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Boda Boda rider arrested after German teenager raped

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have in custody a boda boda rider accused by a German teenager of raping her just outside Kampala. The suspect was picked up by Police in Kawempe after the German 19-year-old indicated that the person who raped her rode motorcycle registration plate UDR …

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BOU announces changes in sale of govt securities

    Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Players in the government securities market are set to deal with the new rules effective July 2, 2018. According to the press release issued by the communications department of Bank of Uganda dated May 21, the method of pricing treasury bills and …

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Minister blames Mulago officials for ‘missing’ oxygen cylinders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Health in Charge of General Duties Sarah Opendi has attributed the alleged shortage of oxygen cylinders at Mulago Hospital to hospital officials possibly hiding the cylinders for selfish reasons. Opendi was today responding to a matter of national importance raised on …

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ROAD SAFETY: Parliament joins global initiative

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Forum For Road Safety has this week launched an initiative that will address legislative issues related to improved safety on Ugandan roads. A new World Bank study finds that reducing road traffic deaths and injuries could result in substantial long-term income …

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Ochola: Good cop, but for how long?

Mending a force haunted by Gen. Kayihura ghosts Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Inspector General of Police Martins Okoth-Ochola was thrust at the helm of the force at a time security organs were grappling with the high profile kidnap and murder of 28-year old Susan Magara, daughter of a …

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PICTORIAL: Museveni makes nostalgic visit to Mozambique

PICTORIAL: President Yoweri Museveni has concluded a three-day visit to Mozambique, whose highlight was a visit to the legendary Montepuez Barracks where Museveni led 28 FRONASA youth in training in 1976. Museveni’s trip to Mozambique was partly to thank  the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) for their role in the liberation …

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