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OBIGA KANIA: 30,000 guns finger printed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  More than 30,000 guns have so far been fingerprinted within Kampala Metropolitan Police – KMP, Katonga, Greater Masaka and Rwizi regions. This is according to Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs. He made the revelation during the manifesto Implementation Week by the …

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Gun fingerprinting starts in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team has started registration of all guns in the country and has so far registered all arms in the hands of the Police Force, Prisons, private security and those privately licensed within Kampala metropolitan area. Following a spate of killings last year, President …

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Shortage of speed guns hampers traffic police work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Shortage of speed guns is hampering the work of traffic police officers on major highways. According to the Police Director in charge Traffic and Road Safety, Dr Stephen Kasiima, the police have only about 20 functioning speed guns. Kasiima revealed this at the launch of …

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Trump backs improved background checks on gun buys

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida school shooting, as the accused gunman appeared in court. Nikolas Cruz, charged with killing 17 people, sat silently with his head …

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Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Washington, United States | AFP | Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to “shame” politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available. The “March for our Lives” will take place on March 24, with …

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