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Assessors in Muslim terror case ask court to acquit suspects

Kampala,Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The three court assessors in the terror case against 14 people accused of being behind the murder of Muslim Clerics in the country, on Tuesday advised the International Crimes Division Court to acquit them. Amir Umar Sheikh Mohammed Yunus Kamoga and 13 others are in court for …

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Manchester terror attack: What we know

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Britain has raised its terror alert to the maximum level and ordered troops to protect strategic sites after 22 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a Manchester pop concert. Here is what we know so far about Monday’s attack, the deadliest …

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Acquitted terror suspects re-arrested, face fresh charges

The five suspects, acquitted in the 2010 bombing trial, have been re-arresed over fresh allegations. The five, Omar Awadhi Omar, Mohammad Hamid Suleiman alias  Abu Zainab, Abubakaer Batemyeto, Dr Ismail Kalule and Yahaya Suleiman Mbuthia, while at Luzira Upper prisons, allegedly created  documents and materials connected with preparations to facilitate, …

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Terror alert?

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati Concern persists over Uganda’s readiness to counter terrorism threats The calm at the popular Ethiopian Village Restaurant in Kabalagala today is in stark contrast to the horror of July 11, 2010. Management has tightened security and all visitors are subjected to thorough security checks. Outside the …

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Royal guards terror

By John Njoroge Bunyoro kingdom ruling by old rules? In 1999, Fred Atugonza of Hoima town, left his home in the wee hours to pray at a church near the palace of the Bunyoro king Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I. The good Christian he was and an ardent follower …

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How Andrew Mwenda was arrested

By The Independent Team In our continuing series ‘Terror Arrests’, we report the arrest of The Independent Managing Editor, Mr Andrew Mwenda. On the morning of Saturday April 26 this year, as The Independent’s managing editor drove from his home along Golf Course Road in Kololo, two suspicious cars, one in …

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