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We Have Kayihura – Army Confirms

The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has finally spoken out on the reported arrest of former Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura. Since Tuesday evening, unconfirmed reports of Kayihura’s arrest and army deployment at his home in Lyantonde have continued to pour on Social Media. UPDF Spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire in

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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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Minister Obiga Calls for More Police Training

State Minister for Internal Affairs Obiga Kania has called for more training of senior police officers in order to achieve efficiency, improve service delivery and professionalization of the force. The Minister made the remarks on Friday during the passout ceremony for police officers who completed Intermediate Command and Staff Course Intake

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Kayihura: We Have Failed Museveni

The head of Uganda's Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has told people in his home town of Kisoro in south western Uganda that he and others close to three-decade president Yoweri Museveni have failed him. Gen Kayihura spoke during his thanksgiving service ceremony, at which his late father John Kale was also

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Kayihura Wants all Girls, Women in Relationships to be Registered

As a way of stopping women killings in the municipalities of Nansana and Entebbe, the head of Uganda's Police wants all females in love relationships to be registered. "All girls and women in relationships must be registered. How it will be done I don't know," Gen Kale Kayihura told residents of

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Kayihura Returns Today as Sickness Rumours Continue

Uganda’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gen Kale Kayihura is expected in the country, according to travel arrangements and sources within the force. Kayihura who has been out of the country for nine days is expected to land at Entebbe International Airport later on Wednesday. His return is expected to either confirm

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Stella Nyanzi Celebrates Kayihura Sickness Rumours

Controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has reacted to rumours of Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura ill health with elation. Rumours that Gen Kayihura had been flown abroad for specialised medical attention began swirling after days of absence from the public. Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye would later tell the press his

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Kayihura Elected Afripol Boss

The Inspector General of Uganda Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has been elected the first vice president of the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (Afripol). Gen Kayihura election happened during a three-day high level meeting for African police chiefs in Algiers, the capital of Algeria, from Sunday, May 14 to Tuesday

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Parliament Approves Kayihura’s Contract Until 2020

Parliament Appointments Committee has approved the new contract of Uganda Police Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gen Kale Kayihura. Reporters were locked out of the vetting exercise chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. Other members of the committee include Kadaga’s deputy Jacob Oulanyah and leader of the Opposition in Parliament Winfred Kiiza. Gen

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Activists Seek to Block Kayihura Reappointment

A group of activists have written to Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Rebecca Kadaga detailing why the appointments committee should block the reappointment of the country’s police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura. President Yoweri Museveni has reappointed Kayihura his deputy for three more years at the helm of the country’s police force amidst

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