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FDC asks gov’t to compensate families of bomb victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC has asked the government to compensate families of the Tuesday twin bomb blasts. According to FDC, President Museveni’s address to the nation on Saturday showed loopholes in the nation’s security when he admitted that Uganda’s security is lax and sleeping …

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KCCA, govt offices reopen but step up security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and buildings hosting government offices along Parliament Avenue have reopened four days after they were closed following last week’s twin bomb explosions. The twin bombings hit Kampala at the Central Police Station-CPS on Buganda road and the IPS building along …

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ENANGA: Sheikh Rwangabo on the run, over 80 children rescued

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 80 children have been rescued by the counter terror security teams through raiding suspected terror recruitment centers since last week, according to Police. The joint Anti-Terrorism Task force and the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence raided some of the suspected recruitment home centers in …

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PM Nabbanja assures country on security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister and Leader of Government Business, Robinah Nabbanja, has assured Ugandans that the recent acts of terrorism in the country are not insurmountable and will be decisively dealt with. Nabbanja said this in a statement on the current security situation in the country. …

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Terrorists gang up against Museveni

ADF, Islamic State, al-Shabaab working together COVER STORY | THE INDEPENDENT | The recent terror attacks in Kampala point to a change in tactics by the DR Congo-based Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and deeper Jihadi coordination with the Islamic State and al-Shabaab of Somalia. They apparently share training and technology …

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Lawyers concerned over extra-judicial killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association – UMLA has condemned the extra judicial killings of terrorism suspects in the country. The call comes at the time when at least eight suspected terrorists have been shot dead under suspicious circumstances by security officers during counter terrorism …

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Police shot dead Muslim cleric Muhammad Kirevu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has confirmed that they killed Sheikh Muhammad Kirevu in Masajja, a Kampala suburb earlier today. Addressing the press at the police headquarters in Naguru this evening, Fred Enanga, police spokesperson said Kirevu was killed as he tried to resist arrest. Enanga said the …

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Police cautions Ugandans against rushing to explosion scenes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has cautioned Ugandans against rushing to suspected bomb explosion scenes. As some Ugandans mourn their relatives who perished in the Tuesday’s twin suicide bombings in Kampala, police has come out to tell Ugandans to be careful. Two bombs went off near the Kampala Central …

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