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Two Ugandans detained in India over illegal possession of cocaine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Indian authorities are detaining two female Ugandans for alleged possession of 1.85kilograms of cocaine. According to a tweet from the Customs department in New Delhi, the suspects were picked up shortly after arrival on May 26, 2022, aboard Ethiopian Airlines 686 flight from Addis Ababa. …

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No workable solution yet for Ugandans in Ukraine: Gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the government has not yet got a workable solution for Ugandans stuck in Ukraine. The number of Ugandans stuck in Ukraine remains unknown. In a statement dated February 28, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it is “closely following …

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‘Focus on the ordinary Ugandan’, Oulanyah tells UHRC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has urged government agencies to focus their research studies and recommendations on the plight of the common man. According to the Speaker, a number of reports presented by agencies to Parliament do not adequately capture the concerns and issues …

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200 conned in online job scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 280 Ugandans have lost more than 180 million shillings in an online job scam. The victims who are aged 18 to 30 years are crying foul after they were defrauded money ranging from 600,000 shillings to one million shillings as medical and Interpol …

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Ugandans in diaspora protest, call for aid cut

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Ugandans living in London and the United States on Friday held protests calling on the two governments to cut aid to Uganda. In Downing Street, Westminster in London, the protesters who were clad in red attire chanted ‘People Power, Our Power’ and also …

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Six Ugandans detained in South Sudan for illegal logging

South Sudan army picked up the Ugandans while cutting trees in a forest in Magwi county Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six Ugandan nationals are in the custody of South Sudanese authorities for illegal logging. They are Richard Otto, Gaetano John, Bosco Ouma, Michael Onono, Richard Otto and Geoffrey Kilama, …

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114 Ugandans reject offer for repatriation from Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 114 Ugandans who were listed to be repatriated from Rwanda during the last batch of the exercise turned down the offer. The government a week ago started repatriating Ugandans who got stuck in Rwanda after the closure of borders which was declared in March …

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