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South African police extend firearms amnesty for 6 months

Johannesburg, South Africa | XINHUA | The South African police on Saturday announced the firearms amnesty extension for six months to allow those with illegal and possession of firearms which they do not need to surrender them without prosecution. The police said the amnesty period is from Aug. 1 until …

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Police attributes crime reduction to installation of CCTV cameras

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The reduction of crime in the country by 28 percent has been attributed to the installation of CCTV cameras and intelligence operations. The assessment and analysis since 2015 was conducted by then research director Edward Ochom and Chief Political Commissar Asan Kasingye. Although police …

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Katosi police completes juvenile detention facility

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Katosi police station in Mukono district has completed the construction of a juvenile’s detention facility to deal with the rampant crime involving minors. The Shillings 70 million project supported by the local community also involved the expansion of the male and female cells. The …

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GRAFT: Angola’s Dos Santos ready to fight in court

Luanda, Angola | AFP | Isabel dos Santos, the tycoon daughter of Angola’s ex-president who is at the centre of an anti-graft investigation, on Thursday vowed she was ready to fight against what she called “misleading and untrue” allegations. Dos Santos, dubbed ‘the princess’ in Angola, is accused of using …

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