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REVEALED: Identity, Phone Number of Man Giving Death Threats to AIGP Kasingye

The identity and phone number of the individual making death threats to Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asan Kasingye, successor of slain Police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi, have been revealed. While addressing journalists at Police headquarters in Naguru, Kasingye confirmed the death threats about the news story of motorcycles suspected

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Police Spokesperson Kasingye Receives Death Threats

Uganda Police spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye has told reporters at the force’s headquarters in Kampala on Monday that he has received death threats because of a story published in a local daily. Kasingye, who replaced AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi who was murdered last month, revealed the name of the person and

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Godfrey-Mutabazi

UCC Directs Telecom Companies to Block All Unregistered Simcards by Midnight

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) executive director Godfrey Mutabazi has ordered all telecommunication companies to immediately de-activate all sim cards that are not registered. Mutabazi told journalists at the commission’s head office in Kampala on Wednesday: “All non-registered and partially registered sim cards on the various networks must be deactivated by midnight

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Teddy Cheeye Speaks Out On His Prison Life, Stings Museveni

Former firebrand journalist and former Director of Economic Monitoring in the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Teddy Seezi Cheeye has spoken out on his prison life, the current politics and his plans. Cheeye, the former editor of corruption-exposing Uganda Confidential newsletter, was released on March 3, after serving seven years in Luzira

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Police Wants UCC to Block Unregistered Sim Cards

Uganda Police say it is difficult to track down some criminals since they use unregistered numbers and now want Uganda Communications Commission to block all sim cards that are not registered. Police spokesperson told reporters at the Force’s headquarters in Naguru in Kampala on Monday that even some suspected murderers of

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Former ISO Agent Arrested In Connection with Kaweesi Murder

A former Internal Security Organisation (ISO) agent has been arrested to help in investigating the shooting, 10 days ago, of three Uganda Police officers, including hitherto spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The officers were gunned down on March 17 at Kulambiro in Kampala. At the close of last week, police detectives of the

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THE COST OF SAFETY: Uganda to Spend Shs 400bn on Street Cameras

When he visited mourners at the home of slain police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi last week, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni ordered that security cameras be installed on city streets. Later, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) engineers were spotted fixing some cameras. The Tower Post has since learnt that about 30 cameras

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Man in Bushenyi Kills Son for Eating Bread without Permission

Nelson Asiimwe, a resident of Kisibo cell, Bumbaire parish, Bumbaire Sub-county in Bushenyi district is being held by police for reportedly strangling his son for eating bread without his (father’s) permission. Greater Bushenyi regional police spokesperson Martial Tumusiime has confirmed that Mark Asiimwe (son to Nelson Asiimwe) was killed by his

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