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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Sabiiti on the spot

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Sabiiti on the spot: Exposing the police boss’s biggest problem THE WEEK Election 2021 plans: EC starts verification of voters’ register at village level THE LAST WORD Inside Europe’s savior complex: How Western efforts …

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300 suspected dealers in stolen items arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  More than 300 suspected dealers in stolen items have been arrested in an operation conducted by different security agencies in Kampala. Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPDF, police ‘s Field Force Unit, Crime Intelligence, conducted operations in areas of Katwe particularly at Muganzirwazza Complex, Cooper Complex …

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UPDF golfers finish 4th at World Military Games

Wuhan, China | THE INDEPENDENT |  Lieutenant Flavia Namakula and Corporal Petra Nalwoga  missed a medal narrowly, finishing 4th overall at the 7th CISM Military World Games golf competition in China. Team Uganda had a joint score of  Brazil 703 strokes after four rounds of golf at end of Tuesday, coming …

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UPDF conducts countrywide mobilization of crime preventers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Uganda People’s Defence Force has embarked on the mobilization and documentation of all crime preventers across the country. Commander of the Reserve Force, Lieutenant General Charles Otema Awany and Chief of Defence Force, Gen David Muhoozi are coordinating the exercise.. During the exercise, the …

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UPDF unveils Gadafi football club in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF officers attached to Jinja zone have unveiled Gadafi Football Club.  The football club with a squad of three soldiers and 22 civilians was unveiled at the Speke Courts Hotel in Jinja district on Friday.  Lt. Col Ivan Lwanyaga, attached to the …

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UPDF impersonator arrested for kidnap, armed robbery

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A suspected Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF impersonator is in trouble for aggravated robbery and kidnap in Rukungiri district. The suspect is 31-year-old Barham Twebaze, a resident of Ruku village in Kagunga Sub County in Rukungiri district. Twebaze is accused together with three others of kidnapping …

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Namwongo defeats UPDF in division one basketball game

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Namwongo Blazers Basketball Club (NBC) defeated Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) Tomahawks 64-57 in a thrilling Division 1 basketball league finals game. The two teams have been elevated to top-flight National Basketball League after qualifying for the finals, but have to battle for the number one …

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Kaabong fugitive soldier shot dead

Kaabong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Pt. Jimmy Masaaba, the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force, UPDF soldier who has been on run in Kaabong has been shot dead by his colleagues. Masaaba reportedly shot dead, Joseph Nyerere, a foreman at the Chinese Construction Camp in Kaabong over the weekend and fled with …

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