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Kampala Metropolitan Police Boss Mwesigwa Fired

Kampala Metropolitan Police commander CP Frank Mwesigwa has been replaced in a mini police reshuffle, The Tower Post reports. CP Mwesigwa, who has been under the Counter Terrorism, will now be heading the Tourism Police department according to Police Spokesperson Emilian Kayima He has been replaced by Commissioner of Police (CP) Moses Kafeero Kabugo, who

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Museveni Holds Private Meeting With Archbishop Lwanga

President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday evening met with Catholic Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga at Nakasero State Lodge in Kampala. The meeting comes after Archbishop Lwanga’s recent claims that government has planted priests to spy on him. “I was told that Government has recruited spies within the church and

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587 Police Officers Sit for African Union Mission Exam

A total of 587 police officers have today 3rd April 2018 sat for the African Union (AU) Pre -Assessment for Assistance Mission service (AMS) exam at Nsambya Youth Sharing Hall. AIGP Grace Turyagumanawe the Director Peace Support Operations Uganda police force says the exams are to prepare officers to seat for

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Police Nets Suspected Gate Hitmen in Namugongo

Four suspected gate hitmen have been arrested as police continues to crack down on the continuous wave of simple robberies by thugs pouncing on unsuspecting victims front of their gates. This arrest comes after an outcry from people living in areas of Namugongo, Kasokoso and other Kira Division areas over a

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FULL LIST: Man Arrested With 43 National IDs

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) enforcement team has arrested a man with forty-three stolen national identity cards. Robert Katerega  was arrested in Kitemu Parish, Nsangi sub-county, Wakiso district where he was illegally operating a public broadcasting business (Bizindalo). The Commisiion has released the full list of National IDs that were recovered, calling those

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State Withdraws Case Against Red Pepper Directors, Editors

The state has withdrawn cases of Publication of Information Prejudicial to Security, libel and Offensive communication against Red Pepper Publications directors and editors. The directors Arinatiwe Rugyendo, James Mujuni, Richard Tusiime, Johnson Musinguzi, Patrick Mugumya, and editors  Richard Kintu, Ben Byarabaha and Francis Tumusiime were arrested in November 2017 and charged

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Brig Sabiiti Hands Over Command of Military Police

Brig Sabiiti Muzeyi has handed over command of Military Police to Col William Bainomugisha in order to fully concentrate on his new assignment as the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP). The function at the Makindye-based Military Police barracks was presided over by the UPDF Commander Land Forces (CLF), Maj Gen

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Court of Appeal Upholds NRM’s Mugema ‘Panadol’ as Iganga Municipality MP

The Court of Appeal has Thursday upheld the victory of National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Peter Mugema popularly known as ‘Panadol’ as the duly elected Iganga Municipality Member of Parliament. Abed Nasser Mudiobole (FDC) had accused Mugema of ballot stuffing and bribing voters with money even on the voting date in the

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Police Arrests Cyclist that Allegedly Knocked Teddy Seezi Cheeye Dead

Police in Kampala has arrested the hit and run cyclist on suspicion of murdering Veteran journalist and Former ISO director for Economic Monitoring, Teddy Seezi Cheeye at Nakawa. Cheeye was knocked dead by a speeding Boda Boda at Nakawa traffic lights while crossing Jinja Road on March 1. According to Police, the

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FULL LIST: IGP Ochola Transfers 23 Senior Police Officers

Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola has Monday made a reshuffle on the Uganda Police that saw senior police officers transferred and appointed. Ochola has transferred and appointed 23 officers in a March 19th Authorizing statement. The transferred and appointed officers include; AIGP Abbas Byakagaba, who has been moved from Oil and

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