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Zombo district registers surge in cases of fistula

Zombo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zombo district authorities have registered 57 cases of obstetric fistula, especially among young mothers below 20 years over the past two years. The leaders blame the obstetric fistula cases on the high rate of teenage pregnancies registered in the past two years resulting from the …

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Two remanded over kidnap of 7 year old in Zombo

Zombo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Paidha Grade One Magistrates court has remanded two residents of Paidha town council in Zombo district for allegedly kidnapping for ransom, a seven year old Congolese child. The suspects identified as Derrick Kagwa and Jeremy Ofoyrwoth, believed to be in their late 20s, reportedly kidnapped …

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61 Zombo barracks attackers charged, remanded to Kitalya prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 61 suspects who were arrested for attacks on the Uganda People’s Defense Forces barracks in Zombo district have been charged and remanded to Kitalya government prison. The suspects, some of whom have been in detention since 2020, are charged with the deaths of five soldiers …

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Murder charges preferred against Zombo barracks attackers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Charges of murder have been preferred against the 59 suspects who were arrested following the recent attacks on the Uganda People’s Defense Forces barracks located in Zombo district. The suspects, some of whom have been in detention since 2020, are charged with the deaths of …

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Zombo district registers 5,890 teenage pregnancies in 17 months

Zombo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zombo district registered a total of 5,890 cases of teenage pregnancies within seventeen months. Statistics from the district probation officer, Collins Pireri indicate that the cases were recorded between the period January 2020 and May 2021. Pireri disclosed that the victims include girls between 14 …

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UPDF soldiers fend off rebel attack in Zombo district

Zombo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six people and a Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldier have been killed in an attack on an army detach in Zeu sub-county, Zombo district. The detach located in Zeu forest was attacked by unknown gunmen on Friday morning at around 6:00 am. According to the …

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UPDF soldier in Zombo arrested for shooting dead civilian

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF soldier has been arrested for shooting dead a civilian in Zombo district. Private John Tumushabe, 29 years attached to Gamba Army detach in Alangi sub county Zombo district on Thursday allegedly shot Francisco Ongeyowun, 28 years, a resident of Logo …

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