections,” he said hours to …

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Hudson-Odoi gets first Premier League goal as Chelsea cruise

+ Palace 1-1 Arsenal + Chelsea 3-0 Burnley + Everton 1-0 Brighton + Leicester 1-2 Southampton + Manchester United 4-0 Norwich + Wolves 1-1 Newcastle London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea showed the killer instinct Frank Lampard has demanded as Callum Hudson-Odoi scored his first Premier League goal and …

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Drive to renovate dilapidated buildings at Mak, MUBS launched

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makerere University Convocation has launched a drive to improve the dilapidated buildings at both Makerere University and Makerere University Business School (MUBS). The buildings listed for urgent attention include; lecture halls with falling ceilings, student Halls of residence and staff houses. Dr. Frederick …

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Mak council cautioned against interfering with administration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Convocation, a body that brings together staff and alumni of the institution has asked governing councils of both Makerere University and Makerere University Business School – MUBS to respect the independence of the University  administration. The council is the supreme policy formulation organ …

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Tanga Odoi re-elected Makerere University Convocation chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Frederick Tanga Odoi has been elected for another four-year term as the chairperson for the Makerere University Convocation. This was during the Annual General Meeting held at Makerere University Agriculture Research Institute – Kabanyoro held on Friday. Dr Odoi has been the chairperson …

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