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World Cup Fans Killed in Kampala, Uganda

By July 11, 2010

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Two bombs were set off on Sunday night in Uganda's capital, Kampala. Normally a quiet city, the bombs went off unexpectedly and killed more than 70 people as well as injuring dozens more. The bombs were placed at the Kayadondo Rugby club, frequented by expatriates as well as a popular Ethiopian restaurant. Both spots were packed with people watching the World Cup final. The BBC reports that the Ugandan authorities believe the Somali militant group al-Shabab could be behind the attack.

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July 15, 2010 at 3:59 am
(1) Lusanda says:

I disagree with you when you say that after the WC the news bulletins will be back to normal. Infact, now as we speak we are preparing for the Mandela day. There suggestions already that we change the Soccer Fridays to South Africa Fridays.

South Africa is grow and we are showing the World that Africa can do it. We are preparing to defend the Rugby World Cup next-year. And the government is trying to employ the same models they were using for the WC in service delivery and combating crime.

South Africa” Alive with possibilities.”

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