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Where did Reuters see ‘a wave of bomb attacks’ in Uganda?

KAMPALA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – A triple suicide bombing killed at least three people in the heart of Uganda’s capital on Tuesday, sending members of parliament and others rushing for cover as cars burst into flames in the latest wave of bomb attacks. What would “a wave of bomb attacks” look like? Is Uganda now Iraq or Somalia?

From sleepy Meru village to American college of surgeons (Nation headline, November 15, p.3). We have an “ask”: Has a Kenyan scribe ever encountered a village bustling with life – that is not “sleepy” – or we are stuck with this cliché about places where apparently nothing happens?

According to Mombasa Senior High Court Lawyer Willis Oluga, most of these cases have degenerated into vicious fights tearing families apart (Standard, November 15, p.3). What’s “Senior High Court Lawyer”? There is only Senior Counsel. This other breed is a creation of The Standard.

Battle for Nairobi’s top seat takes shape as Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi on Sunday officially launched his bid for the gubernatorial seat (Star, November 15, p.2). This is a caption or kicker, not a sentence.

Deputy President William Ruto on Sunday said President Uhuru Kenyatta’s urging Jubilee supports to back Raila Odinga is an insult to the party (Star, November 15, p.2). What’s “urging Jubilee supports to back Raila Odinga”? Maybe supporters?

Mystery abounds the circumstances under which three terror convicts escaped from the country’s most guarded prison (Standard, November 16, p.9). What’s “mystery abounds the circumstances”?

Terror suspects Joseph Juma Odhiambo, Mohammed Abdi Ali Abikar and Musharaf Abdalla alias Shukri vanished from Kamiti Maximum Security… Were these terror “suspects” or “convicts”? There is an important difference.

A showdown looms in the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) after party leader Raila Odinga yesterday backed consensus over primaries ahead of 2022 polls (Nation, November 18, p.8). Nowhere in the entire story does the paper report anyone opposing Raila’s preferred nominations method. So, how is a showdown looming? Showdown: confrontation intended to settle a dispute.

A post-mortem at Jocham Hospital mortuary yesterday established that the teacher drowned, ruling out foul play (Nation, November 18, p.12). Not necessarily. That the teacher drowned doesn’t mean there was no foul play. That is Nation’s opinion.

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