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London acid attack injures at least five

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  An acid attack in east London injured at least five people on Saturday, with police saying they had arrested one man, although they did not believe the incident was terror related. Police said they were called just before 8pm (1900 GMT) to the Stratford …

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Uganda Police hunt for two men believed to be women kidnappers

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are hunting for two men sighted and reported Friday morning for attempting to kidnap a woman at Abayita Ababiri on Kampala- Entebbe road. (see map bottom) Police say the two men, believed to be kidnappers, jumped out of a numberless and tinted-glass black Ipsum. The victim, who …

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POLICE: No Bobi Wine procession from Entebbe

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police have blocked a planned procession from Entebbe airport to Kampala by MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. Kampala Police spokesperson Emellian Kayima said they are “having a conversation” with Bobi Wine to ensure he does not travel in a procession which they say will lead to traffic management problems on …

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LIVE: Ugandan MPs set for Age Limit showdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan legislators have started arriving at parliament for Thursday’s session that is expected to discuss constitution ammendments, including the lifting of the age limit for the presidency. Most Kampala television stations were broadcasting live from parliament, and several other spots in the capital that is …

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Uganda Police warns on planned Age Limit processions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Police has halted any processions across the country related to the Age Limit debate that is expected to be tabled in Parliament on Thursday. “Police has credible information that there are groups using the cover of processions, who intend to cause violence and …

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MASAKA: 12 Tanzanians killed in crash on deadly highway

MASAKA: 14 killed in crash on deadly Ugandan highway Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Fourteen people were killed when a truck ploughed into a bus carrying a group returning from a wedding on Uganda’s deadliest road, police said Monday. “The driver of the truck lost control after a tyre burst …

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Two policemen gunned down in Kampala robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two policemen have been killed in a robbery in Kampala by unknown gunmen. The driver of the car the robbers targeted along Gayaza road in Kalerwe, just outside the city centre, is also reported dead. Reports Saturday night indicate armed men attempted to rob cashiers …

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THIS WEEK: Tortured Kamwenge mayor released on bond

THIS WEEK: Tortured Kamwenge mayor released on bond Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tortured Kamwenge mayor Godfrey Byamukama was last week released on police bond. Byamukama who was arrested at the Land Ministry offices in Kampala was suspected to have been involved in the murder of Assistant Inspector General of …

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