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Fighting Crime: Police Arrests 2,321 Suspected Criminals in Kampala

A total of 2,321 people have been arrested in Kampala on suspicion of involvement in crimes such as robbery, counterfeits and drug abuse and distribution in the last six weeks. The operation in which several suspects were netted was commanded by Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander and Commissioner of Police Moses Kabugo

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Uganda, USA Strengthen Military Ties

Uganda and the United States of America have committed themselves to step up military cooperation in order to safeguard peace and stability in the region. This commitment was underscored during a meeting between Gen David Muhoozi, the UPDF Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) and Gen Thomas D. Walderhauser, Commander of

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July 10 Declared Public Holiday for LC1 Elections

Government has declared the date for LC1 polls, Tuesday 10th July, 2018 a Public Holiday throughout Uganda. An official announcement dated July 3rd from the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire confirmed the development. “The Honorable Minister of Public Service informs the general public that Tuesday 10th July, 2018

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Refugee Law Project Donates Vehicles, Motorcycles to Police

The Refugee Law Project (RLP) has Wednesday donated two brand new Double Cabin pick up trucks and eight motorcycles to help Police in Northern Uganda provide security in refugee camps. These were handed over to the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola at a function held at Police headquarters Naguru

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IGP Ochola Issues Strict Guidelines for Officers Effecting Arrests

Police Chief IGP Martin Okoth Ochola has issued strict guideline to all police personnel on arrests and professional handling of suspects by all police officers. The guidelines are in conformity with Article 23 of the Constitution, section 2 of the Criminal Procedures Act, and Sections 23-24 of the Police Act, 1994. The

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UIA ED Jolly Kaguhangire Refuses to Handover Office After Interdiction

Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Executive Director Jolly Kaguhangire has refused to hand over office as ordered by the UIA Board. The UIA Board headed by Emely Kugonza on Tuesday issued an interdiction letter to Kaguhangire and named Mr Basil Ajer as the Acting Executive Director. “The Uganda Investment Authority Board of Directors

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10 Ways Museveni Plans to Overcome Insecurity

President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday addressed a special sitting of Parliament on the State of National Security following the recent spate on kidnaps and murders in the country. In his address, Museveni announced 10 measures the government will undertake to check insecurity as indicated below: "1. All legally held guns will be

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Museveni Scraps Police Bond, Bail for Murder Suspects

President Yoweri Museveni directed the Uganda Police to stop giving Police Bond to people suspected to have committed murder and other high profile crimes. The President was speaking at the 2018/2019 National Budget reading at the Kampala Serena Conference Centre on Thursday. “Going forward, I do not want to hear about police

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Guvnor Murder: Suspect Kamyuka Convicted of Manslaughter, Sentenced

High Court in Kampala on Thursday (June 14) convicted Ivan Kamyuka of manslaughter over un-intentionally killing city socialite and model John Ahimbisibwe alias Johnny at Club Guvnor in 2015. Kamyuka on the night of 2nd August 2015 had a fight John Ahimbisibwe at Industrial Area based Club Guvnor before the later

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