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1,000 police officers risk deletion from payroll

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 police officers from the ranks of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) to Special Police Constable (SPC) risk being deleted from the Police Force’s payroll system after missing out on the manpower audit. An internal police message dated April 24, 2019, from Police …

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Ochola’s first year in office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | March 4th, 2019 marked a full year since Martin Okoth Ochola became the Inspector General of Police-IGP. He replaced General Kale Kayihura who had severed as IGP for 12 years. Immediately after assuming office, Ochola issued 12 directives to heads of different police units …

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Ssebulime’s family petitions IGP to arrest Nantaba

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of the late Ronald Ssebulime has petitioned the Inspector General of Police-IGP, Martin Okoth Ochola demanding the arrest of the State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology, Idah Erios Nantaba. Ssebulime was gunned down by police officers on March 24th in Mukono …

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SP Aaron Baguma to head private security and fire arms department

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Okoth Ochola has redeployed Superintendent of Police Aaron Baguma after more than two years of serving a suspension. Baguma the former Divisional Police Commander (DPC), Kampala Central Police Station was suspended in July 2016 to answer charges of murder. …

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Kadaga asks IGP on vigilance after attatck in Kenya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Parliament of Uganda has, this afternoon observed a moment of silence in solidarity with the government of Kenya, following an attack on Dusit D2 Hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. The Tuesday afternoon attack left at least 14 people dead. Initial reports indicated that five …

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Delayed transmission of Uganda Police transfer list causes panic

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There is panic among police officers over the delayed transmission of a transfer list of more than 140 police officers. The transfer list which was released on Saturday has been in the communication room without being transmitted. The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola …

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IGP Ochola transfers 12 senior officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police Martins Okoth Ochola has transferred 12 senior police officers. In a message released on Thursday and signed by the Director Human Resource Administration Hajji Moses Balimwoyo, Moses Muluya who has been the commissioner Human Resource Management has been appointed the …

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Why Kayihura case has changed

Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | The Aug.24 trial of former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kale Kayihura at the General Court Martial has brought to an end speculation about how President Yoweri Museveni intends to deal with his former police chief. The police chief has been a subject of several …

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