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LAMWO: Thugs robbing motorcycles in exchange for guns

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thugs from Lamwo district are using the porous border between Uganda and South Sudan to smuggle guns into the country, local leaders have revealed. Richard Olal, the Chief of Paracele Clan in Nymur sub-county in Lamwo, says that the proximity of the district to South Sudan …

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Parents in Busia using children to smuggle drugs across borders

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Internal Affairs has revealed that parents in Busia are using children to smuggle drugs across the borders. Agnes Igoye, the Deputy Coordinator for the prevention of trafficking in persons, said incidents of using children and people with disabilities to traffic drugs were …

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Two Rwandan nationals shot at Uganda-Rwanda border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | There is increased tension along the Uganda-Rwanda border of Katuna, after Rwandan security officials shot two of their nationals who had crossed into Uganda to smuggle irish potatoes. The Monday evening incident happened 300 meters away from the Ugandan border. One of the two victims …

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