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Vol 62 No 12

Published 10th June 2021


Motorbike killers strike again

The attempted killing of one of Museveni’s most valued officers and ministers focuses attention on his cabinet appointments

The 1 June attempt to assassinate Katumba Wamala in his car, which wounded him and claimed the lives of his daughter and his driver, is being seen in Kampala as a political act, even though the perpetrators and their reasons are not known. Police have detained some suspects and declared that one of the guns used in the attack was an AK-47 used in the November 2016 murder of Mohammed Kiggundu, a former Islamist militiaman with the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) who had defected to the government.

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