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UPDF Issues Guidelines for Recruitment of LDUs in Kampala, Wakiso

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has issued guidelines for the recruitment of Local Defence Unit (LDUs) personnel following the directive by president Yoweri Museveni. President Museveni, in a recent national address ordered the deployment of 24,000 reserves to reinforce security in Kampala and Wakiso areas. Museveni said the Local Defense Unit (LDU)

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PHOTOS: Bobi Wine Gets Heroic Welcome from Supporters

Hundreds of supporters on Thursday welcomed Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine as he returned to his home in Magere, Wakiso District. Bobi Wine, who has been in America, touched down at Entebbe Airport at around 1:00PM on Thursday afternoon aboard Embraer aircraft number ERJ-190AR, from where was forced

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US Senators Condemn ‘Democratic Backsliding’ in Uganda

United States Senators have condemned what they termed “democratic backsliding” in Uganda following the arrest of opposition Members of Parliament, who are accused of treason and inciting violence in the Arua municipality by-election violence. The violence left the presidential motorcade damaged. Kyadondo East MP Robert kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine's driver Yasin Kawuma was

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3 Dead, Scores Injured as Lorry Plunges Into River Nile

Police and rescue teams in Pakwach district are working hard to retrieve victims of an accident in which a Motor vehicle plunged into river Nile this morning. A canter truck registration number UBA 904Z Canter was carrying 20 people from Pabbo county, Amuru district to Panyimur market and plunged into the

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City Murders: Polices Begins Registration of Sport Motorbikes

Police in Kampala has officially launched the sport motorbike registration process all over Kampala and its surroundings. This follows the henious crimes committed by criminals allegedly moving on motorcycles prompting an issuance of a directive for all sports motorbikes to be registered all over the country beginning with Kampala Metropolitan Policing

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“Be Ahead of Criminals” – Minister Jeje Odongo Urges Regional Police Chiefs

Ugandan Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen. JeJe Odongo has advised Regional Police Chiefs to always be ahead of criminals if they are to reduce crime. This was during the opening ceremony of the Council of Ministers’ meeting at Khartoum, Sudan on Thursday (13th September, 2018) “Crime is like a living organism; it’s

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IGP Ochola Calls for Regional Cooperation to Fight Crime

The Inspector General of Police, JM Okoth Ochola has called for greater cooperation among Police Chefs in the region, if they are to effectively fight transnational organised crimes. Ochola made the remarks on Tuesday (11st September, 2018) in Khartoum, Sudan during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Police Chiefs Retreat of

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CDF Muhoozi Launches Uganda National Defence College Steering Committee

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen David Muhoozi has today (Monday 10th September, 2018) launched the Uganda National Defence College steering committee at MODVA HQ Mbuya. He applauded UPDF upon starting up a premium Strategic National Defence institution in Uganda. The National Defence College to be established in Jinja, will

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Muntu: ASP Kirumira Served his Country With Distinction and Honour

Former army commander and FDC Party President, Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu has described slain former Buyende District Police Commander ASP Muhammad Kirumira as a good man who served his country with distinction and honour. Kirumira and a woman identified as Resty Nalinya Mbabazi were gunned down by unknown assailants at Bulenga

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Museveni Visits Scene Where Kirumira Was Gunned Down

President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday evening visited the scene where former Buyende District Police Commander, Muhammad Kirumira was shot by unknown assailants. Kirumira and a yet to be identified woman were gunned down by unknown assailants at Bulenga at around 8:00PM on Saturday evening. The police officer was driving his car Toyota Corona

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