Four Killed In Kyegegwa Accident

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The accident occurred this morning at 9:00am at Mukonomura in Butunduzi town council, Kyegegwa district.

Four people have been killed in a road accident along the Kampala-Fort Portal road.

The four have been identified as Rogers Basiima, David Sande, Ali Swahaba and another unidentified person are all residents of Kyenjojo town council. 

The accident occurred this Saturday morning at 9:00am at Mukonomura in Butunduzi town council, Kyegegwa district. 

Lydia Tumushabe, the Rwenzori Region Police Spokesperson says the deceased were traveling from Kyenjojo to Kampala in a taxi registration number UAY 774F. According to Tumushabe, the taxi knocked a Fuso Truck, which was being repaired on the side of the road.  

Tumushabe says that the driver of the taxi escaped unhurt and he is on the run. She adds that the accident was a result of reckless driving and over speeding.


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Emmanuel Kajubu is proud to have been the first Ugandan journalist to write in depth pieces about the Tooro Kingdom institution. His knowledge of the inner workings of the Tooro Kingdom is what made him privy to the splits in the royal family. These splits almost challenged Tooro Omukama Oyo Nyimba Iguru's reign.

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