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Two killed over witchcraft allegations in Pakwach

Pakwach, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Pajalo West Village in Pakwach district are living in fear following the brutal murder of two family members over allegations of practicing witchcraft. The deceased Santolina Aoyo, a 65-year-old woman and her elder brother Visensio Onegalith, were lynched by a mob on Friday …

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Kagadi registered 1678 witchcraft cases last year

Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kagadi police are puzzled with the rampant cases of witchcraft registered in the district. Statistics at Kagadi police show that 1678 cases of witchcraft were recorded in the district last year. The motive of witchcraft is to cause harm, pain and kill the victims. Joan …

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Witchcraft practices discouraging tourists from Ssezibwa falls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uncontrolled witchcraft practices at Ssezibwa falls in Buikwe district are discouraging local tourists from visiting the falls despite its beautiful scenery. According to legendary tales, Ssezibwa was born of Nakangu Tebatesa, the wife of Nsubuga Ssebwato.  It is alleged that Nakangu gave birth to …

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Women murder suspects to return to court on October 3

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Nabweru Magistrates Court has further remanded to Luzira Prison 13 people who were charged in relation to women murders in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district. They now return to court on October 03, 2017. The suspects Tuesday morning appeared before Chief magistrate Esther Nansambu and prosecution’s Joan Keko informed …

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MURDERS: MPs dismiss govt’s witchcraft, illuminati explanation

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Members of Parliament (MPs) dismissed an explanation by the Internal Affairs Minister that the 21 women killed in the last four months in Nansana and Katabi in Entebbe were ritual murders. A highly charged parliament Thursday saw several MPs questioning whether government remained in charge of security in the …

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