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 Security agencies trace Ugandan woman sold to Iraqi man for marriage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies have successfully traced the Ugandan woman from Kawempe who was allegedly sold off for marriage in the Iraqi capital of Baghdadi. Officials from the Internal Affairs Ministry started tracing for the woman only identified by her pseudo name Shifah, at the beginning of July …

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DCIC deports five trafficked Ethiopians

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control-DCIC has deported five Ethiopians who were a fortnight ago arrested trafficked into Uganda by a Kenyan national. The five were intercepted at Entebbe Airport after they failed to explain how they had entered Uganda since DCIC had no …

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Over 100 illegal immigrants arrested, deported

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 foreigners have been arrested in ongoing operations targeting people living illegally in the country. The Ministry of Internal Affairs Spokesperson Simon Peter Mundeyi says intelligence-led operations against illegal immigrants started five weeks ago and netted more than 60 people earlier, and an …

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Police rescue 38 victims, hunt for suspected human trafficker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Internal Affairs in collaboration with police are hunting for a man suspected of trafficking 38 children and adults from seven different districts. Agnes Igoye, the deputy national coordinator trafficking in person department at the ministry of internal affairs, has identified the wanted …

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Aviation police intercepts 15 trafficked victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel attached to the Aviation Police at Entebbe International Airport have so far intercepted 15 victims of human trafficking destined for Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Oman in the last week. A report brief to police headquarters and the Ministry of Internal Affairs Anti-human trafficking department …

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Machine readable passports no longer valid: Immigration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The machine readable passport (MRP) is no longer acceptable as a lawful travel document with effect from today, according to the directorate of citizenship and immigration control (DCIC). For the last two years, DCIC under the ministry of internal affairs, has been announcing April 4th, …

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Four directors of labor recruiting firms held over human trafficking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four directors of two foreign labour recruiting firms are in custody at Kawempe and Old Kampala police divisions for alleged human trafficking. Agnes Igoye, the deputy coordinator for the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons at the Ministry of Internal Affair has identified one of the …

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