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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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Gen. Tumukunde promises to uplift youth of Zombo district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate Lt. Gen Henry Tumukunde has told the youth of Zombo district that they need special attention. While speaking to residents of Zombo town council on his campaign tour in Zombo district, Tumukunde noted that the youth require a special budget in order …

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Over 3,000 DR Congo refugees cross into Uganda: UN

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Over 3,000 refugees fleeing ethnic clashes in neighboring eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have crossed into Uganda after a three-day temporary reopening of the country’s border entry point. Duniya Aslam Khan, spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Uganda, told …

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Uganda reopens borders to receive refugees from DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Uganda on Wednesday temporarily opened its borders to receive thousands of people fleeing deadly ethnic clashes in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a spokesperson for the United Nations refugee agency said. Hilary Onek, Uganda’s minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, launched a three-day …

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The plight of a woman

The tale of a Zombo and memories of Mahatma Gandhi’s words on the evil of man Kampala, Uganda | ALLAN KINANI | The scorching sun shot through the trees that were shading us, as the clock ticked noon. A gush of fresh, replenishing breeze swayed across, sweeping the dry leaves under …

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