Crime & Investigations

Buganda clan head shot dead in Lugunjja, mob lynches attackers

Summary: Buganda’s Sheep Clan leader, Lwomwa Daniel Bbosa, was shot dead near his home in Lungujja, Kampala, while in his car. The assailants remain unidentified. Unknown assailants have fatally shot Daniel Bbosa Lwomwa, the leader of the Ndiga Clan. The incident occurred on Sunday near his residence in Lungujja parish, …

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Ugandan mothers sentenced for sending children to beg

Summary: A court sitting in Uganda has sentenced more than 100 women to one month of community service each after they confessed to sending their children to beg in the capital, Kampala. A court in Uganda has sentenced more than 100 women to one month of community service each after …

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Kenya women demand justice for femicide amid spate of killings

Summary The high-profile murders of 26-year-old Starlet Wahu Mwangi and 20-year-old Rita Waeni in particular, both in Nairobi, has put pressure on the government to rapidly investigate, arrest and prosecute those responsible. In January alone, at least 14 women in Kenya were killed by their intimate partners.   The high-profile …

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Two women detained over self-kidnap

Summary: The Liaisons officer for Rwenzori East Region, SP Luke Mbusa confirmed the information and said the yet to be identified suspects were arrested by joint security forces after reports to police by their relatives that the duo had been kidnaped into Queen Elizabeth National park by unknown armed people. …

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Kagadi Mob Kills Two Over Stolen Motorcycle

Summary: Two suspected motorcycle thieves have been burnt to death in Kagadi district. The deceased persons who are yet to be identified with others still at large reportedly raided Kambugu village in Kicucura sub county of Kagadi district and stole a motorcycle registration number UFN 290L Bajaj belonging to one …

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Rwandans in I&M Bank fraud case sue State over detention

Summary: In the suit filed before the East African Court of Justice, the former I&M Bank card holders accuse Rwanda of violating their rights by detaining them for months without trial. More than 150 Rwandans have sued their government for arrest and detention last January over alleged card fraud and …

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Sudanese hacker group attacks again, this time in Uganda

Summary: Anonymous Sudan, a Sudanese hacker group, has extended its reach to Uganda, targeting major mobile providers including Airtel, MTN, and Uganda Telecom. The Anonymous Sudan claimed that this attack was targeting firms that supported the Rapid Support Forces in the civil fight against the Sudanese Armed Forces.Anonymous Sudan, a …

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