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Several feared dead as City building collapses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several people are feared dead following the collapse of a storied building under construction in down-town Kampala. According to witnesses in Kisenyi near Mengo, several people including builders, drivers, food vendors and bystanders are all trapped inside the building. Several people rushed with all …

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VIDEO: Arrest of Dr Muganga by Uganda security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | CCTV footage of the arrest by Uganda security of Victoria University Vice Chancellor Dr Lawrence Muganga on Thursday has emerged. It came hours before he was reported released today in a dramatic twist to the story about espionage and Rwanda, Uganda and Canadian citizenship. …

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Uganda Cranes 0 Kenya Harambee Stars 0

📌 WORLD CUP 22 QUALIFYING RESULT Kenya 🇰🇪 0 Uganda 🇺🇬 0 ✳ Group E Mali 3pts Uganda 1pt Kenya 1pt Rwanda 0pts Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Cranes started their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign with an away draw to hosts Harambee Stars of Kenya. The East African …

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New Micho era starts with World Cup tie against Kenya

✳ 4pm – Uganda 🇺🇬 vs Kenya 🇰🇪 Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Cranes face an uphill task when they face hosts Harambee Stars of Kenya in a Group E match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier this afternoon. After registering a 1-0 win against Ethiopian Premier League Champions Fasil Kenena …

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Makerere University main building to be demolished

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPNDENT & URN | Minister of ICT Chris Baryomunsi has announced that Cabinet has resolved to demolish what remains of the burnt Makerere University main building, and rebuild it. “Cabinet decided that the Makerere main building be demolished and rebuilt. We have also directed the …

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Afghans in Uganda

  Why Museveni accepted them, and the risks Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On Aug. 17, Ugandans woke up to the news that the government had agreed to temporarily host about 2,000 Afghan refugees following a request from the U.S government. Until then, many Ugandans had known about the …

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Terrorist threats on the rise

  UN report points at ADF, ISIL, al Qaeda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aug. 26: A suspected suicide bomber identified as Katumba Abdul aka Ben was arrested by military intelligence personnel in Pader Town Council with an assortment of home bomb making materials. These included already assembled bombs, …

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