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15 million Ugandans to renew national IDs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) will undertake a mass enrolment and renewal exercise of National Identification (ID) cards in 2023, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Gen. David Muhoozi said. Muhoozi said NIRA will commence the mass enrollment exercise of National IDs in …

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Gov’t faulted for not resolving Apaa land conflict

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have accused the government of failing to resolve the prolonged disputes over the control and ownership of Apaa land. Several failed attempts by the government to harmoniously end the decade-long conflict have interrupted the livelihoods of the inhabitants who have suffered burning …

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Political leaders fuelling Apaa land conflict: Minister Muhoozi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Gen David Muhoozi has blamed political leaders for exacerbating conflicts between Madi and Acholi communities over Apaa land. Apaa land turned contentious when government in 2017 demarcated boundaries between Amuru and Adjumani districts. Apaa village was placed under …

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Pastoralists face forceful eviction from gov’t land in Nwoya

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Nwoya district will this week embark on the forceful eviction of pastoralists who are illegally occupying government land in Te Okot village, Got Apwoyo sub-county. The decision comes nearly three weeks after several attempts employed by the district to persuade the pastoralists …

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Masaka killings linked to terrorism – Gen David Muhoozi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister of Internal Affairs General David Muhoozi has said that security is investigating actions of terrorism concerning the recent spate of killings in the Masaka sub-region. For close to one and half months, the areas of Masaka city, Lwengo and Bukomansimbi districts which …

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Gen Muhoozi pledges to improve police image

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly appointed Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Gen David Muhoozi has said that his priority in office will be to improve the image of the police. Muhoozi, the outgoing Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) was on Thursday vetted by the parliament’s appointments committee …

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Gen. Muhoozi in Karamoja over rampant killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gen. David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defense Forces is meeting senior security officials in Karamoja region over the increasing cases insecurity over the past few weeks. Gen. Muhoozi arrived in Moroto district at around 10 am on Wednesday aboard a UPDF chopper to meet the …

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UYD petitions Speaker, IGP over brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) have resolved to petition the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga over the brutality by security personnel. They have said that they will also petition the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola and the Chief of Defense Staff Gen. David …

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