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Museveni to Tourists: Uganda is Safe, Come and Enjoy the Pearl of Africa

President Yoweri Museveni has assured Ugandans and tourists that Uganda is safe. The President's remarks came after the rescue American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and Jean Paul Mirenge, a Ugandan senior tour guide/ driver, who were recently abducted by unknown gunmen at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda. "Last evening, security

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Abducted American Tourist, Ugandan Driver Found Alive

American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and Jean Paul Mirenge, a Ugandan senior tour guide/ driver, who were recently abducted by unknown gunmen at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda, have been found alive, The Tower Post reports. The Uganda Police Force has confirmed that the two have been found alive

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“Am Not in Critical Condition, I Hope to be Discharged Soon” – Speaker Kadaga

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has refuted claims by some sections of the media that she is in critical condition and was transferred from Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi to Spain. The speaker refuted the claims in a Sunday morning message via her Facebook page, where she revealed that she

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Government Speaks Out on Disputed City Arcades

Government has condemned the closure of downtown arcades; Qualicell Mall, Nabukeera Plaza, and Jamboree shopping mall following a management and ownership dispute that has put the owners at loggerheads with tenants. On Wednesday 3rd April 2019, some agents to the landlords sealed off the premises by welding the shop entrances without giving

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American Tourist, Ugandan Driver Abducted at Queen Elizabeth National Park

A joint security team of Tourism Police, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) and Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers has been dispatched at Queen Elizabeth National Park to pursue a group of 4 unknown gunmen who allegedly abducted an American tourist and a Ugandan senior tour guide/ driver who were on

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Another Boat Capsizes on Lake Victoria, 5 People Missing

Police in Greater Masaka is searching for five people that went missing after a boat they were sailing on hit a rock and capsized on Lake Victoria in Kalangala at around 4:00PM on Tuesday. according to SP Lameck Kigozi, the greater Masaka regional Police spokesperson, ten passengers were travelling on the boat from Bukasa Islands

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Police Officers Undergo Transnational Organized Crime Training

30 Police detectives attached to the Department of Anti-Narcotics are being empowered with skills to curb Transnational Organised Crime specifically in relation to the movement of narcotics across different countries and continents. The training will focus closely on passenger profiling, identification of high risk travelers as well as phone mining and

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Police Admits Suspected Nantaba ‘Assassin’ Was Executed by Its Officers

Uganda Police Force has admitted that its officers shot and killed Police Ronald Ssebulime, a wrongly suspected assassin moments after he was captured alive. Ssebulime was shot dead on Sunday along the Kayunga-Mukono after State Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Aida Nantaba on Sunday reported to Naggalama police Station that two

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Uganda, Kenya Sign Agreements to Ease Trade

Ugandan and Kenyan traders will be the biggest beneficiaries after their two countries on Wednesday signed a raft of agreements meant to ease trade, cement political ties and improve their social/cultural connections. The colourful signing ceremony, conducted at the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, was witnessed by President Yoweri Museveni and his

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