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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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Kayihura Speaks Out on Arrest Rumours

Former Inspector General of Police Gen. Edward Kale Kayihura has dismissed reports that he was arrested. On Tuesday evening, Social Media was filled with reports that the former Police Chief had been arrested by the army and detained at Kololo. However while speaking to The New Vision newspaper on Wednesday morning, Kayihura

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Museveni Tasks Security Agencies to Find Abiriga Killers

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has tasked security agencies to find Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga’s killers. MP Abiriga and his body guard were shot on Friday evening at Kawanda, Wakiso. “I have received news about the senseless killing of Arua Municipality MP, Hon Ibrahim Abiriga, and his bodyguard on the outskirts of

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